Standard Guide for Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) Physical Payload Interface
|Publication Date:||1 August 2007|
|ICS Code (Inland navigation vessels):||47.060|
|ICS Code (IT applications in science):||35.240.70|
This guide covers the interface requirements for physical payload interface for Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs). In its initial release, the purpose of this standard is to specify the physical, electrical, and operational interfaces between the host UUV and the modular payload sections. This guide provides specific requirements for the 21-in. heavyweight UUV body. Future iterations of this standard will add requirements for additional bodies.
The desired system is based on the qualitative features defined in this guide and the quantitative requirements as specified in individual performance specifications. Quantitative measures are beyond the scope of this guide. The resulting system is a combination of both.
This guide is intended to provide the developer with parameters necessary to integrate various combinations of system components and mission payload packages into the UUV, but at the same time not specify particular products. The established standard evaluates several autonomous vehicle architectures, performs a functional decomposition, and identifies key aspects that are common throughout. Through this process, a common architecture standard can be adopted that covers the family of unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) and the integration of emerging technologies.
This guide should be tailored to each application.
This guide does not attempt to specify a particular version of a commercial product or tool, but it does show examples that might conform. This guide does not address specific system functionality required of UUVs, but focuses on architectural matters.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.