Russia: BSF Divers Receive Tiger Submersible

Small-size remotely controlled submersible Tiger passes trials in Sevastopol, reports Russian Defense Ministry’s press center.

The submersible accompanies divers underwater and allows the fleet command to observe the course of works at the depth down to 150 meters.

With the weight of 150 kg, deep-sea submersible Tiger is equipped with video cameras and manipulators, and designed for search and examination of underwater objects and assistance to divers.

Advantages of Tiger comparing to analogous submersibles are high maneuverability and controllability.

Source: rusnavy, October 31, 2011