AMS Engineering and Consultancy Services

AMC Search provides Autonomous Maritime Systems (AMS) engineering and consultancy services in the following areas:

  • AMS Naval Architecture
  • AMS Sensor Development
  • Pipeline survey
  • AMS vessel chartering including Hydroid Remus 100 and ISE Explorer Class AUVs and ROVs
  • Magnetometer survey  
  • Hydrography 
    • Bathymetric survey
    • Underwater infrastructure inspections
    • Dam inspections
    • Underwater photogrammetry
    • Pipeline inspection
  • Video and imagery collection

Clients include the Royal Australian Navy, Defence Science and Technology Group and leading engineering and commercial companies.

Whiskers: AUV Sensor Module

Whiskers is a mine counter-measure, reconnaissance and extensible Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Payload and Control Module.

Whiskers is tailored for leading AUV platforms and is presently optimized for MCM with Magnetometer, camera and lateral tracking but this technology is fully customisable.

Whiskers houses advanced sensor technologies including a Collision Avoidance Autonomy - Lateral Positioning Guidance System to track along and manoeuvre along ships.

Designed and built in Australia by a team of world leading AMS engineers at AMC Search in partnership with Greenroom Robotics and SYPAQ Systems.

AMC Search is a Key Divisional Supplier to the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, and has been rated as a high performing, low risk contractor through the Defence 360° Scorecard, Performance Exchange Program and Maritime Assurance and Safety Audit processes.

Further, AMC Search has a mature Quality Management System that has been successfully certified by Lloyd’s Register to ISO 9001:2015 continuously for the past 28 years.