Made with advanced naval technology, the Ortega Mk. 1C submersible is powered by two high-power electric motors, enabling it to dive up to 312-feet underwater. It’s also features an on-board breathing apparatus, HUD navigation system, and a trimming tank for buoyancy control. Each vessel can also be equipped with Magnetometeres, SONAR, FLIR, extra air supply or extra cargo hold of up to 66 gallons if necessary. When fully charged, expect a range of 92 miles, an over-water speed of 10.4 mph and underwater speed of 12.7 mph. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“About 71 percent of the Earth�s surface is covered in water. But, for the most part we’ve explored it. Thanks to the hard work of conquistadors, sailors, and explorers across the ages, there’s very little of the surface of the ocean with which we are unfamiliar. The same is not true for what’s beneath the surface. Over 95 percent of the space beneath the waves remains untapped. But Ortega’s Mk. 1C three seater submersible is here to help you make a dent in that,” reports Hi Consumption.