1976 – MOB-1002 Submersible – (French)
MOB 1002 (Manipulation & Observation Bell 1002), built by Comex Industries, France, is a specially designed bell for underwater work. It has one manipulator with 6 degrees and one with 2 degrees of movement. It is also fitted with a lifting winch capable of lifting loads with a weight in water of up to 300 kg. MOB 1002 has done drilling support work in 960 m water depths.
Schematic of MOB-1002.
See other early Underwater Robots here.
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