The second device from the Inspector series, intended for underwater researches, search and lifting on a surface of the sunk objects, is created by group of research associatesNikolaevNational university of shipbuilding of. The admiral Makarov (NUK) under the leadership of the director of Institute of automatic equipment and electrical equipment, the Doctor of EngineeringVladimir Blintsov, reports UKRINFORM.
The maximum depth of immersion of the device at which it can remove object on video - and a camera, - 100 meters.
According toVladimir Blintsov, the first device of this series last year passed successful tests on a beam of Balaklava Bay in the Crimea. At a depth about 90 meters the television camera saw a deck superstructure of the ship which appeared the two-mast bark of "Agness Blake" which has sunk at the Crimean coast during a siege of Sevastopol English - the French armies in 1856. Archeologists will use the received video record for search and lifting on a surface of many artifacts.
Visit of the scientific vessel "Nautilus" from which device tests, the President of Ukrainewere carried out became an uncommon event thenVictor Yushchenko, which was in the Crimea on vacation. The head of state examined video of inspection of "Agness Blake", communicated to scientists. It highly appreciated achievements of the Nikolaev shipbuilders.
- In Ukraine the new direction on use of submersibles opened. In Sevastopol the sea museum where all artifacts lifted from depths and the historical values lifted from sunken vessels of different times will be concentrated is created, - the research supervisor of the project Vladimir Blintsov told.
Still in 80-x years of last century on the basis of the former shipbuilding institute in Nikolaev the school of underwater equipment was created. Actively it develops and today.About 20 devices created by scientists, now are used in various branches of economy of Ukraine.