Falcon (Saab)


Observation class ROV with the capability to carry tooling, 300m depth rating, 14 kg payload, fibre optic pack, max 1100 m tether, 50 kgf thrust, light 6400 lumens, navigation sensors, topside power supply 100-270 VAC, running lock-latch for safe launch and recovery, launch weight 60 kg, dim 1000 x 500 x 600 mm.

Datasheet from Saab SeaEye Falcon

physical specifications:

  • Vehicle weight in air 60 kg
  • Payload 14 kg
  • Vehicle dimensions 1000 mm x 500 mm x 600 mm
  • Power supply 110-230 VAC, 50-60 Hz
  • Monitors for video and sonar, hard disk for data back up


  • operating depth 300m std
  • forward speed >3 knots
  • thruster force max 50 kg dep. on configuration
  • four forisontal and one vertical thruster
  • two led light
  • fibre optical coms for video and data

sensors and instrumentation:

  • internal pressure/vacuum integrity, temperature, humidity, and physical tilt position
  • current and voltage protection with feedback
  • multibeam high resolution sonar
  • gps positioning and navigation system (opt)


  • manipulator
  • spot cleaning brush
  • cp corrosion probe
  • underwater gas sniffing and sampling
  • fmd member detection probe
  • photogrammetry and laser scanning systems
  • torque tool for subsea valve operations