10-12 March 2026
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Dynautics VCS for Surface-Submersible Assault Craft

January 2024: In 2023, advanced maritime technology specialists, Subsea Craft, approached Dynautics to collaborate on the vessel control system (VCS) for VICTA, the company’s next-generation maritime payload delivery platform and “the world’s most advanced surface-submersible assault craft” (Subsea Craft).

Dynautics has since developed a customised control system for the vessel based on its commercially proven SPECTRE autopilot technology, enhancing it with the SSC team to provide a system that is adapted to the complex requirements of hybrid surface and subsurface operations. The teams continue to work closely together on a long-term contract for the advanced control system of this multi-domain vessel, which is capable of both surface and sub-surface maritime manoeuvres.

Carl Reynaud, Project Manager at Dynautics said: “Controlling a prototype vessel such as Subsea Craft’s VICTA is the kind of challenge that the Dynautics team thrives on. It requires a deep understanding of vessel systems, subsystems and vessel dynamics, the development of complex control algorithms and a strong collaborative effort.”

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