RHOV

AcronymDefinition
RHOVReplacement Human-Occupied Vehicle
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The key stakeholders for the RHOV -- including WHOI management and Alvin pilots, science users, the American Bureau of Shipping, and the National Science Foundation sponsors -- reviewed Lockheed Martin's proposed design to ensure it met the customers' specifications.
The initial contract, funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF), includes an option for subsequent construction of the RHOV once the detailed design work is complete and WHOI and NSF approve the final design.
The contract has an option for subsequent construction of the RHOV once the initial design is completed and the project is approved to move forward.
Funded through the National Science Foundation, the RHOV is intended to replace the DSV Alvin, the human-occupied deep submergence vehicle currently operated by WHOI.