The DEDAVE is an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) with a length of 3.6m, height of 0.75m, and width of 0.95m. Its weight in air is 630 kg. The DEDAVE has an operational speed of 3.5 knots and an operational depth of 2000 m. With its large payload section the DEDAVE is a very flexible AUV deployable for a variety of missions.