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  • initialism nautical deep submergence rescue vehicle


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  • The Canadian contract for a DSRV is under investigation of corruption.

    Archive 2008-01-01 Dave 2008

  • I was also going to talk about the swordfish that speared Alvin the DSRV and about Excalibosaurus and Eurhinosaurus and about so much else, but it will have to wait to another time.

    Archive 2006-06-01 Darren Naish 2006

  • As Jack looked up at the belly of the DSRV, he watched the dock door slide open and saw the wavering form of a figure staring down at them from inside the chamber.

    Crusader Gold Gibbons, David 2007

  • They had plummeted to a depth of nearly a hundred metres, and the DSRV was now far above them, with two divers just visible outside and silvery trails of bubbles cascading up the ice towards the surface.

    Crusader Gold Gibbons, David 2007

  • Around the floor ring where the DSRV could dock with a stricken submarine were two identical arrangements of diving equipment, and Costas stooped down behind them to do a quick inventory.

    Crusader Gold Gibbons, David 2007

  • "We'll keep the power line attached to the DSRV as long as we can, as well as the fibre-optic cable," Costas said.

    Crusader Gold Gibbons, David 2007

  • "Costas, this is DSRV, we receive you loud and clear, over."

    Crusader Gold Gibbons, David 2007

  • "Normally the DSRV pilot would be able to see everything we see on the screen, but before the DSRV moves off we'll have to disengage the power line and run the probe from the internal battery."

    Crusader Gold Gibbons, David 2007

  • Jack turned from Costas and pointed at the screen, which showed an isometric computer simulation of the DSRV against the iceberg, with a dotted red line running up at a 45-degree angle from the DSRV and then levelling to a horizontal line that ended at a dark mass near the centre of the berg.

    Crusader Gold Gibbons, David 2007

  • Jack followed Ben through the bulkhead hatch that divided the docking chamber from the main compartment of the DSRV, his tall frame stooped almost double in the confined space.

    Crusader Gold Gibbons, David 2007


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