The Fischer FiberOptic Series FO1 single-fiber connector is currently rated IP68 for 2m/24h. That’s what’s in the literature. But upon inspection, the Strategic Robotics Systems (SRS) team believed it could do better for their revolutionary FUSION unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) operating 300 m deep below the surface. They were proven right.
The engineering team had already specified the single-fiber FO1 of the Fischer FiberOptic Series for the topside devices. There were receptacles on the consoles that transferred data into a network.