The jiaolong manned submersible on June 28, 2012, diving depth is reached more than 7000 meters.
The jiaolong manned submersible 8.2 meters wide and 3.0 meters high, 3.4 meters long. Air in the weight is less than 22 tons; The payload of 220 kg weight (not including crew); The maximum depth of 7000 meters; Cruising speed of section 2.5, the biggest 1 day; 3 people aboard; Life support, normal: 3 x 12 people, emergency: 3 x 84 person; Normal working hours underwater 12 hours.
The future main will be used for Marine resources development and utilization of the jiaolong: one is to look for Marine resources, manned submersible is an important means of looking for resources; And exploitation of Marine resources in the future, underwater facilities installation, manned submersibles can help. If there are any accident, maritime rescue salvage, manned submersible was a very good ?