The University of Southampton


ASV is a rapidly growing UK compay and a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Marine Systems with specialist expertise and experience in Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) concept design, build and commissioning, operation and maintenance.

ASV provides solutions for commercial, defence and scientific applications in the UK and across the globe. Over the past four years ASV’s expert team of naval architects, mechanical, electrical and software engineers and robotics specialists have delivered over 60 Unmanned Systems including mine countermeasure vehicles, marine target drones, long endurance survey catamarans, oil field services vehicles and station keeping buoys.

Our location

Located in Portchester just outside of Portsmouth, the ASV head office and production facility can be found on the Murrills Estate. Life at ASV is not just limited to the South Coast however, with unmanned vehicle operations taking place all over the UK and internationally, ASV employees regularly enjoy the opportunity to travel with their work.


ASV employs a range of both graduate and experienced engineers in a range of disciplines including mechanical, electrical, electronic, materials, naval architecture and software. Current opportunities can be found at: