Open Platforms for
an Open Ocean

Our Advantage

Exocetus provides deep technical experience in harsh environment engineering with an open, collaborative approach to solving technical challenges. Our products are designed to operate and survive in the worst of conditions. We produce equipment that is user friendly, adaptable, and enduring.



The MOD2 Glider is the original adaptive ballasting glider. Its unique, patented engine design enables it to seamlessly move through changing water conditions without use interaction or impact to mission. The large body can hold numerous sensors at once. Visit the product page to learn how the MOD2 Glider can solve your long duration sensing needs.

Latest News

Exocetus Delivers MOD2 Glider Engines to JHU APL

Exocetus delivered a number of its patented buoyance engines to Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab in support of a research project.

Exocetus Exhibits at Oceans 2016

Exocetus Autonomous Systems announced itself to the maritime community at the Oceans 2016 Conference in Monterey, CA in late September. They presented their Coastal Glider, the flagship product of the company, with a full size model of the vehicle. Co-founder Joe Turner and Coastal Glider Project Manager Andy Roberts manned the booth, and were happy to talk through their company and the vehicle's many unique features.

Exocetus Autonomous Systems launches in Wallingford, CT

A new company has established itself on Research Parkway in Wallingford, CT. Specializing in the design and production of a type of autonomous underwater vehicle known as a glider, Exocetus Autonomous Systems (Exocetus for short) is excited to launch its venture.

Shows & Events

Acoustic Glider Demo - May 24, 2021

Exocetus is modernizing and adding new innovations to our tried and true MOD2 glider. The goal of the innovation effort is to increase the capabilities and endurance of the MOD2.

3D Printed Subsea Glider Demo - June 21, 2021

Exocetus is working on an underwater glider that is composed entirely of 3D printed materials and parts capable of operating at 300 meters. The goal of the 3D printed glider project is to reduce production cost by 50% and production time by 80%.

Air Launched Glider Demo - July 26, 2021

Exocetus is working on an underwater glider that is capable of being deployed from aerial vehicles. The goal of the air-launched project is to increase the speed and range where gliders can be deployed while decreasing cost of deployment.