RV Ingalls is a custom 36′ BMF boat built for marine sampling and deployment support. RV Ingalls features a dynamic positioning system custom installed by Optimus. The system allows the vessel to automatically hold station without feedback from the captain. RV Ingalls features a 12′ cabin, head, 16′ bow deck area, hydraulics and generator system. The vessel has a research winch and 14′ lift a-frame.