It is currently applying for ABS Class A+1. This submarine will be the basis for a family of relatively inexpensive sister submarines suited for undersea research, tourism and inspection. Because of the general dimensions of the submarine it may be shipped either on a flat bed truck or in a specialized 40 ft. inter-modal container.

The submarine has international patents pending and the name ALICIA is a registered trademark.
The ALICIA Submarine is an advanced underwater vehicle. Its construction has been based on an original hull and machinery design by Marlin Submarines of England.

The ALICIA has been completely rebuilt from the original prototype. It is equipped with the most modern and advanced equipment for a diesel electric submarine. This means it can charge its own batteries at sea avoiding support vessels.