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US Navy Researches Biological ITL Ecosystems

copepod NOAA

By Kayla Matthews Some of the U.S. Navy’s biggest tactical obstacles are tiny sea creatures. Intermediate trophic level (ITL) organisms can interfere with navigation and surveillance equipment, making it difficult to carry out some operations efficiently. To address the issue, the Navy started researching this marine life last year. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) oceanographer Brad Penta led the research project

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Webinar This Friday: Coronavirus Business Relief

AUVSI

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “Coronavirus Relief Package: What Unmanned Systems Businesses Need to Know,” on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 2 p.m. EDT. Last week, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law. This sweeping $2.2 trillion emergency stimulus package was passed on a bipartisan basis to

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VideoRay Photo, Video Contests Open

Joshua Vela Fonseca VideoRay

VideoRay is now accepting entries for its 2019 photo and video contests. Grand prize winners will receive a tablet, and runners-up will receive a VideoRay jacket. Plus, all approved submissions will receive a VideoRay t-shirt. In addition, the top images as determined by VideoRay will be included in the 2020 VideoRay Calendar, which will be distributed in early 2020. All images/videos submitted will be displayed

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Open Call for Renewable Energy Developers

Ocean DEMO logo

The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project has launched its second call.  The project has also awarded recommendations of support to 12 offshore renewable energy projects under its first call, which closed in July 2019. The high number of successful applicants shows the growing demand for, and readiness to, testing innovative offshore renewable technologies at sea. Funded by Interreg North-West Europe, Ocean

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US Navy NAVFAC EXWC Summer Research Intern Program

NAVFAC EXWC intern program

U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) student interns displayed and discussed their engineering and scientific projects with NAVFAC EXWC scientists, engineers and staff members on August 6, 2019. As part of the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) and Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP), 21 students received an opportunity to participate in a

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