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Upgraded Iver3s for UK Navy

Project Wilton demonstration on the Clyde

L3Harris Technologies has received an order to upgrade three Iver3 AUVs to be used in support of the Royal Navy’sProject Wilton. L3Harris will upgrade the Iver3 vehicles with the capability to integrate high accuracynavigation sensors and advanced communications for surface tracking, with collaborative autonomyarchitecture and automatic target recognition. The Royal Navy will use the upgraded Iver vehicles duringunmanned mine hunting

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STEM Learning at Home

Subsea Channel

A free underwater engineering educational resource for primary school pupils is being extended for learning at home while schools are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched by Subsea UK in 2015, Subsea Channel was developed in collaboration with education bodies, teachers, science advisory staff and industry representatives to capture the interest and imagination of primary pupils in science subjects. Aligned

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Save Our Seagrass Campaign in UK

Valeport SaveOurSeagrass

Valeport, has pledged its support to a campaign to protect the vital “underwater rainforest” under threat off Tor Bay, on the southwest coast of the U.K.  To mark the hydrographic and oceanographic instrument manufacturer’s 50th anniversary, it will partner with a U.K. coastal zoo and aquarium to help protect seagrass, a remarkable plant that flowers underwater and forms dense meadows

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Degree-Level Apprenticeship for UK Marine Surveyors

UK marine surveyor apprenticeship

An industry-backed initiative led by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) to develop a four-year-degree-level apprenticeship for those who aspire to become professional marine surveyors has been formally approved by the U.K. government’s Department for Education. In recent years, employers such as classification societies, P&I clubs and other specialist insurers, as well as governmental bodies like the

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Apply for UK Marine Conservation Grants

Sea Changers logo

If you are planning a marine conservation project, you may be eligible to apply for a grant from Sea-Changers, which gives out a number of small grants (generally between £600 and £1,200) twice a year, often supporting grassroots and community-based projects. The projects funded will achieve one or more of the following objectives: To address the root causes of marine conservation

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