SAMAP 19 Papers now available

25th November 2019

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WWII US submarine wreck discovered 75 years after it sank

13th November 2019

The wreck of World War II submarine USS Grayback has been discovered off Japan 75 years after its sinking by a Japanese bomber. The submarine was found on June 5, by the Lost 52 Project, which locates lost U.S. World War II submarines. In a statement translated from Japanese, the Lost 52 Project explained that the …

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RusselSmith to use Saab Seaeye electric ROV for subsea operations

7th November 2019

  Nigeria-based oilfield services provider RusselSmith has added Saab Seaeye’s Cougar XT electric underwater robotic vehicle to its remotely operated vehicle (ROV) fleet. Saab Seaeye’s vehicle is expected to enhance RusselSmith’s offshore deepwater operations. The Cougar XT electric underwater robotic vehicle will meet RusselSmith’s existing and estimated subsea undertakings, including repairs and maintenance, inspection, light …

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General Dynamics gets multibillion-dollar Navy submarine deal

5th November 2019

  The U.S. Navy has reached an agreement with General Dynamics Corp. on a multibillion-dollar deal to buy the next batch of Virginia-class attack submarines, according to the service. After protracted negotiations, the deal was cut from 11 submarines to nine, with an option to buy a 10th vessel in 2023, because funding was running …

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Drone Delivers Parts, Medicine to Navy Submarine off Oahu

30th October 2019

An unmanned aerial vehicle delivers a five-pound payload to the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) during a training exercise off the coast of Oahu, Oct. 10, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo/Michael B. Zingaro) In a first for the Navy, a quadcopter drone was flown more than a mile from shore on Oahu to deliver …

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Turkey unveils plans for domestic submarine-building industry

25th October 2019

  Ankara has announced plans for an ambitious project to build its submarine fleet this week at a time when Turkey’s defence deals with its Western allies are under the spotlight, Defense News reported on Wednesday. The increasingly independent foreign policy pursued by Turkey’s Justice and Development Party government has been a constant source of …

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SMD launches electric work class ROV

23rd October 2019

SMD unveiled Quantum EV, its electric work class ROV at the recent Offshore Europe event. The company said the system was designed around five principles: performance, reliability, flexibility, ease of use, and compact form factor. The ROV includes a new 25kW high power electric thrust system, a new long-distance DC transmission solution, and locally managed …

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NATO Allied Nations Complete Dynamic Mariner 2019

23rd October 2019

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cameron Stoner NATO Allied Maritime Command 18 Allied nations participated in the NATO Maritime Command’s exercise Dynamic Mariner 2019 off the coast of Spain Oct. 8 through Oct. 18. The exercise brought together 32 surface ships, 2 submarines and 18 aircraft, and enabled participants to train together across all maritime …

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NATO SMERWG Winter Panel Meeting 2020

21st October 2019

The date of the NATO SMERWG Winter Panel Industry Reception is fast approaching – industry wishing to participate should contact Miss Charlie Harrison

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SAMAP Symposium Registration ends today!

21st October 2019

The registration link will be removed at 17.00 today   SAMAP 2019    

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