Monthly Archives: June 2017

International Sub Races

The biannual International Submarine Races began June 25 and run through June 30 at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division in Bethesda, Maryland. This is the 14th time this event is taking place. High-school and university student teams come together at Carderock’s model basin to put their human-powered subs to the test. Teams come from around the world. Sea

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Record-Breaking Coral Planting in FL Keys

Members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC) and SCUBAnauts International joined forces with half-a-dozen scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory for a one-day, record-breaking mission on a Florida Keys reef. They planted 500 corals in a day. The number of corals planted marked the most-ever the groups have planted in a single day since they began working together in 2012.

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New Strategic Direction for Navy S&T

At the upcoming Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo–to be held in Washington, D.C.,┬áJuly 20 to 21–Chief of Naval Research (CNR) RAdm. David Hahn will announce a new strategic direction for the Navy’s science and technology and research and development programs. As adversaries move quickly to advance their technological capabilities, Hahn’s vision supports Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John

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Day of the Seafarer

June 25 was the annual Day of the Seafarer, which was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention. The day recognizes the unique contribution made by seafarers from all over the world to international seaborne trade, the world economy and civil society. This year, the theme was “Seafarers Matter”.

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Wilson Center Arctic Forum

The Wilson Center hosted its Arctic Circle Forum June 21 to 22, bringing together experts on the region to discuss the latest happenings and opportunities in the polar North. Sea Technology attended the first day of the forum, which played up U.S.-Russia relations. Representatives from the Russian government emphasized that the bilateral bond is deteriorating with the sanctions having just

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