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Battle of the RoboSubs

Forty-six teams competed in the 19th annual International RoboSub Competition—sponsored by ONR and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation. The robotics contest challenges students to design, build and race submarines through a complex obstacle course, where points are awarded for the number and difficulty of successfully completed mission tasks.

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    RoboSub Competition

Naval STEM

Naval STEM Newsletter (Spring 2016)The Guide to Naval STEM special edition newsletter (released in Spring 2016) provides a general overview of Naval STEM and offers readers information on the various facilities, programs, and Naval STEM contacts across the United States.

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The Future Force and RoboBoats

The future of naval engineering was on display last week, as 13 teams of high school and college students did battle at the ninth annual RoboBoat Competition in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The competition—sponsored by the Office of Naval Research and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Foundation—is a robotics contest where teams program their student-built autonomous surface vehicles to navigate through a series of water-based challenges.

  • An autonomous surface vehicles from Georgia Institute of Technology, navigates an obstacle course during the 9th annual AUVSI Foundation and Office of Naval Research-sponsored International RoboBoat competition held in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    RoboBoat Competition

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