Kate ShirleyOffice of Naval ResearchCorporate Communications OfficePhone: 703-696-0738Fax: 703-696-5940E-mail: email@example.com
Arlington, Va.-- From August 4 through August 7, teams of international students from 21 high schools, colleges and universities will pit their unmanned underwater vehicles against each other for $20,000 in scholarship money.The 8th International AUVSI/ONR Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Competition, to be held at the U.S. Navy´s Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center´s Transducer Evaluation Center pool located at Point Loma in San Diego, will consist of three "missions."
All events are open to the media and general public:
The international AUV competition is an annual event sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). An additional sponsor of the 2005 challenge is iXSea, a manufacturer of high performance underwater navigation and positioning system. If you are a member of the media and plan on attending the event in San Diego, please contact Gretchen Wherry (AUVSI) at 703-845-9671 x203 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other inquiries regarding the Office of Naval Research’s participation in the event, please contact Kate Shirley at (703) 696-0738.
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