USA: Hydroid Opens Registration for REMUS 100 AUV Training

first_img View post tag: News by topic Back to overview,Home naval-today USA: Hydroid Opens Registration for REMUS 100 AUV Training Training & Education View post tag: Defence Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, the leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), will hold an Open Enrollment Training session during the week of August 5-9, 2013, in Pocasset, MA. Training will focus on basic operations and maintenance as Hydroid’s highly-experienced technicians walk participants through all aspects of the REMUS 100 system.The training course is an intensive 5-day program designed to provide a maximum of 10 participants with hands-on experience in the basic system specifications, components, capabilities and limitations of the REMUS system. The training is designed for a variety of skill levels, from beginners to experienced operators looking for a refresher. All participants will come away from the program with the skills necessary to properly operate the REMUS system.Hydroid also offers customized 2- to 10-day training sessions based on customers’ unique training needs.Hydroid’s REMUS AUVs are modular; they can be fitted with a large number of different sensors and have been used to aid in hydrographic surveys, harbor security operations, debris field mapping, scientific sampling and mapping, as well as many basic and applied research programs funded by ONR, DARPA and the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense. With more than 200 vehicles in the field, Hydroid is currently the AUV market leader with systems in use by 13 navies around the world.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, May 2, 2013; Image: Hydroid View post tag: 100 View post tag: AUV May 2, 2013 View post tag: Defense View post tag: Hydroidcenter_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: Training USA: Hydroid Opens Registration for REMUS 100 AUV Training View post tag: REMUS View post tag: Navy View post tag: Registration View post tag: opens Share this articlelast_img read more

Inside Conditions – The Spirit of ‘Spartacus’

first_imgAUBREY BRUCERetarded alert: last weekend the newyorkdailynews.com reported that a man was killed when a toilet was thrown from the stands after a soccer match.  According to the report, “A man was killed when a lunatic soccer fan hurled a toilet bowl from stadium stands as supporters of rival clubs clashed in northeastern Brazil.A police officer in Recife said on Saturday that the death occurred [last] Friday at Arruda Stadium after a match between Santa Cruz and Parana. The cop spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press. He said said fans ripped three toilet bowls out of stadium restrooms and threw them from the stands. One hit and instantly killed a fan he identified only as Paulo Ricardo Gomes da Silva.The incident comes six weeks before Brazil hosts the World Cup. Is Brazil ready to host several World Cup soccer matches in less than two months?The following is a partial list of sports disasters over the past 50 years. provided by infoplease.com  “May 24, 1964, Lima, Peru: more than 300 soccer fans killed and over 500 injured during riot and panic following unpopular ruling by referee in Peru vs. Argentina soccer game. It is worst soccer disaster on record.January 2, 1971 Glasgow, Scotland: 66 killed in crush at Glasgow Rangers home stadium when soccer fans trying to leave encountered fans trying to return to stadium after hearing that a late goal had been scored.last_img read more