ROMOR and technology partners, Applied Acoustics and Oceanbotics, conducted a 4-day training seminar at COVE for the Nexus 2 USBL and SRV-8 ROV.
Darrin Verge, President of ROMOR, chose COVE as it provided an ideal space for the training, which consisted of real-world deployment and practical use of the systems.
Day 1 included introductions from the 14 trainees representing FMF Cape Scott Engineering Group and underwater acoustics, mechanical, electrical and weapons experts from the dockyard. Day one training was held at a local survival training centre.
Trainee teams used the SubNav operating systems and an xBox controller to fly the SRV-8. That afternoon the teams activated the system’s sonar and practiced locating suspended objects in the pool. The team enjoyed recovering objects (hoops and rings) using the manipulator arms (the Grabber).Read full article