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"Robots of the deep" an article from Euronews presenting our vehicles, and what we are developing under the SUNRISE project.

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REP14-Atlantic stands for Recognized Environmental Picture (REP) Atlantic 2014. REP14-Atlantic is a joint exercise of the Portuguese Navy, the NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) and the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP). 
REP14-Atlantic is a large experiment to be conducted in the Lisbon Naval Base and off the coasts of Sesimbra and Sines, in Portugal, from 7 to 24 July 2014. It includes several Autonomous Surface Vessels (ASVs), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) equipped with different sensors and acoustic payloads, which will be deployed from Portuguese Navy ships NRP (“Navio da Republica Portuguesa” i.e. Ship of the Portuguese Republic) Pégaso, NRP Auriga, submarine NRP Arpão and the NATO Research Vessel Alliance.

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The experiment that gathers engeneering and biology, with researcher from Portugal, United States, Spain and Norway, lead by LSTS is already at Olhão, Algarve, for the Sunfisn Tracking Experiment.

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In May, our vehicles will be off the coast of Olhão, Portugal, executing an innovative experiment.
A group of ocean sunfish will be tagged and our vehicles will gather data in the vicinity of the fish, hoping to cast some more light on the behavior of theses fish.

See the article published by the Discover Magazine.

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Jamail Larkins, young avatiation entrepeneur (Ascension Air CEO) is visiting FEUP next Monday, and will stop by LSTS.

From 11th to 13th, this March, LSTS will be at Oceanology International 2014, in representation of NETMAR project.

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First prototype of SAFEPORT was demonstrated this Thursday in NATO headquarters in Brussels

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October 7th through the 18th, researchers from LSTS visited MBARI to participate in CANON (http://www.mbari.org/canon/default.htm) field experiments. Significantly this involved an LSTS Xtreme 2 AUV and associated communication gear being deployed in near shore waters in Monterey Bay along with other assets including ships and AUVs from MBARI. 

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This year we were represented by the UAV team at the Breaking the Surface workshop, in Croatia.

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