MAPC is pleased to be featured in Sea Technology Magazine’s November 2015 issue: “GARC, Military Rescue Boat: A versatile rescue craft for shallow and open-ocean missions.” The November issue now appears on Sea Technology’s e-Reader, or you can download a reprint of the article here!
September 25, 2015: “TALONS mimics a mast as tall as a skyscraper.” The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA, released a new video and press release outlining MAPC’s latest TALONS demonstration. http://www.darpa.mil/news-events/2015-09-24[wpdevart_youtube]ja7y_L58zBo[/wpdevart_youtube]
September 10, 2015: MAPC will be participating in live demonstrations of the GARC as part of a series of off-shore wind conference activities at the end of September. MAPC has partnered with IP Subsea to market an unmanned surface vehicle to the off-shore wind community for undersea cable monitoring. The Business Network for Off-Shore Wind will be hosting an International Partnering Forum on September 27-28, 2015 as a lead-up to the AWEA Conference in Baltimore, Maryland September 29-30. For more information about the International Partnering Forum, please click here! There…
An blog post by Val Stori published September 3, 2015 in Renewable Energy World states: “Maryland’s proactive efforts in building European partnerships, establishing a domestic supply chain, and passing enabling legislation seem to be paying off. With the recent federal sale of a wind lease area to US Wind Inc., to develop a major project in the Wind Energy Area off the Maryland coast, Maryland now has the wind in its sails to develop one of the first U.S. commercial-sized offshore wind projects.” Read the blog post here: http://blog.renewableenergyworld.com/ugc/blogs/2015/08/maryland_seizes_the.html?cmpid=renewablewind0932015
If there’s anyone who understands waves and the importance of having a stable craft in high sea states, it’s Kelly Slater, crowned ASP World Tour Champion a record 11 times. He is the youngest and the oldest to win the ASP World title. Interviewed in GQ Magazine, Slater outlines 10 essential things he can’t live without and #1 is the original GARC boat designed by George Greenough in Australia. Here is a link to the article. Kelly Slater’s Got an Incredible Shark Boat
Baltimore, Maryland: Maritime Applied Physics Corporation (MAPC) just returned the Patuxent Research Refuge’s National Wildlife Visitor Center tram to the United States Department of Fish and Wildlife Service with an updated electrical system, just in time for the busy season! MAPC has kept the Patuxent Wildlife all-electric tram up and running since 2000 and has a long history with building electric vehicles, beginning in 1997. Jim Cerulli, Engineering Manager at MAPC said: “the tram is a fun project for us. It keeps our electric vehicle engineering knowledge current and we…
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** MAPC’s latest engineering success: The Remote Off-Shore Sensor System Baltimore, Maryland: Maritime Applied Physics Corporation successfully completed a recent demonstration of its latest maritime engineering platform: the Remote Off-Shore Sensor System, or ROSS buoy. The ROSS buoy is an unmanned platform designed to easily integrate multiple sensors in order to provide air, surface, and subsea maritime domain awareness in real-time by leveraging onboard line-of-sight and over the horizon communications links. The ROSS buoy, unlike traditional buoy designs, has a patent-pending passively stabilized gimbaled mast that can extend…
MAPC releases new fast-pace video in advance of SOFIC, 2015 on our YouTube channel. Check it out![wpdevart_youtube]6PlYBbrKhmo[/wpdevart_youtube]
Friday, May 8, 2015: DARPA released information about two exciting projects under its TERN program (Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node). The TALONS program mentioned is led by MAPC. The full press release from DARPA can be found here: http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2015/05/07.aspx The Washington Business Journal share’s DARPA’s enthusiasm for TALONS, stating that the TERN program is one of DARPA’s “coolest” projects. Read the full article here: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/fedbiz_daily/2015/05/drones-at-sea-here-s-the-latest-from-one-of-darpa.html
Today, the GARC team took a brand-new GARC out in the Baltimore Harbor for its first testing. Let’s just say, it passed all tests with flying colors. Take a look! [wpdevart_youtube]CaTBJSq6k3Q[/wpdevart_youtube] Yesterday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Baltimore had an opportunity to test our GARCs in the water of the Baltimore harbor right outside our facility. Here is a photo of USCG members with the MAPC GARC team.