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CHINA STRENGTHENING ITS ARCTIC PLAY

by wade on July 21, 2014

China does not loan out its pandas to just anyone, so a deal in April for two of the bears to head to Copenhagen zoo raised some eyebrows in Scandinavia. Some commentators suggested that this was all about the Arctic and especially about Greenland, which Denmark partly administers, and its mineral resources.
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SOMETHING FISHY ABOUT THE FUTURE OF US NAVY UUV SURVEILLANCE

by wade on July 4, 2014

The US Navy is testing a stealthy, 4 foot-long fish-shaped autonomous underwater vehicle designed to blend in with undersea life and perform combat sensor functions, service officials explained.

The so-called “bio-memetic” undersea vehicle is currently being developed as part of the Chief of Naval Operations Rapid Innovation Cell,  or CRIC – a special unit set up by CNO Adm. Jonathan Greenert in 2012 to explore the feasibility of rapidly turning around commercially available technologies for Naval military use.
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STRONG GROWTH FORECAST IN GLOBAL AUV MARKET

by wade on June 21, 2014

North America will account for 75% of the military AUV market in 2014. However, this market share may decrease to 70% by 2018, as emerging economies increasingly invest in their military fleets. Overall growth of military demand in AUVs closely mirrors the investment in drone aircraft.
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FOSTERING COOPERATION ON MARITIME ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY

by wade on May 30, 2014

(Honolulu, Hawaii: 26 May 2014) The WOC and the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) are convening a workshop to enhance understanding and cooperation between industry, the coast guards, and related marine resource agencies from Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaysia.
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CALL FOR INTEREST: SEA, AIR SPACE EXPOSITION AND TRADE MISSION

by wade on January 19, 2014

ADIANL in partnership with the Government of NL and our local ACOA office will conduct a mission to the Washington DC area in April 2014.  An anchor event for the mission will be attendance at the annual Sea Air Space exposition April 7-9, 2014.  Other mission activities will include networking opportunities through/with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) and other trade and business development activities coordinated with the Trade Commissioner Service at the Canadian Embassy in Washington.
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