New era in Navy survey capabilities launched

November 5, 2020 – A new type of small survey craft that will improve Navy’s geospatial survey capabilities has been launched from HMAS Adelaide for the first time. The inaugural launch of Polaris from Adelaide took place on October 29 off the coast of Townsville during Exercise Sea Wader. The Polaris is part of a range of new equipment delivered…

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French Navy Hydrographic Service Experimenting with Drones

November 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The waters under French jurisdiction covering a total of nearly 11 million km² (with the extensions of the continental shelf in force), France has the 2nd largest maritime domain in the world. In order to assert its sovereignty over its waters, respect its commitments under the Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) convention, protect…

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