Ocean Power Technologies Awarded Contract with Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate on Maritime Domain Awareness – Sensors (MDA-S) Initiative
OPT’s efforts under the Subcontract will include providing scientific hardware delivery, training, and integration services for DHS S&T Port and Coastal Surveillance (P&CS) projects. The P&CS project seeks to identify and integrate sensors and systems and share data suitable for the full spectrum of maritime operations. OPT will provide the required hardware, hardware deployment support, software, software deployment support, integration services, surveillance and telemetry data, and associated training in support of a PB3 PowerBuoy® equipped with OPT’s proprietary Maritime Domain Awareness solution. The Maritime Domain Awareness Solution is deployed in support of security efforts to detect illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, dark vessels, and human/drug trafficking in operation 24/7/365.
(IMAGE: OPT’s PB3 PowerBuoy® equipped with proprietary Maritime Domain Awareness solution.)
“We at OPT are proud to support DHS’s mission to help secure the nation’s coastlines,” said
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OPT provides intelligent maritime solutions and services that enable safer, cleaner, and more productive ocean operations for the defense and security, oil and gas, science and research, and offshore wind markets. Our PowerBuoy® platforms provide clean and reliable electric power and real-time data communications for remote maritime and subsea applications. We also provide WAM-V® autonomous surface vessels (ASVs) and marine robotics services through our wholly owned subsidiary Marine Advanced Robotics. We are headquartered in
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