Duane Fotheringham News

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Hydroid Delivers to U.S. Navy

the next year as a potential solution for the Next Generation Small-Class UUV (SUUV) program for the Navy.“The REMUS 300 is a game-changer for the small UUV class. It’s a culmination of everything we’ve learned by delivering over 400 REMUS UUVs over the past 17 years,” said Duane Fotheringham, President of Hydroid. “The modularity and open architecture will make future developments easier than ever to integrate, ensuring REMUS will continue to be one of the most advanced UUVs on the market.”As part of the Prototype Project Agreement with DIU, Hydroid is working with

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Hydroid Appraised at CMMI V2.0 Maturity Level 3

processes for its autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and marine robotics products. Hydroid had been previously appraised in 2016 at Maturity Level 3 using the CMMI V1.3.“Always looking to optimize our business performance, we are pleased to have received this appraisal result,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “Having been independently benchmarked by an authorized Lead Appraiser, it reaffirms our willingness to continually and consistently meet our performance commitments with confidence. Additionally, unlike many organizations, Hydroid has taken it a step further and

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Hydroid Introduces New High Speed, Low Cost Micro AUV

A-size envelope and can be used for multi-domain deployments.   “The AUV market is rapidly evolving and the heart of underwater exploration. At Hydroid, we continue to grow our product offerings as well as advance the technologies and capabilities of our existing vehicles,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “The REMUS M3V benefits from all of the development and code-base work that has gone into our REMUS 100 AUV. It is a game-changing vehicle. Our vehicle is fully engineered, designed and integrated utilizing proven REMUS software. The thought, design and regression

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The AUV That Helped Find USS Indianapolis

it was torpedoed and sunk by the Japanese Navy near the end of World War II.   The wreckage was found on August 19, sitting 5,500 meters below the surface in the Philippine Sea.   “We are honored to have had our REMUS 6000 be part of such a monumental discovery,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “Paul Allen and his team have given the gift of solace to the survivors and the families of the brave men that lost their lives protecting our country. We are proud to have had our vehicle help solve this decades-long search.”   The REMUS 6000 AUV,

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Hydroid Opens New Headquarters

team selected energy-efficient building materials and facilities equipment, including LED lighting throughout. Hydroid also installed electric vehicle charging stations for its employees.   "As we continue to grow, we wanted to create a space where our employees can thrive," said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. "We designed our headquarters with them in mind, creating a campus-feel that allows our team members to be closer together and work in a collaborative, dynamic environment. The end result is a new look and space that will benefit our employees for years to come."

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MTR100: Hydroid

turnaround time and full electrical and hydraulic interfaces to test the assemblies while at pressure.      6 Benjamin Nye Circle, Pocasset, MA 02559 Phone: 508-563-6565 Fax: 508-563-3445 Email: glester@hydroid.com  Website: http://www.hydroid.com  CEO/President: Duane Fotheringham  Number of Employees: 162 President: Duane Fotheringham Marketing Director: Graham Lester Engineering Director: Sandor Becz Facility:  • 40,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility – opened October 2014 • An additional 15,000 square foot building is currently

Hydroid Unveils Subsea Hyperbaric Testing System

and that bringing this capability in-house will allow for faster response times and customized testing routines.   “The level of advanced testing this system provides is crucial in ensuring that our vehicles meet and exceed the highest standards for subsea missions,” explained Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “As industry leaders, it is our goal to continue to maximize our vehicles’ capabilities, and advance marine robotics technology.”   The Hyperbaric Testing System, manufactured by Telemark Technologies AS, Notodden, Norway (ASME Certified), is

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Hydroid Introduces the New Generation REMUS 100 AUV

platform for advanced autonomy. The vehicle was created over a period of two years, and is designed based on feedback from the world’s largest AUV user community. “The New Generation REMUS 100 AUV has impressive capabilities not previously seen on a man-portable vehicle,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “We are confident that we have created a vehicle that fulfills our customers’ needs for leading technology, while maintaining the core offerings of the REMUS brand they have trusted for years. Thanks to the New Generation REMUS 100, we are continuing to pave

MTR100: Hydroid Inc.

6 Benjamin Nye Circle, Pocasset, Mass. 02559 T: +1 508-563-6565 E: glester@hydroid.com W: http://www.hydroid.com CEO/President: Duane Fotheringham Facility: 40,000-sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility – opened October 2014 Square Footage: 40,000-sq. ft. Testing Capabilities: The new facility features a testing tank and pressurized water chamber. The tanks are used for ballasting vehicles and ensuring that the systems are ready for at-sea testing. Hydroid also utilizes two boats for testing. The larger boat is equipped with a launch system. No. of Employees: 148 Part of Kongsberg

Registration Open for AUVX Users Forum

have the opportunity to share their experiences and knowledge in order to optimize their systems. Non-users are also welcomed to learn first-hand about the capabilities and applications of AUV technology. “We encourage all AUV enthusiasts to attend the 2015 AUVX Users Forum,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “It’s a learning experience that’s not to be missed and a great opportunity for the AUV community to learn about the exciting advancements being made by Kongsberg and Hydroid.” The forum is open to all users of Kongsberg and Hydroid AUVs, with

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