Blueprint Lab to Develop Remote Operation Systems for Underwater Expeditions

Blueprint Lab to Develop Remote Operation Systems for Underwater Expeditions
SRS Fusion vehicle with Reach Alpha 5 manipulators conducting diver-less complex remote operations

The Australian government has announced a $19 million investment in protecting Australian Defense Force members. Blueprint Lab has been awarded $1.04 million to develop remote operation systems for underwater expeditions as part of this investment. These cutting-edge remote operations will protect ADF members in the field.

“We are very excited to receive this investment from the Australian Government. Blueprint Lab has been working with various military stakeholders in Australia, the US, and the UK for many years and it is an honor to have this official backing from Defense. This contract will enable us to fast-track our technology developments and more quickly contribute to our vision to enable remote intervention in harsh environments in the realm of the Clearance Diver remit.” – Anders, Director – Business Development.

Minister for Defense Industry Melissa Price announced the Defense Innovation Hub grants that demonstrate the Australian government’s drive to invest in advanced Australian research and development to protect and sustain ADF personnel. “I am delighted to see this investment in businesses and a research organization to help Defense harness cutting-edge capabilities that could help protect and sustain ADF personnel in the field,” Minister Price said

2 Fusion Testing 12 copy scaledSRS Fusion vehicle with Reach Alpha 5 manipulators conducting diver-less complex remote operations

New South Wales based Blueprint Lab develops advanced robotic arm solutions for harsh environments. They are creating the next generation of remote operation systems. Their products enable complex inspection and intervention in maritime infrastructure management (UWILD, NDT, CVI, Sampling), military/police operations (Special Recovery), marine science, autonomous robotics research applications, and more.

Other companies which are a part of the DIH grants are South Australian based RFTEQ Pty Ltd, Arkwright Technologies Pty Ltd and Daronmont Technologies Pty Ltd, and ACT based Boresight Pty Ltd. Also included are the Victoria based QinetiQ Pty Ltd, RUAG Australia Pty Ltd, Defendtex Research Labs Pty Ltd, and Sentient Vision Systems Pty Ltd.

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