On Saturday, March 14th, the Great Lakes Naval Base hosted the Regional SeaPerch qualifying competition. Team NMSA joined other teams from Illinois and several Midwestern states, to put their ROV (Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle) models to the test at one of several base swimming pools.
Sea Perch is sponsored by The Office of Naval Research and managed by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Foundation.
NMSA received 5th place! Congratulations Team NMSA!
Historical Fact: SeaPerch is named after World War II submarine the USS Perch.