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Save the Date: AUVX Users Forum to be Held September 2015

Kongsberg Maritime and its subsidiary Hydroid, Inc., the leading manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), today announced that members of the global AUV community are invited to join them at their AUVX Users Forum in Annapolis, Maryland, from September 21 to 25, 2015. Registration is officially open, and limited space is available.

Attendees will share and discover the latest information from the exciting world of AUVs. Through interactive workshops, user presentations, informative panel discussions and product demonstrations, existing users of Kongsberg and Hydroid AUVs will have the opportunity to share their experiences and knowledge to optimize their systems. Non-users will learn first-hand about the capabilities and applications of AUV technology.

“The 2015 AUVX Users Forum will be an experience that is not to be missed,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. “Kongsberg and Hydroid take pride in the AUVs we build, and we want to provide a forum for our customers to share their AUV experience and lessons learned. Our AUVX forum is one of the best ways the global AUV community can exchange ideas and increase their knowledge of these advanced systems.”

The forum is open to all users of Kongsberg and Hydroid AUVs, with limited availability for non-users interested in learning more about the vehicles. The cost of attendance is $450. The fee includes the welcome reception, presentations, panel discussions, workshops, demonstrations and the conference gala dinner, with entertainment. Additionally, attendees can participate in a golf outing at the famous Renditions golf course, and an Annapolis Harbor sunset sail. Attendees traveling with guests will be offered a guest day excursion to Washington, DC. The Forum will be held at the Annapolis Marriot Waterfront.

Click here to register now.

For more information on the 2015 AUVX Users Forum, please contact Rick Morton at +1 (508) 563 6565 or Katharina Nygaard at +47 330 34420.

About Kongsberg Maritime

Kongsberg Maritime is a global marine technology company providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 17 countries.

Kongsberg Maritime develops automation, control, navigation, dynamic positioning, hydroacoustics, AUV/underwater navigation/communication/camera systems, and marine and offshore simulators. All Kongsberg Maritime deliveries are tailored to exact customer requirements and benefit from high quality design and manufacturing.

Kongsberg Maritime delivers solutions that cover all aspects of technology underwater and on the water, aboard new build and retrofit vessels, and on offshore platforms and rigs, often under a single supplier strategy called The Full Picture.

About Hydroid, Inc.

Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world's most trusted manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles. Its flagship line of REMUS AUVs, together with Kongsberg Maritime's HUGIN, MUNIN and Seaglider underwater vehicles, provide marine professionals worldwide with intelligent marine robots they can rely on. These innovative full-picture AUV systems are utilized internationally in marine research, defense, hydrography and energy exploration. This family of AUVs represents the most advanced, diversified and field-proven line of AUVs and support systems in the world.

For more information on Hydroid and Kongsberg marine robotics technology, please visit www.km.kongsberg.com or www.hydroid.com.

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