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Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as "Military / First Responder"


Diveable Controllers Allow for a More Portable ROV & Offer Extra Safety for Divers

Company Product and Event News, Military / First Responder

Portable ROV solutions, such as the Diveable Controller, offer military divers an extra level of safety by sending an underwater drone into dangerous waters. Nothing says ‘ portable ROV ‘ like the Deep Trekker Diveable Controller. Without the need for cumbersome generators or topside power sources, Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicles, DTG2 & DTX2, are… Read More »


Capabilities of Emergency Response Robots: NIST Standard Testing

Military / First Responder

Deep Trekker was invited to Virginia Beach for the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standard test methods of emergency response robots. The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is advancing the capabilities of emergency response robots by creating a set of performance benchmarks. Trials are created specifically for remotely operated ground, aerial,… Read More »


Low Visibility Diving – A look at Sonar Integration

Commercial / Salvage, Marine Survey / Shipping, Military / First Responder, Underwater Discovery and Research

Updated sonar technologies are making low visibility diving possible – making them the ideal tool to be equipped on underwater drones for Search & Rescue missions and salvage operations. Unless you are swimming off the coast of Cancun, your nearest water source may not always be incredibly clear. Visibility below the surface often limits the… Read More »


Large Area Search and Recovery Tactics

Military / First Responder

A glimpse into large area search and recovery tactics and how Remotely Operated Vehicles have aided in missions. It may seem like an impossible task as you glare over a large body of water; knowing that someone has gone missing beneath the alluring surface and it is your mission to find them. Sadly, this scenario takes… Read More »


Search & Rescue: A Look At Canadian Operations

Military / First Responder

Canadian Search and Rescue It’s not easy being responsible for safeguarding the lives of those at risk throughout Canada. With an area spanning from the US border to the North Pole and from 600 nautical miles (1,111 km) off the coast of Vancouver Island to 900 nautical miles (1,667 km) into the Atlantic Ocean from… Read More »

Diver versus Deep Trekker: A Cost /Benefit Analysis

Commercial / Salvage, Military / First Responder

As underwater ROV technology continues to evolve and transform, industry professionals are faced with a simple question: diver or drone? While the question may be simple, often the answer is not and depends on a multitude of factors such as the scope of a task, operating environment/conditions and project complexity to name a few. Ultimately… Read More »

Search and Rescue Demo With Deep Trekker

Commercial / Salvage, Military / First Responder

Search and Rescue operations are a large part of police divers jobs. While it is never nice to hear about a drown victim, the work that police divers do is extremely important to provide closure to the families involved. Each time a brave diver enters the water there is a number of risks involved, especially when… Read More »


Top Military Use Cases for Underwater Drones

Commercial / Salvage, Military / First Responder

Military and police forces that protect our world count on having robust tools to ensure their assignments can be completed as safely and quickly as possible. Some of their tools include land robots, aerial drones and high-tech night-vision devices. Deep Trekker is now an option when a specific job requires underwater surveillance or inspection. Last… Read More »

Deep Trekker’s Military ROV Systems Showcase at CANSEC 2016

Commercial / Salvage, Company Product and Event News, Military / First Responder

April 22, 2016 Ayr, Ontario. Deep Trekker Inc. will be showcasing their military ROV package at CANSEC 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario on May 25 & 26, 2016. The event brings together industry experts from North America to address security and military challenges that are present in today’s world. Deep Trekker’s prime objective is to provide… Read More »

I Know I Have to Inspect my Hull… But Why?

Aquaculture, Marine Survey / Shipping, Military / First Responder

Going back through the Deep Trekker archives, I came across this piece about UWILD best practices. It demonstrates how Deep Trekker ROVs can be used to perform fast, efficient, and easy hull inspections. If you’re someone who works in a ship yard, border security port, or own a vessel of your own, you should be… Read More »

Sub-Ice Search and Rescue with Mini-ROVs

Company Product and Event News, Military / First Responder, Opinion Pieces

Police and Search and Rescue dive teams face substantial risks every day to provide families and the public with security and comfort during difficult and stressful situations. Unfortunately, whether it is summer or winter, situations where people and vessels go missing below the water are all too common. The dedication and professionalism of police officers… Read More »

Under Ice Footage that Resembles Another Planet

Commercial / Salvage, Industry News, Military / First Responder

In February we had the privilege of joining in on a sub-ice dive training session hosted by the Ottawa Police. A number of police search and rescue units gathered together to practice under ice rescue techniques in Quebec, Ontario. Here is a clip filmed with the DTG2 ROV of a police diver trekking along the… Read More »

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