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SAN DIEGO (Aug. 2, 2023) Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Lisa M. Franchetti, shakes hands with Navy Nuclear Officer Recruiter Lt. Omar Bailey, from Navy Talent Acquisition Group Southwest, at the 26th International Student Robotic Submarine (RoboSub) competition co-hosted by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific Aug. 2, 2023. Franchetti, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics enthusiast, visited RoboSub 23 to witness the competition and meet with students and competitors. This year's event features 35 student teams from the U.S., Canada, India, Singapore and Bangladesh building robotic submarines designed to overcome simplified versions of challenges relevant to the autonomous underwater vehicle field. NIWC Pacific and ONR volunteers support students competing in underwater subject matter areas such as oceanographic exploration and mapping, detecting and manipulation of objects, and pipeline identification and tracking. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Charles White)

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