OCIUS’ Bob Sea Trials

March 30, 2019

On Tuesday 26th March, the second vessel in our ‘Bruce Class’ of Bluebottles, christened Bob underwent its initial sea trials. Design changes to Bob’s trim, displacement and helm immediately showed improvements in the vessel’s performance. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Robert Dane (@ociustechnology) on Mar 26, 2019 at 4:26pm PDT Also, […]

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OCIUS demonstrates ‘man portable’ USV prototype at Autonomous Warrior 18 Wargames

December 13, 2018

Ocius technology Ltd is building a new network of renewable energy powered unmanned surface vessels and today launched a ‘man-portable’ version of the Bluebottle USV. “We’ve had a number of enquiries for small self sustaining USVs that can be deployed easily from a deck or beach.” Ocius CEO Robert Dane said. “This prototype was designed […]

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OCIUS Christens next generation of BlueBottle “BOB”.

November 29, 2018

Following our AGM on Tuesday, 27th November, 2018 as well as celebrating OCIUS’ success at the recent Wargames, the team from OCIUS, shareholders and special guests cheered as Blanche d’Alpuget christened our next generation Bluebottle “BOB” in honour of our ex-Chairman, the Honourable Bob Hawke AC. “So here, today,” said Blanche, “we have a history-making […]

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OCIUS Technology Awarded Defence Innovation Hub contract

November 22, 2018

The Defence Innovation Hub has awarded $1.7 million to Ocius, in order to “determine the viability of an intelligent command and control network of persistent unmanned surface vessels”. CEO Robert Dane said, “This is a significant contract. We’ll build a network of unmanned surface vessels that are intelligent and persistent. The aim is to work […]

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OCIUS Technology at AW18 Wargames

November 14, 2018

The AW18 Wargames started on Jervis Bay this week – a great success. Robert Dane said “‘Bruce’s’ rudder flipper really proved itself yesterday. In a 25 – 30 knot Nor-Easter, ‘Bruce’ effortlessly maintained station 500m off a lee shore for 5 hours during the VIP guest tours. With our solarsail down and simply in “wave […]

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