Natural-Disasters Themed LEGO Navy Robotics Competition

By George Backwell
Friday, May 16, 2014
LEGO contestants: (U.S. Navy photo by Nicholas Malay/Released)

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division explains that the LEGO competition was held recently in the Maritime Technology Information Center in West Bethesda, Md.

Elementary school student competitors Kevin Shan (left) and Nathan Greenidge are pictured here.

Carderock is the Navy's center of excellence for ships and ship systems. For over 100 years, Carderock has helped preserve and enhance the nation's presence on and under the seas. Carderock is the full-spectrum research and development, test and evaluation, engineering, and Fleet support organization for the Navy's ships, submarine, military watercraft, and unmanned vehicles.

The Division's expertise spans more than 40 disciplines, from electrical and mechanical engineering to computer engineering and physics.

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