Monroe Township-based Ocean Power Technologies recently received a letter contract from a U.S.-based prime contractor for multiple maritime domain awareness buoys, advancing its commitment to national security and intelligence.
This collaboration between OPT and the prime contractor will focus on providing multidomain marine solutions in support of U.S. government agencies.
OPT’s PowerBuoys will play a pivotal role in enhancing surveillance capabilities above and below the waterline, contributing significantly to maritime domain awareness initiatives. The current contract enables OPT to advance the preparation of multiple of its Next-Generation PowerBuoy systems with definitization to be received.
Philipp Stratmann, CEO of OPT, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration’s potential impact, stating: “This collaboration exemplifies our commitment to innovation and underscores the crucial role our technology plays in bolstering maritime national security. We are excited to work alongside our partner to provide state-of-the-art solutions, including multi-buoy arrays, that contribute to a safer maritime environment.”