18th Annual International Robosub Competition
18th Annual International Robosub Competition was organized by Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) between July 20-26, 2015 at the precinct of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific of US Naval Forces in San Diego, California. The international Robosub Competition hosted competitors with 41 robots from various high school and university graduates of countries. On behalf of Turkish Naval Academy Command, Captain Şevket GÜNDÜZ, the team leader, and two midshipmen fourth class, Engin TEKİN and Sayit KILIÇ, participated in the organization with their robot called DHOREIS.
The robot, DHOREIS, surpassed the 'Static Judging' and 'Qualification' levels successfully and competed with other robots in 'Semi-Finals'. For the first time the Turkish Naval Academy has attended such an organization. The real winner of this competition has been the midshipmen who gained experience during the preparation period and also knowledge with the collaboration of other teams.