Protecting Blue Economy requires survey vessel investment, says poll

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With investment into new, multi-role naval vessels and submarines increasing worldwide, and projections on the Blue Economy suggesting its worth at $2.4 trillion per year, now is an opportune moment to reflect on the utility of oceanographic survey vessels and other surveying capabilities.

Ahead of this year's OSV conference (21-22 June; London, UK) Defence IQ undertook a survey of its community on the demands and priorities of OSVs as a means for both security and development.

Find out what our readers thought about:

  • The urgency for OSV investment
  • The preferred structure of OSV fleets
  • The investment priorities of oceano/hydrographic technologies
  • The areas of security operations most likely to benefit from new survey capabilities
  • And more!

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