Riptide MkII Recognized as a Market Disrupter by R&D World

Winners of the R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine one ocean-industry company was called out as a market disrupter. Judges awarded several submissions in the four Special Recognition categories, potentially giving a Gold, Silver and Bronze in each. For the Market Disrupter – Products category, Riptide MkII Micro-Unmanned Undersea Vehicle from BAE Systems, FAST Labs was recognized with the Silver award.



“This awards program is so well recognized across the R&D community. Being named as one of the R&D 100 is an incredible honor,” said Paul J. Heney, Vice President, Editorial Director for R&D World. “These 100 winning products and technologies are the disruptors that will change industries and make the world a better place in the coming years.”

Primary organizations that took three or more R&D 100 Awards are: Argonne National Laboratory, Dow Chemical, Idaho National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, NETL, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Sandia National Laboratories.

The R&D 100 Awards Banquet will take place on Thursday, December 5th at the San Mateo Marriott near San Francisco, California — in conjunction with the R&D 100 Conference. For more information, please visit .

BAE Systems, Inc. announced the purchase of the key assets of Riptide Autonomous Solutions in June 2019

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