2017 Naval Mine Warfare Essay Contest Winners

The Challenge:

Address the strategic, operational, and tactical demands for 21st-Century Navy mine warfare–mine countermeasures, mining–technologies, systems and platforms, explosive ordnance disposal. Examine the promise of autonomous and unmanned vehicles. Consider the difficulties of delivering capable and affordable solutions to the fleet.


2017 WINNERS:

First Prize: $1,500
Scott Savitz, Ph.D.
“The Samson Approach to Mine Countermeasures”
(NMWEC #8-17)

Second Prize: $750
Winner Info To Be Posted at Later Date

Third Prize: $500
Winner Info To Be Posted at Later Date