Advanced Technologies

The Advanced Technologies (ADTECH) group of Oceaneering is an industry leader in enabling humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments ranging from the depths of the sea to the outer reaches of space. ADTECH specializes in the support of manned systems and the development and application of practical, cost-effective robotic systems in multiple industries.

ADTECH designs, builds, and operates unique underwater systems for the US Navy and provides full life cycle maintenance services in support of submarines and Deep Submergence Systems. ADTECH is developing the next generation space suit for NASA, is responsible for astronaut tools for Extra-vehicular activity, and provides robotic and spacecraft life support systems. ADTECH is also a leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of theme park entertainment ride systems, show action equipment, and control systems hardware and software.

ADTECH’s three main areas of business are Naval and Marine Services, Space Systems and Entertainment Systems.

Naval and Marine Services

Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH) — Hanover, MD

  • Produce, operate and maintain subsea robotic systems and marine engineering solutions
  • Deep ocean search and recovery capabilities
  • Underwater data analysis, navigation, and sensor fusion
  • Design and system integration for projects such as the US Navy Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System (SRDRS) and offshore Sea Basing technologies for all branches of the US Armed Forces

Marine Services Division (MSD) — Chesapeake, VA

  • Full-service submarine and surface ship repair capabilities
  • SUBSAFE repairs and installations (one of only three industry organizations to hold SUBSAFE certification)
  • Engineering, technical, maintenance, and repair services for US Navy Dry Deck Shelters (DDS)
  • Manufacturing and Fabrication Services
  • Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) and Continuous Maintenance Availability (CMAV), including Hull, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronic (HME&E) for the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) platform
  • Repair and alteration of US Navy Deep Submergence and Dive Life Support Systems

Space Systems

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) — Clear Lake, TX

  • Space suit design and manufacturing
  • Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) for space habitats and space suits
  • Custom robotic systems for space, military, and biotech applications
  • Thermal protection systems for reusable and expendable launch vehicles
  • Crew equipment and tooling for astronaut space walks
  • Astronaut training support at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility

Entertainment Systems

Oceaneering Entertainment Systems (OES) — Orlando, FL

  • Design, build, and installation of complex robotic figures, show action equipment, and dark ride vehicle (DRV) systems
  • Integrated control systems
  • Simulation Systems