Skip to Main Content

Navy Missions

  • 2017

    Mission 4 - U.S. Navy Operational Readiness Training Mission

    Leg 1: July 12-17
    Leg 2: July 21-26

    U.S. Navy divers practiced an operational readiness training (scenario) about core drilling that lead to the collapse of a structure after an earthquake struck. Debris was spread out over a large area on the ocean bottom with the help of rebreathers, consistent with scenario requirements.

  • 2016

    Mission 1 - USN-SRDD (1)
    Principal Investigator: John Theriot
    Saturation: April 12-16
    Total Days: 5

    Mission 2 - USN-SRDD (2)
    Principal Investigator: John Theriot
    Saturation: April 20-24
    Total Days: 5

  • 2015

    Mission 2 - USN-SRDD (1)
    Principal Investigator: John Theriot
    Saturation: August 24-29
    Total Days: 6

    Mission 3 - USN-SRDD (2)
    Principal Investigator: John Theriot
    Saturation: September 1-5
    Total Days: 5

  • 2014

    Mission 4 - USN-SRDD (1)
    Principal Investigator: Ray Baker
    Saturation: September 15-19
    Total Days: 5

    Mission 5 - USN-SRDD (2)
    Principal Investigator: Ray Baker
    Saturation: September 21-25
    Total Days: 5

  • 2011

    US NAVY Saturation
    Principal Investigator: US NAVY
    Training: November 1 — 4
    Saturation: November 8 — 17

  • 2009

    NURC/Navy SRDD Development Mission 1 2009
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper
    May 4 — 8

  • 2008

    NURC/Navy SRDD Development Mission 1 2008
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Mission: April 15 — 19

    NURC/Navy SRDD Development Mission 2
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Mission: April 21 — 25

    NURC / Ambient Pressure Diving Technology Development Mission
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Training: May 19 — 20
    Mission: May 20 — 24

  • 2007

    Mission 3 — NURC/Navy Saturation Development Mission 1
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Mission: June 5 — 9

    Mission 4 — NURC/Navy Saturation Development Mission 2
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Mission: June 10 — 14

  • 2006

    Mission 3 — NURC/Navy Saturation Development Mission I
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Training: June 5 — 6
    Mission: June 6 — 10

    Mission 4 — NURC/Navy Saturation Development Mission II
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Mission: June 12 — 15

    Mission 7 — NURC/Navy Saturation Development Mission III
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Mission: November 3 — 7

    Mission 8 — NURC/Navy Saturation Development Mission IV
    Principal Investigator: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Mission: November 9 — 13

  • 2005

    Mission 7 — Navy Saturation Diving School training mission for habitat saturation diving, I
    Co–Principal Investigators: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Supervisor of Diving: Capt. Mark Helmkamp, USN
    Mission: December 5 — 9

  • 2004

    Mission 8/9 — Navy Saturation Diving School Training Mission for Habitat Saturation Diving

    Co-Principal Investigators: Craig Cooper, NURC/UNCW
    Supervisor of Diving: Capt Mark Helmkamp, USN
    Missions: December 6 - 9: December 11-14

  • 2003

    Mission 8 — US Navy Development Saturation Mission.
    Principal Investigator: Mr. Craig Cooper
    Training: December 1 - 4
    Mission: December 6 - 10