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perimental results. SHOXS were also a innovative presentation introduced the systems in hostile environments. ? eets. The unique knowledge gained sponsor of the NEXT GEN event. world to a high tech humanoid simulant Boat builders and specialist compo- from these workshop sessions will help

Phill Moxley, a senior engineer work- called ‘Cassie’. A primary objective of nent manufacturers now recognize that to shape long term decisions that lead ing in the noise and vibration team of this project is to replace dummies in the they need to work together to develop to improvements for in-service systems

Frazer-Nash Consultancy, presented a testing and recording of whole body vi- next generation systems that ? t the rap- and procurement of next generation ves- session on the issues of human exposure bration and crash in boats, vehicles and idly changing requirements of modern sels.

to noise on small, fast, open craft and the practical measurement of exposure lev- els.

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MACHINE SHOP/ FABRICATIONS ties based on clear communication in the native language.”

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Pictured, starting bottom left: • A Chinese rescue vessel • H.O. Bostrom employees during its Team Picnic to cel- ebrate its 70th anniversary.

• Seats in a North River Boat (All photos courtesy H.O. Bostorm) 105

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