We are very proud and happy to announce that Chuck Richards was awarded the Lockheed Martin Award for Ocean Science and Engineering at the Oceans 2010 Conference in Seattle, Wa. October 12-14th. This is presented to an individual who has demonstrated the highest degree of technical accomplishment in the field of marine science, engineering or technology.

The award each year is handmade and never duplicated, this one shows an Orca beautifully carved and mounted on a wooden base looking like an ocean wave. It was presented by Mr. Robert Varley of Lockheed Martin.