- Associated Press - Thursday, March 27, 2014

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) - Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard is sponsoring two Hawaii robotics events this summer.

The first will bring together sailors and high school students at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The sailors will their naval experiences and how technology is implemented on Navy ships.

The students will share their robotics experience and coach sailors operating a robotics platform. Sixteen teams will compete in a robotics competition at the end.

The VEX Robotics Summer Games at the Hawaii Convention Center the following week is the second event. It will feature 100 U.S. and international teams.

Capt. Brian Osgood said Wednesday the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard has been an active supporter of Hawaii science, technology, engineering and math programs. He says the shipyard is proud to continue that tradition by sponsoring the events.

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