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Conference proceedings of the Fifth Workshop on Military Applications of Underwater Glider Technology (5WMAUGT). Vicen Bueno, Raul; Borrione, Ines; Wittwer, Stefan; Jiang, Yong-Min. CMRE-CP-2018-001.  March 2019.

The Fifth Workshop on Military Applications of Underwater Glider Technology (5WMAUGT) was heldThe Fifth Workshop on Military Applications of Underwater Glider Technology (5WMAUGT) was heldat the NATO STO CMRE facilities in Italy for NATO and its nations. It took place from the 13th to the15th of November 2018, under the sponsorship of NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT).The 5WMAUGT gathered more than 50 participants, of whom 80 percent came from outside CMRE. Thisyear’s event saw a significant increase in military participation. This denotes a great interest of NATOnations in the underwater glider technology. The attendees came from more than 30 different institutions,organizations and companies. Five NATO entities (HQ, ACT, SHAPE, MARCOM and CMRE); sevenNATO nations (CAN, DEU, FRA, GBR, ITA, NOR and USA); and one NATO Euro-Atlantic PartnershipCouncil (EAPC) nation (FIN) were represented in the workshop.This document assembles the agenda, list of participants, abstracts of the presentations and mostimportantly, the outcomes of the discussion session that will help CMRE and NATO nations better defineR&D activities regarding underwater glider technology in the near future.