There seems to be a case building that maybe the Canadian government team has been taking a painstaking approach in making applicants divulge every last detail of their project, then after rejecting, copying the good parts.
Autonomous underwater vehicle
My 2003 application proposed zodiac boat with side-scan sonar to look for the ships. HMS Investigator found last year by government team with zodiac boat and side-scan sonar, partnering with a defector of my team.
Procom 2009 bid proposed AUV's (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle). This year, the Canadian government team now has proposed adding AUV's to their arsenal.
Should we look for the Canadian government team to commence aerial thermal scanning for Sir John Franklin's tomb for 2012?