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2009-03-03 07:00:00

Multiple AquaShield(TM) Diver Detection Sonar units to protect vital infrastructure GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today that it received a $1.7M order for its AquaShield(TM) underwater security system. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080205/NYTU084LOGO ) The system, to be used by a large energy facility at an undisclosed location in Asia, will guard and protect the...

2009-02-20 09:07:35

A Google Ocean picture that some said might show the location of the mythical city Atlantis off the coast of Africa was an image of sonar data, Google said. The image, first reported by a British aeronautical engineer using Google Ocean, appears to depict a grid system 620 miles off the coast of northwest Africa, near the Canary Islands, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. However, a Google spokeswoman said the grid lines on the image, which the original British viewer described as...

2009-02-12 07:30:00

MERRIMACK, N.H. and MIAMI, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami International Boat Show -- Raymarine, Inc., a world leader in marine electronics, today announced that its all new A-Series Navigation System was awarded the 2008 Best of the Year Award from MotorBoating Magazine. "For the 2nd year in a row, Raymarine is honored to receive MotorBoating's Best of the Year Award," said Dave Bimschleger, President of Raymarine, Inc. "Our team has worked tirelessly to integrate the powerful technologies...

2009-01-07 11:39:00

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Acoustic Geophysical Services (AGS) announces successful completion of a 130-square km 3D seismic acquisition project in northeast Hungary in mid-December for Hungarian Horizon Energy - North. The operation set a new record for highest single-day seismic acquisition production in Hungary at 717 Vibroseis source points. Allan Sander, Chief Operating Officer, commented, "We were scheduled to complete the project in 43 days, and we completed it in...

2008-12-16 08:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 16, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems & Sensors (MS2) to produce lightweight, composite structures for the Spanish Navy's new diesel-electric S-80 submarines. Fabrication and assembly will occur at Goodrich's Engineered Polymer Products facility in Jacksonville, Fla., with delivery of the first shipset scheduled for the second quarter 2009. Goodrich will supply a cylindrical...

2008-12-10 16:40:00

      HONOLULU, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Supreme Court ruled "the Navy and its leaders -- not federal judges -- should determine how best to defend our nation," Robert H. Thomas and Mark M. Murakami of the Hawaii law firm of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert wrote in a recent commentary.   Thomas and Murakami had filed an amicus brief in Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council on behalf of nine retired Navy admirals, the Navy League of the United...

2008-12-09 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) integrated undersea warfare combat system for the Zumwalt-class destroyer recently received its official U.S. Navy nomenclature, AN/SQQ-90. Raytheon's SQQ-90 represents the U.S. Navy's next-generation undersea warfighting capability. The tactical sonar suite is composed of new integrated system capabilities, including the hull-mounted mid-frequency sonar (AN/SQS-60), the hull-mounted high-frequency sonar...

2008-12-08 07:00:00

AquaShield(TM) Diver Detection Sonar to be installed by end of 2008 GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today the sale of its AquaShield(TM) Diver Detection Sonar (DDS) System to an undisclosed EMEA government. The system will be installed in an area with critical infrastructure, including a port and energy production facilities. (Logo:...

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2008-12-04 10:30:00

Man-made noise emitted in the seas and oceans is a huge risk to whales, dolphins and turtles that use sound to converse, find food and mate, wildlife experts announced on Wednesday.Reverberating ship engines, seismic surveys by oil and gas companies, and invasive military sonar is generating an "acoustic fog and cacophony of sounds" underwater, frightening marine animals and disturbing their natural behavior."There is now evidence linking loud underwater noises with some major strandings of...

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2008-11-13 08:00:00

In a crushing defeat for environmentalists, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday the US Navy can conduct sonar training exercises off the southern California coast without restrictions designed to protect whales, dolphins and other marine mammals. The high court threw out a federal judge's injunction that had required the Navy to take precautions during submarine-hunting exercises. Environmental groups argued that the intense sound waves could harm or even kill 37 species of marine mammals,...


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