US Navy to preposition black box locator

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24 March 2014 05:31:18 WN.com - Asia News

PERTH, Australia — Rain was expected to hamper the hunt Monday for debris suspected of being from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as the United States prepared to move a specialized device that can locate black boxes into the south Indian Ocean region. The U.S. Pacific command said it was sending a black box locator in case a debris field is located. The Towed Pinger Locator, which is pulled behind a vessel at slow speeds, has highly sensitive listening capability so that if the wreck site is located, it can hear the black box pinger down to a depth of about 20,000 feet (6,100 meters), Cmdr. Chris Budde, a U.S. Seventh Fleet operations officer, said in a statement. "This movement is... Full article on US Navy to preposition black box locator

Vice All News Time24 March 2014 05:31:18


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MH370 search heads underwater - US Navy’s high tech black box locator deployed for the ...

7.7692795 05 April 2014 02:45:18 WN.com - World News

Perth, April 4 (Reuters): The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in remote seas off Australia headed underwater today, with a US Navy high tech “black box” locator deployed for the first time as the battery life of the cockpit data recorder dwindles. Australian authorities said the so-called Towed Pinger Locator will be pulled behind navy ship HMAS Ocean Shield, searching a converging course on a 240km track with British hydrographic survey ship...

Vice All News Time05 April 2014 02:45:18


Pinger locator used to find the Malaysia Airlines black box

7.7692795 04 April 2014 13:37:41 WN.com - World News

4 April 2014 Last updated at 11:55 BST Search teams have begun using a towed pinger locator to hunt for the black box of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The plane disappeared on 8 March en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. It was carrying 239 people. Transport Correspondent Richard Westcott reports on the technology being used to try and solve...

Vice All News Time04 April 2014 13:37:41


US Navy to hunt for `black box` of missing MH370

7.7692795 25 March 2014 15:39:58 WN.com - World News

After Malaysia Airlines yesterday ended all hopes for any survivors by saying that the ill-fated plane ended in Indian Ocean, the rough weather today over the search area forced all operations to be suspended today....

Vice All News Time25 March 2014 15:39:58


(Flight MH370) US black box locater on the way

3.1459844 25 March 2014 13:33:25 The Standard - Breaking News

A US Navy handout image shows the Towed Pinger Locator 25 System used for locating emergency relocation pingers on downed Navy and commercial aircraft...

Vice All News Time25 March 2014 13:33:25


US sends black box locator, undersea vehicle to Australia

2.5167875 25 March 2014 03:38:52 China Daily

Pentagon spokesman said the US has sent a towed pinger locator, an autonomous underwater vehicle to Australia in case the equipment is needed to search for the black box of MH370.

Vice null Time25 March 2014 03:38:52


US deploys ‘black box’ locator in Malaysian jet search

2.3613598 25 March 2014 03:12:51 WN.com - Asia News

The US military Monday sent a black box locator and a robotic underwater vehicle to the Indian Ocean to help search for the missing Malaysian jet, after a series of debris sightings. The locator system, which relies on acoustic signals to track down flight recorders, and the Bluefin-21, an unmanned device that can scan the ocean’s depths, were being flown to Perth, Australia as a “prudent” step, officials said. The head of...

Vice All News Time25 March 2014 03:12:51


US deploys ‘black box’ locator in Malaysian jet search

2.3370972 25 March 2014 02:30:56 Asia feed

The US military Monday sent a black box locator and a robotic underwater vehicle to the Indian Ocean to help search for the missing Malaysian jet, after a series of debris sightings.

Vice All News Time25 March 2014 02:30:56


US Navy to preposition black box locator

2.123832 24 March 2014 06:20:36 WN.com - World News

Added At: 2014-03-24 10:15 AM Last Updated At: 2014-03-24 10:15 AM The Himalayan Times - Saved Articles(s) The headlines has been added to your saved article(s) To View your saved article(s)please Click Here » Close AP Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's P-3C Orion arrives to help with search operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 at Royal Australian Air Force Pearce Base in Perth, Australia, Sunday, March 23, 2014. PERTH: Rain was expected to hamper the hunt Monday for debris suspected of being from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as the United States prepared to move a specialized device that can locate black boxes into the...

Vice All News Time24 March 2014 06:20:36


US Navy deploys `black box` locator after Malaysia plane leads

1.9677998 24 March 2014 06:20:32 WN.com - World News

The US Navy said Monday it was sending a black box locator to an area of the southern Indian Ocean being scoured for the missing Malaysian jet, following a cluster of weekend debris sightings....

Vice All News Time24 March 2014 06:20:32


U.S. Navy black box locator joins search for missing Malaysian plane

1.9677998 24 March 2014 05:51:46 WN.com - World News

SYDNEY/PERTH - The United States Navy is moving one of its high-tech Black Box detectors closer to the search area for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in remote seas off the Australian coast, bolstering hopes wreckage of the plane may be found soon. Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 vanished from civilian radar screens less than an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur with 239 people on board on a flight to Beijing on March 8. The so-called Towed Pinger Locator will be crucial in finding the black box of the missing jetliner if a debris field is established by an Australian-led international search team scouring an area in the southern Indian Ocean some 2,500 km (1,550 miles) southwest of...

Vice All News Time24 March 2014 05:51:46