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Klein Marine Systems Revamps Sonar Training

KleinsonartrainingJune2017Klein Marine Systems, which celebrates this year its 50th anniversary of business activity, recently revamped its long-standing sonar training in line with its commitment to continuously improve the customer support services.

The first change included holding the training at a new venue. The fully-appointed classroom at the Seacoast Science Center embedded in the Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, New Hampshire, provided Klein customers the perfect learning environment with a fully-equipped media room, three overhead projection screens and comfortable seating at tables. The Seacoast Science Center, for which Klein is a Corporate Sponsor, provides ocean education for people of all ages through a number of programs and activities, and encourages everyone to take part in becoming stewards of this precious, natural resource.

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Humminbird MEGA shines during Colorado search and rescue training exercises

Colorado Springs 2017 Huminbird Training ClassBlack Laser Learning® conducted joint training with Dive Rescue International, providing Colorado Springs fire rescue as well as visiting underwater search and rescue teams, an extensive workout with the Humminbird MEGA side-imaging sonar system. The primary emphasis was on locating drowning victims, which is an ongoing challenge for first responders.

During the June 14 and 15 training sessions, hosted by Colorado Springs Fire Department, participants learned how to analyze imagery, adjust sensitivity and contrast to produce the best imagery, adjust range for water depth and target type, and how and when to use the different frequencies available.


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Vince Capone presented on Apollo F-1 engine recovery at the Cosmosphere Space Museum

JIm Remar Vince Capone w Apollo 13 web2In 1969, the famous Apollo 11 mission landed the first two men on the moon. It was an enormous undertaking of men and machines. In 2013, a search expedition mounted by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, set out to find the massive F-1 engines from Apollo 11 near the Bermuda Triangle, in water depths of over 14,000 feet or 4,300 meters. Now the remains of the famous Apollo missions have been conserved and are on display at the Cosmosphere Space Museum in Hutchinson, Kansas, inside its newly-created laboratory.

Operations manager, Vince Capone, who headed up the three-week mission off Cape Canaveral, Florida, was asked by the Cosmosphere to present on the Apollo 11 F-1 Engine recovery.

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Klein Marine Systems chooses Black Laser Learning to instruct June sonar training

Capone sonar operationsKlein Marine Systems (KMS), the world leading manufacturer of high-quality side scan sonars, will be hosting a three (3) day side scan sonar training event at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye Beach, New Hampshire. The event runs June 20-22 from 9-6pm daily.

For this year's training, Klein has chosen veteran side scan expert Vince Capone of Black Laser Learning, Inc. (BLL) to provide instruction for the entire program. Capone has been an operator of Klein systems since the mid 1980s and has worked as a contracted instructor in the past.

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