About Black Laser Learning, Inc.

Learn from the Sonar Experts


Vince teaching at the Mine Warfare School in San Diego

Vince teaching at the Mine Warfare School in San Diego

Side Scan Sonar and more…

Black Laser Learning, Inc. is a side scan and synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) technology company specializing in distilling complex technological subject matter into easy-to-understand, practical knowledge.  We offer live seminars, web-based and video training programs designed for the military, Search and Rescue, and scientific communities. Amongst our clients are the U.S. Navy, Marine Law Enforcement organizations, universities and archeologists.

In addition to training, we also offer our experience and expertise to serve the Marine Law Enforcement/Search and Rescue community and advanced users of hull mounted systems with mission-specific Humminbird® sonar and SAR HAWK® software packages.

Whether you are working to keep America safe, monitoring bridge pylons or hunting shipwrecks, you need top-level expertise from experts who know how to train your personnel. Whether you operate side scan sonar or other marine technology, we can provide your team with information to get the job done.

Sonar Expert Vincent Capone

Vince Capone

As President and Founder of Black Laser Learning, Vince Capone has distilled his experience and knowledge into training methods which transform complex topics to simple concepts which operators can easily translate to field work.  This functional approach to improving operations, regardless of the group or type of sonar, has allowed Black Laser Learning to grow as sonar technology becomes both more sophisticated and its use more widespread.

Vince and Marty Klein searching for shipwrecks in Lake George.

Vince and Marty Klein searching for shipwrecks in Lake George.

“With over 30 years experience, Vince Capone has developed a worldwide reputation as a preeminent operator of side scan sonar, sub-bottom profilers, magnetometers, remote operated vehicles and related marine survey equipment. He has the skills and dedication to get the finest possible results from every piece of equipment in the most challenging situations.  Vince has combined these capabilities with his considerable communication and teaching skills to produce outstanding training seminars and videos. His depth of technical understanding, his professional approach and his passion makes him well qualified for these endeavors. Everyone, from beginners to seasoned professionals, can benefit from his expertise.”



Martin Klein
Founder and Former President
Klein Associates, Inc.



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