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From left to right: director of marketing Giuseppe Di Stefano, Marty Klein, Governor Chris Sununu, and Frank Cobis. (Photo: Klein Marine Systems)

Governor Sununu Visits Klein Marine Systems

Friday, November 2 in celebration of the sonar system manufacturer's 50th anniversary.The visit provided an opportunity for Governor Sununu to speak with company leadership while touring the facilities at Klein's Salem, N.H. headquarters.The company's origins stretch back to the 1960s when Marty Klein, who many consider to be the father of side scan sonar, began building his own devices from his home in Lexington, Mass.Today the firm is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitcham Industries and is led by Frank Cobis, vice president and general manager

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Voices: Jill Zande, MATE II

teams. They come up with some creative and sophisticated solutions. I think that the teams are equally as amazed at the variety of solutions that they see when they come to the event.What also gives me a great deal satisfaction is the support and dedication of our volunteers. We have people like Marty Klein, who has volunteered since the very beginning and travels each year, no matter where we are, to be a part of the international competition. We have working professionals who make the competition a regularly scheduled part of their year, building their vacation around it and, in some cases, paying

Martin Klein with a Klein  multibeam side scan sonar. “We were proud that side scan was able to finally replace the old wire drag technology.” (courtesy Martin Klein and the MIT Museum)

Klein's Side Scan Sonar, Then and Now

The company known today as Klein Marine Systems, Inc. has origins stretching back to the 1960s when Marty Klein, who many consider to be the father of side scan sonar, began building his own devices from his home in Lexington, Mass. As this iconic subsea technology company approaches 50, MTR speaks with Marty Klein as well as Klein Marine System’s general manager, Frank Cobis.    When did you realize you were destined for a career in the subsea world? Marty Klein: Wow. It started back in 1961 when I was a senior at MIT and I had to do a thesis. I like to build things, but I

Marine Technology Reporter - September 2017 Edition

Technology Reporter is now available – in print, and online. This edition includes features on: Ocean observation: robotics and artificial intelligence pave the path forward.   Research vessels: update on the new fleet currently under construction   Voices: Marty Klein, the 'father of side scan sonar'; and Frank Cobis, vice president and general manager of Klein Marine Systems   Seafloor engineering: the mapping-while-drilling evolution   Port insights: Digital transformation of port operations   Read more at http://dig

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MTR100: Klein Marine Systems, Inc.

Founded by Marty Klein in 1968, in a small factory in Salem, N.H., Klein Associates became the world’s first commercial manufacturer of side scan sonar, and since then has gone on to become a leading supplier of side scan sonar equipment, as well as waterside security and surveillance systems to navies, shipbuilders, secure installations, researchers, oil and gas explorers and hydrographers. Klein designs and manufactures high-resolution side scan and multi-beam sonar equipment, and radar-based security and surveillance systems at its 56,000 sq. ft. facility 30 miles from Boston. The System 5900

Founded by Marty Klein in 1968, in a small factory in Salem, NH, Klein Associates became the first commercial manufacturer of side scan sonar in the world.

MTR100: L-3 Communications Klein Associates, Inc.

11 Klein Drive    Salem, New Hampshire 03079    T: 1-603-893-6131 E: klein.mail@l-3com.com    W: www.L-3Klein.com    CEO/President: Frank Cobis    No. of Employees: 50    Founded by Marty Klein in 1968, in a small factory in Salem, New Hampshire, USA, Klein Associates became the first commercial manufacturer of side scan sonar in the world. Since then, L-3 Klein Associates has become the leading supplier of side scan sonar equipment, and waterside security and surveillance systems to navies, shipbuilder

“The technology has changed ... But the people are the same. Bottom line, you have to have people that can go to sea, and make this stuff work at sea.”  Michael Stewart,  reflecting on 40 years in the subsea sector

Michael J. Stewart Retires

, and a job with a company that was making marine radio facsimile for weather charts, which led to involvement with the company’s sonar products. Stewart’s career has been broad and interesting, including work and personal relationships with some industry luminaries including Bob Ballard, Marty Klein and Charlie Black. In fact, for some time he ran a company with Bob Ballard, the company Marquest. “I was supplying  equipment, and Ballard needed someone to run his company so we made a perfect pair. I knew how to run operations, and he had the vision and charisma … he was

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Arctic Wreck Found after 169 Years

of the Northwest Passage when the expedition’s two ships became icebound in Victoria Strait near King William Island, killing all 128 men aboard. Several artifacts from the expedition have been found over the years, but until this latest discovery there has been no sign of either vessel. Marty Klein, founder of Klein and of Side Scan Sonar, whose technology was utilized in the discovery, said, “This find ranks as one of the most important shipwrecks ever found with the help side scan sonar including RMS Titanic, USS Monitor, Hamilton & Scourge, H.L. Hunley, HMS Mary Rose, the African

MTR100 '13 L-3 Communications Klein Associates

explorers, and hydrographers all over the globe. It manufactures and develop advanced Sonar systems and technologies and is continuing to work with its customers, industries, and government agencies worldwide to produce the most innovative and productive systems possible. The Company Founded by Marty Klein in 1968, in a small factory in Salem, New Hampshire, Klein Associates became the first commercial manufacturer of side scan sonar in the world. Since then, L-3 Klein Associates has become a leading supplier of side scan sonar equipment, and waterside security and surveillance systems to navies

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