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
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
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
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
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
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
MTR100: L-3 Communications Klein Associates, Inc.
11 Klein Drive Salem, New Hampshire 03079 T: 1-603-893-6131 E: [email protected] 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