DSIT delivers Submarine Tactical Trainer representing sonar, weapon systems, command and control
GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, 1 Oct. 2011. DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:ACFN), has completed an $8 million project to deliver a Submarine Tactical Trainer (STT) for use by the Israeli Navy. STT is designed to represent the various submarine weapon systems, sonar sensors, and command and control applications used on the Israeli Navy's Dolphin submarines. All levels of tactical submarine operators train on the simulator, which is integral to the Navy's training.
DSIT has delivered to the Israeli Navy, a Portable Deep Water Acoustic Range, Hull Mounted Sonar system, and other systems from its family of advanced sonar and acoustic projects. "DSIT was able to provide in a timely manner a highly advanced Tactical Trainer to the Israeli Navy. We have already begun discussions with a number of customers to produce sonar training applications based on the building blocks developed in this project," Benny Sela, DSIT's CEO, comments.
"An Acorn company has demonstrated how a highly skilled and effective management team can create a security product in collaboration with the Israeli Navy which can have broader military as well as commercial applications,” John Moore, CEO of Acorn Energy, says. “The technical challenges posed to us by our customers at the world's leading navies led to our commercial seismic product line at US Seismic and our port security product at DSIT."