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LRAD in the News

LRAD Included in The NYT’s Ninth Annual Year in Ideas

(Courtesy of The New York Times)

“The Long-Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) is a powerful loudspeaker…”

 

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M/V Maersk Alabama Uses LRAD to Repel Suspected Pirate Attack

(Courtesy of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command)

“The security team embarked aboard Maersk Alabama responded to the attack by using evasive maneuvers, Long-Range Acoustic Devices (LRADs) and small arms fire, causing the suspected pirates to break off their attack.”

 

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LRAD No Weapon

(Courtesy of Trib.live)

“LRAD is not a weapon, military or otherwise; it is an effective long-range communications device used to clearly broadcast critical information, instructions and warnings.”

 

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Pittsburgh PD Plays it Safe When Using Long Range Acoustic Device

(Courtesy of Trib Live)

“Known as the Long Range Acoustic Device, or LRAD, police officers turned the highly focused loudspeaker on a group of reporters and television cameras gathered in the police headquarters parking lot for a demonstration.”

 

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Special Forces Communicate to Locals with LRAD

(Courtesy of Wired)

“Special Forces have already had good results using focused sound in the form of the Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD). The unofficial PsyWarrior site reports that LRAD could be clearly heard at 1,400 meters, and it proved a handy way of communicating with the locals.”

 

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LRAD Helps Prevent Suspected Piracy Attack

(Courtesy of Marine Link.com)

“Once shipboard lookouts spotted the two suspected pirate skiffs, Lewis and Clark conducted evasive maneuvers and increased speed to elude the pirates. The ship’s embarked security team also used a long range acoustic device (LRAD) to issue verbal warnings to the approaching skiffs.”

 

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LRAD Deters Pirates

(Courtesy of U-T San Diego)

“An LRAD was used earlier this month by the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, when faced with an abortive pirate attack on a Singaporean ship off the Somali coast…”

 

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High-Tech Ways To Fight Off Pirates

(Courtesy of NPR)

“LRAD is a high-powered directional loudspeaker that allows a ship to hail an approaching vessel more than a mile away. And it comes with recordings of useful phrases, like “You must leave the area immediately,” in Somali and dozens of other languages. That keeps harmless fisherman from getting into trouble and gives pirates pause…”

 

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San Diego Company Making Noise With Bird Repellent Device

(Courtesy of CBS8.com)

“…the LRAD-RX directs intense bursts of high-frequency sound waves up to a mile and a half away. The sound specialized sound waves, which are harmless, can effectively scare off flocks of birds in the path of a plane and avoid possible bird strikes.”

 

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