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A Sea Change in Maritime Security

Protecting shoreside facilities from seaborne threats is a challenging task that requires innovative solutions. Paul Jensen of HALO Maritime Defense Systems explains how the company is pioneering a new approach that will help oil and gas producers take control of the water.

When the American guided-missile destroyer USS Cole was attacked by Al-Qaeda while refuelling in the Yemeni port of Aden a decade ago, the world woke up to a new threat. The group approached the ship in a small boat, detonating shaped charges that tore through the hull, killing 17 crew members and injuring 39. The A Sea Change in Maritime Security

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Stopping Power: Barrier Technology to Boost Protection at Navy Ports

Advanced technology rules the day in modern warfare—yet one very real threat to the U.S. Navy comes from a simple but deadly enemy strategy: small speed boats laden with explosives ramming into ships in harbor.

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ARLINGTON, VA – Advanced technology rules the day in modern warfare—yet one very real threat to the U.S. Navy comes from a simple but deadly enemy strategy: small speed boats laden with explosives ramming into ships in harbor. Now a new maritime security barrier, developed with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), could provide Stopping Power: Barrier Technology to Boost Protection at Navy Ports

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US ONR develops new barrier technology to protect ships in harbour

January 20, 2014 – ONR, Office of Naval Research The US Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) and HALO Maritime Defense Systems have jointly developed a new maritime security barrier to protect warships in harbour. The new HALO Barrier system, which could provide a quantum leap in existing sea-port protection, provides protection to ships against speeding US ONR develops new barrier technology to protect ships in harbour

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Stopping Power: maritime security barrier for sea-port protection

February 17, 2014 Advanced technology rules the day in modern warfare—yet one very real threat to the U.S. Navy comes from a simple but deadly enemy strategy: small speedboats laden with explosives ramming into ships in harbor. Now a new maritime security barrier, developed with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), could provide Stopping Power: maritime security barrier for sea-port protection

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Drone Attack On Abu Dhabi Oil Site

January 19, 2022 – military.com While this attack didn’t happen on the waterfront, the use Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles (UAVs) to attack Critical Infrastructure and High Value Assets is a rapidly growing reality for security professionals around the world. Such attacks cause significant damage to facilities or installations, impact or halt altogether the flow of operations, and Drone Attack On Abu Dhabi Oil Site

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Letter: Ayotte supports a strong defense

June 10, 2015 – Eagle Tribune To the editor: HALO Maritime Defense Systems is a Newton-based company, which builds cutting-edge maritime barriers that protect naval bases and critical infrastructure from terrorist attacks. This past month, we installed a HALO gate at an Israeli naval base, offering ease of access while also providing unparalleled security. HALO is Letter: Ayotte supports a strong defense

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Doing business in Dubai

December 25, 2015 – NHBR, New Hampshire Business Review Three innovative New Hampshire companies made the nearly 7,000-mile trip to the United Arab Emirates, earlier this month, to take part in the 2015 Dubai Airshow, the international showcase of aerospace and defense technologies. The biannual event attracts thousands of organizations from around the world and different Doing business in Dubai

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CTTSO Recognizes Next Generation Port Security Barrier

February 9, 2016 – CTTSO “… We stand united with people around the world who have been targeted by terrorists — from a school in Pakistan to the streets of Paris. We will continue to hunt down terrorists and dismantle their networks…” — President Barrack Obama, State of the Union Address, Jan 20, 2015   Next CTTSO Recognizes Next Generation Port Security Barrier

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GCC Examines Maritime Security

March 23, 2016 – ME Newsline ABU DHABI [MENL] — The Gulf Cooperation Council has been briefed on Western equipment meant to bolster maritime and port security. A U.S. company has been marketing a platform meant to protect ports of the six GCC countries. HALO Maritime Defense Systems introduced Guardian Marine Gate, developed since 2014 with the U.S. GCC Examines Maritime Security

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Analyst Q&A: Strategic Defense Intelligence

June 5, 2016 – Research and Markets Strategic Defense Intelligence (SDI) is a real-time business research portfolio offering stream of continuously updated customer and competitor intelligence, as well as detailed research reports providing an unrivalled source of global information on the latest developments in the defense industry. SDI’s dedicated research and analysis teams consist of experienced Analyst Q&A: Strategic Defense Intelligence

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