ORCA Man Overboard Alarm Systems In The News

Sari Timur Trusts ORCAdsc
SariTImurThe crew of the Sari Timur wrote recently about the life-saving equipment they always have with them. BriarTek's ORCAdsc is something they don't leave home without...
Read the article from Nautique (PDF)
Tampa Harbor Pilots Trust BriarTek
Tampa Bay Harbor Pilots rely on BriarTek equipment on all of their boats to keep their pilots safe especially during pilot transfers at sea in hazardous conditions. Below is a video from TBO.com that profiles these professionals.
Another Sailor Saved
Below is a recent video of a sailor recovered after falling from USS Nimitz. The sailor was easily found because the U.S. Navy utilizes the ORCA Man Overboard Alarm.

Army Vessels Deploy with New Life-Saving Technology

BriarTek ORCA: Protecting Our Soldiers at Sea 

Alexandria, Va., April 7, 2011 – The U.S. Army has chosen BriarTek to provide the ORCA® Man Overboard Indicator
(MOBI) system for sailors aboard its Large Tug (LT) MG Winfield Scott and Logistics Support Vessel (LSV) MG Robert Smalls.  The vessels are the first in the U.S. Army fleet to be outfitted with the life-saving alert system.  ORCA® systems deployed aboard the Winfield Scott and Robert Smalls are fully interoperable with the thousands of ORCA® units already installed across the U.S. Navy fleet, providing for swift and efficient rescue operations at sea.
Team Hallin Trusts the ORCAdsc

BriarTek Named Official MOB Supplier of Trans-Atlantic Record Attempt

Alexandria, Va., January 4, 2010 – BriarTek's ORCAdsc (Digital Selective Calling) has been named the official man overboard indicator (MOBI) of Team Hallin's attempt to break the East-to-West Trans-Atlantic Record, the ultimate prize in ocean rowing. The current record, set between the Canary Islands and Barbados, follows a course of 3,000 miles (2,600 nautical miles). Team Hallin's goal: smash the current record of 33 days, 7 hours, 30 minutes, and become the first team to row across the Atlantic in less than thirty days.

500th MOBI Installation for U.S. Navy

BriarTek Completes 500th MOBI Installation for U.S. Navy

ORCA is Life-Saving Technology for U.S. Military Personnel

Alexandria, Va., - BriarTek, Inc., today announced that it has completed installation of its ORCA Man Overboard Indicator (MOBI) system aboard the U.S.S. Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108). The event marks the company's five-hundredth installation across the United States Navy fleet, and adds to ORCA's protection of Navy sailors worldwide.

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