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logoFor the past two decades DSIT Solutions has been developing and applying state-of-the-art technology to create advanced sonar systems and C&C applications for defense, commercial, energy and homeland security markets. Our systems are designed to bring customers the latest technology in underwater systems as well as in training and simulation. The company is a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN).

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Aqua Shield™ Diver Detection Sonar

DSIT is a world leader in the area of underwater site security systems. The company’s Aqua Shield™ is a Diver Detection Sonar (DDS) that protects ports, naval bases, energy terminals and offshore platforms against underwater intrusion from divers of any type and from divers on swimmer delivery vehicles under the water.

DSIT’s Aqua Shield™ DDS is a high performance system with the best available ranges of detection and classification. It is also designed for maximum flexibility with three configuration models available, depending on the geography of the site to be protected: 120⁰, 240⁰ or 360⁰.

The Aqua Shield™ is a fully automatic system from detection, through tracking and classification to automatic alert once a threat has been classified. This means that there is no need for a trained sonar operator. The system display enables security personnel to select the way in which the system data is presented. A map of the site, a nautical chart, a satellite image or a sonar screen can serve as the display background with all sonar detection data displayed in overlay, or only those detections that have been classified as threats. In addition, trajectory information on all tracked targets is clearly displayed. The display provides all data required for a wise and timely response.

The Aqua Shield’s excellent performance, low maintenance costs and configuration flexibility make it a very cost effective underwater surveillance system. The Aqua Shield is operational in a variety of sites around the world.

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PointShield™ Portable Diver Detection Sonar

PointShield+ScreenThe PointShield™ PDDS is a compact, lightweight Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS). It offers the same sophisticated software as its bigger brother, the Aqua-Shield™ DDS, but for shorter ranges, including a fully automatic mode of operation with automatic detection, tracking, threat classification and alert, all of which negate the need for a trained sonar operator. The PointShield was designed for mobility and comes in a convenient, portable carrying case with wheels that makes it simple to move from place to place according to need

The PointShield’s size and weight make it easy to lift for deployment off boats or piers. The system is sturdy and capable of continuous operation under the water as well, so that it can also be permanently installed. Permanent installation of the PointShield is ideal for the protection of small areas such as a narrow canal or a water intake area at a nuclear facility.

Low maintenance requirements and costs along with excellent performance quality make the PointShield a very cost-effective means of providing underwater security for ships, VIP vessels and small underwater venues.

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MAR™ Portable Acoustic Range

With the MAR Portable Acoustic Range, DSIT has significantly reduced the expense associated with vessel noise measurement. The MAR accurately measures the radiated noise of submarines and ships. This enables navies and shipyards to monitor and control this noise and silence their vessels. Use of the MAR saves the installation and the maintenance costs involved in operating a fixed acoustic range

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The Mobile Acoustic Range is easily deployed from a ship or boat and requires no anchoring

The MAR’s unique design enables rapid deployment from even a small ship at any sea depth, without the need to anchor the range. The MAR Portable Acoustic Range is available with either of two hydrophone measurement array versions, oil filled or line hydrophone array. Both array types are equipped with a pinger at the end of the array that assists the measured submarine to safely navigate.

Through continuous tracking of the measured vessel and wireless transmission of data to a measurement ship, the MAR system enables real time radiated noise processing, analysis and display. The MAR is now operational with multiple customers at navies and shipyards.

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Generic and Tailored Sonar Simulators

Effective and efficient training of sonar operators is essential to every modern navy today. Even the most sophisticated sonar system is only as good as the quality of its operators. Based on its technological expertise in sonar and underwater acoustics, DSIT has accumulated hands on experience in simulating different types of active and passive sonars. Today the company provides both generic and specific sonar simulators for rapid and comprehensive training of all types and levels of sonar operators.

The company’s Generic Sonar Simulator (GSS) is a cost effective simulator that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of individual customers. The software is adaptable to simulate any type of sonar system including: Active/Passive Hull Mounted Sonar (HMS), Variable Depth Sonar (VDS), Active Towed Array Sonar (ATAS), Dipping Sonar, Passive Towed Array, Submarine Passive Medium Frequency Sonar, Flank Array Sonar, Passive Ranging Sonar, Intercept Sonar, Mine Detection Sonar, Sonobuoys and more. The Simulator supports all levels of training for operator, team or tactical and uses real signal processing of the simulated acoustic signals including beam forming, detection and tracking. The simulator then generates realistic video and audio which is identical to the real sonar system. The benefits of the simulator are the low cost of the system, there is no need for real sonar systems for the training and the realistic and real simulation of the navy’s sonar systems.

The DSIT On-board Sonar Trainer (OST) provides sonar operator training on board a ship displayed on the ship’s own consoles. The DSIT Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) trainer trains surface ship and air platform ASW teams in technical and tactical ASW operations against submarines under realistic acoustic and sonar conditions. The company’s Low Frequency Sonar (LOFAR) Operator Trainer (LOT) supports high level acoustic signature analysis training. With the LOT submarine and surface ship sonar operators can be trained in sonar and underwater acoustics fundamentals, analysis and classification of target acoustic signatures.

The company’s flagship trainer is its full mission Submarine Tactical Trainer (STT). This submarine trainer is a full mission trainer that accurately simulates all combat systems present on board the submarine including: all sonar systems, radar, electronic warfare, weapons, C&C and periscope. It enables the sub’s crew to train in surroundings that are identical to those of a submarine at sea at substantially reduced costs due to reduced sea time required for training.

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Underwater Acoustic Signal Analysis System

DSIT specializes in the science of sonar and underwater acoustics. Our in-depth understanding of underwater acoustics has enabled us to develop highly advanced Acoustic Intelligence (ACINT) monitoring and analysis applications. The company’s Underwater Acoustic Signature Analysis System (U.A.S.A.) is a shore-based system for Low Frequency Sonar (LOFAR) data collecting, processing, analysis, classification and database management. The LOFAR data, which consists of acoustic signals radiated by various sources, is received and collected by naval sonar systems (submarine sonars, towed arrays, surface and air platforms, fixed bottom moored sonar systems, sonobuoys, etc.) using a data recording system installed onboard the vessels. These recording systems are installed in submarines, surface vessels and air planes. Once data is collected and the vessel is back in the base, the recorded data is sent for analysis at the central lab to create the Navy’s acoustic signature database.

The UASA applies advanced processing algorithms to derive classification and identification parameters of the signal source. The system also includes extensive database tools. Once data is collected by the various sonar systems it is analyzed by a central computer and returned to the platforms to serve as data in an acoustic signature database for aiding in online classification.

6The Underwater Acoustic Signal Analysis System Display

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SeaShield™ Coastal Underwater Surveillance System

Designed to serve as a long range underwater warning system against the threat of submarines and smaller submersibles, the SeaShield is installed along critical coastlines, maritime borders and at harbor entrances. Its combined active and passive sonar arrays provide a real-time situational picture of the underwater protected area.

The SeaShield is comprised of an active transmit array, large passive receive arrays and an electronic unit installed on the sea bed. The system’s two long receive array strings are composed of multiple hydrophones that pick up the signals returning from underwater objects. The SeaShield supports automatic classification that distinguishes between submarines and other underwater objects. The system sounds an automatic alert siren the moment that a submarine or mini-sub is detected and classified. The underwater threat is continuously tracked by the system and its exact position data is displayed on the screen.

Naval monitoring of the underwater surroundings along their coastlines translates to better security for the navy’s own ships and vessels. In case of alert the navy is also capable of sending its special Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) responders to the exact location of the unidentified submarine. Several SeaShield systems can be deployed in-line to operate together as a long submarine barrier. Unlike traditional ASW operations that involve search patrols performed by ships, helicopters and Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), the SeaShield is a fixed system that is constantly on the hunt for submarines.

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Hull Mounted Sonar

Based on its many years of experience in the field of sonar and underwater acoustics, DSIT is offering a cost effective and adaptable Hull Mounted Sonar (HMS). DSIT’s HMS can be used for Coastal and offshore patrol, autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) tracking, search and recovery, ASW, surveillance, early torpedo warning and other operations required by navies. The HMS also includes a built in training simulator as well as a built in test (BIT) device.

Designed for small to medium sized vessels, DSIT’s HMS is highly reliable for use in shallow and deep water and even in waters with high levels of reverberation. Additional functions include range prediction – ray-path and detection contours as well as mutual interference suppressor. The HMS is based on COTS items, and is easily integrated with the ships other systems. Low maintenance costs and user friendly displays are part of what makes up the system’s excellent performan.

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For the past two decades DSIT Solutions has been developing and applying state-of-the-art technology to create advanced sonar systems and C&C applications for defense, commercial, energy and homeland security markets. Our systems are designed to bring customers the latest technology in underwater systems as well as in training and simulation. The company is a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN).

AquaShield™ Diver Detection Sonar

DSIT is a world leader in the area of underwater site security systems. The company’s AquaShield™ is a Diver Detection Sonar (DDS) that protects ports, naval bases, energy terminals and offshore platforms against underwater intrusion from divers of any type and from divers on swimmer delivery vehicles under the water.

DSIT’s AquaShield™ DDS is a high performance system with the best available ranges of detection and classification. It is also designed for maximum flexibility with three configuration models available, depending on the geography of the site to be protected: 120⁰, 240⁰ or 360⁰.

The AquaShield™ is a fully automatic system from detection, through tracking and classification to automatic alert once a threat has been classified. This means that there is no need for a trained sonar operator. The system display enables security personnel to select the way in which the system data is presented. A map of the site, a nautical chart, a satellite image or a sonar screen can serve as the display background with all sonar detection data displayed in overlay, or only those detections that have been classified as threats. In addition, trajectory information on all tracked targets is clearly displayed. The display provides all data required for a wise and timely response.

The AquaShield’s excellent performance, low maintenance costs and configuration flexibility make it a very cost effective underwater surveillance system. The AquaShield is operational in a variety of sites around the world.

AquaShield+Screen.

PointShield™ Portable Diver Detection Sonar

PointShield+ScreenThe PointShield™ PDDS is a compact, lightweight Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS). It offers the same sophisticated software as its bigger brother, the AquaShield™ DDS, but for shorter ranges, including a fully automatic mode of operation with automatic detection, tracking, threat classification and alert, all of which negate the need for a trained sonar operator. The PointShield was designed for mobility and comes in a convenient, portable carrying case with wheels that makes it simple to move from place to place according to need

The PointShield’s size and weight make it easy to lift for deployment off boats or piers. The system is sturdy and capable of continuous operation under the water as well, so that it can also be permanently installed. Permanent installation of the PointShield is ideal for the protection of small areas such as a narrow canal or a water intake area at a nuclear facility.

Low maintenance requirements and costs along with excellent performance quality make the PointShield a very cost-effective means of providing underwater security for ships, VIP vessels and small underwater venues.

PointShield.

MAR™ Portable Acoustic Range

With the MAR Portable Acoustic Range, DSIT has significantly reduced the expense associated with vessel noise measurement. The MAR accurately measures the radiated noise of submarines and ships. This enables navies and shipyards to monitor and control this noise and silence their vessels. Use of the MAR saves the installation and the maintenance costs involved in operating a fixed acoustic range

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The Mobile Acoustic Range is easily deployed from a ship or boat and requires no anchoring

The MAR’s unique design enables rapid deployment from even a small ship at any sea depth, without the need to anchor the range. The MAR Portable Acoustic Range is available with either of two hydrophone measurement array versions, oil filled or line hydrophone array. Both array types are equipped with a pinger at the end of the array that assists the measured submarine to safely navigate.

Through continuous tracking of the measured vessel and wireless transmission of data to a measurement ship, the MAR system enables real time radiated noise processing, analysis and display. The MAR is now operational with multiple customers at navies and shipyards.

.

Generic and Tailored Sonar Simulators

Effective and efficient training of sonar operators is essential to every modern navy today. Even the most sophisticated sonar system is only as good as the quality of its operators. Based on its technological expertise in sonar and underwater acoustics, DSIT has accumulated hands on experience in simulating different types of active and passive sonars. Today the company provides both generic and specific sonar simulators for rapid and comprehensive training of all types and levels of sonar operators.

The company’s Generic Sonar Simulator (GSS) is a cost effective simulator that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of individual customers. The software is adaptable to simulate any type of sonar system including: Active/Passive Hull Mounted Sonar (HMS), Variable Depth Sonar (VDS), Active Towed Array Sonar (ATAS), Dipping Sonar, Passive Towed Array, Submarine Passive Medium Frequency Sonar, Flank Array Sonar, Passive Ranging Sonar, Intercept Sonar, Mine Detection Sonar, Sonobuoys and more. The Simulator supports all levels of training for operator, team or tactical and uses real signal processing of the simulated acoustic signals including beam forming, detection and tracking. The simulator then generates realistic video and audio which is identical to the real sonar system. The benefits of the simulator are the low cost of the system, there is no need for real sonar systems for the training and the realistic and real simulation of the navy’s sonar systems.

The DSIT On-board Sonar Trainer (OST) provides sonar operator training on board a ship displayed on the ship’s own consoles. The DSIT Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) trainer trains surface ship and air platform ASW teams in technical and tactical ASW operations against submarines under realistic acoustic and sonar conditions. The company’s Low Frequency Sonar (LOFAR) Operator Trainer (LOT) supports high level acoustic signature analysis training. With the LOT submarine and surface ship sonar operators can be trained in sonar and underwater acoustics fundamentals, analysis and classification of target acoustic signatures.

The company’s flagship trainer is its full mission Submarine Tactical Trainer (STT). This submarine trainer is a full mission trainer that accurately simulates all combat systems present on board the submarine including: all sonar systems, radar, electronic warfare, weapons, C&C and periscope. It enables the sub’s crew to train in surroundings that are identical to those of a submarine at sea at substantially reduced costs due to reduced sea time required for training.

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Submarine Tactical Trainer

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Underwater Acoustic Signal Analysis System

DSIT specializes in the science of sonar and underwater acoustics. Our in-depth understanding of underwater acoustics has enabled us to develop highly advanced Acoustic Intelligence (ACINT) monitoring and analysis applications. The company’s Underwater Acoustic Signature Analysis System (UASA) is a shore-based system for Low Frequency Sonar (LOFAR) data collecting, processing, analysis, classification and database management. The LOFAR data, which consists of acoustic signals radiated by various sources, is received and collected by naval sonar systems (submarine sonars, towed arrays, surface and air platforms, fixed bottom moored sonar systems, sonobuoys, etc.) using a data recording system installed onboard the vessels. These recording systems are installed in submarines, surface vessels and air planes. Once data is collected and the vessel is back in the base, the recorded data is sent for analysis at the central lab to create the Navy’s acoustic signature database.

The UASA applies advanced processing algorithms to derive classification and identification parameters of the signal source. The system also includes extensive database tools. Once data is collected by the various sonar systems it is analyzed by a central computer and returned to the platforms to serve as data in an acoustic signature database for aiding in online classification.

6The Underwater Acoustic Signal Analysis System Display

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SeaShield™ Coastal Underwater Surveillance System

Designed to serve as a long range underwater warning system against the threat of submarines and smaller submersibles, the SeaShield is installed along critical coastlines, maritime borders and at harbor entrances. Its combined active and passive sonar arrays provide a real-time situational picture of the underwater protected area.

The SeaShield is comprised of an active transmit array, large passive receive arrays and an electronic unit installed on the sea bed. The system’s two long receive array strings are composed of multiple hydrophones that pick up the signals returning from underwater objects. The SeaShield supports automatic classification that distinguishes between submarines and other underwater objects. The system sounds an automatic alert siren the moment that a submarine or mini-sub is detected and classified. The underwater threat is continuously tracked by the system and its exact position data is displayed on the screen.

Naval monitoring of the underwater surroundings along their coastlines translates to better security for the navy’s own ships and vessels. In case of alert the navy is also capable of sending its special Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) responders to the exact location of the unidentified submarine. Several SeaShield systems can be deployed in-line to operate together as a long submarine barrier. Unlike traditional ASW operations that involve search patrols performed by ships, helicopters and Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), the SeaShield is a fixed system that is constantly on the hunt for submarines.

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Hull Mounted Sonar

Based on its many years of experience in the field of sonar and underwater acoustics, DSIT is offering a cost effective and adaptable Hull Mounted Sonar (HMS). DSIT’s HMS can be used for Coastal and offshore patrol, autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) tracking, search and recovery, ASW, surveillance, early torpedo warning and other operations required by navies. The HMS also includes a built in training simulator as well as a built in test (BIT) device.

Designed for small to medium sized vessels, DSIT’s HMS is highly reliable for use in shallow and deep water and even in waters with high levels of reverberation. Additional functions include range prediction – ray-path and detection contours as well as mutual interference suppressor. The HMS is based on COTS items, and is easily integrated with the ships other systems. Low maintenance costs and user friendly displays are part of what makes up the system’s excellent performance.

www.dsit.co.il