Kraken Set to Commence Hunt for Avro Arrow Artifacts

  Kraken to Deploy Its ThunderFish® Robot and AquaPix® Sonar During Search  ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND, 14 JULY 2017 /Marketwired/ — Kraken Sonar Inc. (TSX-V: PNG) (OTCQB: KRKNF)announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has been awarded its first “Robotics as a Service” contract by OEX Recovery Group Incorporated, to conduct a search for nine Avro Arrow free flight models launched over Lake Ontario in series of tests during 1954 – 1957.  The models are one-eighth scale replicas of the famed flying jet, and were part of the final flight design tests done prior to the production of the CF-105 Arrow.  The goal of the search is to discover the resting place of nine models, recover them and ultimately house them at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa and the National Air Force Museum of Canada in Trenton, Ontario.  While contract terms between Kraken and OEX are confidential,…

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60 years Later, Looking to Recover Avro Arrow Prototypes

The National Post provides coverage of the Raise the Avro Arrow project announcement. The OEX Recovery Group is leading the effort to recover prototypes from Lake Ontario, 60 years later. Between 1954 and 1957, nine Avro models were fired at the lake to test its design and flight — they are now ‘the only intact pieces of that whole program’. Raise the Avro Arrow: Group looks to recover prototypes from Lake Ontario, 60 years later

New Hunt for Avro Arrow Models in Depths of Lake Ontario

CBC News provides coverage of a new hunt for Avro Arrow models in the depths of Lake Ontario. This time the search will be different, as state-of-the-art sonar technology used in the Franklin expedition will aid the search. Kraken Sonar will provide its ThunderFish Alpha AUV equipped with high-resolution synthetic aperture sonar. http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/toronto/a-new-hunt-for-avro-arrow-models-in-the-depths-of-lake-ontario-this-time-the-search-will-be-different-1.4205184

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