Ocean Shield - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ocean Shield

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Indian Ocean 'discounted' as MH370 crash zone

May 29, 2014 - 12:56 PM

2ND UPDATE Notes the JACC no signs of aircraft debris have been found by the autonomous underwater vehicle since it joined the search

MH370. The coordinator of the JACC, Angus Houston, during a press conference with in Canberra, Australia, 05 May 2014. Alan Porritt/EPA

Mini-sub aborts again in MH370 deep ocean search

Apr 16, 2014 - 3:37 PM

After encountering a technical difficulty and resurfacing for a short while Bluefin 21 resumes its search for signs of MH370

BLUEFIN-21 SEARCHING. An undated handout picture made available by the Australian Department of Defense (DOD) on 15 April 2014 shows a Phoenix Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Artemis craned over the side of the Australian Defense Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at sea in the Indian Ocean. Leut Kelli Lunt/EPA/Australian Department of Defense

Mini-sub on second mission after first MH370 search aborted

Apr 16, 2014 - 8:07 AM

The Bluefin 21 minisub resumes sweeping the ocean seabed for MH370 after aborting its first foray underwater

BLUEFIN-21. An undated handout picture made available by the Australian Department of Defense (DOD) on 15 April 2014 shows the Phoenix Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Artemis in the water after being craned over the side of the Australian Defense Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at sea in the Indian Ocean. Leut Kelli Lunt/EPA/AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Bluefin-21 mini-sub to deploy in MH370 search

Apr 14, 2014 - 1:00 PM

Australia s Ocean Shield is deploying the autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin 21 in the search for MH370

BLUEFIN. An image of a Bluefin-21 unit diving. Photo from http://www.bluefinrobotics.com/products/bluefin-21

Hunt for MH370 'pings' to take days before sub launch

Apr 08, 2014 - 4:11 PM

Time is running out for finding further ping signals from Flight MH370 s black box

CHECKING THE WATERS. A picture made available on 08 April 2014 by the Australian Department of Defense shows a fast response craft from Australian Defence Vessel Ocean Shield tows Able Seaman Clearance Diver Michael Arnold as he searches the ocean for debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, near Perth, Australia, on March 31 2014. Leut Ryan Davis/EPA/Navy Imagery Unit

Underwater vessel set to search for missing plane

Apr 08, 2014 - 10:15 AM

The Bluefin 21 may see action soon as the autonomous underwater vessel prepares for deployment to the ocean floor to search for wreckage

BLUEFIN. An image of a Bluefin-21 unit diving. Photo from http://www.bluefinrobotics.com/products/bluefin-21

Australia finds new signals 'consistent' with black boxes

Apr 07, 2014 - 12:46 PM

UPDATED The search team now has a narrowly focused underwater search area with signals bringing encouragement that we are very close to where we need to be

SIGNALS. Angus Houston (2nd L), head of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre leading the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, and Commodore Peter Leavy (L) of the Royal Australian Navy attend a media conference in Perth on April 6, 2014. Planes and ships were being diverted on April 6 to the area where a Chinese vessel detected signals consistent with a black box beacon in the hunt for missing flight MH370, the search chief said. Tony Ashby/AFP

Hunt for MH370 homes in on ping signals

Apr 07, 2014 - 9:48 AM

Three separate ping signals raise hopes of solving the mystery of Flight MH370

PRAYING AND WAITING. A woman reads prayers and well-wishes on a wall for passengers onboard missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 during a mass prayer in Kuala Lumpur on April 6, 2014. Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysian PM in Perth as MH370 search continues

Apr 03, 2014 - 11:19 AM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak tours the Australian military base used as a staging post in the continuing search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

RAZAK IN AUSTRALIA. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak attends a briefing at the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base Pearce in Perth, Western Australia, 03 April 2014. Richard Wainwright/EPA

Malaysia corrects last words from Flight MH370

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:26 AM

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 s last words may not be the ones previously mentioned

STILL SEARCHING. This picture taken on March 24, 2014 shows crew members on board an RAAF AP-3C Orion crossing the coast of Perth, having just completed an 11 hour search mission for missing Malaysia Airways flight MH370 before landing at the RAAF Pearce airbase in Perth. Photo by Richard Wainwright/AFP photo/Pool