Aviation

US Department of Defense Chooses A650 Obstruction Lights

Tuesday, June 5, 2012


The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Carmanah a contract to supply solar powered obstruction lights to a major airfield in the Middle East. The A650 solar powered obstruction lights will increase safety for aircraft on the ground at the undisclosed forward operating base and will simultaneously support DoD energy reduction objectives in theater.

Installation of the obstruction lights is extremely quick and does not require trenching, wiring or disruptions in aviation operations. The obstruction lights are just one element of the Carmanah’s aviation airfield lighting suite which includes approach, runway and taxiway lights,  windcones, PAPI’s, approach lights and elevated Runway Guard Lights. Carmanah’s solar aviation products are ideal for permanent, portable and emergency airfields where there is no reliable electrical grid or where energy efficiency is a priority.