US Air Force Installs Carmanah Taxiway Edge Lights at Ali Al Salem AFB, Kuwait

Friday, December 12, 2003

The US Air Force recently purchased an additional 700 Carmanah solar powered LED taxiway edge lights to be installed at Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait. The recent purchase is in addition to 300 units previously ordered.

As well, an additional 280 taxiway edge lights were relocated from the now closed Al Jaber AFB. With Carmanah's unique fully-integrated solar LED design, USAF personnel were able to quickly remove, transport and reinstall the taxiway edge lights at Ali Al Salem Air Base with minimal technical expertise. The total number of Carmanah taxiway edge lights at Ali Al Salem now totals approximately 1280 fixtures.

Carmanah's solar powered LED taxiway edge lights have provided tremendous economic benefits for the Ali Al Salem Air Base. Total savings can be calculated in the millions of dollars, as the need for power, wiring, cabling, regulators, supporting infrastructure, and ongoing maintenance was eliminated.

There are now more than 4,000 Carmanah Aviation lights installed at more than 25 US Air Force and Army bases in the Middle East, Southwest Asia, and North America. For more information, please contact contact Allister Wilmott, the Business Development Manager for Carmanah's Aviation Division.