US Government Deploys Carmanah Infrared Solar-Powered Lights in Middle East

September 7, 2011
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VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA(September 7, 2011) Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) is pleased to announce that over 300 of its solar-powered A702 infrared (IR) lights are being deployed by the United States Government to undisclosed locations in the Middle East in an order valued at approximately $400,000. The A702 IR lights are primarily used for temporary and permanent runway edge, threshold, obstruction and helipad lighting. Being fully integrated, self-contained and watertight, the A702’s IR functionality is serving the US Government in operations where night vision goggles (NVGs) and infrared marking devices are required.

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