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US Air Force Orders DeTect MERLIN™ Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar System

US Air Force Orders DeTect MERLIN™ Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar System

Panama City, Florida, USA – September 12, 2018: DeTect, Inc. (www.detect-inc.com) today announced that it has received an order to supply the US Air Force Europe (USAFE) with a MERLIN Aircraft Birdstrike Avoidance Radar system for the Royal Air Force (RAF) Lakenheath base in England. The MERLIN system, originally developed for the USAF, will provide […]

Migratory bats are attracted by red light but not by warm- white light: Implications for the protection of nocturnal migrants

The replacement of conventional lighting with energy- saving light emitting diodes (LED) is a worldwide trend, yet its consequences for animals and ecosystems are poorly understood. Strictly nocturnal animals such as bats are particularly sensitive to artificial light at night (ALAN). Past studies have shown that bats, in general, respond to ALAN according to the […]