Whitley County Defense Firm Sends Devices To Indian Ocean In Search For Missing Jetliner

By Jeff Neumeyer

April 4, 2014 Updated Apr 5, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (21ALIVE) --- The desperate search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 is now getting a helping hand from a Whitley County defense contractor.

Undersea Sensor Systems Incorporated, a division of Ultra Electronics, produces Sonobuoys that are dropped into the ocean to listen for transmitter signals that might come from wreckage of the jetliner.

The Australian Air Force is making a trip over to pick up a load of them for use in the search.

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