News tagged with malaysia

Toward smarter underwater drones

(Phys.org) —The news was not good. An underwater drone armed with the best technology on the planet had descended repeatedly to the bottom of the Indian Ocean, trying to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. ...

dateMay 30, 2014 in Engineering
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After long wait, Malaysia releases jet data

Close to three months after the Malaysian jetliner disappeared, the government on Tuesday released reams of raw satellite data it used to determine that the flight ended in the southern Indian Ocean, a step ...

dateMay 27, 2014 in Other
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Malaysia defends military inaction on MH370 radar

Malaysia's defense minister on Monday defended his military's failure to scramble a fighter jet to follow a Malaysian airliner when it veered off course and vanished two months ago, saying it wasn't seen as a hostile object.

dateMay 19, 2014 in Other
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Ocean garbage frustrates search for Flight 370

Sometimes the object spotted in the water is a snarled fishing line. Or a buoy. Or something that might once have been the lid to an ice box. Not once—not yet at least—has it been a clue.

dateMar 31, 2014 in Other
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Technology hindered, helped search for Flight 370

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has presented two tales of modern technology. The limitations of tracking and communications devices allowed the plane to vanish from sight for nearly three ...

dateMar 28, 2014 in Other
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FBI analyzing flight simulator data in Malaysia

A U.S. official said Wednesday that the Malaysian government is seeking the FBI's help in analyzing any electronic files deleted last month from the home flight simulator of the pilot of the missing Malaysian plane.

dateMar 19, 2014 in Other
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