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Harbor Offshore Barriers Protecting Military Ports Worldwide

NAVDEX 2017 Online News Coverage - Harbor Offshore Barriers
Harbor Offshore Barriers Protecting Military Ports Worldwide
During IDEX-NAVDEX, held from 19th to 23rd February in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, US company Harbor Offshore Barriers Inc was showcasing its floating port security barriers.
Harbor Offshore Barriers NAVDEX 1Harbor Offshore Barriers fence-like floating net systems are protecting many US Navy bases
Given the rising threat of terrorist acts, Harbor Offshore Barriers worked with the US Navy to develop a fence-like floating net system strong enough to repel fast boat terrorist attacks. It is the first company licensed by the US Navy to manufacture its barrier systems for commercial and military use worldwide.

The Harbor Offshore Barriers team installed and continues to maintain US Navy barrier systems in the continental US, Guam, Hawaii, Japan, Iraq, Crete, and Spain. The US Navy consistently rates Harbor Offshore Barriers performance as Excellent or Very Good, resulting in an award bonus for 95% of 26 task orders from 2003 to 2014.

Harbor Offshore Barriers is also protecting the strategic French Navy (Marine Nationale) SSBN base in Brittany.
Harbor Offshore Barriers NAVDEX 2Harbor Offshore Barriers stand at NAVDEX 2017
A patented Fixed Security Barrier (FSB™) system (patent #7,744,313 B2) employs netting reaching up to a depth of 80 ft (2.44 m) to deter underwater terrorist access in intertidal waters. The Port Security Barrier PSB 600™ is the global “gold standard” product that provides true physical protection against 98% of vessels classified by the US Coast Guard as small craft of 65 ft (19.81 m) in length.

Harbor Offshore Barriers is a California-based company with over 15 years experience in designing, manufacturing and installing maritime security barriers worldwide.
Harbor Offshore Barriers video
Watch how Harbor Offshore Barriers’ FSB™ system absorbs the force and kinetic energy generated by a 8,000 lb/3629 Kg Scarab II boat at a speed of over 40 knots.