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SAIC Tsunami Buoy (STB) Systems


The Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Tsunami Buoy (STB) is an enhanced version of the NOAA Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami (DART®) system.

  • Meets DART operational and performance standards
  • Dual direction and redundant communication
  • Compatible with established DART design
  • Integrates easily into global tsunami warning network
  • Follows DART test and evaluation procedures
  • SAIC is licensed by NOAA

STB is based on extensive expertise and investment

  • As the engineering support contractor to the NOAA National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), SAIC has built, deployed, and maintained over 40 DART® Systems.
  • Extensive experience developing sensors and buoys for underwater surveillance and oceanographic programs
  • Internal research and development (IR&D) funds used to develop and test STB system at sea for 12 months


SAIC Tsunami Brief STB SG10 BXA
SAIC Tsunami Buoy Tsunami Detections

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, used with permission.