US Navy Captain 'Shocked' to Hear Pinger Signals

U.S. Navy Capt. Mark Matthews says latest signals in the Indian Ocean come from a "manmade device."
1:54 | 04/09/14

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How surprised were you that you actually pick something out there in the middle of -- it's. It's a million a one shot. You know the there were certainly against us and -- -- Upon hearing that that we actually had. Beacon transmits and what could have been -- entrance. Okay. Do we know where the haystack is now. I'd say we're getting -- happening that we found -- haystack but you know I'm gonna reserve judgment until like reliably pick up that -- be in. And roughly the same geographic today. And I can really narrow that area down to do us on our search with the -- More. When you do put the -- in the water. How long would it take to search that area that we were looking. So if you you drew a circle around all of -- its -- it's. And said this circle in this area is what we're gonna go search. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Still need to continue to reduce and here you gotta narrow it down even perhaps that's. What else could this be. You know I had no explanation for what else it could be at -- my team and they verified that they've. You pretty much ruled out any you know kind of self detection of the ship -- some noise. So it's coming from something in the general area. And the characteristics of that there's that receive signal. Indicates that it's a manmade device it's not something it's not that -- it's not real or whales or -- fantasy life. It's something that was made by man and I really have no idea what it would be. Other than. And -- be. What's the next step. That the next step is to continue what we're doing we're continuing the search with the to have -- an elevator because it. You know time is of the essence before those batteries. Die -- that he can stop transmitting.

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