Marine Acoustics, Inc.

MAI is a global scientific and engineering company providing a diverse set of government, corporate and international clients with a broad spectrum of consulting and engineering services. Our areas of expertise include a full range of environmental compliance services, undersea warfare design, test and evaluation services, marine environmental compliance, sea test planning and support, all supported by an award winning and internationally recognized research and development program.

MAI Scientists Support Marine Mammal Studies In Southern California Bight

MAI’s CEO, Clayton Spikes was responsible for providing the Fleet Test Plan and Concept of Operations documentation for each of the two Navy combatant ships (guided missile destroyer USS Dewey, and guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George) involved in Behavioral Response Study (BRS)-13 (part of SOCAL-13). He also attended the Pre-sail and Post-test briefings for each ship. MAI Senior Scientist Mark Wilson, a retired Navy senior chief sonar technician, was the Unit Coordinator who rode each ship during their week-long BRS-13 project activities.
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Environmental Services Naval Systems Support Research & Development

MAI has played a major role in developing the tools needed to support the rapidly growing field of marine environmental management. MAI pioneered the first global environmental impact statement on the impact of low frequency sound on the marine environment. Today MAI provides environmental support service to US and foreign government agencies as well as a variety of commercial entities. Learn More

MAI’s Naval Technology & Training Support staff provides a high level of expertise and experience in all aspects of naval systems design, development, test and evaluation, and training services. We provide support to a wide range of system development programs including, airborne, surface and submarine applications. This support is based on years of experience in both operations and training. Learn More

MAI is a world leader in the development of a wide range of engineering and scientific models in support of both naval systems development and environmental engineering and science issues. We are a major recipient of prestigious SBIR, STTR, and NOPP awards, often teamed with prestigious universities and research laboratories. Publications by MAI’s senior scientific staff are widely published in peer reviewed journals, and invited speakers at international forums and educational workshops. Learn More