TODAY   |  March 14, 2014

US Navy involved in Flight 370 search

Commander William Marks, public information officer for the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet, speaks to TODAY about the Navy patrol aircraft helping to locate the missing flight.

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>> the us navy also involved in the search. we spoke with william marx, public information officer for the seventh fleet. he told us about the navy patrol being used.

>> their radar is so advanced, they can see something the size of a small wooden crate or a basketball on the surface of the water.

>> they are able to stay airborne for nine hours at a time as they search.