Mitcham Industries, Inc. engages in the provision of equipment to the geophysical, oceanographic, hydrographic and defence industries. It operates through the following segments: Marine Technology products and Equipment Leasing. The Marine Technology products segment is comprised of the design, manufacture, and sale of specialized marine seismic equipment, side scan sonar, water-side security systems, and the equipment sales activities of its Australian subsidiary, Seismic Asia Pacific Pty Ltd. The Equipment Leasing segment offers leasing of seismic equipment to companies in the oil and gas industry. The company was founded on January 29, 1987 and is headquartered in Huntsville, TX.