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  • 18 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A U.S. federal appeals court has ordered the Navy to reduce the use of its towed array sensor system as it harms marine mammals. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in California found that a 2012 district court decision which allowed the navy to use low-frequency sonar for training, testing, and operations was not in accordance with […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Indian Navy has formally received four sonars developed by the Indian government’s Defence Research and Development Organisation. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba was presented with four different sonar systems used for various platforms. The systems included Abhay – a compact hull mounted sonar for shallow water craft, Humsa UG – an […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Kazakhstan’s Zenit shipyard has contracted undersea security and defense company SAES to deliver the fourth Intruder Detection Sonar DDS-03 for Kazakhstan Navy ships. Delivery of the new sonar is scheduled for 2018 and it will be the fourth of a series that started in 2015. Moreover, the company says first steps have been taken in order […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    UK company SEA (Systems Engineering & Assessment) has unveiled its new and improved thin line KraitArray towed Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) sonar at this year’s DSEI exhibition in London. Compared to the current 50m, the KraitArray now extends up to 150m in length, offering operators greater detection and bearing ranges. It is enabled by connectors between modules […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Canadian marine technology company Kraken Robotics has been reconfirmed as a supplier of new sonar systems for the Royal Danish Navy.

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Indian Navy has awarded Tata a contract to deliver portable diver detection sonar (PDDS) for its ships. Tata will be manufacturing the sonars at its Bengaluru site under a transfer of technology agreement with Israeli defense company DSIT. This is the second contract to be signed by the Indian Navy under the ‘Buy and […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A team of Royal Navy sailors aboard the minehunter HMS Bangor helped save the U.S. Navy more than $1 million by finding and recovering a previously lost sonar. The large sonar was lost during the latest Anglo-French-US exercise in the Gulf, Artemis Trident. Although the chief aim of the workout was to keep sea lanes […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Industry news

    Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) is looking for a contractor to provide sonar equipment for a period of 48 months from the date of the contract award. The framework agreement includes non-exclusive purchase of equipment, support and training needed for navigation sonars. Today Danish Navy vessels sail as patrol vessels in Greenland territorial […]

  • 5 March 2020

    BAE Systems Submarines, which is building four nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy, has awarded work worth around GBP 330 million (USD 426.4 million) to Thales UK. The outlay – part of a GBP 31 billion investment by Whitehall in the nation’s ultimate weapon – will see the latest Sonar 2076 suite — which encompasses […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Sailors are benefiting from a new Sonar 2076 training facility opened at the Royal Naval Submarine School at HMS Raleigh on Monday, October 19, 2015. Royal Navy sonar operators will now train on the exact sonar system they will be working on in their submarines. The Sonar 2076 training system provides realistic, hands on training, […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    French defense and technology company Thales worked with the Royal Navy recently to see if upgrades in submarine sonar systems could be applied on towed array sonars used on surface ships such as the Type 23 frigates. Sonar 2076 is the Royal Navy’s major sonar platform on all submarines, while the Type 23 frigate anti-submarine warfare fleet […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Autonomous vehicle manufacturer Hydroid Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, announced it has completed testing of the REMUS 600 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) with the newly integrated HISAS 2040 synthetic aperture sonar for an unidentified navy customer. The HISAS 2040 system is engineered and manufactured at Kongsberg Maritime in Horten, Norway. This advanced technology allows […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The UK Ministry of Defence has contracted Cohort’s subsidiary SEA to provide across-the-board support to acoustic and sonar underwater systems fitted to the Royal Navy’s surface and sub-surface fleets. Under the two-year contract, SEA will undertake what is known as the MoD underwater systems architecture advisory service (USAAS). According to the company, this the first time USAAS combines all […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Agusta Westland has selected Thales as the supplier of compact dipping sonars to equip its Lynx light helicopters for export markets. The latest in Thales’s FLASH range, the FLASH Compact is designed for smaller and lighter helicopters than those already using the FLASH sonar. The FLASH Compact sonar features an optimised, lightweight architecture as well […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Swede Ship Marine will install new Kongsberg Maritime sonar systems as part of a major rebuild and lifetime extension of five patrol boats for the Swedish Navy. The new sonars will replace the previous model SIMRAD SS576 sonars first installed in 1996 on board the Tapper-class (or Bevakningsbåt 80), with the purpose to protect and […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Following an extensive refit, HMS Portland has become the final Royal Navy Type 23 frigate to be fitted with Thales UK’s Sonar 2087, a towed array sonar system that enables warships to hunt submarines at considerable distances and locate them beyond the range from which they can launch an attack. Portland has now returned […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy has described how the combination of a Type 23 frigate fitted with Thales UK’s Sonar 2087 and a Merlin helicopter equipped with the Thales FLASH dipping sonar has delivered an outstanding anti-submarine warfare capability. HMS Northumberland, sailing as part of the UK’s Response Force Task Group on the Cougar 12 Mediterranean deployment, […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Navy has awarded a £27m contract for its Sonar 2050 Technology Refresh (S2050TR) Programme to Ultra Electronics’ Sonar Systems business, Greenford, Middlesex. Under this contract, which will be executed over the next 10 years, the Group will deliver and support new hull mounted sonars for the Royal Navy’s eight Type-23 frigates. The S2050 […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy said that it has improved its ability to track down mines after completing a series of sonar tests at Carderock’s David Taylor Model Basin in Bethesda, Maryland. The navy’s unmanned maritime systems program office along with Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division tested the AN/AQS-20A Variable Depth Sonar (VDS), the minehunting […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH has been commissioned by the Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Ma- rine Engineering (DSME) with the supply and integration of a bow sonar (ASO) as well as a low- frequency active towed array sonar (ACTAS) for a new frigate of the Royal Thai Navy. Delivery of the systems is planned to take […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The official qualification trials of the sonars for the FREMM frigate programme took place over a six-week period in June and July 2012 on the FREMM frigate Aquitaine in the Bay of Biscay. The successful trials are the culmination of nine months of testing with the UMS 4110 CL bow-mounted sonar and CAPTAS 4249 towed-array […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon company has received a USD 42.58 million contract for the manufacture and delivery of AN/AQS-22 Airbone Low Frequency Sonar spares for the Royal Australian Navy. The sonar is an undersea warfare sensor of the MH-60R helicopter, which enables the aircraft to accomplish the assigned undersea warfare missions like submarine detection, tracking, localization and classification. […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Norwegian marine technology company Kongsberg has been selected to deliver its anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and diver detection sonars for the Pohjanmaa-class corvettes currently being developed by the Finnish Navy under its Squadron 2020 project. Kongsberg Maritime AS, Sensor & Robotics has signed the relevant contract worth about NOK 100 million (USD 9.5 million) with Saab. […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    CODA has demonstrated the recently launched Echoscope4G® Surface during a US Navy training exercise as part of a Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) 3D HUD System. The Surface is a real-time 3D sonar and can be used for launch on small rapid response rigid inflatable boats (RIB) and additional inflatable craft used in law enforcement, […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Defence Research and Development Canada is set to test the TRAPS (Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar), a variable depth ASW sonar on Royal Canadian Navy ships. The department has contracted GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc. to deliver the systems for testing. According to GeoSpectrum, TRAPS is a towed compact, active-passive, variable-depth sonar for submarine, torpedo and […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    EdgeTech, the world’s leading provider of commercial and military side scan sonar systems, has just completed delivery of 12 advanced sonar systems for the Indian Navy. EdgeTech was awarded the contract after a performance trial with a competing side scan sonar manufacturer; the LMCS System was selected based on its superior performance and meeting or […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Bluefin Robotics, a leading provider of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced that the company has added the L-3 Klein UUV-3500 Side Scan Sonar to its growing list of vehicle payload offerings. The integration effort was internally funded to support company initiatives to expand sensor options and continue to provide state-of-the-art technology to the market. The […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Leonardo has presented its new ATAS sensor (Active Towed Array Sonar) that was developed in line with the Italian fleet modernisation programme. The unveiling took place Tuesday at the Euronaval expo in Paris. ATAS was designed to equip the Italian Navy’s new multi-purpose off-shore patrol vessels (PPAs) and can be used in combat operations at a variety […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command awarded Lockheed Martin Corp., (MST) a $130m contract to exercise options for fiscal 2016 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Insertion (A-RCI)  system engineering and technical support, yesterday, November 5. The A-RCI is a sonar system upgrade installed on the USA’s entire submarine fleet. The system integrates and improves towed […]