The French Navy (Marine Nationale) and French Armament General Directorate (DGA) started trials of the Thales CAPTAS-1 variable depth sonar (VDS) aboard Loire-class offshore support and assistance vessel (BSAM) "Garonne" off Brest, in Brittany.
Tag Archives : Sonar
16 Jun 2020
Underwater obstacle avoidance technology from maritime defence and security specialist Sonardyne International Ltd. has been chosen for a new design diver delivery unit (DDU) being built by SubSea Craft.
09 May 2020
Maritime technology specialist Sonardyne International Ltd. has launched a new navigation and collision avoidance capability for surface and underwater naval and defence operations with its new Vigilant forward looking sonar (FLS).
15 Apr 2020
Kongsberg Maritime AS, Sensor & Robotics is celebrating the signing of a contract with Saab that will see KONGSBERG delivering its market-leading 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.
14 Apr 2020
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today the successful integration of the Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar (TRAPS) for Unmanned Surface Vessels (TRAPS-USV) onboard the Company’s Seagull USV. The sea trials included multiple deployment and recovery cycles, towing at different speeds and transmission at various power levels.
06 Apr 2020
HMS Portland becomes the first ship to be fitted with Ultra’s next generation Hull Mounted Sonar Type 2150 as part of a wider refit to the Royal Navy’s frigates.
01 Apr 2020
GeoSpectrum Technologies announces the debut of a new and compact version of its Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar (TRAPS) suitable for Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs).
28 Feb 2020
Contracts to develop the ‘eyes and ears’ of Dreadnought submarines will create 170 jobs and secure 350 more across the UK. BAE Systems Submarines, which is building four nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy, has awarded work worth around £330 million to Thales UK.
04 Feb 2020
Northrop Grumman's µSASTM (pronounced "micro-sas") will be integrated onto L3Harris Technologies' Iver4 Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) for a 12-month test period for the Defense Innovation Unit's (DIU) Next Generation Small-Class UUV program.
04 Feb 2020
Mitsui E & S Shipbuilding launched the new ocean surveillance ship "Aki" (AOS-5203) for Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) on January 15, 2020.