array sonar

array sonar

[ə′rā ′sō‚när]
(engineering)
A sonar system incorporating a phased array of radiating and receiving transducers.
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Tenders are invited for Reliability Prediction And Reliability Block Diagram Of Towed Array Sonar System
Another area of concern is the missing Active Towed Array Sonar ( ATAS), which
ATLAS ELEKTRONiK's recent contract with the Indian Ministry of Defence for the delivery of six active towed array sonar systems (ACTAS) in 2016 will deal a large blow to foreign states looking to do a little covert surveillance work under the surface of India's territorial waters--and Canada Is taking note.
Some of the new equipment under consideration include: an improved 3D air surveillance radar, improved electronic warfare and signature management systems, a multi-function towed array sonar system, 25 mm guns, torpedo defense systems and armor.
The AN/SQQ-90 comprises the AN/SQS-60 hull-mounted mid-frequency sonar; the AN/SQS-61 hull-mounted high-frequency sonar; and the AN/SQR-20 multi-function towed array sonar and handling system.
Decommissioned in 1994, Fraser was one of the first warships to be designed and built in Canada, and was the first ship to test the beartrap helicopter recovery system, the towed array sonar, and the nixie torpedo decoy system.
1 million to L3 Communications of Sylmar for the Navy's TB-23 Towed Array sonar system.
The project, called the Surveillance Towed Array Sonar System Low Frequency Active acoustic sonar system (SURTASS LFA), is designed to take advantage of the special acoustic properties of high-decibel, low frequency sound in seawater to detect what the Navy claims are increasingly quiet foreign submarines.
NEW YORK -- EDO Corporation (NYSE: EDO) has been awarded a $4 million contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for continued production of acoustic modules for the Light Weight Wide Aperture Array sonar system on Virginia-class attack submarines.
The product range exhibited covered everything from variable-depth towed array sonar systems to surface-to-air missiles, and Concepts that included training ships for foreign navies and piracy protection systems for commercial shipping.
Kolkata and Kamorta have taken around a decade to roll out of the shipyards and the absence of key systems -- Kolkata is without its main weapon, a long range surface- to- air missile system, while the submarine detecting towed array sonar is missing from both ships -- has left a void even though the warships have been declared fully operational.