DAC has also granted AoN to procure nine active towed array sonar
systems (advanced) for the navy at an estimated cost of Rs 450 crore.
The DAC has also approved AON for nine Active Towed Array Sonar
Systems (Advance) for the Indian Navy which will cost Rs 450 crore.
This will consist of a fully-integrated low-frequency active towed array sonar
coupled with the winch and power systems needed to deploy and recover the arrays and assorted receiver electronics.
Advanced air/surface search radar, electro-optical sensors, and hull-mounted sonar, would be pre-requisites on a baseline design, with additional modular sensors such as active towed array sonar
for example, installed as and when required.
Ultra Electronics of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, which has had success with its multi-static active passive towed array sonar
, would provide a special towed body that is well suited to the congested shipping lanes and littorals in which modern threats might lurk.
Another area of concern is the missing Active Towed Array Sonar
( ATAS), which
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.
Here depicted is the latest version for the German navy, with a new flank array sonar
system and an integrated combat system, both provided by Atlas Elektronik.
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.
Also aboard will be an EDO variable depth low frequency towed array sonar
1 million to L3 Communications of Sylmar for the Navy's TB-23 Towed Array sonar
Testing of the Surveillance Towed Array Sonar
System -- Low Frequency Active (SURTASS-LFA) acoustic sonar system has already begun to wreak havoc in the world's oceans.