General Dynamics Wins South Korea Acoustic Processor Order; David Ibbetson Comments

General Dynamics EbizGeneral Dynamics Canada has won a contract to deliver new acoustic processing systems to Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd. for use by the South Korea's navy on surveillance aircraft.

Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd. will purchase 10 Vpx ENhanced Open architecture Multi-static sonobuoy processors from General Dynamics for South Korea’s P-3C Orion maritime patrol fleet, General Dynamics said Tuesday.

David Ibbetson, General Dynamics C4 Systems International vice president, said the new technology aims to help operators detect submarine threats and handle large volumes of sensor data.

ENOM technology works to acquire underwater acoustic signals and identify submarines, General Dynamics says.

Work under this contract falls under lot one of South Korea’s P-3C aircraft upgrade program.

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