Tag Archives: sonar

Sonartech Atlas, DST Form 3-Year Partnership to Develop Australian Naval Capability

Sonartech Atlas and Australia’s Defense Science and Technology Group have entered into a three-year partnership agreement to pursue research and development in efforts to build on the country’s naval assets, Defence Connect reported Thursday. Christopher Pyne, minister for defense industry in Australia, has said the deal focuses on technologies in short-time signal …

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Textron to Build 2 More Unmanned Surface Vehicles for Navy’s Mine Countermeasure Mission

Textron‘s unmanned systems division has been awarded a $14.8 million contract to build an additional two fourth-generation Common Unmanned Surface Vehicles for the U.S. Navy‘s Unmanned Influence Sweep System program. The company said Monday the service branch plans to use the CUSVs for a Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Surface Vehicle mission that will involve mine-hunting, neutralization …

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Thales to Update Sonar Systems on Australian Collins-Class Submarines

Thales has received a design and pre-production contract to update sonar systems in six of Australia’s Collins-class submarines in an effort to boost underwater threat detection efforts for the country’s navy. The company said Tuesday it will install its new Modular Cylindrical Array, flank array and on-board processing technology in the submarines as …

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Raytheon, Navy Collaborate to Update Mine-Hunting Sonar Tech; Paul Ferraro Comments

Raytheon has partnered with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport to update a sonar system that the company developed to help U.S. Navy personnel recognize mines. The AN/AQS-20A mine-hunting sonar has been updated through a Raytheon-NUWC collaboration that began in August last year as part of a “work for private party” contract funded by the company, …

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Northrop to Design, Build Minehunting Sonar Systems for Navy Sea Dragon Helicopter

Northrop Grumman will support the design, development, production, testing and delivery of the AN/AQS-24C minehunting sonar systems for the U.S. Navy under a contract worth up to $14.8 million. The Defense Department said Friday the systems will support the volume search minehunting operations of the Navy’s MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter. AN/AQS-24C works to …

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Research and Markets: Sonar Systems Market to Reach $5B by 2020

A new Research and Markets report has forecast a sonar systems and technology market worth $4.90 billion by 2020 from $3.41 billion in 2014. The report tackles various factors that influence market dynamics and examines the technology’s landscape in more than 12 countries, Research and Markets said Tuesday. The market analyst noted that tier-one market players, including Ultra Electronics, …

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GDAIS To Help Navy Operate Raytheon-Made Radar, Sonar System

General Dynamics will provide engineering and technical support for tactical control systems installed on U.S. and Australian navy submarines, the Defense Department announced Friday. The company’s advanced information systems unit will help the naval forces work with the Raytheon-made AN/BYG-1 through July 2013. According to Raytheon, the AN/BYG-1(V) is designed for …

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