ATLAS ELEKTRONIK to Deliver Six Sonars to Indian Navy

09.12.2014 Europe
ATLAS ELEKTRONIK to Deliver Six Sonars to Indian Navy

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK to Deliver Six Sonars to Indian Navy

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ATLAS ELEKTRONIK and the Indian Ministry of Defense have signed a contract for the delivery of six active towed array sonar systems (ACTAS) for the Indian Navy. The total contract volume is approximately 40 million Euros. Delivery of the first system is planned for 2016.

The towed array sonar ACTAS operates in the low-frequency range and permits observation of the sea space at ranges in excess of 60 kilometers, depending on the sound propagation conditions of the water. The performance of ACTAS delivers to warships an exceptional operational range advantage over both the operational range of radars and weapons systems employed by submarines. ACTAS can also locate and track surface vessels which permits reconnaissance of both submarines and ships in the same sonar search area.

 The signing of the contract confirms the pronounced competence in hydro acoustics of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK as a leading supplier of maritime electronic systems in the international market.

The ATLAS ELEKTRONIK Group stands for maritime and naval solutions above and below the ocean surface. The company holds a leading position in all fields of maritime high technology, from command & control systems including radio & communication systems for submarines, surface combatants and mine warfare systems and ranging to heavyweight torpedoes, coastal surveillance systems and in-service support.

The electronics specialist is a joint company of ThyssenKrupp and Airbus DS and has a workforce of 2000 highly skilled employees.

 

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