Nautel Sonar is currently carrying out First Article Factory Acceptance Testing for it 510 Hull Mounted Sonar sub-system with representatives of its customer General Dynamics Mission Systems and the Department of National Defence, at Nautel’s dedicated Underwater Test Facility in Cornwall, Ontario.
A comprehensive sonar upgrade for the RCN’s Halifax class frigates includes the delivery of 12 hull mounted sonar systems. The testing phase culmination represents a crucial milestone in the overall development of these advanced hull-mounted sonars from Nautel Sonar. The upgraded sonars will significantly enhance the anti-submarine warfare capability of the Halifax class frigates by providing state-of-the-art improvements in both transmission and reception
Nautel’s testing barge allows full in-water testing of sonar arrays
Not a bad view while enjoying a mid-test coffee!