UK Navy Orders Hull Mounted Sonars for Eight Type-23 Frigates

The Royal Navy has awarded a £27m contract for its Sonar 2050 Technology Refresh (S2050TR) Programme to Ultra Electronics’ Sonar Systems business, Greenford, Middlesex.

Under this contract, which will be executed over the next 10 years, the Group will deliver and support new hull mounted sonars for the Royal Navy’s eight Type-23 frigates. The S2050 Technology Refresh programme will deliver, to the Royal Navy, a world-leading sonar capability providing persistent surveillance against submarine and torpedo threats, at a significantly lower through-life cost.

Ultra’s sonar capability incorporates a number of world leading solutions, which will help satisfy the growing global market.

Press release, Image: UK Navy

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