Canada—Navy Touts Upgrades To Frigate ASW Systems

Royal Canadian Navy | 06/12/2019

The Royal Canadian Navy has been increasing the anti-submarine warfare capabilities of its frigates. The Halifax-class frigates have received upgrades to their underwater warfare suite to address new submarine and torpedo threats, according to a service release on Monday. Enhancements include a new towed array sonar with inline projector technology; wideband hull-mounted sonar; and the new torpedo sonar intercept and classification (TORSIC) system, which detects sonar used by a torpedo. The...

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