USA—Upgraded Airborne Minehunting System Delivered

Northrop Grumman | 02/08/2019

The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of its first two AQS-24C airborne minehunting sonar systems, reports Northrop Grumman, the manufacturer. The systems were handed over after the successful completion of shipboard contractor testing and government helicopter testing on the MH-53E platform, said a company release on Wednesday. The completion of the trials enables Northrop Grumman to launch mass production, the release said. The AQS-24 is a helicopter-towed mine-hunting sonar employed...

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