Military Periscope Logo



Country of Origin: USA


The AN/SQS-38 is a keel-mounted version of the AN/SQS-35 independent variable depth sonar (IVDS). The solid-state sonar was developed specifically to replace the vacuum-tube AN/SQS-36 keel-mounted sonar in the HAMILTON-class Coast Guard cutters. This was the only sonar fitted in U.S. Coast Guard cutters until August 1992 when all SQS-38 sonars were removed from HAMILTON-class cutters.

The sonar operates in three frequencies (11.9, 13, and 14.1 kHz) and can act in both...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.