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Black Snake lightweight towed array sonar

Country of Origin: Italy


The Black Snake is a lightweight towed array sonar designed as an anti-torpedo system. It was developed by Whitehead Alenia Sistemi Subacquei (WASS) to complement the C310 torpedo countermeasure system for small and medium vessels with limited deck space.

The system features a patented stabilization system that allows rapid left/right ambiguity solving without using hydrophone triplets or requiring the towing ship to perform maneuvers to induce movements on the towed array....

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