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DUUX 2

Country of Origin: France

description

The DUUX 2 is a largely outdated, passive acoustic rangefinder for submarines.

status

Initial operational capability (IOC) was reached in 1964. The DUUX 2 is no longer in production, being replaced by the DUUX 5 sonar.

There were 120 systems supplied to 22 navies for eight classes of subs. The overall total in service as of this update is not available. The numbers of reported systems continue to dwindle.

builders

 Thales (formerly Thomson Marconi Sonar SS), Sophia Antipolis, France

users platforms


 Ecuador
  submarines    SHRYI class (German Type 209)
 Greece
  submarines    POSEIDON class
                GLAVKOS class (being retired)
 Indonesia
  submarines    CAKRA class (German Type 209/1300)
 Pakistan
  submarines    HASHMAT class (French Agosta)
 Peru
  submarines    ANGAMOS class
 Spain
  submarines    GALERNA class (French Agosta)
 Venezuela
  submarines    SABALO class (German Type 209/1300 class)

characteristics

 FREQUENCY RANGE
                      5, 7, 12 and 18 kHz

issues and notes

None.

operational notes

None.

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