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K8000 advanced mine-hunting sonar

Country of Origin: USA


The K8000 is a high-resolution side-scanning sonar designed to survey large ocean areas rapidly to detect bottom and close-tethered mines.

The mine-hunting system consists of the tow body, or tow fish, winch and handling subsystem and the operator console. The tow body can be deployed from small craft, as well as from helicopters.

The tow body is made of high-strength composite materials in order to keep its weight low. The winch and handling system is able to launch, tow,...

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