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Type 2016

Country of Origin: Britain


This is a powerful hull-mounted surveillance and attack sonar, reputed to have a range of up to 60 miles under favorable conditions. The sonar scans in a complete 360-degree circle and is capable of target classification and multiple target tracking. The 64-stave (12 elements each) mechanically sta bilized cylindrical array produces two sets of beams, one almost horizontal and one dipped at 7 degrees.

The Type 2016 was the first British sonar to operate with...

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