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Type 2024

Country of Origin: Britain


The Type 2024 is a passive, towed linear-array sonar developed to provide attack submarines with a long-range search capability. The Type 2024 has a "clip-on" design and is based on the U.S. AN/BQR-15 sonar, but uses a British signal processor. Comprised of the Type 2030 (US BQR-22) and Type 2035 (U.S. BQR-23 16-channel processor).


No longer in production or in service. Replaced by the Type 2046.

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On April 30, 1982, during the Falklands War, the VALIANT-class submarine...

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