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Type 2024

Country of Origin: Britain

description

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).

status

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

issues and notes

None.

operational notes

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

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