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Type 2050

Country of Origin: Britain


Type 2050 is a medium-range hull-mounted active surveillance and attack sonar designed as an upgrade of the Type 2016 sonar on British anti-submarine surface ships. The system uses 64 signal beams of 5.5 degrees for improved performance over continental shelves and bottom echo rejection.

The sonar's transducer can be mounted on the bow or keel on a fixed mount within a glass-reinforced plastic dome. The system processes detected signals using Ferranti (later Thomson Marconi...

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