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Type 2054

Country of Origin: Britain


The Type 2054 was designed specifically for the new British VANGUARD-class missile submarine. The system consists of a towed array, active and passive sonars and an intercept system.

Signal processing in Type 2054 is entirely digital. The signals provide bearing, range, target motion and torpedo-detection capabilities.

The Type 2054 has a Sub-Harpoon missile targeting capability.


Initial operational capability (IOC) was attained in 1992. Six systems were ordered and are in...

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