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Type 2087

Country of Origin: Britain


The Type 2087 sonar is a towed active low-frequency sonar developed to replace Type 2031 sonars on Britain's Type 23 (DUKE-class) frigates. It is designed to detect and track submarines beyond their attack range. It has improved range over the Type 2031, with bistatic and intercept capability.

The system consists of a variable depth low-frequency transmitter and a wide-aperture towed array. The sonar array is attached to a 1.2-mile (2.0-km) cable attached at the vessel's...

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