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Country of Origin: Canada


The AN/SSQ-530 was a 31-channel DIFAR buoy similar to the SSQ-31B sonobuoy. It was used by the Canadian navy until replaced by the SSQ-53D(2) in 1992.


No longer in service.


 Sparton of Canada Ltd., London, Ontario, Canada


 SIZE                      A

 WEIGHT                    23 lb (10.2 kg)

   Operational life        1 or 4 hrs (selectable)
   Shelf life              7 years
   Operating depth         100, 400 or 1,000 ft (30, 122 or 305 m)
   RF channels     ...

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