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Sonar problem stops Canadian S92 deck landings

Sonar problem stops Canadian S92 deck landings

The Canadian Forces are having troubles with their S92 deck landings. The sonar systems used by the Cyclones protrude from the bottom of the helicopter, where it risks being bumped by a landing system. Once the sonars are removed, the helicopters will still be able to be used for testing and training, reports Global News.

Source: HeliHub.com, 03-Jan-18

Norway takes delivery of their first sonar-equipped NH90

Norway takes delivery of their first sonar-equipped NH90

NHI is pleased to announce the delivery of the sixth NH90 helicopter to the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA).This event took place in Tessera (Italy), Finmeccanica Helicopter Division facility, in presence of Mr Vittorio Della Bella Managing Director of NHIndustries and Colonel Nils Frøisland from Norway. The Helicopter took off today from Tessera. The delivery… Read more »

Source: NHI, 08-Feb-16

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Raytheon awarded $65M contract for MH-60R sonar

Raytheon awarded $65M contract for MH-60R sonar

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $65,801,757 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0012) for the procurement of 22 MH-60R full-rate production Lot XIII Airborne Low Frequency Sonar systems for the Navy (20), and the government of Saudi Arabia (2), including associated program management support.  Work will be… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Nov-15

Raytheon wins $33M contract modification for ten MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon wins $33M contract modification for ten MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $33,000,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0012) for the procurement of 10 MH-60R full-rate production Airborne Low Frequency Sonar Lot XII systems.  Work will be performed in Brest, France (59 percent); Portsmouth, Rhode Island (37 percent); and Johnstown, Pennsylvania (4 percent),… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 08-Sep-15

Northrop Grumman awarded $14M contract for MH-53E mine hunting sonar systems

Northrop Grumman awarded $14M contract for MH-53E mine hunting sonar systems

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Annapolis, Maryland, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $14,761,000 value cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for the design, development, fabrication, testing, production and delivery of AN/AQS-24C mine hunting sonar systems. The purpose of this effort is to meet an urgent operational need for volume search minehunting capability deployed from the MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 20-Jul-15

Thales awarded $7.7M delivery order for H-60 sonar work

Thales Defense & Security, Inc., Clarksburg, Maryland, is being awarded $7,713,300 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 7007 against previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement N0038313G003F for the repair coverage of six items for the Airborne Low Frequency Sonar system for the H-60 helicopter. Work will be performed in Brest, France (62 percent); Clarksburg, Maryland (26 percent); and… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Oct-14

Thales awarded $7.7M repair order for H-60 sonar

Thales awarded $7.7M repair order for H-60 sonar

Thales Defense & Security, Inc., Clarksburg, Maryland, is being awarded $7,713,300 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 7007 against previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement N0038313G003F for the repair coverage of six items for the Airborne Low Frequency Sonar system for the H-60 helicopter. Work will be performed in Brest, France (62 percent); Clarksburg, Maryland (26 percent); and… Read more »

Source: HAI, 29-Sep-14

Raytheon awarded $42M sonar contract for Royal Australian Navy MH-60R fleet

Raytheon awarded $42M sonar contract for Royal Australian Navy MH-60R fleet

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., has been awarded a maximum $42,589,944 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of airborne low frequency sonar helicopter dipping sonar systems.  This contract is a sole source acquisition.  Location of performance is Rhode Island with a February 2017 performance completion date.  Using service is the Royal Australian Navy…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 17-Dec-13

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Thales awarded $8.8M order for H-60 sonar

Thales awarded $8.8M order for H-60 sonar

Thales Communication Inc., Clarksburg, Md., is being awarded $8,815,933 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 7002 against previously awarded contract (N00383-13-G-003F) for the repair of six items for the airborne low frequency sonar system for the H-60 helicopter. Work will be performed at Clarksburg, Md. (28 percent); Brest, France (54 percent); and Johnstown, Pa. (18 percent), and… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 05-Nov-13

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Thales awarded $15M for MH-60R sonar work

Thales awarded $15M for MH-60R sonar work

Thales Communications, Inc., Clarksburg, Md., is being awarded a $15,125,500 firm-fixed-price contract for depot level specialized test equipment and the relevant technical data required to establish depot level support for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar in support of the MH-60R aircraft program. Work will be performed in Clarksburg, Md. (50 percent) and Jacksonville, Fla…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 27-Sep-13

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Raytheon wins $45M US Navy sonar contract

Raytheon wins $45M US Navy sonar contract

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., has been awarded a maximum $45,179,000 undefinitized contractual action (5026) against basic ordering agreement (SPRPA1-09-G-001Y) for the manufacture and delivery of airborne low frequency sonar helicopter dipping sonar systems. Location of performance is Rhode Island, with a November 2017 performance completion date. Using military service is Navy. Type of… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 18-Sep-13

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AgustaWestland selects Thales dipping sonars

AgustaWestland selects Thales dipping sonars

Agusta Westland has selected Thales as the supplier of compact dipping sonars to equip its Lynx light helicopters for export markets. The latest in Thales’s FLASH range, the FLASH Compact is designed for smaller and lighter helicopters than those already using the FLASH sonar. The FLASH Compact sonar features an optimised, lightweight architecture as well as a… Read more »

Source: Thales, 07-Feb-13

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French Navy awards support contract for NH90 FLASH sonars

French Navy awards support contract for NH90 FLASH sonars

The NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA), in the name of the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA), has awarded Thales a two-year contract, with a three-year extension close, to support 14 FLASH dipping sonars on the French Navy’s 27 NH90 NFH helicopters. Thales has extensive experience in the delivery of through-life support services for underwater warfare… Read more »

Source: Thales, 30-Oct-12

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Raytheon wins $12M contract for MH-60 sonar maintenance

Raytheon wins $12M contract for MH-60 sonar maintenance

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $12,218,916 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-08-G-0013) for specialized test equipment and “golden units” necessary to perform depot level repairs to identified airborne low frequency sonar components in support of the MH-60 aircraft.  This effort is targeted to augment… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Jun-12

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Raytheon awarded $10M delivery order for MH-60R sonar work

Raytheon awarded $10M delivery order for MH-60R sonar work

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $10,441,880 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-08-G-0013) for non-recurring engineering, highly accelerated life test, and integrated logistics services required to complete Part II Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) 6515-E-022 for the MH-60R helicopter.  ECP 6515-E-022 will integrate the Airborne Low Frequency… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 13-Dec-11

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Raytheon awarded $81M for MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon awarded $81M for MH-60R sonar systems

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $81,700,000 firm-fixed-price contract to procure 24 MH-60R Airborne Low Frequency Sonar Systems and all associated program management support for lot nine production. Work will be performed in Brest, France (72 percent); Portsmouth, R.I. (20 percent); and Johnstown, Pa. (8 percent). Work is expected to… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 28-Sep-11

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Marport awarded contract for helicopter dipping sonar modules

Marport awarded contract for helicopter dipping sonar modules

Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc., a leading developer of sonar technology for commercial and military applications, announced today that its subsidiary, Marport C-Tech Ltd., has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to manufacture helicopter dipping sonar modules for international defence contractor SELEX Galileo. The work will be carried out at Marport C-Tech facilities in Cornwall,… Read more »

Source: Marport, 11-May-11

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