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GeoSpectrum Technologies prepares for new TRAPS sonar trials

14 May 2019
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Canada-based marine acoustics house GeoSpectrum Technologies is preparing to conduct new at-sea trials of its Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar (TRAPS) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) sonar system with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN).

Trials from a Kingston-class coastal defence vessel are planned to take place in June. This will be followed later in 2019 by tests at the Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges (CFMETR) on the west coast.

GeoSpectrum, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, developed TRAPS to meet requirements for a compact, lightweight, and low-cost active/passive variable depth sonar that can be accommodated on smaller ships.

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