Thales to develop new sonar system for French Future SSBNs


The French defence procurement agency (DGA) has awarded Thales a contract to develop a new sonar system for future SSBNs.

According to Thales official press release; the contract includes a period of a 42-month to conduct a set of studies and technological developments for a sonar system to be equipped on France’s future third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SNLE 3G).

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This new research and development programme builds on the results of studies launched under France’s two previous defence spending plans. It will include final validation of the fourth-generation flank arrays and the development of a new sonar interceptor, with latest-generation adaptive antenna processing and threat classification algorithms as well as an innovative bow-mounted antenna concept.

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  1. omarmoroccoo says

    Mes salutations aux constructeurs français , et pourtant j’arrive pas à un emploi avec eux en maintenance mécanique comme officier mécanicien maritime expérimenté .
    Mes respects .

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