Finnish Navy News

Hamina-Class Corvette (right) pictured next to a Rauma-Class vessel (Photo: Kongsberg)

Finnish Defense Forces Upgrade Naval Sonars

(dipping mode). The unique ST2400 VDS is a compact package with Omni-directional coverage and performance that can overcome challenging acoustic environments while not limiting the vessel’s maneuverability.Kongsberg Maritime Subsea Naval, Director of Sales, Thomas Hostvedt Dahle said: “The Finnish Navy has been our key partner from the early development of the first ST240 VDS in the 90’s to the latest version of the ST2400 VDS that we have today. It has been field tested in challenging conditions in the very shallow parts of the Baltics where reverberation issues and layers are dominant

The ST2400 VDS is a Varial Depth Sonar for Anti-Submarine Warfare applications (Photo: Kongsberg Maritime)

Kongsberg Naval Sonars for Göteborg-Class Corvettes

sonar issues with ambiguity, buoyancy and omni coverage. Kongsberg Maritime Subsea Naval, Director of Sales, Thomas Hostvedt Dahle said: “The Royal Swedish Navy has seen the ST2400 VDS in action on our test vessel in Horten (Norway) and experienced its capabilities already operated by the Finnish Navy in Baltic exercises. The ST2400 VDS is unique as it’s a compact package with coverage and performance that can overcome challenging acoustic environments while not limiting a ship’s manoeuvrability.” Kongsberg Maritime has developed and manufactured Naval sonars for anti-submarine

HUGIN (Photo: Kongsberg)

HUGIN AUV Chosen for Polish Navy Countermeasures

delivery includes the HiPAP underwater communication and positioning system, which provides USBL updates and underwater data communication with the HUGIN 1000, or other underwater vehicles. HUGIN is currently operational with several navies around the world including the Royal Norwegian Navy, the Finnish Navy and the Italian Navy, in addition to being used by commercial companies. It is capable of performing high-speed surveys with excellent navigation and payload data quality to a depth of 1,000, 3,000 or 4,500 meters, depending on configuration. It can carry several different types of high performance

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