Make in India in defence: Navy inducts 4 indigenous sonars

The Indian Navy on 18th November formally inducted four types of indigenously developed sonars that will boost its underwater surveillance capability.

The systems included Abhay, which is a compact hull mounted sonar for shallow water crafts; Humsa UG, which is an upgrade for the Humsa sonar system; NACS, or the Near-field Acoustic Characterisation System; and AIDSS, or the Advanced Indigenous Distress sonar system for submarines. The systems have been designed and developed by Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory, a Kochi-based laboratory of DRDO.

Source – The Hindu

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