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IMDEX 2013: GD Canada shows its Venom

14th May 2013 - 13:52 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Singapore


General Dynamics Canada has introduced the latest in its family of acoustic processing systems – the Venom UYS-505 – at the IMDEX exhibition in Singapore.

The system is 85% smaller than the previous 504 variant, with a 61% weight and 53% power consumption reduction. The company has recognised that smaller navies want to procure smaller aircraft and in turn the size and weight of subsystems need to contribute to the weight savings.

‘This is the evolution of our airborne acoustic processor,’ Peter Giles, product manager for underwater ISR at the company, told Shephard at the IMDEX exhibition in Singapore. ‘This …

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