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IDEF 2021: Meteksan details sonar solutions for submarines and corvettes

19th August 2021 - 12:30 GMT | by Tayfun Özberk in Istanbul


Meteksan's SISS comprises a series of active and passive sonar technologies and equips Turkey's Preveze-class SSK fleet. (Photo: Tayfun Ozberk)

Turkish manufacturer's SISS submarine-based sonar system will reduce Turkish Naval Forces' reliance on foreign suppliers, while upgraded YAKAMOS package will equip export corvettes.

Meteksan Defence of Turkey is showcasing its sonar systems at the IDEF 2021 exhibition in Istanbul. On display are elements of the Submarine Integrated Sonar System (SISS) fitted to the Turkish Navy's Preveze-class (Type 209-1400) submarines as part of the MUREN project, as well as a new version of the YAKAMOS hull-mounted sonar dubbed YAKAMOS 2020.

SISS is designed for high-accuracy detection, location, classification and tracking of threats at long distances with high sensitivity in a wide frequency range using fibre-optic and/or piezoelectric acoustic underwater sensor groups of different systems. It comprises a series of active and passive sonar ...

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