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Elbit Systems UK looks to USV-based towed array sonars after 2019 Progeny Framework trials

8th June 2020 - 09:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


As the maritime battlespace widens its scope away from littoral operations and back into the blue waters of the open oceans, navies are looking at ways in which unmanned technology can be harnessed to provide an enduring, distributed capability. 

In the UK, much of the work in this area is being carried out under the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) in the eight-year, £200 million ($253 million) Progeny Maritime Research Framework (PMRF), which aims to deliver solutions across a range of domains and roles, including ASW.

One company participating with Dstl through the PMRF is Elbit Systems UK, which

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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