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Singapore Airshow 2020: Schiebel explores ASW innovations

11th February 2020 - 16:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore


Austrian company Schiebel is exploring anti-submarine warfare (ASW) roles among potential new applications for its Camcopter S-100 UAV platform.

Neil Hunter, director of business development at Schiebel, explained to Shephard: ‘We’re now looking at maritime radars for the obvious reasons. And then, if you see the number of submarines that are being procured around the world by various nations, we’re starting to look into anti-submarine warfare.’

Hunter noted that sonobuoys have been getting smaller as technology improves, adding that Schiebel is also looking at an active dipping sonar that could be lowered by cable from the central fuselage section

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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