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UMS Skeldar and Ultra Maritime unveil anti-submarine warfare solution at DSEI 2023

12th September 2023 - 19:00 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London

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This new ASW solution is based on the Skeldar V-200 UAS. (Photo: UMS Skeldar)

The new ASW platform allows for the deployment of sonobuoys via a rotary-wing UAS, enhancing capabilities to track potentially hostile submarines.

UMS Skeldar and Ultra Maritime have announced the debut of their anti-submarine warfare (ASW) solution at DSEI 2023. 

This system, based on the SKELDAR V-200, features a rotary wing UAS equipped with ASW sonobuoy dispensing capabilities. 

The project was undertaken as part of a contract awarded under the Canadian Department of National Defence’s (DND) Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) programme.

The newly unveiled solution empowers the Skeldar V-200 to deploy sonobuoys, allowing for tracking of potentially hostile submarines operating in open waters or near coastal regions — a capability needed for safeguarding the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and allied

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Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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