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Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 150
Also Known As: Flash Sonics and Folding Light Acoustic System for Helicopters
Origin: France and United Kingdom
Corporations: Thales
Parent System: Flash
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 150
Family Members: BlueWatcher
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Description: The Flash (Folding Light Acoustic System for Helicopters) is a low-frequency, airborne dipping sonar designed to provide shallow and blue waters search capability for ASW helicopters. The Flash dipping sonar has been integrated on the EH101 Merlin, SH-60, Cougar, and NH90 NFH helicopters.

Flash Applications

Support Aircraft EH101 Merlin MH-60R Strikehawk NH90 NFH

Flash News

There are 5 news between
18 Dec 2009 and 10 Feb 2014
Monday, February 10, 2014Thales Secures New Support Contract for Sonar 2050 System
Wednesday, June 19, 2013Flash Sonics Sonar Enters Service with French Navy NH90 Caiman Helicopters
Wednesday, February 6, 2013AgustaWestland Selects Thales to Supply FLASH Compact Dipping Sonars
Thursday, October 25, 2012Thales Awarded Support Contract for French Navy NH90's Flash Dipping Sonar
Friday, December 18, 2009Royal Navy Type 23 Frigate Re-Enters Service with Sonar 2087 Upgrade

Operators & Related Equipment

United Kingdom?
EH101 Merlin

Grand Total 147
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