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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2003
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: AQS-24A
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Northrop Grumman
Parent System: AN/AQS-24
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2003
Total Production: ?
Family Members: AQS-24B
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Description: The AN/AQS-24 is a boat-mounted mine detection system designed to operate remotely. It will enable current ships to navigate safely through channels as well as harbor mine mapping within homeland and force deployment missions. The system can be deployed by rotary wing aircraft such as the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) MCH-101 aircraft.

AN/AQS-24 Applications

Tactical Support Helicopters EH101 Merlin

AN/AQS-24 News

There are 5 news between
24 Oct 2011 and 10 Mar 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Takes Delivery of MCH101 Airborne Mine Counter Measures Helicopter
Monday, October 6, 2014AQS-24A Mine Detecting Sensor System Demonstrated for US Naval Forces Central Command
Tuesday, June 18, 2013Northrop Grumman Delivers First AQS-24A Airborne Mine-hunting Vehicle to Japan
Wednesday, July 11, 2012Japan Orders Additional AQS-24A Airborne Mine Hunting Systems
Monday, October 24, 2011Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's MCH-101 Helicopters to Receive AQS-24A Airborne Mine-Hunting System

Operators & Related Equipment

AN/AQS-24A supplied to MCH-101 helicopters beginning in 2013

Grand Total ?2

AN/AQS-24 Links & Resources

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