Ultra Receives Hull-Mounted Sonar Subcontract

Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems Inc has secured an initial three ship set production order from Lockheed Martin Canada Inc. for the supply of Hull Mounted Sonars (HMS) for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ship. The latest order is valued at circa $19.5M and further supports manufacturing jobs at Ultra’s recently refurbished and expanded site located in Dartmouth, Halifax. The CSC program is the largest and most complex shipbuilding initiative in Canada since World War II. Revitalizing the Canadian shipbuilding industry, the project is sustaining and creating thousands of highly-skilled jobs…

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Kraken Demonstrates KATFISH to Royal Navy

Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company™, recently participated in the Royal Navy’s (RN) WILTON Industry Show and Experiment (WISEX) on the ranges in Kilbrannan Sound off Campbeltown, Scotland. WISEX provides an opportunity for industry to showcase new systems for consideration by the RN. With live demos and sea trials, the RN are better able to understand the demonstrated technology including software, sensors, and effectors necessary to implement a highly reliable Mine Hunting Capability (MHC). For these trials, Kraken teamed with Elbit Systems UK to demonstrate the KATFISH High Speed Towed…

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