Russian Navy’s New Sonar Can ‘Hear’ Every Sub Anywhere

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Powerful sonar capable of “hearing” fourth generation nuclear submarines lurking in the deep will undergo trials at Russia’s Northern Fleet before the end of this year.

The transmitter/receiver unit of the Batareya (Battery) sonar will be lowered to around 300 meters into the water 30 kilometers from the White Sea coast to pick up submarine sounds and send the date [sic] up via a fiber optic cable, said Sergei Tsygankov, one of the new sonar’s designers. Continue reading