New Acoustic Shot Detection System Showcased
Designed to accurately sense and report the direction of incoming enemy fire, Thales’ ACUSONIC vehicle-mounted acoustic shot detection system (showcased at this year’s KSK Symposium) gives vehicle crews the critical situational awareness to react to the threat. Its innovative sensing system is based on Thales’ sonar technology that provides the ‘ears’ for ships and submarines around the world.
Fitted with powerful acoustic sensors, the system itself is extremely rugged thanks to its shell-like design, which allows it to be seamlessly installed onto the side of any vehicle.
Thales signed a contract with General Dynamics Land Systems UK for the installation of ACUSONIC on AJAX vehicles. Under the terms of the contract, 735 ACUSONIC systems are now on order for integration onto Ajax. Thales is already on contract to supply the primary and secondary sighting systems on the vehicle.