JSK Collaborates with Kraken to Deliver Innovative Underwater Sonar Solution

October 2, 2019 – JSK has announced a collaboration with marine technology company Kraken Robotic Systems Inc., a world leading marine technology company dedicated to the production and sale of software-centric sensors and underwater robotic systems, to develop an enhanced autonomous underwater sonar solution. The two companies will combine expertise in open mission systems and unmanned underwater systems to develop the solution. Utilising an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) from Kraken will give JSK’s advanced sonar technology KraitArray increased scalability and adaptability, providing an innovative capability suitable for the Canadian Navy,…

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Sonar Upgrade for Halifax Class

The Minister of Rural Economic Development announced the award of two contracts valued at $186 million to General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada to upgrade and maintain underwater sensors installed in the modernized Halifax-class frigates. The majority of this work will occur in Canada, creating and maintaining about 120 highly skilled jobs while supporting the continued growth and competitive advantage of the underwater sensor industrial capabilities in Canada. As a result of this investment, the Halifax-class frigates will be able to detect quieter targets at increased ranges. In addition, improved automation will…

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Elbit Systems’ Seagull USV Completed Intensive Sea Tests with Kraken’s KATFISH Sonar

December 18, 2018 – Elbit Systems’ SeagullTM multi-mission Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) recently completed a series of rigorous sea tests operating the Kraken Robotic Systems Inc.’s KATFISH Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) towed system. These tests are an addition to a successful series of Mine Counter Measures (MCM) tests and exercises conducted by the Seagull over the past two years, including trials and exercises in participation with Western and other Navies. Actively controlled, KATFISH is an intelligent towfish platform that was specifically designed for high-speed hunting of naval mines and underwater…

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GeoSpectrum Delivered Active Towed Sonar to Royal Canadian Navy

GeoSpectrum Technologies (GTI) is proud to announce that the containerized version of TRAPS (Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar) was delivered to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and is ready for ship installation and operation. The purchase was made through the Build in Canada Innovation Program. TRAPS is an innovative Low Frequency (LF) variable-depth-sonar intended for detection, tracking and classification of submarines, midget submarines, surface vessels and torpedoes. Its’ “wet-end” towed arrays’ acoustic elements are a vertical projector and a receive array. TRAPS’ unique advantage is that its’ projector array is…

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Kraken Awarded $400,000 Aquapix® Sonar Contract

Kraken Robotics Inc. has been awarded a repeat contract valued at over C$400,000 by a leading military customer for its AquaPix® Miniature Synthetic Aperture Sonar system. Due to the confidential nature of the application, the customer’s name will not be disclosed. Delivery is expected in Q2, 2018. Karl Kenny, Kraken’s President and CEO said, “We are very pleased with this repeat contract award. AquaPix® is an industry-leading sonar system providing military grade technology that enables superior 3D seabed imaging and faster data processing at a lower cost than competing sonars.…

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