HMAS Sydney Returns Home After Nanoose Bay Sonar Trials

HMAS Sydney returned to Sydney July 30th following a four-and-a-half month deployment to the United States and Canada in which she qualified for operational duty. While away, the crew of Navy’s third and final Hobart-class destroyer conducted combat system sea qualification trials, including weapons firings off the US west coast and integrated sonar suite trials, sailing from Nanoose Bay, Canada.…

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Undersea Warfare Center, Canadian Forces Ready Marine Mammal Monitoring System

February 25, 2020 – Marine Mammal Monitoring (M3R) is an underwater acoustic sensor system being adopted by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division, Keyport for use in a testing range in the northwest Salish Sea operated jointly by the U.S. Navy and Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental & Test Ranges (CFMETR). M3R utilizes a system of hydrophones and computer algorithms…

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