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Sonar Systems for Naval Applications

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK is one of the leading naval system houses for future-proven products and integrated system solutions.

Sebaldsbruecker Heerstr 235,
28309 Bremen,

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK is one of the leading naval system houses for future-proven products and integrated system solutions.

Deployment and mine warfare systems for the naval industry

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK supplies sonar, mine warfare, command and weapons deployment systems, unmanned underwater and surface vehicles, communication systems, underwater weapons, as well as coastal surveillance and shipping guidance systems.

The company also offers comprehensive services in the maintenance and logistics sectors.

Submarine systems

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK’s Integrated Sensor Underwater System (ISUS) is based on many years of experience, it is tried and tested, and always at the latest technological level. Thanks to its modular structure and open system architecture, ISUS can easily be adapted to suit individual customer requirements and diverse operational scenarios.

ISUS 100 integrated sensor underwater system - innovative and sea-proven technology.
SeaFox – ROV for identification and mine disposal
ARCIMS – modular USV system as a common platform design for multi-mission roles
SeaCat hybrid AUV system. One of a kind – the multi-mission SwapHeadTM technology
Superior hull-mounted active sonar for active and passive operations
Active towed array sonar (ACTAS). Outstanding over-the-horizon surveillance
SeaHakeTM mod 4 – dual-purpose and fibre-optic wire-guided heavyweight torpedo
SeaSpiderTM – the world’s first dedicated anti-torpedo-torpedo
Hagenuk Marinekommunikation system house – any type, all kinds, one system
ATLAS Naval Combat System (ANCS) – the system for frigates and corvettes of the new generation

The company has the expertise to integrate a range of effectors into the (ISUS) suite. With the heavyweight torpedo SeaHake mod4, it is the only company in the world able to supply the entire sensor-to-shooter functional chain for conventional submarines as a one-stop solution.

Surface combatant systems

The ATLAS combat management systems ANCS (ATLAS Naval Combat System) and AIMS (ATLAS Integrated Mission System) can be adapted in functionality to suit the customer’s requirements and national characteristics, specific tasks and the necessities of mission control.

Not only are the traditional functions, such as sea and airspace surveillance, generation of the subsurface picture and the corresponding target engagement, made available, but functions are also provided for the identification and combating of asymmetric threats, the intervention of Special Forces, and the coordination of weapons deployment with army troops on land.

The ATLAS Integrated Mine Countermeasures System (IMCMS) is a multi-role MCM weapon system which covers the complete process of mine warfare including minesweeping, mine hunting and minelaying up to task unit level, as well as supporting functions such as hydrography, environmental assessment and surface and air surveillance.

The system is based on open architecture, state-of-the-art technologies and is operated from multi-function consoles allowing the control of each sub-system from any of the consoles.

Mine detection and disposal

With the aid of mine hunting sonars such as the hull-mounted sonar HMS-12M or the AUV-based synthetic aperture sonar MCMSAS, threat objects can be detected and classified, no matter where they are positioned on the seabed or water column.

Once detected, the threat object will be identified and cleared by means of the expendable mine disposal system SeaFox.

Influence mine sweeping is another mine countermeasure technique. By modelling the target ship’s magnetic and acoustic character, this method simulates its signature. ATLAS ARCIMS combines the simulation sweeping capability with a remote-controlled unmanned surface vehicle (USV) in order to trigger the mine at a safe distance to the crew and the MCM platform.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK develops and manufactures all of these capabilities from a single source.

Anti-submarine warfare systems

The company’s spectrum of sonar systems for surface combatants consists of active and passive sonars ranging from the hull-mounted sonar (ASO) through to the low-frequency active towed array sonar (ACTAS).

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK systems meet the requirements of nearly every conceivable mission scenario with diverse roles, resolutions and applications.

Advanced processing methods guarantee that our sonar family can be used both for self-defence, as well as for every ASW mission.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK sonars have the ability to detect, track and classify submarines, torpedoes, UUVs, anchored mines and even small surface combatants, such as high-speed patrol boats.

Unmanned vehicles

In the field of surface combatants, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK offers the hybrid unmanned surface vehicle ARCIMS. At its core, the system consists of a modular surface platform that can be fitted with either a mine hunting module or other payload packages, depending on the envisaged operational spectrum.

Our portfolio also includes the SeaCat AUV, which is distinguished amongst other things by its dual-use character. A unique feature of the SeaCat is its completely exchangeable payload head, which is connected to the AUV body by means of an open interface.

Naval weapons

In the form of the SeaHake mod4, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK offers one of the most modern heavyweight torpedoes in the world for launching from submarines and surface vessels. The technology, performance, reliability and operational uses of the SeaHake mod4 set the global standard.

SeaSpider is the world’s first dedicated anti-torpedo-torpedo (ATT), designed without compromise to be an effective and affordable solution to the torpedo threat. It offers an unrivalled defensive capability against all currently deployed torpedo types.

The SeaSpider ATT actively seeks out attacking torpedoes with the sole objective of their immediate destruction. Unlike decoy / jammer torpedo defence effectors, the operation of the ATT is totally independent of the attacking torpedo’s mode of homing, guidance or type of propulsion system.

Communication systems

Devices and systems made by Hagenuk Marinekommunikation GmbH are to be found on all surface combatants and submarines of the Federal German Navy and many other naval forces.

The technology spectrum reaches from VLF receivers and transmitters for the underwater communications of submarines right up to satellite radio links. With that, HMK covers all the frequency ranges and methods of wireless voice and data transmission.

Maintenance and training services

As a developer, producer and systems house for maritime high-technology, ATLAS SERVICES provides comprehensive support for all products, to allow for effective and smooth operational use.

As an important link in the supply chain, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK offers the corresponding services; these may range from quick repairs to integrated training solutions and up to innovative public-private partnerships providing full service support for all systems.

U212 / U214 Submarines

The U212 submarine is capable of long-distance submerged passage to the area of operation. The German Navy ordered four of the submarines.

SSN Astute Class Nuclear Submarine

The Royal Navy’s Astute Class submarine is a nuclear-powered attack submarine, which will replace the five Swiftsure Class submarines, launched between 1973 and 1977 and approaching the end of their operational life.

MEKO A Class Combat Ship Family

The MEKO A combat ships, designed by Blohm and Voss, evolved from the MEKO family of ships, which have been in operation with navies around the world since the 1980s.

Awaji-Class Minesweepers

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ordered a class of three minesweeping vessels from Japan Marine United (JMU).

Sachsen Class (F124)

The Sachsen Class (F124) is Germany's air defence frigate built by ARGE F124, a consortium consisting of Blohm + Voss as

Frankenthal Class (Type 332)

The Frankenthal Class (Type 332) minesweepers have been built for the German Navy by Abeking & Rasmussen and Lurssenwerf

Hameln Class (Type 333)

The Hameln Class (Type 333) minesweepers were built for the German Navy by an industrial consortium led by STN Systemtec

F122 Bremen Class Frigate

The German Navy has eight Bremen Class frigates designed and built by Bremer Vulkan in the 1980s. The ship's primary rol

SSK Tupi Class

The Brazilian Navy's submarine force is based at Base Almirante Castro e Silva, Mocangue Island, which is near Niteroi,

SSK Dolphin Class Submarine

Israel's three Dolphin Class submarines were designed by Ingenieurkontor Lubeck Prof Gabler Nachf GmbH (IKL), a subsidia

Sea King

The Sea King helicopter is manufactured by AgustaWestland in the UK. Development started in the late 1950s under licence


Michael Ozegowski has been assigned as the new Speaker of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH and will begin this role from 1 May.

22 March 2018


Sebaldsbruecker Heerstr 235
28309 Bremen


16 Giffnock Avenue
Macquarie Park NSW 2113


Lars Sonckin kaari 16
02600 Espoo


Rungsted Havn 1D
2960 Rungsted Kyst

Hagenuk Marinekommunikation GmbH

Hamburger Chaussee 25
24220 Flintbek

ATLAS North America LLC

120 Newsome Drive
Suite H, P.O. Box 1309
23692-1309 Yorktown
United States of America


Suite 2303
4464 Markham St.
V8Z 7X8 Victoria


Dorset Green Technology Park
DT2 8ZB Winfrith Newburgh
United Kingdom


Rai House, First Floor
P-23/90, P-Block
Connaught Place, 110001 New Delhi

ATLAS Naval Engineering Company (ANEC)

Room 503, Nexzone
SK Technopark, 50 Wanam-ro, Seongsan-gu
Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
South Korea


Al Reem Island, Syntagma Square
Tamouh Tower, 21st Floor
PO Box 28008, Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

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