IDEF 2019: Aselsan launches hull mounted sonar Fersah at IDEF 2019


ASELSAN’s Hull Mounted Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Sonar ‘FERSAH’ will be displayed at IDEF 2019 for the first time.


IDEF 2019 Aselsan launches hull mounted sonar Fersah at IDEF 2019
FERSAH at IDEF 2019 (Picture source: Army Recognition)


FERSAH Hull Mounted ASW Sonar System, operates within the medium frequency band in active and passive modes and its primary task is to meet the ASW requirements at frigates and corvettes. In addition to ASW, FERSAH also bears a mode to avoid mines. The system consists of five sub-subsystems including Sonar Wet-End, Connection Unit, Power Cabinet, Processor Cabinet and Operator Console.

Within the scope of the contract signed with the TurkishPresidency of Defense Industry, ASELSAN will integrate FERSAH Hull Mounted ASW Sonar into BARBAROS Class Frigates of Turkish Navy. 

FERSAH’s Highlighted Features:

  •  Advanced signal processing algorithms
  •  Compliant with military & environmental standards
  •  Autonomous function capability
  •  Integration with Combat Management System
  •  Built-In Test (BIT)
  •  Water cooled cabinet
  •  Acoustic data recording
  •  Training simulator
  •  Open architecture and modular design
  •  User friendly interface


IDEF 2019 Aselsan launches hull mounted sonar Fersah at IDEF 2019 PIC 2
FERSAH (Picture source: Aselsan)


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