Active Towed Array System (Atas)

Active Towed Array System (Atas)

Whitehead ATAS (Active Towed Array Sonar) system is a Low and Medium Frequency Active and Passive Variable Depth Sonar designed to comply with the Italian Navy’s anti-submarine warfare requirements.


The system provides simultaneously: panoramic surveillance in active and passive mode, automatic classification of threats and torpedo alarm. The best trade-off between size, weight and performance makes Whitehead ATAS the first in class towed active sonar for modern shallow waters and blue waters vessels.