ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH has been commissioned by Thales Netherlands to equip the frigate 126 with anti-submarine warfare mission modules (F126 MM ASW). The scope of the availability contract contains the supply of two shipboard ASW mission modules in addition to the availability of a corresponding shore facility for the preliminary and assist coaching of the German Navy. The mission modules enablethe F126-class frigates to conduct long-range ASW operations and to construct up an in depth subsurface image. The modular system method chosen for the F126 class permits for mission-specific tools of the frigates and on the similar time non-ship-specific deployment of the ASW modules.

Michael Ozegowski, CEO of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH: “With the F126 MM ASW, we’re launching a brand new, very highly effective ASW system to fulfill each the present and the long run challenges of our clients.”


To supply the German Navy with the very best assist in fulfilling its missions, the newest energetic and passive sonar expertise from ATLAS ELEKTRONIK will likely be used for the mission modules. The contract already formally entered into pressure on 1 September 2022. The frigate F126 (initially generally known as the MKS 180 multi-role fight ship) is being inbuilt cooperation between the Dutch Damen Shipyards Group, the Thales Group and Blohm+Voss with the involvement of German Naval Yards.

anti-submarine warfare mission modules (F126 MM ASW)

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