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AN/SQS-26 was a United States Navy surface ship, bow mounted, low frequency, active/passive sonar. At one point it was installed on over 60 US Navy warships from the 1960s to the 1990s and may still be in use on ships transferred to other navies.

Capabilities[edit | edit source]

Active and passive sonar with direct path, bottom reflected, passive and convergence zone (CZ) capabilities.

Variants[edit | edit source]

The original AX sonars were manufactured by General Electric Heavy Military Electronics. The "R" suffix was the result of a "Retrofit" by GE that incorporated improved designs derived from the AN/SQS-26CX sonar, also manufactured by GE.

BX sonars were manufactured by EDO Corporation.

CX sonars were manufactured by General Electric Heavy Military Electronics

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