Kongsberg receives milestone multibeam contract

Kongsberg Maritime is proud to announce that its 100th deep-water multibeam Echo Sounder system has been ordered and will be delivered in November 2009 to the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO).

The contract, for delivery of a sophisticated EM 122 (1� x 1�) is part of the Multibeam Sonar System upgrade program for the U.S. Navy T-AGS 60 class survey vessels.

“We are delighted to have hit our 100th deep-water multibeam order,” says Helge Uhlen, Product Sales Manager, Hydroacoustic dept., Kongsberg Maritime. “Kongsberg Maritime has been a supplier of Echo Sounders for more than 60 years. We introduced our first multibeam Echo Sounder in 1986 and have since been recognized as a dependable supplier of multibeam systems. All of our systems have quickly earned reputations for reliability and outstanding performance.”