Ultra Electronics receives order for sonar technology

Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems Inc. of Canada says it has entered into a long-term deal with Atlas Elektronic Canada for the supply of acoustic projectors for low-frequency sonars.
By Richard Tomkins   |   June 24, 2014 at 5:36 PM

DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia, June 24 (UPI) -- Technology is being supplied to Atlas Elektronic Canada by Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems Inc. for integration into low-frequency active sonars.

Ultra Electronics said it has received an initial order worth about $930,000 for its acoustic projectors.

"We are very pleased to establish this substantive partnership with such a first-rate Canadian supplier as Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems," said Rick Gerbrecht, president and chief executive officer of Atlas Elektronik Canada. "Furthermore, the introduction of Ultra into Atlas' global supply chain signifies our commitment to perform more high quality work in Canada as we grow our business with Canadian customers."

Ultra Electronics described the length of the contract as long term.

No other contract details were given.

"To be selected by Atlas, a world leader in advanced sonar systems, is a testament to the quality, reliability and high performance of our sonar technology," said Ken Walker, president of Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems

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