Control and Data Box for Reelable Towed Sonar Array

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  • Virginia Class Submarine

Control & Indicator Unit Function

  • The control and indicator unit contains the controls and indicators required to operate and monitor the towed array handling system. Handling controls and operating parameters displayed include array stowed/unstowed, cable scope, deployment/retrieval speed, hydraulic, and flushing water pressures

Cable Data Box Function

  • The Cable Data Box, which contains limit switches and encoders, supplies operating parameter signals to the control and indicator unit