By leveraging commercial computer software and processor development and combining them with modular construction techniques on its new Virginia-class attack submarines, the U.S. Navy is fielding some of the most advanced sonar the service has seen thus far for its sub fleet, according to Lockheed Martin, the sonar contractor. However, the ability to upgrade and insert the latest sonar equipment and capability makes it even more important to keep the Navy’s sonar experts up to speed on ...


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