Light-driven sonar could survey the oceans from the air

Artists impression of airborne sonar


Artists impression of airborne sonarThe LADS (Laser Airborne Depth Sounder) project was a major DSTO achievement in its time. The competing technology was/is sonar, another area many DSTO alumni worked in.

A recent article in IEEE Spectrum on a new underwater imaging system that combines both technologies makes an interesting read, especially for folk who worked in either domain.

Click here to read the article.

Thanks to alumnus Garry Newsam for bringing the article to our attention.

Article information

Article type
Alumni news
Publish date
February 10, 2021