Since more than 80 years L-3 ELAC Nautik is a leading company in development and production of hydroacoustic systems. The product folio includes sonar systems, echo sounders as well as underwater communication systems for military and civil applications and is known for its reliability, state-of-the art technique and highly precise data acquisition.

L-3 ELAC Nautik has supplied equipment and systems for surface vessels and submarines to more than 40 navies worldwide. The company combines experience for decades with innovative solutions in order to develop capable and cost-effective systems.

A particular strength is the quick and flexible implementation of customer-specific requirements, which cannot be fulfilled with standard systems.

The underwater communication systems are well reputed worldwide, they form an important part of the security system onboard of submarines and at the same time perform operational communication tasks.

Passive and active sonar systems for surface vessels and submarines are also developed and produced at the Kiel facility in Germany. The acoustic sensors, transducers and hydrophones produced by L-3 ELAC Nautik are integrated into systems of other well-known international manufacturers as well.