The AN/BQS-15 is an underwater mine detection and avoidance sonar for SSN-668 Los Angeles class attack submarines. This close range active sonar, supplied by Ametek, is a high frequency sonar which can also be used for ice detection. The Ohio-class submarines are also equipped with the BQS 15 active and passive high frequency sonar.
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