Officers belonging to the navies of Peru and Mexico have visited SAES facilities as part of the «International Master’s Degree in Naval Engineering» of the School of Naval Engineers of the UPM (Polytechnic University of Madrid).
Often, the Armed Forces of many countries deems appropriate to complement the technical training aspect of his officers. In this sense, the objective of the «International Master’s Degree in Naval Engineering» is to provide the technical knowledge and management to oversee the procurement of complex systems, management of projects, and maintenance throughout its life cycle.
SAES, as a leading company in Spain in acoustic and submarine electronic, received the mentioned officers to show them different sonar systems, ship influence signature measurement, exercise naval mines and showed the different capabilities and the various developments of the company. In particular, the Towed Array Handling Simulator System (TAHS), the Naval Mine Program MINEA, the MIRS units (Multi-Influence Range system), SIMOAC (Acoustic Monitoring System) and SOLARSUB RDTAS (Towed Sonar Digital) were taught.
Since both countries have relevant skills in submarine warfare, officers were particularly interested in the features and advantages of the Towed Array Sonar compared with other type of sonars, such as the fact that it provides long detection ranges.