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Kraken Sonar SystemKraken Sonar System 113 Terminal Road 113 Terminal Road

Conception Bay South, Newfoundland/Labrador Conception Bay South, Newfoundland/Labrador

Canada A1X7B5Canada A1X7B5

T: 7097435220 T: 7097435220

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CEO/President: Karl Kenny CEO/President: Karl Kenny

No. of Employees: 20 No. of Employees: 20

Kraken Sonar Inc. is a marine technology company South, Newfoundland.

engaged in the design, development and marketing of ad- Kraken’s AquaPix is an advanced, ultra-high resolu- vanced sonar and acoustic velocity sensors for Unmanned tion Interferometric SAS (InSAS) with 3D bathymetric

Underwater Vehicles used in military and commercial capabilities, primarily designed for use onboard UUVs applications. It is recognized as an innovator of Synthetic and Tow Bodies. It is capable of providing detailed im-

Aperture Sonar (SAS) – an underwater imaging technol- ages with an along-track/across-track resolution better ogy designed to dramatically improve seabed surveys than 3cm out to a range of 300m from each side of an by providing ultra-high resolution imagery at superior underwater vehicle (600m swath). It can also produce coverage rates. bathymetric data with a resolution better than 25cm out

Kraken’s series of SAS products called AquaPix lever- to full range while delivering very high depth accuracy, in ages nearly two decades of R&D conducted by NATO’s compliance with IHO S44 special order requirements.

Undersea Research Center and millions of dollars in In parallel with the hardware design, senior sonar scien- funding support from NATO government sponsors. tists at Kraken have developed a complete software pack-

Kraken is currently engaged in various stages of tech- age for InSAS imaging called INSIGHT (INterferometric nology validation and teaming agreements with leading SasImaging Georeferenced High-

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