Synopsis of Survey Data Collected During the Joint Canada-France Remote Mine hunting System Demonstration and Trial, Brest, France, June 2003
Defence R and D Canada - Atlantic Dartmouth, NS Canada
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In May-June 2003, DCN international contracted DRDC to run the Remote Minehunting System RMS for the purpose of demonstration of the system to potential customers in Brest Harbour, France. DRDC took this opportunity to also carry out a week-long collaborative scientific trial with French researchers from le Groupe dtudes Sous-Marines de lAtlantique GESMA, fulfilling a requirement of the Joint CAFRSpecific Agreement 21 on Minehunting. U Through the course of the scientific trial and demonstration, several areas in and around Brest Harbour were surveyed using sidescan and bathymetric sonars, some areas with both. This report includes an overview of operations, but is mainly a synopsis of the various survey and supporting sensor data that was collected.