This research service outlines efforts of the United States Department of
Defense to upgrade sonar technologies. Operations, procurement, research, and
services spending are summarized, and a sonar spending forecast is included.
This study indicates aspects of sonar products and services spending
emphasized by the Department of Defense so firms can invest in these growth
areas. Also included are success factors for operating within the sonar
market, drivers, restraints, sonar goals, technologies, programs, and
competitors. The base year for financial spending is 2010, and the forecast
period is 2011 to 2016.