Atlas Elektronik

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Atlas Elektronik is a naval/marine electronics and systems business based in Bremen, Germany.wikipedia
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DM2A4

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It is involved in the development of integrated sonar systems for submarines and heavyweight torpedoes.
DM2A4 Seehecht (export designation "SeaHake mod 4" ) is the latest heavyweight torpedo developed by Atlas Elektronik for the German Navy, as a further update of DM2 (Deutsches Modell 2) torpedo which was released in 1976.

BAE Systems

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The company was a subsidiary of BAE Systems until December 2005, when it was sold to ThyssenKrupp and EADS. Five years later, in 1997, STN Atlas was taken over by Rheinmetall (51 %) and BAE Systems (49 %).
Since its formation it has made a number of acquisitions, most notably of United Defense and Armor Holdings of the United States, and sold its shares in Airbus, Astrium, AMS and Atlas Elektronik.

ThyssenKrupp

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The company was a subsidiary of BAE Systems until December 2005, when it was sold to ThyssenKrupp and EADS. The main bidders were ThyssenKrupp/EADS, Thales Group and L-3 Communications.
In December 2005 Thyssenkrupp acquired 60% of Atlas Elektronik from BAE Systems, with EADS acquiring the remaining 40%.

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

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Atlas Elektronik became a wholly owned subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems in 2017.

Rheinmetall

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Five years later, in 1997, STN Atlas was taken over by Rheinmetall (51 %) and BAE Systems (49 %).
STN Atlas Elektronik was divided into two parts, the land, air systems and simulation departments remaining part of the then Rheinmetall DeTec, with the naval systems unit and the production department transferred to BAE Systems, former co-owner of the company.

SUT torpedo

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The AEG SUT 264 is a German 21 inch heavyweight torpedo produced by Atlas Elektronik which entered service in 1967.

Seafox drone

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It is a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) manufactured by German Company Atlas Elektronik to locate ground and moored mines.

Electronics

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Atlas Elektronik is a naval/marine electronics and systems business based in Bremen, Germany.

Germany

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Atlas Elektronik is a naval/marine electronics and systems business based in Bremen, Germany.

Sonar

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It is involved in the development of integrated sonar systems for submarines and heavyweight torpedoes.

Submarine

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It is involved in the development of integrated sonar systems for submarines and heavyweight torpedoes.

Airbus

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The company was a subsidiary of BAE Systems until December 2005, when it was sold to ThyssenKrupp and EADS. The main bidders were ThyssenKrupp/EADS, Thales Group and L-3 Communications.

World War I

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During the First World War, Atlas Werke built U-boats for the Imperial German Navy.

U-boat

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During the First World War, Atlas Werke built U-boats for the Imperial German Navy.

Imperial German Navy

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During the First World War, Atlas Werke built U-boats for the Imperial German Navy.

Treaty of Versailles

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After the war, the company shrank in size and began to focus on civilian technology, due to restrictions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles.

Adolf Hitler's rise to power

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Following the Nazi seizure of power, the company grew to become an arms supplier for the Kriegsmarine.

Kriegsmarine

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Following the Nazi seizure of power, the company grew to become an arms supplier for the Kriegsmarine.

Minesweeper

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Atlas manufactured torpedoes, minesweepers and Enigma machines, among other things.

Enigma machine

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Atlas manufactured torpedoes, minesweepers and Enigma machines, among other things.

World War II

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After the end of the Second World War, Atlas was rebuilt.

Krupp

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Starting in the 1960s, the company switched ownership several times, including several years spent as subsidiary of Friedrich Krupp AG (after 1965) and Bremer Vulkan (1991).

Bremer Vulkan

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Starting in the 1960s, the company switched ownership several times, including several years spent as subsidiary of Friedrich Krupp AG (after 1965) and Bremer Vulkan (1991).

Thales Group

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The main bidders were ThyssenKrupp/EADS, Thales Group and L-3 Communications.

L3 Technologies

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The main bidders were ThyssenKrupp/EADS, Thales Group and L-3 Communications.