Wärtsilä ELAC Nautik is a market leader in hydroacoustic systems for naval, hydrographic and commercial applications. Our product portfolio includes sonar solutions, underwater communication systems, as well as navigation and multibeam echo sounders. Our products are developed and manufactured in Kiel, Germany and are renowned for their high reliability, robustness, and advanced technology. We are specialized in equipping new vessels with innovative products, and developing customer-specific modernization solutions. We also offer installation, logistics, and service support for all our products, and can provide product training if required.
Founded as ELAC (Electroacustic GmbH) in 1926, our company has extended its product range constantly. Today, Wärtsilä ELAC Nautik's systems and products are installed on almost all NATO vessels, as well as on the navy vessels of most friendly nations. In addition to steady growth in the naval market, we have achieved a worldwide reputation for hydroacoustic systems for research vessels, and are an established and reliable partner for the commercial shipping industry. In 2015, ELAC Nautik became part of the Wärtsilä Corporation.