Kelvin Hughes has trumpeted benefits of its SBS-900-4 SharpEye radar system.
Selecting the right radar sensor for a Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) or Coastal Surveillance application can be challenging and trying to balance the correct radar sensor technologies with budgetary restrictions, often leads to compromising on the radar frequency band selected (X or S-Band). The problem is addressed with development of the SBS-900-4, the company announced today.
Part of the company’s SBS (Shore Based Sensors) family, the SBS-900-4 can be deployed as a single radar site or as part of a radar sensor network and has been designed in accordance with industrial standard protocols to make the work of any system integrator as easy and low-cost as possible.
With its SharpEye technology, it applies Doppler processing to the radar returns to provide superior target detection, including low-level air targets, even in the harshest of weather conditions.
Mast-mounted, the ultra-reliable SBS-900-4 is contained within an environmentally sealed enclosure. But the SBS-900-4 distinct feature is that it can operate in both X-Band and S-Band using co-located antennas.
“This costal surveillance and VTS radar solution is significantly differentiated and warrants an informative explanation of the benefits to our customers.” Spike Hughes, Kelvin Hughes’ Sales and Marketing Director said.
Kelvin Hughes announced that it is supplying its SharpEye navigation radar for the Republic of Singapore Navy's Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) programme. The lead ship of the fleet, Independence, was delivered in May of this year equipped with two I-Band (X-band) SharpEye systems
Kelvin Hughes has installed and commissioned SharpEye radar system on the South African Navys fleet replenishment ship, SAS Drakensberg. In addition to X and S Band SharpEye radars the system includes IMO compliant displays and a dedicated tactical display with Kelvin Hughes Advanced Agile Tracker for helicopter approach and control, the company said in a statement Thursday
Qatars Coast and Borders Security Department has selected Kelvin Hughes to provide SharpEye S-band radar and new 12kW radar for its 17 patrol boats currently being built at ARES Shipyard, Turkey. All the electronic equipment for the vessels - which include 24m, 34
The UK Royal Navys and Royal Fleet Auxiliarys (RFA) more than 60 ships, submarines and shore facilities will be fitted with SharpEye radars provided by Kelvin Hughes. Working in association with Lockheed Martin who have signed a £44 million contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD), Kelvin Hughes will be supplying SharpEye systems for the RNs Type 23 frigates, Hunt and Sandown class Mine Counter Measure Vessels, RFA support vessels and fast patrol boats as well as the Astute, Trafalgar and Vanguard class submarines, the company said in a statement Monday
UK based Kelvin Hughes has won a contract to supply its SharpEye Doppler radar system to the second of the Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B-class (also known as the Khalid-class attack submarine) upgrade program. Working with Turkish defence contractor STM, the main contractor for the refurbishment programme, Kelvin Hughes will supply the SharpEye system to the first submarine in 2018 and the second in 2019
Kelvin Hughes will be launching a new drone detection system at the Home Office Security & Policing exhibition. The SMS-D is the first integrated, medium-range, radar-based surveillance system designed for the detection and tracking of small aerial targets
Kelvin Hughes will be supplying SharpEye radar systems for the two latest Batch 2 ships, HMS Tamar and HMS Spey. Each ship will be equipped with a SharpEye I-Band radar for helicopter control and navigation as well as an E/F-Band SharpEye radar for navigation and collision avoidance, the company announced today
Kelvin Hughes has begun delivering radar equipment for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency's (MMEA) new coastal patrol vessels. The company announced Tuesday that it is delivering a widescreen navigation radar display along with the new type-approved 12kW X-Band radar and an S-Band SharpEye radar to Destini Shipbuilding for the vessels
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