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Side Scan Sonar

Description

The proposed side scan sonar systems are respected as the standard of excellence in the industry and
are deployed by governments, navies, port authorities, surveyors, oil companies and universities worldwide.

Multibeam SSS

   
System 5900 Advance Mine Hunting
Multi-Beam Side Scan Sonar

System 5000 V2 Multi-Beam Side Scan Sonar
Key Features
  • Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) High Speed Multi-Beam Side Scan Sonar
  • Long-range Reconnaissance Mode up to 250 meters
  • Rugged Stainless Steel Construction
  • 100% Bottom Coverage
  • Phase Differencing Swath Bathymetry
 
Key Features
  • Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) High Speed Multi-Beam Side Scan Sonar
  • Long-range Reconnaissance Mode up to 250 meters
  • Rugged Stainless Steel Construction
  • 100% Bottom Coverage
  • Phase Differencing Swath Bathymetry
 

Single-Beam SSS

   
System 4900 Side Scan Sonar
for Survey & Recovery Applications

System 3000 Digital Side Scan Sonar 
Key Features
  • Dual, Simultaneous Frequencies
  • CHIRP and CW Modes of Operation
  • Operates on AC or DC
  • Depth Rated to 300 m
Key Features
  • Simultaneous Dual Frequency
  • Compact, One-man Portable
  • Easy Operation and Maintenance
  • Rugged, Industry Proven Design
  • 1 Kilometer Swath Coverage

 




 
 
System 3000H Digital Side Scan Sonar
 
System 3900 Digital Side Scan Sonar
 
Key Features
  • Dual Frequency Operation
  • 1,500m Depth Rated
  • High Frequency Transducers for Superior Imagery
  • Compact, One-man Portable
  • Easy Operation and Maintenance
 
Key Features
  • Dual Frequency Operation
  • Cost Effective Solution
  • High Frequency (455/900kHz) Transducers for Superior Imagery
  • Compact, One-man Portable
  • Easy Operation and Maintenance

Bathymetry with SSS

   

HYDROCHART 3500 Hydrographic Survey System

 

HYDROCHART 5000 Hydrographic Survey System

Key Features
  • Co-registered and geo-referenced IHO-quality swath bathymetry with high-resolution side scan imagery
  • Wide swath bathymetry coverage up to 12x the water depth or altitude
  • Optional sound velocity sensor to provide surface sound velocity measurements
  • Output data is compatible with most third-party post-processing software
  • Low total cost of ownership
Key Features
  • "Best in Class" Bathymetry Accuracy and Repeatability (IHO SP-44, Special Order Surveys)
  • High-resolution, Multi-beam Side Scan Imagery
  • Bathymetry coverage up to 12x water depth
  • Co-registered Geo-referenced Swath Bathymetry and Side Scan Data
  • Multiple Mounting Options
  • Support for industry standard interfaces and data formats

Auv Sonar Payloads


 
 

AUV System 5000 V2
Multibeam Side Scan Sona

AUV 3500 High Resolution
Side Scan Sonar

Key Features

  • Multi-beam Dynamically Focused
  • Constant Along-track High-resolution Imagery
  • Enhanced Small Object Detection
  • On-Board Processing (allows for direct
    integration with CAD/CAC processing systems)
  • 100% Bottom Coverage at High-speeds 
    - shorter survey times
  • Advanced Noise Rejection Circuitry 
    - better performance and easy AUV integration
  • Wide-band FM Chirp
  • SAS Compatible Hardware

    Key Features

    • Superior Low-frequency Resolution
    • Unsurpassed High-frequency Resolution and Range Performance
    • True Dual-frequency Operation to maximize across track resolution
    • On-Board Processing (allows for direct integration with CAD/CAC processing systems)
    • Single-frequency Operation to maximize data bandwidth resolution
    • Low Power, Compact and Lightweight
    • Easily integrates into All Man-portable UUVs
    • Excellent Cost-to-Performance Ratio
    • Various Transducer Designs Available (Cables and Connectors or Penetrators)

    Software

    SonarPro®

    A side scan sonar data collection and processing software package designed by sonar users for sonar users.

     


    SonarPro is a custom-developed comprehensive ease-of-use side scan sonar user interface. Field proven for 40 years, SonarPro is a modular package combining with advanced side scan sonar features. The software package contains the following major modules:

    • Main Program
    • Data Display
    • Navigation Data Recording and Playback
    • Target Management
    • Sensor Display


    Multiple Display Windows:
    Permits multiple windows to view different features as well as targets in real-time or in playback modes. Multi-Windows for sonar channels, navigation, sensors, status monitors, targets, etc.

    Navigation: Permits underlay of electronic charts.

    Survey Design:
    Quick and easy survey setup with ability to change parameters, design survey routes and grids, set tolerances, responder setup, monitor actual coverage, and store data.

    Target Management:
    Independent windows permitting mensuration, logging, comparison, filing, classification, positioning, time and survey target layers, and feature enhancements. Locates target in navigation window.

    Sensor Window:
    Displays all sensors in several formats (including some alarms).

    Networking:
    Permits multiple, real-time processing workstations via a LAN including "master and slave" configurations.

    "Wizards":
    Help operators setup various manual and default parameters.

    Data Comparison:
    Target and route comparisons to historical data.

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