OctoPod

 

Functionalities

1. Continuous Radar Surveillance

Instrument: State-of-the-art AESA radar

  • Selex Seaspray 5000E
  • Active Electronically Scanned Array technology
  • Continuous detection & tracking of
    • moving maritime targets
    • moving land targets (GMTI)
    • airborne moving targets
  • Target classification using ISAR
  • Search and Rescue Beacon detection (SART)

 

2. Wide-Swath Radar Imaging

Instrument: OPTIMARE SLAR

  • Long-range detection of oil spills
  • Detection of maritime targets
  • Surveillance of fishing activities
  • Detection & mapping of speed boat wakes

 

3. Aerial Infrared/Ultraviolet Imaging

Instrument: OPTIMARE IR/UV Line Scanner

  • Wide-Field-of-View
  • Mapping of relative oil spill thickness
  • Thermal mapping

 

4. Aerial Visible Imaging

Instrument: OPTIMARE VIS Line Scanner

  • Wide-Field-of-View
  • Mapping of visual appearance of oil spills
  • Aerial RGB composite imaging of water & land surfaces

 

5. Electro-Optical / Infrared Imaging

Instrument: 15" EO/IR System

  • Designed for installation of systems from several suppliers
  • Configurable payloads for:
    • Optical target identification
    • Target tracking
    • Evidence gathering

 

6. Day & Night Substance Classification

Instrument: OPTIMARE Laser Fluorosensor LFS-P

  • Reliable day & night discrimination between oil & water
  • Classification of crude and refined oils
  • Detection of attenuating and fluorescing substances
  • Hydrographic monitoring

 

7. Scanning Microwave Radiometry

Instrument: OPTIMARE Microwave Radiometer MWR-P

  • Day & night oil spill thickness measurement
  • Detection of hot spots of oil spills
  • Fire detection
  • Monitoring of moisture penetration of dikes

 

8. Search & Rescue and Tactical Direction Finding

Instrument: Airborne Radio Direction Finder

  • Rhotheta RT-600
  • Scanning of Search & Rescue frequencies
  • COSPAS SARSAT
  • Broadband capability in VHF/UHF band