The Norwegian Space Agency has launched a new microsatellite on April 29, 2021 from Vega Flight VV 18, which took off from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guyana.
Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems is supplying its SPx Server technology and Maritime Display Framework (MDF) software to Sea-Kit to enhance the operation of its Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs).
Kongsberg Digital has launched a new cloud-based simulation service for maritime radar training. Used as an advanced eLearning tool, it enables instructors to manage and control exercises with realistic radar simulations to students, who now can practice and prepare for their exams anytime, anywhere and at their own pace.
Furuno introduces the first IMO-compliant X-band/S-band magnetron-free solution for commercial vessels with the new Solid-State X-band Radar, NXT series
FURUNO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (headquartered in Nishinomiya, Japan) presents, for the first time, a complete Magnetron-free Radar/Chart Radar Solution in both X-band and S-band configuration, with the introduction of new Solid-State X-band models: FAR- 2xx8-NXT Radar and FAR-3xx0-NXT Chart Radar.
Furuno NXT Solid-State Radars use electronic components to generate microwave pulse and therefore, require much less power than magnetron Radars. This technology does not wear out and does not require any particular maintenance, significantly reducing operating costs. Finally, there is no pre-heating making the startup time much faster than with a magnetron.
Product page (Chart Radar): https://www.furuno.com/en/merchant/chartradar/
Product page (Marine Radar): https://www.furuno.com/en/merchant/radar/FAR-22x8_23x8/
FURUNO has launched its NEW 800W IMO Solid-State device X-band Radar/Chart Radar and is offering a complete Magnetron-free Radar/Chart Radar Solution in both X-band and S-band with the addition of X-band models to the FAR-2xx8/3xx0 NXT Series from summer 2020.
Guidance Marine, a Wärtsilä company, has launched a new high-resolution radar to improve safety in ports. The RS24 radar is the world’s first commercially available K-band maritime radar.
JRC/Alphatron Marine has reintroduced the JMA-5200/5300Mk2 radar series following a two-year break.
Furuno has introduced its next-generation series of IMO-compliant Radars, the FAR22X8BB series available in 12kW or 25kW X-Band, 30kW S-Band, or 250W Solid State S-Band configurations.
Sperry Marine has unveiled SeaGuard, a high-resolution radar system to improve navigational awareness for operators of very large cruise ships.
Furuno’s complete navigation solution has been selected and installed on two new Lindblad and National Geographic cruise ships.
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