New Radar Technology Improves Sea Rescue

October 11, 2019 – As part of the three-year long research project SEERAD, Raytheon Anschütz has developed a novel Harmonic-radar-system together with the Institute for Microwave and Plasma Technology of the University of Applied Sciences Aachen and the Fraunhofer Institute for Radio Frequency Physics and Radar Technology FHR. End of August the results were presented at the Eckernförder Bay. Conventional radar systems cannot detect a person in the water without interference, as they hardly stand out from the watersurface, also the waves strongly reflect the radar signal. “People disappear in…

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Raytheon Anschütz demonstrates collision avoidance system

September 3, 2018 – COLREG-compliant collision avoidance is among the primary tasks of navigators. Today’s rising maritime traffic density and growing ship dimensions make this task increasingly demanding and add to the already often high workload on ships’ bridges. Thus, Raytheon Anschütz together with research partners both from industry and academia has developed an innovative assistance system to aid its users in making maritime traffic safer. Inspired by solutions applied in the aviation industry the MTCAS project has developed the Maritime Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System. Adapting this proven…

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Completing ‘The Next Level’: Synapsis NX at SMM

September 4, 2018 – At SMM 2018, Raytheon Anschütz unveils a new suite of navigational software, designed for intuitive operation and enhanced with smart functionality. The new Radar NX and ECDIS NX software complete the Synapsis NX series of innovative bridge navigation systems. Visitors to the Raytheon Anschütz stand at SMM see the new design introduced with Synapsis NX at glance. Modern, consistent and fancy user interfaces, together with a lean and ergonomic bridge design, dominate the new Synapsis NX integrated navigation system (INS). Raytheon Anschütz developed the new software…

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Raytheon Anschütz integrates WECDIS in UK Type 26 Global Combat Ship Program

April 5, 2017 – Raytheon Anschütz, a world leader in naval bridge system integration, announces the successful integration of Warship Electronic Chart Display Information System (WECDIS) into their Integrated Navigation and Bridge Systems (INBS) for the UK Royal Navy Type 26 Global Combat Ships. In support of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship program, Raytheon Anschütz has completed the critical design review for the integration of the Royal Navy’s fleet-wide STANAG-compliant WECDIS charting software into the Raytheon Synapsis Integrated Navigation and Bridge System. Further, already in 2016, Raytheon Anschütz successfully…

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VARD selects Synapsis INS for an advanced research vessel

The German navigation system integrator Raytheon Anschütz has won a contract for the supply of a Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) to an advanced research vessel. VARD Holding Limited, a major global designer and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, with their subsidiary VARD Electro AS, have selected Raytheon Anschütz’ Synapsis INS for a new research vessel. The Synapsis INS is part of a large equipment and electrical installation package, which VARD Electro AS will provide to Cochin Shipyard Ltd. The INS consists of a total of six workstations for chart radar,…

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Raytheon Anschütz to Provide Integrated Bridge Systems for Type 26

February 23, 2017 – Raytheon Anschütz has been selected by BAE Systems to provide the Integrated Navigation and Bridge System (INBS) for the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ships. Raytheon Anschütz is under contract to deliver the Integrated Bridge and Navigation System for the first three ships, including customer-specific design and development, a land-based integration facility, and a wide range of services up to completion of sea trials. Raytheon Anschütz is providing the INBS as a major subcontractor to BAE Systems, the ship design authority and builder. The…

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