USBL positioning systems

PERFORMANCES

  4TH GENERATION GAPS POSIDONIA
Range (typical) 4 000 m 10 000 m
Position accuracy 0,06 % of the slant range 0,2 % of the slant range
Antenna aperture 200 degrees

Deployable configuration: 100 degrees

Flush configuration: 70 degrees

Operating frequency 20 kHz to 30 kHz 8 kHz to 18 kHz
Integrated INS Yes (PHINS class) No
Option Hoisting system Hoisting system

 

Features and benefits

  • Simple and easy to operate
  • Robust to acoustic hazard and noisy environment
  • Open architecture with serial and Ethernet connectivity and Web control command
  • Easily transferable from one vessel to the other – no calibration required (GAPS)
  • Unique track records of successful use from very shallow water to very deep water
  • Compatibility to third party beacons (GAPS)