The Argos 350 Forward Looking Sonar system is the ideal solution for mid-sized vessels ranging from 18 - 40+ meters (60 - 130+ feet).Specifications include:
- More compact and lighter transducer
- Ability to detect objects in water column up to 350 meters ahead
- Operational speeds up to 18 knots
- Two installation types - easy fixed installation or hoist installation in 10-inch diameter sea chest
The Argos 350 forward-looking sonar guides yachts safety through unknown waters and risky environments. This model is ideal for mid-sized yachts and high-performance sailing vessels to navigate: reefs, shallow wrecks, debris in water columns, icebergs, rock pinnacles, and large marine life. The sonar is also useful to assist in localizing fishing habitats, dive sites, and to find good anchorages. As in the other models, the data is shown in a 3D display as well as an overlay on a nautical chart. This technology will allow the crew to safely and confidently navigate challenging waters to get passengers to exclusive waters, all while minimizing the risk of damaging the yacht and surrounding marine life.
Research and Survey Vessels
Commercial, government research, and survey vessels find the Argos 350 an important navigation tool. The purpose of these vessels is to learn about what lies beneath the water and the innovative 3D forward-looking sonar technology provides this knowledge in real-time for improved performance. In addition to the real-time obstacle avoidance, the data from the FarSounder system is valuable to the vehicle’s missions, saving them time and money while they set out to reach their goals.
USV (Unmanned Surface Vessels)
The need for safety in this developing subset of the marine industry is prevalent and the Argos 350 is a way to keep these vessels safe. Unmanned vessels are at risk of collision as there are many limitations of traditional navigation methods and technologies. The compact and lightweight 3D FLS will give the vessel the information it needs to avoid danger via machine interface so that the team back at home base can feel confident that the vessel will safely achieve its mission.