Sensor assembly for multi-mission aircraft

The OctoPod is the ideal solution for multi-mission surveillance aircraft. Its basic configuration covers sensors for maritime surveillance, maritime patrol and search & rescue missions.

Continuous Radar Surveillance

Sensor - State-of-the-art AESA radar

  • Selex Seaspray 5000E
  • Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) technology
  • Continuous detection & tracking of
    • moving maritime targets
    • moving land targets (GMTI)
    • airborne moving targets
  • Dedicated small target mode and priority track mode
  • Target classification using ISAR
  • Spot and Strip SAR Imaging
  • Search and Rescue beacon detection (SART)
  • Weather and turbulence detection mode
  • Dual mode capability

Electro-Optical / Infrared Imaging

Sensor - 15” EO/IR System

  • Designed for installation of systems from several suppliers
  • Maximum 15” turret size
  • Configurable payloads for:
    • Optical target identification
    • Target tracking
    • Image enhancement
    • Laser ranging
    • Evidence gathering

Search & Rescue and Tactical Direction Finding

Sensor - Airborne Radio Direction Finder

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