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September 2022

Universal Acoustic Range & Processor

The Universal Acoustic Range and Processor (UARP) was developed to address the need for a reliable low cost method to provide harbor surveillance of surface and subsurface vessels. This turn-key system employs an ultra thin line array and passive sonar processor for the detection and tracking of surface ships and underwater vehicles.
The signal processing is based on the next generation of Array Systems Computing Inc.’s (Array) SAPPS sonar processor architecture, which is currently in operational use by the German and Swedish Royal Navies. The real-time sonar analysis provides broadband and narrowband analysis on the beamformed data.
Key Features
• Complete turn-key portable acoustic range and sonar processor designed for harbor surveillance and monitoring
• Integrated MMI and real time SONAR analysis including:
- BTR/Waterfall
- Target Tracking
- Tactical Display
- Conventional and High Resolution Beamforming
• Extremely low cost of ownership

The UARP is available in two configurations:
(1) As a portable towed array system that can be streamed from all but the smallest harbor patrol vessels, or
(2) As a bottom mounted array for fixed harbor surveillance.

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