Moored with a tether from the deployable BaseUnit, a weather-proof, helium filled Balloon carries a triple SensorUnit capable of producing high resolution day and night (EO/IR) imagery and geo-location with the embedded AIS (Automatic Identification System) receiver. Images and footage from the SensorUnit are transmitted wirelessly to the BaseUnit. With customized OverView software, a touch-screen ViewerTerminal displays daylight and infrared information for reconnaissance and rapid response. The real-time view and maritime chart with AIS overlay provide accurate information, targeting and geographic loaction of moving vessels, land lines and fixed installations.
The OceanEye® 200 is an entirely self-contained package capable of days of continuous operation.