Wärtsilä ANCS unveils NACOS PLATINUM Solid State X-Band Radar

Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release 9 April 2024 at 09:00 UTC+2
  • Conventional Magnetron Radar VS NACOS Platinum Solid State Radar.

Wärtsilä ANCS, part of technology group Wärtsilä, introduces NACOS Platinum Solid State X-Band Radar, a new radar system engineered to redefine safety and reliability standards in marine navigation. Designed with the latest solid-state transceiver technology, the system features a compact housing and gearbox, eliminating the need for traditional magnetrons. This design ensures low maintenance and reduced lifecycle costs for vessel operators, without compromising on performance.

Key benefits of the NACOS Platinum Solid State X-Band Radar include optimised target detection in all environmental conditions, improved target tracking with independent signal processing, and adaptive pulse transmission for enhanced hazard recognition. Additionally, the radar's advanced signal processing and intelligent filter algorithms enable first-class target presentation, delivering superior long-range target detection without the need for preheating and tuning.

"At ANCS, we push the boundaries of maritime technology to enhance safety and efficiency at sea. The NACOS Platinum Solid State X-Band Radar is a significant advancement in radar technology, offering our customers unprecedented levels of safety, reliability, and cost-effectiveness," says Eberhard Maass, Head of Product Navigation, Wärtsilä ANCS.

NACOS Platinum Solid State X-Band Radar is compatible with all NACOS Platinum Navigation Systems, offering seamless integration and easy retrofitting and providing vessel operators with a hassle-free upgrade path to state-of-the-art radar technology.

Learn more: NACOS Platinum Solid State X-Band Radar

Media contact for more information on this release:

Ravi Bhalsod
Marketing and Communication Lead 
Wärtsilä ANCS    
Tel: +44 (0) 7792 535 740
ancs.communications@Wärtsilä .com

Image caption: Conventional Magnetron Radar VS NACOS Platinum Solid State Radar. © Wärtsilä

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Wärtsilä ANCS in brief
ANCS (Automation, Navigation & Control Systems), part of Wärtsilä Portfolio Business, transforms vessel journeys through the use of innovative hardware and software technologies. Our primary focus is on enhancing safety, improving efficiency, and ensuring compliance. With a strong legacy of pioneering advancements in maritime technology, our comprehensive range of solutions includes user-friendly integrated navigation and automation systems, sensors that enhance safety measures, and Dynamic Positioning (DP) systems.

Wärtsilä in brief
Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,800 professionals in more than 280 locations in 79 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2023, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 6.0 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.