Harbor protection

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Protecting the global trade hubs

In today’s increasingly complex logistics networks and supply chains, the security of key harbors and ports is crucial for assuring uninterrupted trade and national security. Securing both civilian harbors and ports as well as naval bases against covert threats is paramount. Whether it is preventing foreign submarines from approaching national naval base, thwarting narcotics smuggling attempts, intercepting saboteurs placing mines or other explosives, or preventing unauthorized access to sensitive harbor areas—all are made possible by UNWAS’s proactive surveillance capabilities.

Managing the noisy and busy operating enviroment

Traditionally the shallow and busy waters of port and harbor entrances have been considered too challenging for passive acoustics. However, thanks to Image Soft’s recent breakthroughs in algorithm design and signal processing, UNWAS is revolutionizing underwater surveillance with cutting-edge technology and unparalleled precision in also this maritime security domain. Powered by the new advanced algorithms and Deep Learning enhanced neural network computing, UNWAS thrives in the noisy, high-traffic environment of bustling harbors. Its hydrophone arrays, reminiscent of the renowned US Navy SOSUS system, meticulously monitor underwater and surface activities in harbors, effortlessly detecting silent approaching threats with unmatched accuracy. Open or closed-circuit divers, with or without underwater scooters, unmanned underwater vehicles, traditional submarines or remotely operated drones—UNWAS sees them all. Deployed within the shallow waters of a harbor, UNWAS sensors act as vigilant guardians, swiftly identifying and alerting authorities to covert operations and they do this without introducing any noise pollution into the water.

Deploying multi-layered defenses

Integration with over-the-water sensors

Furthermore, UNWAS seamlessly integrates with over-the-water security systems like CCTV, enhancing situational awareness and response coordination. When UNWAS detects a threat, it can automatically direct CCTV cameras or other over-the-water sensors to the right direction, ensuring visual confirmation and enabling swift, decisive action.

Ease of use for civilian operators

Despite the military-grade technology and specification, UNWAS system can also be operated and managed by civilian operators of harbors and ports. Easy to use tools and visualizations lessen the learning curve for new users and flexible integration points to other systems really make UNWAS the missing final component in ensuring that the harbor is secure also against underwater threats.