Klein Marine Systems, Inc., a world leading supplier of side scan sonar equipment and waterside security and surveillance systems, chose Greensea Systems, Inc. to provide SWaP-C optimized inertial navigation for their high-performance side scan sonar towfish products.
The Greensea INSpect GS products utilize Greensea’s open architecture operating platform, OPENSEA®, and a patent-pending heading alignment methodology.
Klein Marine System 5900 Multibeam Side Scan Sonar Towfish.
“We chose the Greensea INSpect GS product family due to the price/performance alternatives offered as well as the additional sensor options that it supports,” states Dean Fleury, Director of Engineering for Klein. “The interface to the system is straightforward and the integration activities unfolded smoothly and quickly. The Greensea team was extremely responsive and their support during integration and test was exceptional. The incorporation of a subsystem with this broad range of sensor functions allows Klein Marine Systems to focus on our core competency, sonar imaging, knowing that we are continuously receiving high quality sensor data.”
Greensea INSpect GS inertial navigation system.
“We are excited that Klein Marine chose Greensea as a navigation partner,” said Marybeth Gilliam, Greensea’s COO. “Our recent integration with their flagship product, the System 5900, is indicative of our strong commitment to support their success. We pushed ourselves to look for ways to trim costs without sacrificing performance and we were able to provide a customized solution that met their aggressive timeline.”