CHC Navigation introduces Apache3 with new features and enhancements

Combining a dual GNSS positioning and heading sensor, a stable and reliable hull attitude and an IMU sensor, the APACHE3 USV allows an uninterrupted survey while passing under bridges. Its high-efficiency 8 m/s motors and absolute straight-line technology enable a fully automatic, pre-determined course in adverse current conditions.

CHC Navigation introduces Apache3 with new features and enhancements
CHC Navigation introduces Apache3 with new features and enhancements

CHC Navigation introduces Apache3 with new features and enhancements

CHC Navigation, announced the availability of its Apache3 Marine Drone, which brings a series of new features and additional enhancements to make lake, river and coastal hydrographic surveys even more productive.

Combining a dual GNSS positioning and heading sensor, a stable and reliable hull attitude and an IMU sensor, the APACHE3 USV allows an uninterrupted survey while passing under bridges. Its high-efficiency 8 m/s motors and absolute straight-line technology enable a fully automatic, pre-determined course in adverse current conditions.

The Apache3 | 2020 Edition includes exciting new features:

. GNSS/INS control box to maintain high accuracy during transient GNSS outage

. Integrated 4G and LAN transmission module

. Sonic radar for obstacle avoidance

. Automatic return to base planning

.3 60° PTZ camera (Pan, Tilt, Zoom)

. Overspeed engines to allow operation in most water conditions

. Integrated high performance single beam echosounder

The Apache3 | 2020 Edition offers an exceptional feature/price ratio, making it one of the most competitive professional marine UAV solutions for single beam bathymetric surveys.