FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CHC Navigation Introduces the Apache3 | 2020 Edition
A highly cost-effective autonomous marine drone for bathymetric surveys.
Shanghai, China – May 11th, 2020 - CHC Navigation, today 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
- 360° 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.
About CHC Navigation:
Founded in 2003, CHC Navigation is a publicly-listed company creating Innovative GNSS Navigation and Positioning Solutions. With a global presence across the world and distributors in over 100 countries and more than 1 300 employees, CHC Navigation is today recognized as one of the fastest-growing company in Geomatics Technologies.
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