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Kongsberg RADius 1002: Relative Position Reference System

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The Kongsberg RADius 1002 Relative Positioning System measures distance and bearing between a moving vessel equipped with RADius sensor heads and retro-reflective transponders mounted on the target that the vessel is approaching.


Multiple sensor heads

Autodetection of transponders

Measuring and output of range and bearing

Wide opening angles secure close-by operations

No moving parts


DP range (depending on transponder type): Up to 550 m

Range accuracy: 0.25 m (1 σ)

Angle accuracy: 0.25° (1 σ)

Update frequency rate: 5 Hz

Latency: < 0.5 sec.


Relative positioning system developed for ship navigation and manoeuvring.

Used to communicate between different transponders

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