One of these systems will be co-located with a Primary Surveillance Radar (PSR) provided by RSL’s sister company Raytheon
The multi million pound programme, called NORAP (Norwegian Radar Programme), will increase radar surveillance coverage to
These two sensors, along with another on a shore site near
Alastair Blair, RSL’s Director of Air Traffic Management Systems, said: ‘In the case of the oil platform installations, the radars will have to accommodate many reflecting surfaces such as cranes, drilling tower, metal structures, neighbouring platforms, walkways and the sea, without any compromise in performance.
‘In addition a TLP is floating and therefore moving constantly, presenting an even greater challenge, with the need to compensate for the platform movement.’