The VisionMaster FT Radar series from Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides innovative marine navigation tools and support for safe navigation and collision avoidance, under all maritime conditions. The VisionMaster FT series delivers the industry’s most advanced automatic clutter suppression with Intel based technology, making it easier for operators to identify small targets in sea or rain clutter.

ARPA Series

The VisionMaster FT Radar is part of our ARPA radar series, a reliable and easy to use range of products that incorporates innovative technology. VisionMaster FT Radar delivers clear radar images in extreme weather conditions, increased operating efficiency and safety at sea for all classes of vessels.

The High Resolution Displays of Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine products deliver crisp and clear radar images for increased visibility. Situation awareness is enhanced by target detection further reducing stress-levels of the operators. The ARPA series brings greater bridge performance and improved navigation accuracy, increasing operating efficiency and safety level at sea, whilst offering a user-friendly interface.

Radar Compatibility

In order to maximise compatibility with a wide range of vessels and operating systems, the VisionMaster FT Radar is available in various configurations, including a wide range of interswitchable X-Band and S-Band formats. The product can be configured to meet a vessel’s individual requirements. It can also be quickly upgraded to chart radar, ECDIS or a TotalWatch multi-function workstation. Further upgrades can be configured to include automatic chart downloads, integrated weather routing and remote diagnostics, as well as CCTV support and 3D vision sonar terrain. More product features can be viewed in the features tab.

Product Help and Support

Quickly access information or search the operator’s manual with the inbuilt ihelp function, providing support relating to the major functions displayed on the VisionMaster FT screen. Further support for the ARPA Radar is also provided by Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine’s global service network, delivering global shipboard maintenance and repair services 24 hours a day.

Key Benefits of the ARPA Radar:

  • Increase situational awareness with advanced automatic clutter suppression for easier identification of small targets
  • Intuitive interface for fast, accurate target detection
  • AIS target capacity increased to 650 AIS Targets
  • New Operational Mode Feature that provides the ability for the Mariner to easily apply a range of settings applicable for the current task (Offline, Berthed, Confined Waters, Open Sea)
  • Enhanced Cyber security with Windows 10 security patches and built-in Anti-Malware protection with latest VisionMaster FT software
  • Chart Radar or TotalWatch features for increased flexibility of bridge operations
  • Dual-Channel options for radar data from two transceivers on one single display
  • Fully Type Approved (IEC 62388, 60945, 62288, 62923-1/-2, 61162-1/2)
For a full specification on our ARPA series, please contact us.

Radar Performance

The VisionMaster FT Radar series fully meets the latest radar performance standards of International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). All of our ARPA products are designed to meet the demands of today's maritime industry.

All Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine products are supported by the 24/7 worldwide network of service representatives.