NORBIT Subsea specialises in ultra-compact wideband multibeam sonars for subsea and surface platforms.

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NERC Purchase NORBIT WBMS Systems for AUV Project

Aberdeen UK: NORBIT is proud to announce its appointment by the National Environmental Research Council (NERC) to supply two multi-beam echosounder (MBES) sonar systems primarily for use on the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) new 2000m depth rated AUV platform Autosub2KUI for under-ice exploration.

This will support future under-ice and deep-sea science, including a number of upcoming major marine research programmes.

With the small form factor WBMS Deep Water multibeam systems, NORBIT will ensure high data quality and ease of operation for the team at NOC often operating in challenging environmental conditions. A robust system which has proven itself with regards under-ice mapping was required and NORBIT is pleased to support NOC with leading technology.

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