Kongsberg Maritime Marine CCTV and Underwater Camera Imaging Equipment
Kongsberg Maritime (KM) Camera Group provides naval closed-circuit television (CCTV) and underwater camera imaging equipment to navies, special forces, coastguards and security specialists worldwide.
The company designs and engineer’s quality camera systems using a broad spectrum of available technologies.
Naval surveillance systems for surface vessels
We have wide-ranging expertise in the design, production and supply of specialised cameras and CCTV systems for surface navy vessels.
Solutions include our amphibious low-light surveillance system (ALLSS) and helicopter operations surveillance system (HOSS), which have low-light capabilities, as well as integrated MIL-SPEC CCTV surveillance systems for day and night surveillance, monitoring, safety and security purposes.
These systems are available in standard definition (SD) monochrome, high-definition (HD) colour day / night, with analogue and internet protocol (IP) options.
The systems comprise various camera and control options that have been fully qualified to meet the stringent high military level specifications for shock (MIL-STD-901D ‘hammer’ shock test), vibration (MIL-STD-167-1A Shipboard), electromagnetic interference (EMI) (MIL-STD-461F), and temperature and humidity (MIL-STD-810F).
The system provides monitoring options both above and below deck, including areas such as flight / helideck, well deck, hangar bay, engine room, machinery space and waterline security.
Marine digital IP CCTV equipment for naval vessels
In addition to our fully military qualified range, we also provide KM Marine CCTV, which is a ruggedised digital marine IP CCTV system.
The equipment is recommended for vessels requiring a rugged, commercial-off-the-shelf surveillance monitoring, control and recording, marine CCTV system, designed to meet the safety, security and reliability requirements for a wide variety of commercial, coastguard and naval support vessels.
The KM Marine CCTV System optimises operational efficiency and offers an integrated working environment for safe and effective management of critical vessel applications, as well as the deployment and movement of ship personnel.
The system enables the flexible configuration of operator stations together with a wide range of camera viewing solutions.
The camera designs suit all top-deck, below-deck and underwater monitoring applications, while users are able to use the latest IP Network and Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) cabling infrastructure to simplify installation requirements, optimise flexibility and significantly lower vessel installation costs.
The system architecture allows for cost-efficient, scalable installations on ships of all sizes, ranging from requirements for only a few cameras, up to very large integrated systems with hundreds of cameras.
Benefits of the CCTV system:
- Powerful and flexible video management software
- Integration with other Kongsberg Vessel Management solutions, including K-Chief and K-IMS for remote land-based transmission of data, control and diagnostics
- Simplified, cost-effective system installation using Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) technology
- Open network video interface (ONVIF) compliant software and cameras allowing endless integration possibilities, maximum system compatibility and flexibility
- Wide range of options allowing the system to be easily customised
- Open platform allowing custom solutions to be added for access control, video analytics and other future technologies
- High-definition camera viewing solutions for every monitoring application and vessel location – topside, hazardous area, below-decks and subsea
- DNV GL-type-approved rugged marine grade system components, where required, for integrated bridge vessel solutions
- Naval Mil-Spec and ultra-low-light camera and equipment options where required for extreme EMI, shock and vibration requirements
- Seamless integration with alarms, passive infra-red (PIR) detectors, fire detection systems
- Global sales and local customer support through Kongsberg offices worldwide
Submarine camera solutions for marine applications
Kongsberg Camera Division manufactures high-performance fleet fit, low-light-level submarine camera systems for monitoring, navigation and tactical purposes such as:
- Towed array handling monitoring
- Navigation assistance and visual confirmation
- Diver deployment, dry deck shelter (DDS) monitoring
- Periscope systems
- Special operations
KM submarine camera systems are designed, tested and qualified to stringent MIL-SPEC standards. Additional testing, qualification and re-design can be carried out if required.
Kongsberg has a global focus on the design and manufacture of market-leading underwater and harsh environment camera solutions.
With comprehensive technical and production experience, our products are designed to provide optimised viewing performance on the surface and underwater.
Kongsberg’s products are of extremely high build quality and feature built-in electronic and environmental protection features.
Our systems, coupled with global through-life support commitment, ensure quality and operational dependability is delivered to our customers. The CCTV systems are supported through a worldwide network of Kongsberg facilities and authorised sales and support representatives.
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Products and Services
Kongsberg Marine CCTV System
Research vessels operate in challenging environments, conducting complex tasks with a need for absolute precision, predictability and high efficiency.
Digital IP Vessel CCTV System
The KM Marine CCTV System is a ruggedised digital marine CCTV system.
Harsh Environment Underwater Camera and Imaging Technology
Kongsberg Maritime is a world leader in providing harsh environment underwater camera and imaging technology and marine CCTV systems to the offshore oil field, renewable energy, power generation, scientific, maritime, and military sectors.
SSN Astute Class Nuclear Submarine
Resolve Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) Vessel
Spearhead Class Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessels
HMNZS Aotearoa Logistics Support Vessel
Maharaja Lela Class Littoral Combat Ships
Maritime Sustainment Capability (MSC) Vessel
America Class Amphibious Assault Ship
San Antonio Class Landing Platform Dock
Harry DeWolf-Class Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS)
SSBN Vanguard Class
Trafalgar Class Attack Submarines
LHD Wasp Class Amphibious Assault Ships
SSK Collins Class (Type 471) Submarine
Halifax Class Frigates
LSD Whidbey Island/Harpers Ferry Class – Dock Landing Ships – Amphibious Assault Vessels
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