Kelvin Hughes helps protect the world's coastlines by providing fully coherent radars capable of detecting uncooperative low Radar Cross Section (RCS) targets such as small wooden boats and RHIBs that maybe operating illegally off the coast or in an EEZ area, trafficking or providing entry into the country through remote unprotected shorelines.

Kelvin Hughes works with system integrators to enable the correct solution to be specified according to the end user's requirements.

Kelvin Hughes SBS-700 (non-coherent), SBS-800 and SBS-900 (both fully coherent) radar systems have been designed to align with the 'Basic', 'Standard' and 'Advanced' capability types of IALA V-128 recommendation. SBS800/900 radar have been equipped with SharpEye™ providing  the user with the ability to detect cooperative and uncooperative targets at longer ranges, earlier and in heavy rain and high sea states

With hundreds of commissioned SBS systems worldwide operating reliably every day in ports, along coastlines and on offshore oil and gas platforms and FPSOs, SharpEye™ is proven in any coastal and offshore surveillance environment.