MCA

Maritime Classification Aid

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Maritime Classification Aid (MCA) provides surveillance platform operators with prompt, accurate descriptions of nearby vessels by leveraging a radars Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) mode to perform identification of military combatants, non-combatants and civilian ships, using a database of 1,700+ templates that represent over 160,000. Able to operate in all weather conditions, MCA identifies ship type and class at ranges far exceeding 

Electro Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) limitations.

  • The Telephonics Advantage

    • Processes ISAR dwell to present operator with a ranked list of ship type and classes
    • >95% probability of classification of the ship group within first five choices
    • MIL-STD-2525 classification hierarchy
    • 1,700+ templates covering over 160,000 vessels
  • Additional Benefits

    • No data training required
    • Internet browser interface
    • Automatic reporting capability
  • MCA Database Return