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Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT Radar





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




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.




  • Advanced clutter suppression for outstanding small target detection
  • User-friendly interface
  • Target tracking capability of 100 radar targets and 240 AIS targets
  • Integrated route planning and trail manoeuvre for safe navigation
  • Multi-layer user defined radar maps
  • Optional dual channel for seamless radar data from two transceivers on one single display


Fully Compliant


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


The VisionMaster FT Chart Radar is a software kit upgrade for the VisionMaster FT radar, and incorporates all the standard features of the stand-alone radar. This electronic chart capability can be retrofitted without hardware modifications.

The Chart Radar provides electronic charting capability integrated with the radar picture for additional functionality and enhanced safety at sea. It is designed to display electronic charts in vector format. Charts may be uploaded through a supplied CD reader or optionally through the VisionMaster gateway connected to a broadband communications link.


  • Integrates electronic chart and radar displays for improved watchstanding efficiency and enhanced safety at sea
  • Choice of filled or unfilled chart display
  • User-selectable density of chart layers
  • Five-level day or night display modes
  • Reads standard ENC vector cartography
  • Library of chart objects to customize display
  • Built-in upgrade path to ECDIS
  • Common user interface with VisionMaster FT radar and ECDIS to minimize training
  • Optional CCTV input