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Sonardyne Ranger 2 USBL: Underwater tracking, DP reference and telemetry system

Introducing Ranger 2 Standard – the ultimate tracking solution that defies the ordinary. Whether you need to track a towfish, precisely position an ROV, dynamically control your vessel, or communicate with an AUV – Ranger 2 does it all, and it does it simultaneously. This system is anything but standard.


Ranger 2 brings you the versatility required for diverse applications, allowing you to accomplish your project swiftly and efficiently. Engineered with a level of sophistication unmatched in the market, it provides unparalleled performance at an investment level that aligns with your budget. Ranger 2: where innovation meets affordability for seamless project completion.

  • The most powerful USBL system on the market
  • Incorporates 30 years of USBL innovation and know-how
  • Recommended for installation on large vessels and USVs
  • Global vessel track record; offshore, research, cable-lay, salvage and naval
  • Shares common platform with other Sonardyne USBLs
  • Up to 0.04% of slant range system accuracy
  • Up to 99 targets tracked, simultaneously
  • Up to 11,000 m tracking range (LMF)
  • 1 Hz position update rate
  • Support all industry standard DP telegrams
  • Supports acoustically-aided INS
  • MF frequency (19-34 kHz) or LMF (14-19.5 kHz)
  • Sonardyne Wideband 2 digital acoustics for reliable performance in both shallow and deep environments
  • Supports Sonardyne Messaging Service for data exchange up to 9,000 bps
  • Compatible with a wide range of 6G transponders


  • Tracks multiple targets to 11 km; ROVs, AUVs, deep towed bodies
  • Compatible with all makes of DP system – GE, Kongsberg, MT
  • System accuracy: when fully optimised it will deliver 0.04% of slant range
  • Works with a global inventory of pre-deployed Sonardyne 6G hardware
  • Configurations available for USV and temporary vessel installations
  • Valuable features included as standard; incorporates 30 years+ of USBL know-how
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