The RANGER consortium is proud to announce that along with its partner NATO Science and Technology Organization Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (STO-CMRE) are organising a workshop to present and discuss advanced technologies, innovative concepts, and emerging scientific challenges with respect to current and future Maritime Situational Awareness (MSA) operational needs. MSAW 2019 foresees productive collaboration and synergistic discussion among MSA specialists from technical and non-technical areas. The workshop is going to be held on 8-10th October 2019 in Lerici (La Spezia), Italy.
RANGER partner DXT published a very interesting article the RANGER 1st Pilot demonstration and Diginext’s Stradivarius radar system.
16 October 2018
The 1st RANGER Pilot has been successfully realized on the 16th of October 2018 in the marine area between Cap Bear and Ain-en-Provence in France.
It was the first time that the integrated RANGER platform and its main features were tested and evaluated in full scale.
30 July – 2 August 2018
In the occasion of the 23rd CCN Workshop, which was held from 30th of July to 2nd of August 2018 at Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), RANGER partners from TUD Niko Joram and Adrian Figueroa delivered two presentations related to the RANGER project.
10-13 July 2018
Two papers entitled “Belief Propagation Based AIS/Radar Data Fusion for Multi-Target Tracking” and “Online Estimation of Unknown Parameters in Multisensor-Multitarget Tracking: a Belief Propagation Approach” were presented by RANGER partner NATO – CMRE at the 21st International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), on 10-13 July 2018 in Cambridge, UK.
14 July 2018
A general overview of the RANGER project was presented in the annual FRONTEX Workshop on EU funded security projects by the project’s coordinator Mr. Dimitris Katsaros on the 14th of June 2018 on Warsaw, Poland.
13 June 2018
Tuomas Tammilehto, project manager of the RANGER project gave another lecture on methodological difficulties of showing the value creation of RANGER project at the Leppävaara Campus of Laurea University of Applied Sciences on the 13th of June, 2018.
4 – 8 June 2018
The “Posidonia 2018” shipping exhibition took place in Athens from 4 to 8 June 2018 , constituting the most important shipping exhibition in the world. The exhibition was held at Athens Metropolitan Expo with the participation of more than 1.900 companies from 92 countries.
22 May 2018
RANGER participated in Maritime Search and Rescue 2018 event in Helsinki, Finland in 22 May, and performed a presentation of the project advances for a distinguished audience of European and North-American professionals of maritime search and rescue
15 May 2018
On Tuesday 15th of May 2018 during a workshop event, hosted in “Communication & Electronic Military Signal Officers School” premises an hourly lecture concerning “RANGER” platform was given by Mr. Vasileios Papadopoulos.
15 February 2018
Criminologist and project manager of the RANGER-project, Mr. Tuomas Tammilehto, lectured on enhancing security and crime prevention capabilities on the Mediterranean Sea at the Leppävaara Campus of Laurea University of Applied Sciences on Thursday, 15th of February 2018.
RANGER was presented in Laurea’s magazine – Forerunner – that highlights current topics in Laurea research, development and innovation activities for University’s interest groups in English. The article entitled “New radar technology aims to save lives at the Mediterranean Sea” gives an overview of the project and specifically talks about the radar technology developed in the RANGER project and how this enhances maritime surveillance and Search and Rescue operations.
4 December 2017
RANGER-partner Diginext participated at the fourth Forum Horizon 2020, held on the 4th of December 2017, in Paris and organized by the French Ministry of Research.
22-25 October 2017
A paper entitled “Fully Differential High Input Power Handling Ultra-Wideband Low Noise Amplifier for MIMO Radar Application” was presented by RANGER partner TUD at the 2017 IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium, on 22-25 October 2017, in Miami, USA.
17-18 October 2017
Consortium partner NATO – CMRE participated in the Naval Domain Intelligence meeting, focusing on technological innovations to enhance naval domain intelligence and increase beyond line of site capabilities. Consortium partner HMOD also attended the meeting as observer.
29 September 2017
The RANGER poster was displayed at the European Researchers’ Night EC Initiative which took place at National Polytechnic University of Athens, on 29 September 2017.
20 – 23 June 2017
A paper entitled “A Fully Balanced Ultra-Wide Band Mixer MMIC with Multi-Tanh Triplet Input for High Dynamic Range Radar Receiver Systems” was presented by RANGER partner TUD at the 24th International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations in Vilnius, Lithuania on June 20-23, 2017.
15 March / 29 September 2017
On 15th March and 29th September, 2017 two RANGER lectures were delivered by the TUD partners as part of a series of seminars that are organised each semester for the graduate students by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics.
21-23 February 2017
In preparation of the RANGER validation pilot in Greece, a site survey and technical meeting took place on 21-23 February 2017, in Crete, Greece. During the site survey, the candidate areas where examined in terms of access, space, installation pre-requisites and limitations so as to assess the different options and identify the optimum locations for the deployment of the Over-The-Horizon (OTH) and Photonic Enhanced (PE) – MIMO Radars.
16 February 2017
RANGER was presented at the Workshop on Coast Guard Functions: Border Control & Illegal Migration organized by the European Coast Guard Functions Forum (ECGFF) with the support of the FRONTEX, on 16 February 2017, in Warsaw.
23 & 24 November 2016
The RANGER project was presented by the coordinator during the 15th Public Safety Communication Europe Conference organized on 23 & 24 November 2016 in Athens, Greece.
EXUS, delivered a presentation of the RANGER project with the title: Radars for long distance maritime surveillance and SaR operations (RANGER): Serving the need for safer European seas, in a conference session on how to make border surveillance more effective.
26 & 27 July 2016 / 27 & 28 September 2016
In the framework of Work Package 2, Task 2.2: Generic and Pilot-specific Mission and Operational Requirements Elicitation, two special workshops were organized on 26 & 27 July 2016, in Athens-Greece and on 27 & 28 September 2016, in Toulon – France. The workshops were attended by EXUS, as project Coordinator; LAU, as Work Package 2: Mission, Operational and System Requirements leader; HMOD, as Task 2.2: Generic and Pilot-specific Mission and Operational Requirements Elicitation leader; The Hellenic Navy and DMA as end-users; and ICCS, as project Technical manager.
15-17 June 2016
RANGER project was presented by EXUS at the Workshop on Border Security related EU funded projects, organised by FRONTEX, that took place at Warsaw on 15-16 June 2016.
RANGER project was presented together with the most important currently running or recently finalized EU funded projects in the area of Border Security.