ATLAS ELEKTRONIK Wins Order for the Modernization of Minehunting Vessels of the German Navy

February 1, 2017 – ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) for the modernization of three minehunting vessels of the Frankenthal class (Type 332) in service with the German Navy. The corresponding contract, with a volume of about 78.5 million Euros, was signed by the parties today at the BAAINBw in Koblenz. The objective of this project, which bears the designation MJ 332 CL, is to equip the three boats with the Integrated Mine Counter Measure System…

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“Gorch Fock” remains!

Google Translation Rostock, January 26, 2017.  For some time it was not quite clear how it would go with the “Gorch Fock”. There were two options for the German Navy: The “White Lady ” but give the construction of a new vessel commissioned Repair or. Now a decision has been made: the sailing school ship remains! Segelschulschiff “Gorch Fock” on its 166th overseas training trip (Source: Bundeswehr / Archives) Why did you decide to stay? By rebuilding the “Gorch Fock”, the German Navy’s sailing school can be used longer than originally planned, presumably beyond the…

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Sea Lynx fully ready

Google Translation January 18, 2017 – The board helicopter of the German Navy Type Mk 88A “ Sea Lynx ” are released without restrictions in an operational setting. They were subject to weight and speed restrictions after the crack at the tail boom. In the case of load tests, the rear booms have in principle proved that they are more than adequately dimensioned. Nevertheless, the interpreters were strengthened by these measures. Only one helicopter is still available for retrofitting. In June 2014 a “were the tail boom Sea Lynx ” found cracks in the material. As a result, all helicopters…

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