OSI to Provide IBMS for German Navy F126 Program

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has been selected by Damen Naval to provide a comprehensive navigation suite to the Federal German Navy’s F126 program. The contract includes Integrated Bridge Management Systems (IBMS) for the frigates and land-based test and training sites (Landanlage), all powered by ECPINS. ECPINS forms the heart of OSI’s IMO type-approved Integrated Navigation System – MSC 252(83), and…

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FGS Bayern Trains With Indo-Pacific Deployment 2021

The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2021 (IPD21) units conducted a bilateral exercise with the Germany Navy in order to strengthen cooperation and contribute to a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation with the Germany Navy 2. Date September 24 3. Exercise Area East of India 4. Participating units (1)…

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Boeing Awarded Contract for Five P-8A Aircraft for Germany

The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing a production contract for five P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Germany. First deliveries are slated to begin in 2024 when the P-8A Poseidon will eventually replace Germany’s fleet of P-3C Orion aircraft. “We’re pleased to have finalized this sale to Germany and to expand our footprint in-country by bringing the P-8A and its unique multi-mission…

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Rohde & Schwarz to Provide R&S KORA for F126 Frigates

Rohde & Schwarz was awarded a mutual gain approach contract with Thales to deliver and integrate R&S KORA systems for communications and radar electronic support measures (ESM) in the new German navy F126 frigates. R&S KORA is a powerful intercept and analysis system that detects, identifies and tracks complex and broadband radar emissions, as well as communications transmissions. The system combines detection results from…

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Germany Taking Part in Exercise Northern Coasts 2021

From September 10, 2021, the Baltic Sea will again be the scene of one of the most important multinational exercises to improve strategic planning and tactical communication between the participating nations. The major maneuver “Northern Coasts” is an essential part of the cross-armed cooperation in the Baltic Sea region. The protection of the northern flank is an elementary focus of…

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German Navy Practices for Helicopter Crash

An aircraft accident exercise took place in Cuxhaven September 4, 2021. The large-scale alerting and rescue exercise serves civil-military cooperation. At times there will be increased background noise with smoke development in the vicinity of the former “Hinrich Wilhelm Kopf barracks” in Altenwalde. Residents in this area are asked for your understanding. During the alerting and rescue exercise, an aircraft…

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New Communication Networks from Motorola Solutions for Bundesmarine

August 31, 2021 – Motorola Solutions has been selected by the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to provide secure digital radio communications for 16 naval vessels and training platforms for the German Navy. The contract, valued at $82.3 million (€69.9 million), will deliver mission-critical communications to support onboard security teams who are responsible for…

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FGS Bonn Deploying for Operation Irini

On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 at 2 p.m., the task force supplier (EGV) “Bonn” and its crew “cast off”. The EGV leaves its home port Wilhelmshaven to make its way off the coast of Libya. There he will join the Operation European Union Naval Forces Mediterranean (EUNAFVOR MED) “Irini” in the Mediterranean. “The crew did an incredible and great job…

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