Damen to Employ German F126 DC-Grid Power System

Damen Naval signed a contract with ABB to supply its Onboard DC Grid systems for all four F126 frigates that are under construction for the German Navy. This includes transformers, generators, tunnel thruster motors, energy storage systems, as well as associated control systems and cybersecurity solutions. This contract marks a clear shift in how the naval ships of tomorrow will…

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HENSOLDT and Thales Join Forces to Equip F126 Frigates

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has signed a contract worth over a hundred million Euros with mission combat system integrator Thales, to deliver its TRS-4D naval radar to the future multi-purpose frigates F126 of the German Navy. Contracted in 2020, F126 is the latest frigate program for the German Navy. The F126 class will consist of four ships (with an option…

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NautIQ Master Integrator for German Navy’s F126 Frigates

Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems, headquartered in Friedrichshafen, Germany, will deliver the automation solutions (in German FüSAS – Führungssystem Automation Schiffstechnik) for the four new F126 frigates for the German Navy. The scope consists of an Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) and a Condition Monitoring System (CMS). For this solution, Rolls-Royce will deliver its mtu NautIQ Master and mtu NautIQ…

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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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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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MKS180 Rebranded as F126 Frigate

December 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Bundeswehr is planning the MKSMultipurpose combat ship180, the future frigate class 126, as an all-rounder for the Navy. Mission modules cover a wide range of uses – with superiority in naval warfare at the extreme end. The MKSMultipurpose combat ship180 will be an all-purpose weapon. Built-in modules designed for specific military missions will…

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