Terma Radar for Indonesian Navy Hospital Ships

May 27, 2021 – Hospital ships are vessels designed to act as floating medical treatment facilities for humanitarian missions or for use in war zones. Under the new contract, Terma will deliver the radar in June 2021 to support the latest Indonesian Navy Hospital Assistance Ship (BRS). The Indonesian Navy’s BRS built in Surabaya by the Indonesian state-owned shipyard PT…

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South Korea Orders New Coastal Surveillance Radar

May 14, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Friday, May 14, the Defense Business Administration (Cheongjiang Kang In-ho) signed a contract with LIGOX1 To develop a maritime security leader-II production contract worth approximately 164 billion won. Maritime surveillance radar-II is a radar for detecting ships and aircraft moving in medium-range seas installed on major coasts and islands, the data detected by…

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Building evolvable naval systems to defy the geopolitical waves

April 12, 2021 – Like cars, maritime vessels carry a boatload of smart systems, for control, sensing and data processing. Unlike cars, ships are expected to stay in commission for decades, typically thirty years. All the while, the systems onboard have to be kept state-of-the-art, to align with technology advancements but also to be able to defy all the geopolitical…

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Thales Upgrades Radar for HMS Dauntless

March 17, 2021 (Google Translation) – The S1850M Long Range Radar, from HMS Dauntless (Royal Navy’s Type 45 class), has officially been completely revised since last week. The overhaul was part of the ship’s ‘Upkeep 2020’ program and included a digital ‘factory acceptance test’ (FAT)! Test and Support manager Bernard Haanappel: “Such an overhaul involves the replacement and refurbishment of…

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HNLMS Johan de Witt to Receive New Thales Radars

July 16, 2020 – A major reason for selecting the NS100, next to its unparalleled performance, is fleet-wise logistic advantages. The Royal Netherlands Navy already operates the latest generation of Thales 4D AESA radars on the majority of its vessels and, given the radar’s flexible architecture, it is easy to offer through–life introduction of new capabilities thereby future-proofing the radar.…

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