iXblue to Provide Critical Navigation Capabilities to Norwegian and German Navies’ U212CD Submarines

PARIS, June 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) has chosen iXblue to supply enhanced navigation capabilities to the newly constructed U212CD submarines meant for the Norwegian and German Navies. Built by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), the brand new U212CD will likely be outfitted with iXblue Marins M8 inertial navigation techniques (INS).

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The 6 U212CD, that can require extremely performing techniques for elevated submerged navigation functionality, will depend on iXblue Marins M8 INS, interfaced with KTA Naval Systems’ “ORCCA” Combat Management System.

The Marins Series are the highest-grade inertial navigation techniques (INS) produced by iXblue. Innovation has been uninterrupted on iXblue’s vary to regularly lengthen the performances and suggest the very best accuracies to the Navies and subsequently reply their want for his or her most important functions. Along the accuracy, the know-how additionally combines decisive benefits equivalent to an absolute discretion and unmatched reliability over time.

The very concrete advantages of the Marins Series have been acknowledged over a few years and have led many main Naval Forces to go for iXblue Marins inertial navigation techniques for his or her submarine packages, for newly constructed vessels and retrofits. This contains, amongst others, full fleet of the UK Royal Navy submarines and the Swedish Navy A19 and A26.

“The U212CD is a major program for the European naval industry, and we are very proud to be on board and supply this new generation of submarines. With the Marins Series, TKMS and Kongsberg have not only chosen highly performant navigation systems, but they will also benefit from well proven and “off-the shelf” systems that will participate to further reducing the risks and costs of the overall program,” says Enzo Aldrovandi, Regional gross sales supervisor for iXblue. “We would like to thank them for their renewed trust on this impressive program and look forward to our ongoing collaboration with them.”

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This newest success confirms iXblue management in Naval navigation for each floor and subsea platforms and strengthens the corporate’s collaboration with the German and Norwegian navies. iXblue’s Marins INS have certainly already been chosen for a number of of their packages such because the F122 (Bremen-class),the F123 frigates (Brandenburg-class), and Jan Mayen OPVs. More globally, current successes in naval navigation embrace the latest French FDI, Spanish F110 multi-mission frigates, United States Navy Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships, Finland’s 4 multi-role corvettes (Squadron 2020 mission) or the Polish Navy’s Kormoran II class MCMVs.

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About iXblue

iXblue is a world high-tech firm specializing within the design and manufacturing of superior marine, photonics and autonomy applied sciences. The group in-house experience contains modern techniques and options dedicated to inertial navigation, subsea positioning, underwater imaging, in addition to shipbuilding and take a look at & simulation. iXblue applied sciences assist Civil and Defense clients in finishing up their sea, land and area operations with most security, effectivity and reliability. Employing a workforce of 750 individuals worldwide, iXblue conducts its enterprise in over 60 nations

The firm’s naval successes embrace main packages such because the Belgian and Royal Netherlands Navies MCM Replacement Program, the Polish Navy’s Kormoran II class MCMVs,  the French Navy’s future FDI and future replenishment tankers, the Vanguard-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, the Astute-class nuclear assault submarines and the Queen Elizabeth-class plane carriers of the UK Royal Navy, the Jan-Mayen class vessels of the Norwegian Coast Guards, the F122 (Bremen-class) and F123 frigates (Brandenburg-class) of the German Navy, Finland’s future multi-role corvettes (Squadron 2020), the brand new OPV 87 of the Argentine Navy, the Swedish Navy subsequent era A26 and Gotland-class submarines, and future fleet of excessive pace CB90, Spain future F110-class multi-mission frigates, in addition to the United States Navy Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) 27, 29 and 31 to call just a few. www.ixblue.com

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