KMSS Awarded Contract

Thursday, March 28, 2002
The Portuguese Navy has awarded a major ship handling simulator contract to KMSS. The contract consists of several naval bridge cubicles located on two different locations connected by a fibre optic network. The main shiphandling bridge will be installed at the Navy's tactical centre and will replicate the bridge of the "Vasco da Gama", a MEKO-class frigate. Each of the two naval training sites will be equipped with different configured bridges providing the capacity to train several bridge crews operating in the same exercise scenario, simultaneously. In addition to the bridge facilities, a simulated OPS room will be installed at the tactical centre to provide tactical information to each scenario. KMSS supplied a large engine/propulsion simulation system for "Vasco da Gama" five years ago – this was the world's first combined diesel and gas (CODOG) simulator. A comprehensive suite of realistic visual exercise areas including the Portuguese coast with dedicated 6 degrees of freedom ship models will enhance the "mission readiness" of the Portuguese Navy's ship personnel.

The system will include the latest technology in system architecture one all levels: Multiple simulator sites, wide area network using fiber optic and object oriented programming. High Level Architecture (HLA) – an application respected and recognised by the defence authorities. This feature will allow interface and interaction to future training simulators such as tactical trainer, flight simulator and other military training devices.


Contracts

BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips 'Quit' Alaska LNG Project

BP, Conoco Phillips, and Exxon Mobil said that the 65-billion dollar megaproject would be too unprofitable for them to move into the next phase of development.

C-Job Designs Flettner Freighter for Switijnk

The Dutch shipping company family Switijnk has contracted C-Job Naval Architects to develop a Rotor Sail-equipped design to meet their specific loading and sailing profile.

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding to Slash 2,000 More Jobs

Chinese shipbuilder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Ltd said it plans to cut 2,000 additional jobs, just under 10 percent of its current workforce, stepping up

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0664 sec (15 req/sec)