OSI Maritime Methods (OSI) introduced that it has been contracted, by PT Len Industri (Persero), Indonesia, for an Built-in Navigation System that includes the mixing of recent and legacy navigation sensors, with provisions to hook up with the Fight Administration System. Working carefully with THALES NL as a part of the TACTICOS CMS improve, OSI know-how will characteristic in supporting the navigation operate of the MRLF fight capabilities. The contract is for the modernization (MLM) of Bung Tomo-class Corvette KRI Usman Harun (359) through which PT Len is performing as the principle contractor and Fight System Integrator working along with THALES NL.

“This challenge is consultant of our long-standing relationship between the Indonesian Navy and OSI. Furthermore, it showcases OSI’s breadth and depth in navigation and tactical system integration, whereas a lot of our enterprise right this moment is in new construct tasks, a lot of that data resulted from our expertise through the years engaged on some very complicated retrofit tasks. Historically, fight administration and navigation have been separate, siloed actions; warships at the moment are being designed in a approach that now meshes related programs to reinforce integration and shared providers. As demonstrated on this contract, OSI is turning into very nicely versed in “nav-combat” integration,” acknowledged Ken Kirkpatrick, President, and CEO.


Artist rendering of OSI’s Built-in Navigation & Tactical System (INTS) (Picture by OSI Maritime Methods)

With its in depth expertise in retrofitting and new construct tasks, OSI can be drawing on the 2 streams of its experience to interface with new and legacy sensors. Core to the challenge is OSI’s proprietary Navigation and Tactical Information Distribution Unit (NavTac DDU), which is able to handle all sensor inputs and distribute the information to the bridge system. Sensor integration and capabilities embrace Radar, DGPS, Climate Methods, Warship AIS, and OSI’s Warship ECDIS, ECPINS. ECPINS was the primary WECDIS to be third-party Kind Authorized towards NATO STANAG 4564 is the one WECDIS that has been examined by classification society (DNV-GL).

OSI Maritime Methods, has been offering superior built-in navigation and tactical options to army clients for over 20 years. As a pioneer of Warship Digital Chart Show and Info Methods (WECDIS), the corporate has grown to be a number one supplier of built-in navigation and tactical options designed for naval and maritime safety operations. The corporate develops and delivers built-in bridge programs for warships, built-in dived navigation programs for submarines, and C2 programs for small craft. OSI presently has 23 naval clients from around the globe with greater than 600 warships and submarines working with its world-leading built-in navigation and tactical options.

KRI Usman Harun is a Bung Tomo-class corvette in service with the Indonesian Navy as of 2014.
KRI Usman Harun is a Bung Tomo-class corvette in service with the Indonesian Navy as of 2014.