OSI Maritime Techniques (OSI) is happy to announce the signing of a contract between the Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik u. Nutzung der Bundeswehr BAAINBw (Bundeswehr) and the Arche Systeme GmbH (ARCHE) for the German Navy navigation system improve RadEA 2. By way of ARCHE, OSI will likely be supplying a totally built-in IMO licensed navigation resolution for the navigation system improve on German Navy legacy ships and shore institutions. Core parts include RADAR, W-ECDIS, and WAIS and Information Distribution Techniques. The RadEA program was initiated in 2006 and has been answerable for the modernization of the German Navy navigation techniques.

RadEA 2 represents the subsequent stage within the RadEA programme by which the techniques will likely be upgraded.
Representing over 40 platforms, together with the F123 Frigates, EGV Tankers, MCM, T404 Tenders, T423 Intel Vessels, and a number of LandAnlagen, the improve will start within the first quarter of 2023, and is predicted to be accomplished by 2028. The RadEA signing follows the latest contracting for the mixing of OSI’s Built-in Navigation & Tactical System (INTS) into F-126 and Okay-130. ARCHE will use ECPINS 7 to energy the tactical navigation system, and because the prime, will likely be answerable for the mixing and the varied phases of testing and supply of the navigation techniques to the Navy.


OSI’s German Assist Accomplice ARCHE Indicators Settlement with the Bundeswehr for Main German Navy Improve RadEA. (Photograph by OSI Maritime Techniques)

“We’re very excited to have received the RadEA improve programme with ARCHE. ECPINS is on the coronary heart of the answer and is a wonderful continuation of the shared success following the latest Okay-130 contract, once more with ARCHE. This, along with the F-126 new construct Built-in Bridge Resolution with DAMEN/Blohm+Voss, firmly establishes OSI’s ECPINS primarily based navigation options inside the German Navy,” said Ken Kirkpatrick, President and CEO.

“Working with the Bundeswehr and persevering with to ship shut help to the German Navy is a proud achievement for ARCHE. We’re delighted we are able to start the Fleet navigation improve and proceed to work with OSI to ship an answer that meets the newest NATO requirements,” mentioned Joachim Ristau, ARCHE CEO.

OSI Maritime Techniques, has been offering superior built-in navigation and tactical options to army prospects for over 20 years. As a pioneer of Warship Digital Chart Show and Info Techniques (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 techniques for warships, built-in dived navigation techniques for submarines, and C2 techniques for small craft. OSI presently has 25naval prospects from around the globe with greater than 700 warships and submarines working with its world main built-in navigation and tactical options.