Raytheon Anschütz, a enterprise of Raytheon Applied sciences, delivered a state-of-the-art built-in navigation system (INS) to the Canadian Coast Guard’s brand-new Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel (OOSV). Presently below building at Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (Seaspan), the delicate OOSV will serve a number of duties, together with oceanographic, fishery, geological and hydrographic survey missions. The INS lately accomplished the manufacturing facility acceptance check efficiently at Thales Canada, which was chosen after a aggressive bid course of by Seaspan because the digital programs integrator. The INS can be built-in with the command and management (C2) system and the built-in platform administration system (IPMS) to optimize mission capabilities on the bridge.

“The supply marks one other vital milestone in our long-term partnership with Thales Canada. Along with Thales, we are able to present the Canadian Coast Guard with a dependable and extremely environment friendly bridge system, custom-made to assist the demanding missions of the OOSV. We need to leverage the experiences and synergies collected throughout our profitable efficiency and cooperation to proceed our robust assist for Thales Canada,” stated Kevin Overmoyer, enterprise improvement and gross sales supervisor for Raytheon Anschütz in Canada.


The rendering of Synapsis NX multifunctional workstations (Picture by Raytheon Anschütz)

The system consists of eight Synapsis NX multifunctional workstations which offer a broad, practical vary of capabilities for exact and protected navigation and different mission-related duties. It additionally features a digital digital chart show and data system (ECDIS) as planning station, bridge navigational watch alarm system (BNWAS), fuel-efficient and exact autopilots, winterized radars and a redundant, maintenance-free gyro compass system. The core of the system – the Synapsis integration platform – permits the combination of a number of navigational sensors and ensures a constant, clear presentation and dealing with of knowledge, targets and alarms at any linked workstation.

Raytheon Anschütz can be offering complete coaching, materials and experience for Thales Canada to develop an in-house functionality to offer and combine the navigation programs. Seaspan is the federal government of Canada’s chosen non-combat shipbuilder below the Nationwide Shipbuilding Technique (NSS) and is accountable for constructing the following era of non-combat vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy. Below this technique, Raytheon Anschütz already delivered built-in bridge and navigation programs to Canada’s new Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV), CCGS Sir John Franklin, CCGS Capt. Jacques Cartier and CCGS John Cabot. Raytheon Anschütz GmbH headquartered in Kiel, Germany delivers high-quality navigation options and powerful, customer-oriented providers worldwide.