OSI Maritime Methods (OSI) is happy to announce it has been contracted to ship a Fleet Extensive License for the following technology of ECPINS to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) Fleet, Shore institutions and the Belgian Navy (BN) frigates. The Fleet Extensive License permits each the present and new ECPINS variations to be rolled out over an infinite variety of RNLN floor ships, submarines and shore institutions. Denial of satellite-based navigation via jamming or spoofing the GPS sign is an growing menace to navigation. To counter this menace, ECPINS options distinctive submarine-proven GNSS-denied and 3D visualization capabilities, making certain continued secure and correct tactical navigation.

“Globally, ECPINS is operational in 25 Allied and NATO navies. Our GNSS-denied know-how operates on eighteen courses of submarines and provides a formidable tactical punch to the capabilities of floor and subsurface vessels,” acknowledged Jim Davison, Vice President, Enterprise Improvement.


“We’re honoured that RNLN and BN can be amongst the primary customers of ECPINS 7,” acknowledged Ken Kirkpatrick, President and CEO. “ECPINS is on the coronary heart of all OSI options, and because the most superior WECDIS out there, the RNLN and BN can have probably the most superior navigation system out there.”

From left to proper: Frank Koudijs OSI BD Director Europe shakes hand with Mrs Avelin Vonk and
Captain Paul Flos of DMO-AMS and Commodore Jeroen Hodes Director DMI, from time to time of the signing of the ECPINS WECDIS Fleet Extensive License contract with the Royal Netherlands Navy. (Photograph by OSI Maritime Methods)

ECPINS was the primary WECDIS independently licensed towards WECDIS STANAG 4564 and continues to be totally compliant with the requirements. Additional, being sensor agnostic, ECPINS provides versatile system integration and structure in retrofits and new builds whereas delivering optimum tactical efficiency. The signing of this contract additional strengthens the robust relationship of OSI with the RNLN, BN, NL Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), RNLN Naval Academy, and the RNLN Upkeep and Sustainment Company (DMI).

OSI Maritime Methods, 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 Data 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 at present has 25naval prospects from world wide with greater than 700 warships and submarines working with its world main built-in navigation and tactical options.