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SAFRAN Navigation has been selected for Royal Netherlands Navy Walrus-Class submarines

After an international bidding process, French company Safran Electronics & Defense has been chosen to deliver navigation system as part of the modernization project of the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Walrus-class submarines.

The Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) was in charge of the selection process. In a joint statement, projects procurement officer Danny Pronk and senior naval systems integrator Jaap Hagesteijn, representing the DMO, said: “We chose Safran Electronics & Defense because we have great confidence in their long experience as a supplier of naval equipment.”

 

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Sigma 40 navigation systems are built around a ring laser gyro (RLG) inertial core. The systems are deployed by more than 40 navies worldwide.

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