Sweden: Transas to Provide ECDIS Systems for Armed Forces
Transas Marine has received a prestigious order to supply its Navi-Sailor ECDIS systems for the Swedish Armed Forces.
After an extensive evaluation, the Swedish Defense Material Administration (FMV) has selected Transas to implement ECDIS on board of the eight Swedish Armed Forces vessels. The project is the first in the series to implement ECDIS across the Swedish Navy fleet.
Transas will supply Dual Navi-Sailor 4100 ECDIS with Radar overlay, including full project management, integrated logistics support and system safety process implementation. The equipment will be installed on 5 school ships and 3 hoovercrafts.
School Vessels are used to train officers in navigation. The crew consists of 10 people. The vessels are 26 meters long and 6 meters wide.
Hovercrafts are a part of the Armed Forces amphibian battalion with the crew consisting of three people. The vessels are 22 meters long and 11 meters wide and can carry 50 fully equipped soldiers.
Naval Today Staff, January 24, 2013; Image: Transas