KELVIN HUGHES Sharpeye™ And Naval Mantadigital™ Radar
Kelvin Hughes recently concluded three new build contracts in China for exports to Bangladesh, Nigeria and another undisclosed navy.
The Bangladesh Navy, Nigerian Navy and a third Navy all selected Kelvin Hughes as their tactical navigation and situational awareness radar supplier. Shipbuilding contracts were with China Ship Building and Offshore International Co Ltd (CSOC) and a second shipyard in China.
Sandra Rojas, Senior Commercial Manager, said: In addition to being a recognised leading supplier of
navigational and tactical radars, the successful conclusion on these contracts demonstrates our ability to understand our customer’s technical, programme and contractual needs and to establish cost effective solutions to meet them”.
All three programmes involve both I-band(X-band) and E/F-band (S-band) radars with Naval MantaDigital™ tactical display
The Nigerian Navy programme is for two ship sets for 1800T OPVs, which are mainly to be used for maritime surveillance, patrol and response tasks. Other roles for the vessels would be protection of offshore assets; EEZ patrol and surveillance; search and rescue;and certain capabilities of oil spillage control at sea.
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