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ECA GROUP and iXblue strengthen their partnership and sign a contract for navigation, underwater positioning systems and obstacle avoidance sonars for Mine CounterMeasures replacement program for the Belgian and Royal Netherlands Navies

As part of the program to replace the naval Mine Counter Measures capability of the Belgian and Dutch navies, which includes the supply of twelve minehunters equipped with drones (Toolbox), ECA GROUP has signed an agreement with iXblue for the supply of Forward Looking Sonars (FLS), as well as inertial navigation and subsea positioning and […]

ECA Group reaches another milestone with regard to the unmanned vehicles that will be manufactured in Belgium for the mine warfare programme of the Belgian Navy and the Royal Netherlands Navy

ECA Robotics, a French subsidiary of ECA Group, has recently signed a contract worth several hundred million euros. This contract comprises the outsourcing to its Belgian subsidiary ECA Robotics Belgium of the manufacturing and delivery of unmanned vehicles dedicated to the underwater mine counter measures as part of the renewal of the mine countermeasures capacity. […]

When an AUV becomes a towed sonar: Birth of the T18-M

Experts in towed sonars for 40 years and in AUV for 30 years, the engineers of ECA Group imagined, from the beginning of its design in 2016, to convert the AUV A18-M in a towed sonar: the T18-M.   Ideal for implementation from a USV, the T18-M has the same launching and recovery system (LARS) […]