unmanned; drones; integration; military; mother ship

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. […]

Naval integration of drones: towards unmanned mine counter measures

Naval Group’s expertise in the integration of naval drones is fully transferable to mine warfare. In the next decade, the mine warfare will evolve into an unmanned mine warfare that will implement several types of drones or remotely operated systems, from a military mother ship. This mother ship will be designed around systems of drones […]