(Source: Thales)
12:00 AM, October 31, 2008
After signing a contract for the replacement of the hull-mounted sonar of the Oksoy and Alta-class Mine Counter Measure vessels on 30th March 2007, Thales is now selected by the Royal Norwegian Navy for the delivery of the MCM C2 Software package.>> Thales, as Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace's partner for this contract, will deliver a solution allowing the Norwegian Navy to efficiently plan and execute mine countermeasure missions.>> "I am glad that the Norwegian Navy be provided with the most advanced capability to perform mine-countermeasure operations" says Guy Baruchel, director Underwater Systems within Thales's Naval division. "This contract is the result of a 20-year cooperation between Thales, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and the Norwegian Authorities".>> The TSM2061 Mk III Command & Control software package is derived from the successful TSM 2061 Mk III family. It implements the most advanced algorithms necessary to counter modern mine threats efficiently.