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SharpEye radar sensors by HENSOLDT delivered to Polish Navy minehunters

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April 09, 2021

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

SharpEye radar sensors by HENSOLDT delivered to Polish Navy minehunters
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UNITED KINGDOM. HENSOLDT UK has announced the supply of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 X Band SharpEye navigation radars to two Polish minehunters. The two equipped vessels, ORP Albatros and ORP Mewa, were built by PGZ Stocznia Wojenna Shipyard in Gdynia, Poland.

Installed in conjunction with an OSI Maritime Systems integrated navigation bridge system, officials claim the radar will be tasked with navigation and surface surveillance functionality, providing the Polish Navy with solid state radar sensors to ensure safety of navigation whilst providing advanced small target search capability.

This capability is intended to contribute to ship safety of navigation and enhance the performance in the operational tasks. According to the company, the Polish navy now joins more than 30 navies worldwide using Kelvin Hughes SharpEye radar sensors.

 

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