Royal Netherlands Navy News

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RNLN Integrates SeeByte’s Neptune into its AUVs

The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has integrated SeeByte’s Neptune software into its new generation Remus 100 fleet of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV).Neptune provides a payload control architecture, goal-based mission planning, and real-time autonomy engine for Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS) to plan and execute well known patterns of behavior. Neptune expedites and optimizes single-vehicle and multi-vehicle operations.Neptune can be used to coordinate fleets of unmanned assets for MCM missions enabling operators to easily coordinate various assets to search, classify and map, reacquire

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Damen Floats Out Australian Icebreaker

carrying out vessel construction and outfitting tasks. Damen Project Director Joop Noordijk says: “This project is benefiting from the great collaborative relationship between these two sister companies – one that has been built up during the building of seven previous vessels for the Royal Netherlands Navy.”Rino Brugge, Managing Director Damen Shipyards Galati, said, “We still have a long way to go until final delivery, but this float-out once again highlights the extraordinary capability we have for building extremely complex high-end vessels for the broadest range of maritime

Captain Peter Kortenoeven accepting his award.

Kortenoeven Wins UKHO Award

Captain Peter Kortenoeven, Hydrographer of the Royal Netherlands Navy, has been presented with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO’s) Alexander Dalrymple Award at a ceremony in London.   The award is dedicated to Alexander Dalrymple who was the first Hydrographer of the Navy when the office was founded in 1795. The award was instituted in 2006 to coincide with the annual World Hydrography Day and is made to an individual who, in the opinion of the Senior Leadership team at UKHO, has shown outstanding dedication and delivered major contribution to world hydrography. After

MTR 100: SeeByte

leadership in the development of smart software for remote or unmanned assets in both the military and energy sectors, and provides products and services to major government and commercial clients around the world. Its customers include BP, Chevron, BAE Systems, Subsea 7, SMD, the U.S. Navy, the Royal Netherlands Navy, VideoRay and BlueView. SeeByte is a Bluefin Robotics Company.   The Tech SeeTrack Military is a technology used by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Clearance Divers around the world, to achieve success in managing their off-board assets during dangerous and demanding

'Commodore Hans Lodder and Sytze Voulon of Imtech Marine Netherlands are cutting the cable in de commandcenter of Zr.MS. Zeeleeuw. From left Henk Jan Vink (TNO Director defence research), Commander Jouke Spoelstra, Sytze Voulon (Managing Director Imtech Marine Netherlands), Captain Marc lsensohn, Commodore Hans Lodder and Commander Danny van den Bosch. Photo: Ministry of Defence.’

Dutch Navy Contracts Imtech for Submarine Upkeep

Imtech Marine signed a contract to be involved in the execution of the capability upkeep program Walrus-class submarines (IP-W) of the Royal Netherlands Navy. The Dutch Defense Materiel Organization granted Imtech Marine Netherlands the assignment to carry out the mechanical, engineering and electrical upgrade works on board the submarines. The assignment will be carried out at the Naval base in Den Helder and will run from 2013 until 2020. IP-W includes a large number of modifications, such as disassembly, assembly and installation of a variety of equipment and systems. This will ensure that the

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