Hensoldt UK won 2 agreements from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to provide Kelvin Hughes Mk11 SharpEye navigating radars to the Philippine Navy.
The 6 2,400-ton Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) and also 2 3,200-ton Corvettes are presently being developed at HHI and also will certainly be supplied over the following 4 years.
The SharpEye Mk11 radars are authorized by the IMO and also are set up along with an incorporated navigating bridge system. The radars will certainly supply boosted navigating and also surface area security capacity.
The solid-state SharpEye transceivers lie upmast in a carbon fiber transforming device bringing fringe benefits such as simplicity of setup and also high integrity. The use a straight drive electric motor system, as opposed to a typical antenna potter’s wheel transmission, decreases upkeep expenses, the firm claimed.