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  Communiqué de la société GROUPE GORGE du 18/02/2021

  18/02/2021 - 18:00

Groupe Gorgé announces new order for an underwater mine countermeasurees drones system



Paris – February 18, 2021 – ECA GROUP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, has won a major order for a drones system from the Defence Material Organization of the Ministry of Defence of the Netherlands. In an extension to its Mine Countermeasures capability replacement program, won by the Belgium Naval & Robotics consortium, consisting of Naval Group and ECA GROUP, the Netherlands Ministry of Defence sought an additional drones system to test and to evaluate new operational concepts. (link to the press release)

In this contract worth over €20 million, most of which will be provided by ECA GROUP, the Belgium Naval & Robotics consortium will supply a (Toolbox) drone system comprising:

  • Autonomous Underwater Vehicle  A18-M AUV,
  • Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) for mine identification and neutralisation SEASCAN MK2 and K-STER,
  • A surface naval drone INSPECTOR 90 USV,
  • A command and control (C2) container with mine warfare data centre,
  • UMISOFT software suite,
  • Operating consoles,
  • Launch and Recovery (L&R) systems, 
  • Support equipment including maintenance and storage containers, spares and tools.

The system will be supplied over the next 24 months with first deliveries expected in 2021. This new order reinforces the strong position established by ECA GROUP in the underwater robotics sector.

 

About Groupe Gorgé
Groupe Gorgé is a high-tech industrial group driven by a strong entrepreneurial culture.
The Group operates in the fields of 3D printing, drones, engineering and protection systems and employs
around 2,000 people in seven countries. The Group reported revenue of €275 million in 2019.
 
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Groupe Gorgé is listed on Euronext Paris Compartment B (GOE).
 
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