Korean companies to sell 214 German submarine used in satellite communications systems
Data for: South Korea imported from Germany’s new 214 submarine launched
According to the U.S. Defense News website May 28, 2010 report] South Korea’s major electronics maker Samsung Thales and Germany’s HDW shipyard signed a satellite communications systems to provide the submarine contract. The contract is worth 12 billion won (about $ 10 million).
Korea UHF satellite communication information systems in the French Thales company’s technical support to complete, it is can be used in 214-type submarines equipped with advanced communication satellite antenna system. South Korea’s navy has commissioned the three 1800 tons of 214-type submarines, and plans to deliver more than six in 2018 this type of boat to enhance its blue water capabilities. Satellite communication system uses advanced technology, including three-axis stabilization system, deep water technology, solid state power amplifier.
Samsung Thales Company was established in 2000, two of the world’s largest electronics company Samsung Electronics Company and Thales joint venture company, the company has developed a tactical communications equipment, radar, naval combat systems , optoelectronic devices and fire control equipment. Last December, the company’s sales to Iraq to obtain military communications systems contract. The first phase of the contract value of $ 64 million second phase to 2011, estimated value exceeding $ 100 million. (China Research Institute of Shipbuilding Technology and Economy in the red)