ECA Group press release
A reliable partner, ECA Group has already delivered its SNDC on Batch I of three KSS-III submarines and on the first submarine of Batch II.
Performing long and challenging missions in a restricted environment, navies require secure and innovative equipment. Reliable, compact and modular, the SNDC allows the submarine to perform highly accurate and efficient motions. Providing qualified equipment, ECA Group’s SNDC is:
- Modular, adaptable and fits any confined environment and submarine design;
- Highly accurate and efficient. It manages the 3D motion of submarines and controls diving planes and the rudder;
- Easy to use, performant, and provided with a numerical autopilot which includes several control modes: automatic, manual, and mixed modes;
- Sea-proven and already used by many navies.
In collaboration with the South Korean company, K.T.E, for the assembly and the maintenance of its SNDC, ECA Group further supports its client by training local operators.
Onboard its 5 KSS-III submarines, the South Korean Navy confirms ECA Group’s SNDC meets its operational requirements. Collaborating with the South Korean Navy since 2014, ECA Group will continue to offer its most innovative and operational solutions.
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About Eca Group Steering and Diving Console
The steering console (SC) is a generic sea-proven product that manages the 3D motion of submarines, by controlling diving planes and Rudder. SC design concept is based on an open and modular architecture adaptable to any submarine design.
SC is fitted with a high-performance numerical autopilot which allows several control modes (Automatic, manual, and mixed modes). Additional functions like “Decision Support Tool” and “OBTS” (Onboard Training Simulator) increase the performance of the user. ECA Steering Console is installed onboard several submarine class designs (SSBN, SSK) for French, Chilean, Malaysian, Indian and South Korean Navies.