14 Mei 2015
EID's integrated communications system, shown here on board Portugal's NPO 2000 patrol vessel NRP Viana do Castelo. (photo : Jane's)
Portuguese military communications company EID has been contracted by shipbuilders Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) of South Korea and PT PAL of Indonesia to deliver a complete integrated communications system for two strategic sealift vessels (SSVs) on order for the Philippine Navy (PN).
The EUR1.5 million (USD1.7 million) contract, signed on 8 May, oversees the delivery of the communications suites for the two landing platform dock (LPD)-style ships, with system delivery scheduled for October 2015 and May 2016, respectively, the company told IHS Jane's .
The suites will consist of EID's ICCS5 communications control system, and Harris RF Communications VLF-HF and V/UHF radios.