ECA and Vestdavit have signed a cooperation agreement to develop the next generation of launch and recovery systems for Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS).

The solution that will be provided under this agreement will incorporate the latest technologies and innovation developed by both companies.

This will enable ECA to propose the best launch and recovery solution for its UMS customers allowing them to operate their systems safely, even in the most demanding environments.

As part of this agreement ECA will bring its 50 years of experience in developing and providing over 2,000 unmanned underwater and surface vehicles worldwide as well as its knowledge in operating them.

On its side, Vestdavit will bring to the table its 40 years of experience and over 1,900 davits and side and stern launch systems provided worldwide for all types of customers as well as its mission bay concept.

By Anne-Marie Causer