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Havelsan to Upgrade Type-22 Class Frigate Combat Management System

Issue 70

The tender carried out for the modernization of the British made Type-22 Frigate procured by Romania after the detachment of the combat systems in years 2004 – 2005 was finalized. The tender was awarded to the consortium led by STM, as the prime contractor, consisting of Havelsan, Aselsan and the Romanian CSR companies. According to the contract, Havelsan will be modernizing the combat systems of the Type-22 Class Frigates with the Combat Management Systems (CMS) solutions recognized as the ‘brain’. Havelsan has also undertaken the role of integrating the weapons and equipment on the frigates, so that they can operate in unison. As a result of the Project, the Romanian Naval Forces will gain the expertise and system capabilities developed indigenously by the Turkish defense industry. 

Turkey’s first CMS export