The ceremony of the first metal sheet cutting for Kormoran-class MCMV ”Albatros” 18.09.2018

On September 18, 2018 in Remontowa Shipbuliding S.A. shipyard in Gdańsk the first sheets of metal were cut, to begin the construction works for the second 258 project Kormoran-class MCMV, “Albatros”, which is the first of the milestones. It is another of the minehunters, which involves Ośrodek Badawczo-Rozwojowy Centrum Techniki Morskiej S.A. in the construction works. The first of them – ORP “Kormoran”, was delivered to the Polish Navy at the end of 2017 by a consortium led by Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. and OBR CTM S.A. based in Gdynia. The construction of “Albatros” is the result of an agreement signed between the Armament Inspectorate of the Ministry of National Defence and the Consortium consisting of Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. (the leader) and OBR CTM S.A. and PGZ Stocznia Wojenna S.A., which are members of the Polish Armaments Group.

CTM, within the aforementioned Consortium, is responsible for the integration of the Combat Management System. Additionally, CTM develops and delivers the Integrated Combat System, including Ship Combat Management System SCOT, Passive Defence System, Underwater Monitoring System, including SHL-101/TM and SHL-300 sonars and explosive charges “Toczek” to countermeasure sea mines.