Marine Link: Peruvian Submarines Set to Receive New Static Converters

Marine Link: Peruvian Submarines Set to Receive New Static Converters

ECA Group has been awarded a contract under the Peruvian Navy’s submarine modernization program to replace existing static converters on-board.

Published in Marine Link, May 2018.

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ECA Group contracted with the SIMA shipyard and the Peruvian Navy for the replacement of the 16 units of Static Converter 20KVA-400 HZ and 60HZ on-board of four type-U209 v.1200 submarines.

Peru decided, as part of a modernization program initiated 2017, to upgrade four of its Type 209 submarines in 2015. The programm is expected to be nearly seven years long and will allow the Peruvian Navy to keep its current submarine force for another 15 years as it works toward the planned acquisition of new generation submarines around 2035.

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PHOTO COURTESY BY PERUVIAN NAVY

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