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ITEC 2017: RBDF contract for VSTEP

8th May 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


Dutch simulation specialists VSTEP and international shipyards group Damen have signed a cooperative agreement to produce a NAUTIS full mission bridge simulator (FMBS) for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF).

The FMBS delivery is part of the Sandy Bottom Project, which sees the RBDF acquire a range of Damen patrol vessels, notably the Spa 4207 and Spa 3007, upgrade its existing fleet and develop its port and base infrastructure. These vessels will feature Alphatron Marine bridge consoles, navigation and communications equipment.

The Sandy Bottom Project is the largest capital investment ever made in the RBDF and is valued

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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