Case Study 2011-2015, Hull Monitoring of Composite Corvette Fleet

Client

Kockums AM (part of ThyseenKrupp Marine Systems)

Challenge

To install a structural monitoring system on the composite hulls of a fleet of five Swedish Navy Visby class Corvettes during a major refit program.

Resolution

Sensors were bonded to the 5 vessel hulls in 8 locations per vessel whilst they were in dock. A single Modular SmartScan instrument in each control room provided data collection and analysis

All 5 system were delivered and successfully passed sea acceptance tests

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