Customized Mission Specialist Systems to be used to underwater security teams
VideoRay announced a contract was awarded in the first quarter of 2016 with the Indian Navy. This contract was the result of a highly competitive procurement process for a fully upgradable Military Configured Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) to the Indian Navy to meet the requirements of underwater inspection and repairs, underwater bottom surveys, hydrographic reconnaissance, and the defence of Indian Navy maritime assets, as well as conduct underwater victim rescue and recovery, defend territorial seas, deter underwater swimmer intrusive or aggressive acts, conduct maritime Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR), and ensure safe rite of passage and protection of maritime assets. The vehicles VideoRay will provide represent state of the art for these tasks, and will be based on VideoRay's new Mission Specialist platforms.
VideoRays are the most popular underwater robot in the world, selling more units than all competing manufacturers. It dominates the market for homeland security operations and defense, with large fleets in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Norwegian Coast Guard, Saudi Border Guard, Taiwan Coast Guard, Korean Navy and the Dutch Navy, among others. The Indian Navy systems will be more customizable and capable than any competitive system, due to the unique capabilities inherent in the Mission Specialist Architecture.
Representing VideoRay in India during the procurement process was Pan India Consultants Pvt. Ltd., a dominant player in India cutting edge solutions for difficult underwater tasks. VideoRay is proud to partner with Pan India on this major procurement.