ECA provides Unmanned Underwater and Surface Vehicles (USV, AUV, ROV), electric subsea manipulator arms, subsea cameras, hull cleaning systems and inspection robots to navies and offshore companies around the world. It also provides power converters, IPMS, electric motors, steering systems and ranging systems for submarines and surface ships.
ECA’s main ambition is to spare human life in potentially threatening, hazardous situations such as mine warfare, subsea inspection, harbor protection, coast guard and anti terrorism actions. Its robots are designed to help carrying out these missions while keeping operators safe, to increase knowledge of environmental risk factors, help keeping borders and marine installations such as harbours, merchant ships, offshore platforms secure and maintained. ECA helps to increase awareness of threats and decrease vulnerability.
ECA provides technology helping to protect infrastructure and people in maintaining homeland security. Major goals are to reduce the risk factor for humans carrying out missions in hostile and dangerous environments, to enhance efficiency of such operations and to provide additional knowledge for the future. End users are Naval and Land Forces, Civil Security, Hydrographic Services, the Nuclear Industry and the Offshore Industry. Systems offered include: Autonomous Surface and Underwater Vehicles; Unmanned Ground Robots; Inspection Systems and manipulator arms; which are designed to carry out missions from Mine Warfare, Hydrographic Surveys, Reconnaissance, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Chemical/Radiological detection, Reconnaissance and Rapid Environment Assessment. In addition ECA systems offer fleet protection: Multi-Influence Ranging systems; Deperming and Degaussing Systems; Portable Magnetic Ranging Systems. Naval Simulation Systems include: Warship, Submarine and Mine Hunter Simulators, Helicopter, Aircraft and Joint Tactical Warfare Simulators, Ship Handling, Navigation and Special task Simulators. Data-acquisition and processing software, Mine Warfare Data Center and IPMS.
Z.I.Toulon Est BP 242, Toulon Cedex 9, Var, France 83078
Tel: +33 494 08 90 00
Fax: +33 494 08 80 62
CEO/President: Guénaël Guillerme
Vice President: Jean-Jacques Periou
Sales Manager: Daniel Scourzic
General Manager: Jean-Louis Sambarino
Engineering Director: Claude Cazoulou
Number of Employees: 600
Annual Sales: $168,000,000.00
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Authors Contributors & MarineNews June 2019 Volume 30 Number 6 Elliott Ewing Mulligan Eyerdam Jim Elliott is President of the American Salvage As- Tom Ewing is a freelance writer specializing in energy sociation and Chief Operating Of? cer of the Teichman and environmental issues. Group of Companies
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