iXblue showcases its latest technological innovations for Naval and Land defense applications at BIDEC 2017


iXblue participates to the first edition of Bahrain International Defence exhibition and Conference held from October 16 - 18, 2017. This event will be the perfect opportunity to showcase iXblue’s latest technological innovations for Naval and Land defense applications.


iXblue showcases its latest technological innovations for Naval and Land defense applications at BIDEC 2017 925 001


iXblue is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative solutions devoted to navigation, positioning and underwater imaging. Using its unique technologies, the company offers turnkey solutions to its defense and civil customers to carry out their sea, land and space operations with optimum efficiency and reliability.

“BIDEC is the most ideal and convenient meeting place for decisions-makers within the Naval and Land defense markets of the GCC region.” Explains Emmanuel “gherri, Area “ales Manager for iXblue. “Defense being a key market for iXblue, it was important for us to take part in this major exhibition. Especially as GCC and neighboring countries are currently focusing on major new and retrofit programs in Naval and Land defense forces.”

Most retrofit programs include the modernization of navigation and pointing systems, which includes replacing obsolete gyrocompass technologies by more modern Fiber-Optical Gyroscopes (FOGs), a technology that is at the core of iXblue’s products and solutions.

Over the past 10 years, 35 navies around the world have selected iXblue’s FOG products and solutions, including countries such as Bahrain, UAE, Oman, KSA and a few others like France, U.K., Germany, Malaysia and Singapore.

The same trend can be observed for Land defense applications with nearly 1,000 iXblue FOG INS units delivered or on order for new and retrofit programs in various fields such as navigation and pointing systems (105mm and 155mm howitzers, mortars, MLR“…), armored vehicles navigation, topographic vehicles, defense radars and long-range observation systems…

iXblue covers the entire spectrum of Naval and Land defense applications through a complete range of products such as:

Naval applications, FOG Inertial Navigation Systems (Marins M3, M5, M7, Phins), Intelligent Data Distribution and Processing Units (Netans N3, N5, N7), (W)ECDIS - (Warship) Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems.

Land applications, FOG Inertial Navigation Systems (Advans Vega, Lyra, Ursa), Stabilized platforms (Teos, Neos, Leos, Kheops), Theodolite, military geography


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