Dr Mike Green, Naval Systems Manager for Chess Dynamics handing over a commemorative plaque to Commander Aurelio Mejia, Captain of the Corvette BAE Los Rios of the Ecuadorian Navy, after completion of three weeks intensive work in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Comprising Setting To Work, Harbour Acceptance Trials and Sea Acceptance Trials for the Sea Eagle EO Director System (EODS). BAE Los Rios is the first of three ships in the class to be upgraded with the Sea Eagle EODS integrated into the Orion Combat Management System made by Astinave for the Ecuadorian Navy. The second system has also been delivered and is awaiting installation in the next few months with the third system due for Factory Acceptance Test in Plymouth in April, to be witnessed by senior members of the Ecuadorian Navy.
Dr Mike Green, Naval Systems Manager, Chess Dynamics and Commander Aurelio Mejia, Captain of the Corvette BAE Los Rios of the Ecuadorian Navy
Reviewing the progress against Surface Targets part way through the Sea Acceptance Trials, whilst waiting for the Helicopter target to arrive on-station for the Air Target engagement sequences.
Commander Silva and Captain Alvarez, Ecuadorian Navy, Acceptance Authority; Dr Mike Green and Daniel Pattern, Chess Dynamics
Signing off the Harbour Acceptance Trials after successful completion alongside at the Astinave Shipyard in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Captain Alvarez, Ecuadorian Navy; Jessica Machuca, Chief of Project, Orion Combat Management System, Astinave (Prime Contractor); Sub-Official Angel Velarde, Ecuadorian Navy, Software Engineer, Orion Combat Management System; Daniel Pattern, Field Service Engineer, Chess Dynamics and Dr Mike Green, Naval Systems Manager, Chess Dynamics
Standing on the forecastle of BAE Los Rios prior to the Harbour Acceptance Tests. The EOD can be seen on the mast above the two Radars.
Juan José Laínez, Teslacom, our local representative in Ecuador; Dr Mike Green, Naval Systems Manager, Chess Dynamics and Daniel Pattern, Field Service Engineer, Chess Dynamics