Keel laying ceremony for the second SIGINT ship to Poland
The keel laying ceremony for second of the two new Polish signals intelligence ships took place 23. January at Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A., located in Gdansk, Poland. The event was attended by representatives from Saab, the Polish Armament Agency, the Polish Navy, Remontowa Holding and invited guests.
Saab was awarded the contract for designing and producing two signal intelligence ships, including the integration of advanced mission systems, for the Polish Navy on November 25, 2022. Remontowa Shipbuilding SA was subcontracted to build the ships in Poland.
“The keel laying ceremony today is an important milestone in the shipbuilding process and we appreciate the cooperation with our Polish customer the Armament Agency and our partner in this project Remontowa Holding to secure new capabilities for the Polish Navy,”
A SIGINT ship is used to support the acquisition of intelligence data across the full spectrum of naval intelligence capabilities. The keel laying ceremony for the first SIGINT ship took place on 27 July 2023.