DSTA Singapore and thyssenkrupp to explore 3D printing for submarines

3ders.org | 2/19/2019 | Staff
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Singapore's Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and thyssenkrupp Marine Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the thyssenkrupp Marine Systems' shipyard in Kiel on Monday. The two parties agree to collaborate on new technologies such as additive manufacturing and data analytics for naval applications. Under the agreement, DSTA and thyssenkrupp Marine Systems will explore the use of additive manufacturing to produce submarine spare parts. Both parties will work together on the design, engineering, and qualification of additive manufactured components, which could be tested and trialed on Singapore submarines.

Mr Tan Peng Yam, Chief Executive of DSTA: “In this age of rapid change, collaboration is key to exploit novel technologies. We are excited to combine our expertise with thyssenkrupp Marine Systems in additive manufacturing.”

Dr - Rolf - Wirtz - CEO - Marine

Dr Rolf Wirtz, CEO of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems: “This initiative is a prime example of our understanding of innovation: We are engineering tomorrow together. The MOU allows us to test parts manufactured in Kiel with additive manufacturing under real conditions. This is a...
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