|[April 12, 2011]
Republic of Korea Navy Adds Schilling Robotics' New HD System
DAVIS, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced today the
order for a new 150hp, 3,000m rated HD™ ROV system from GMB USA, Inc.
for delivery to the Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy.
HD ROV (Photo: Business Wire)
This order reflects the expansion of the ROK Navy's salvage and rescue
operations. The exceptional performance, reliability, and
configurability of the HD™ results in an ideal solution for such
applications. "The HD™ has been designed to be a compact, yet powerful
and flexible system that can be configured for a variety of market
applications," said Tyler Schilling, chief executive officer for
Schilling Robotics. "We are very pleased that the ROK Navy has selected
Schilling Robotics for their expansion program."
The HD™ ROV provides increased reliability and availability through an
integrated design philosophy for all major subsystems. This drives a
significant reduction in components, enables modular maintenance, and
reduces major component replacement timeframes from potentially tens of
hours, to one hour or less. The HDtrade; ROV also provides industry leading
stability and position control accuracy for performing remote
About Schilling Robotics, LLC
Schilling Robotics is a leading global, deep-ocean robotics company
founded in 1985. Schilling is headquartered in California U.S.A. and has
regional service centers in Texas U.S.A., Aberdeen (News - Alert), Scotland, and
Singapore. In 2008, FMC Technologies, Inc. acquired a 45% interest in
Schilling. FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) is a leading global
provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. FMC
Technologies designs, manufactures, and services technologically
sophisticated systems and products, such as subsea production and
processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid
control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for
the oil and gas industry. Further information about Schilling Robotics
can be found at www.schilling.com.
About GMB USA, Inc.
GMB USA, Inc. is a market leader in the project management, system
integration, and execution of marine information technology used by
shipbuilders, and is actively engaged with the ROK Navy and the ROK
government labs on multiple major projects. Further information about
GMB USA can be found at www.gmb-usa.com.
About Republic of Korea Navy
The Republic of Korea Navy is responsible, organized, and equipped for
maritime and amphibious operations, as well as for educating and
training the Navy personnel. Further information can be found at http://www.navy.go.kr/.
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