The Royal Norwegian Naval Academy located in Bergen, Norway has recently purchased
major extensions of its existing Polaris Ship’s Bridge simulator, which is equipped
with 6 own ships, from Kongsberg Maritime.
Major visual extension
The extension will mainly consist of a major visual extension for all bridges
with SeaView R5 to 7 channels per bridge, enabling up to 210° horizontal field of
view. Additionally, generic panels for bow/stern thrusters and extended communication
will be installed. The extension will also include a new and flexible conning display
from Kongsberg Maritime - now incorporated into the Polaris ships bridge simulator.
For one of the six bridges new Azimuth Thrusters and a real Optical Bearing Device
will be added, in accordance with new vessels in production for the Norwegian Navy.
Maritime believes that this extension to the existing Polaris Ships Bridge Simulator
proves that the company is fully accepted as a co-operation partner and supplier
of training systems to professional and demanding users like the Royal Norwegian
The Polaris Ships Bridge Simulator at the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy is also
supported by the Long Term System Support Program, enabling software updates and