IHC is a reliable partner to its customers, not only in The Netherlands, but also globally for the design, build and maintenance of navy vessels, equipment and accessories. Based on the experience of Royal IHC, IHC offers solutions and support for the full life cycle, encompassing: research and development; design and engineering; production; equipment; and services (ISS/ILS).
The key to IHC success is to start with proven cost-effective technology and seamlessly integrate military specifications. The result is that naval operators can perform with less personnel, increase their uptime and availability, improve performance and undertake more missions.
All industry-related capabilities are harmonised within IHC Defence, including the ability to deliver on specification, budget and in time, respecting the highest safety standards. The necessary infrastructure and IT-related requirements also guarantee the utmost confidentiality, essential to defence projects.
IHC Defence develops and maintains market-specific integrated capabilities, including:
As an integral unit within Royal IHC, IHC Defence also benefits from a broad range of in-house expertise, such as expertise for hyperbaric diving equipment. In addition, its excellent location and spacious shipbuilding hall are key factors behind the success of IHC Defence.
Twenty technical members of staff from Royal IHC will be temporarily employed at the Maritime Systems Department (AMS) of the Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO). Today saw the first eight IHC employees agree to their secondment.Read more
Royal IHC and the Directie Materiele Instandhouding (DMI: Department of Material Maintenance) of the Royal Netherlands Navy signed a contract for the docking and repair of HNLMS Groningen.Read more
On December 13th 2019, the Netherlands MOD announced that three parties are invited to enter the next phase of the Netherlands Submarine Replacement programme. Naval Group is thankful to be one of the designers selected for this strategic programme.Read more