The Miramar Consortium, made up of SIATT and BEN, won the tender to install the first UV of the Blue Amazon Management System.
SIATT, a company specializing in the integration of high-tech systems, is ready to take on an important role in the protection and monitoring of the Blue Amazon. In partnership with BEN (Bureau of Engineering & Business), SIATT is part of the Miramar Consortium, which won the tender for the project to obtain the first Surveillance Unit (UV) for the Brazilian Navy’s SisGAAz (Blue Amazon Management System).
The company will be responsible for the entire implementation of the UV, including installation, sensor integration and data communication. The unit will be built near the Castelhanos Lighthouse, on Ilha Grande, in Rio de Janeiro. The Navy is evaluating the possibility of installing a second UV near the Farol Novo in Cabo Frio, also on the coast of Rio de Janeiro.
“We were delighted to hear that the Miramar Consortium had won the tender. The strategic importance of SisGAAz for Brazil is immense, and we are all committed to contributing to the country’s sovereignty. It’s a commitment that is in the DNA of SisGAAz and our company,” said SIATT’s CEO, Rogerio Salvador.
“We can say that SisGAAz is a concrete expression of our purpose: to inspire people to transform knowledge and technology into well-being and security,” added the CEO.
The project to install the Surveillance Unit is expected to be completed in 24 months, from development to installation, integration and testing.
Over the next two years, SIATT plans to expand its team to meet the demands of the project, especially in the areas of systems engineering, sensor integration and testing of the Surveillance Unit. The company currently has just over 100 dedicated professionals.
“For the civil works, we will employ professionals available in the region where the Surveillance Unit will be installed to strengthen the involvement of the local community,” revealed SIATT’s CEO.
BEN, on the other hand, will apply its experience in special facilities engineering, such as land and waterway infrastructure solutions, in order to guarantee the preservation of the environment and historical heritage during the implementation of the project.
“Our lighthouses, embedded in the Atlantic Forest, are true sanctuaries positioned in places that are difficult to access. Care and respect for this ecosystem is one of our values for this project,” said Salvador.
SIATT has recognized expertise in systems integration, smart weapons, sensors, radars and telemetry systems.
The company is known for its projects with the Navy and the Army, including Mansup, an anti-ship surface missile, and the MSS 1.2 anti-tank missile.
The company expects to increase its growth rate in the near future.
“We see a horizon of rapid growth for SIATT. SIATT’s recent partnership with EDGE, which is still in the process of finalizing the details of the agreement, will allow us to expand our markets and products. Until now, SIATT’s client base had been almost exclusively the Brazilian government, but this partnership will allow for the diversification of clients and the acceleration of projects, resulting in increased opportunities for new jobs and the irrigation of the partner chain,” says Rogerio Salvador.
The Blue Amazon Management System (SisGAAz -> Sistema de Gerenciamento da Amazônia Azul ) is a strategic program of the Brazilian Navy, designed to continuously monitor and protect Brazil’s jurisdictional waters and the international maritime areas under Brazil’s responsibility. SisGAAz will enable operations to rescue, salvage and protect ports, vessels, infrastructure and natural resources in the face of threats, emergencies, environmental disasters, hostilities or illegalities.
The Blue Amazon covers an area of 5.7 million km², which includes the Brazilian Territorial Sea, the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the extension of the Continental Shelf beyond 200 nautical miles (approximately 370 km), traced from the baselines of the Brazilian coast.