QinetiQ's Paramarine software selected by Republic of Korea's Agency for Defense Development

13 Aug 2013

Portsmouth, UK - QinetiQ GRC’S Paramarine ship and submersible design software, one of the world’s fastest growing ship design tools, has been selected by Republic of Korea’s Agency for Defense Development (ADD) for submarine concept design.

The ADD was established in 1970 as the corner stone for the goal of making Korea self-reliant in terms of defence. Today the ADD holds core technology development capabilities for a wide range of advanced weapon systems and has established itself as a world class agency for defence science and technology development.

“We selected Paramarine because of its proven track record and extensive use by submarine designers and builders around the world in the design of submarines. Of particular interest to us are not only its powerful early stage design capabilities but also the support services that QinetiQ GRC can offer us in terms of training and naval architecture design,” commented Dr Shin, Principal Researcher, ADD.

“Paramarine has established itself as the world’s leading naval architecture software tool for the design of submarines. Six of the world’s top ten submarine builders use its powerful capabilities. The selection by Republic of Korea’s Agency for Defense Development is further testament to its powerful and proven capabilities,” said Vittorio Vagliani, Managing Director, QinetiQ GRC.

Paramarine is based on 20 years’ experience in marine design and has a wealth of submarine specific analyses in one integrated product. Confidence in its capabilities comes from the independent validation of results and that it is approved for use by the UK MoD. The recent launch of the latest version of Paramarine (V8) has further extended the software’s functionality with the introduction of probabilistic damage modelling and assessment, as well as enhancements to its emergency response, reporting, and stability assessment capabilities.