L-3 Awarded $61 Million Contract for Canadian Halifax Class Frigate Upgrade
"This award reinforces our position as the premier supplier of ship
control systems to the Canadian Navy," said
The L-3 IPMS is based on a proven open-architecture design and features Versa Module Europa-based remote terminal units. The new IPMS incorporates a damage control system and electrical control system. It also offers new advanced functionality with equipment health monitoring, an on-board training system, CCTV integration and an interface with the ship's new combat management system. Several training simulators will also be delivered to the support facilities of the Canadian Navy.
The Halifax Class frigate (hull designation FFH) is a class of
multi-role patrol frigates that have served the Canadian Forces since
The Halifax Class IPMS program follows on the heels of the selection of
L-3's IPMS in
L-3 MAPPS, a division of the L-3 Marine & Power Systems group, has over 25 years of experience in pioneering technological advances in the marine automation field and over 35 years of experience in delivering high-fidelity power plant simulation to leading utilities worldwide. In addition, the company has more than three decades of expertise in supplying plant computer systems for Canadian heavy water reactors. L-3 MAPPS also provides targeted controls and simulation solutions to the space sector.
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