L-3 Unit Gets BAE UK Ship Integrated Mgmt System Supply Subcontract

Type 26 GCSAn L-3 Communications subsidiary has received a subcontract from BAE Systems to supply integrated platform management systems for the U.K. navy's Type 26 global combat ships, Naval Technology reported Thursday.

BAE selected L-3 Marine Systems UK to provide the IPMS through a contract with the U.K. defense ministry to develop the Type 26 vessels as replacement for the Royal Navy's Type 23 frigates.

The IPMS is designed to regulate electrical, auxiliary and propulsion systems and perform automated monitoring function onboard Type 26 vessels.

L-3 will perform contract work at its three facilities in England, the report said.

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