DRS Technologies’ solutions to Royal Australian Navy frigates
DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, said that its Canadian subsidiary will be providing communications systems in support of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) ANZAC class frigates. The subcontract was awarded to DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. in support of a communications modernisation contract by Selex ES. DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. is the primary subcontractor to Selex ES.
Under the subcontract DRS will provide all internal tactical and secure voice switching systems and terminals, including the SHINCOM 3100 central switching unit, wideband audio network data switching system, console dual screen terminals, outdoor terminals, jackboxes and ancillaries.
SHINCOM 3100 is the latest generation of shipboard communications switch technology; and provides reliable, red/black secure tactical communications for Navy operators. DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. will produce and deliver eight ship-sets and two shore systems under the subcontract.