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Kongsburg supplies CCTV systems for Royal Canadian Navy

Kongsberg Maritime supplying caera systems for Royal Canadian Navy ships.

By Richard Tomkins
An artist's impression of Canada's new class of Arctic Offshore Patrol ship. Royal Canadian Navy image
An artist's impression of Canada's new class of Arctic Offshore Patrol ship. Royal Canadian Navy image

DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The Canadian subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime of Norway is to provide CCTV systems for the Royal Canadian Navy's new class of Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships.

The contract for the closed-circuit camera system was issued by L-3 MAPPS, a Tier 1 supplier to Irving Shipbuilding, which is constructing the vessels.

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"Further to our recent CCTV supply for the Halifax-class frigates IPMS upgrade, we are delighted to be able to leverage from our proven marine & naval camera technologies to support L-3 MAPPS, Irving Shipbuilding and RCN on the prestigious AOPS (Artic Offshore Patrol) Program, which is a key milestone in the renewal of Canada's combatant fleet," said David Fleming, Camera Systems Manager for Kongsberg Maritime.

Kongsberg said its CCTV system is a key part of the Integrated Platform Management System, or IPMS, for the ships, providing real-time video surveillance to assist with mission critical operations.

The value if the contract was not revealed.

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