Published: 17 October 2012 17 October 2012
L-3 SAM Electronics has announced the establishment of a intercompany working group dedicated to providing technical solutions in support of the development and maintenance of offshore wind energy farms and associated platforms and services.
Headed by SAM, the group is comprised of other companies within the L-3 Marine & Power Systems Group, including ELAC Nautik, FUNA Global Safety Systems and JOVYATLAS. Available services include the provision of fully integrated navigation and communications equipment, such as IP radars, ECDIS and AIS, wind and weather information facilities, and marine and aeronautical VHF systems. The group will also supply complete CCTV networks, marine-tested firefighting and protection systems, door access controls, public address and general alarm technologies, LAN-based control and monitoring for transformer platforms, and high- and low-voltage switchboards. Also available are UPS and battery supplies, resistors, sonar transponders for averting subsea collisions, navigation and general lighting assemblies, type-approved classified sea markings, and design and installation of complete cable networks, as well as other turnkey capabilities.