Navy League's Sea-Air-Space Expo 2019

The Leonardo booth at Navy League's Sea-Air-Space Exposition will feature a wide range of technologies with proven performance for naval operations.

The Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and brings the U.S. defense industrial base and key military decision makers together for an annual educational, professional and maritime based event. The Navy League is a citizens’ organization whose mission supports all the U.S. sea services -- the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and U.S.-flag Merchant Marine.

AUSADates: May 6 - 8, 2019
Location: Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
Booth: 2137

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Naval Power Systems

As a trusted provider of naval power and control technology we deliver quality, customer-focused products and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and our allies.

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FFG-X Capabilities

As the Navy focuses on building a new & more lethal fleet, the next-gen guided-missile frigate (FFG(X)) platform will require essential technologies that only a long-time provider of naval technology can supply.

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Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS)

Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) ensures the critical need for consistent power on a ship will remain ceaseless.

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Build-To-Print is a Navy Acquisition Process where the Navy can pay a reduced price and receive a quality product, equipment or components according to their exact specifications.

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Shipboard Integrated Communications (SHINCOM)

SHINCOM provides both tactical operator consoles with rugged, plain, secure voice communications as well as the integrated voice communications system for the entire internal communications requirements.

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Hybrid Electric Drive

Leonardo DRS provides hybrid electric drive (HED) ship propulsion solutions systems that deliver advantages in flexibility, modularity and commonality; supporting requirements for fuel savings and growing power efficiency demands on future ships.

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Energy Magazine for Laser

As ship systems progress, Leonardo DRS’ Energy Magazine integrated with Variable Frequency Drives and 1,000VDC in one cabinet to meet the demand for more power, higher power quality, and more efficient use of power to take on the open seas.

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Navy Technologies on Display @ Sea-Air-Space

Proven Performance for Naval Ships

FFGXThe products shown below with this symbol have capabilities that are ideal for the U.S. Navy FFG(X) future frigate program.

3200 AMP Circuit Breaker (ACB-3220)FFG(X)3200 AMP Circuit Breaker (ACB-3220) - The ACB-3220 Circuit Breaker continues DRS Naval Power System's line of US Navy MILSPEC Circuit Breakers. It provides the most compact, power dense, 450V power circuit breaker for USN combatant applications. The ACB-3220 ratings provide circuit protection for generator sets up to 2MW (perfectly sized for a FFGx size combatant).  Learn more

Energy Magazine DemoFFG(X)Energy Storage Magazine Demo - We have demonstrated Energy Magazine technology and multi-application hardware for future pulse weapons/sensors and stable back-up power. This technology is suitable for DDG 51 back fit and other ship class applications.  Learn more

Hybrid Electric / Electric Propulsion MotorsFFG(X)Hybrid Electric Drive / Electric Propulsion Motors - Leonardo DRS provides power-dense solutions for Naval propulsion for Hybrid Electric Drive and Integrated Electric Drive. Our hybrid electric drive machines include gear mounted & shaft mounted solutions to fit operational needs and provide flexibility in engine room design. Our propulsion drives for U.S. Navy applications show our ability to meet strict power quality requirements.  Learn more

Motor ControllersFFG(X)Motor Controllers - We provide a wide range of reliable motor control offerings by leveraging our strong engineering capabilities, full understanding MIL-SPECs and experience gained from a history of successful products. 
Motor Controllers | Navy Electronic Motor Operator

PA44 Permanent Magnet Motor / GeneratorPA44 Permanent Magnet Motor / Generator - The PA44 is direct water-cooled and rated up to 625HP. At only 395 lbs. the PA44 produces 1.6 horsepower per lb., making it the most power dense machine in its class. It has been selected to provide hybrid electric drive propulsion for the U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter program.  Learn more

Silicon Carbide (SiC) Power Electronics Module (PEM)Silicon Carbide (SiC) Power Electronics Module (PEM) - The Leonardo DRS series of liquid-cooled Power Electronic Modules (PEMs) advances solid-state conversion technology for improved power density, flexibility and maintainability. Since the development of our first baseline PEM in 2005 we have worked continually to improve capability while meeting stringent power quality and acoustic requirements. Learn more

1500 VA AC UPS Series 851 and 853FFG(X)1500 VA AC UPS Series 851 and 853 - Leonardo DRS effectively addresses a wide range of naval surface warfare power conversion requirements. Our Tactical UPS units for use on board naval ships provide conditioned backup power to command, control, communication and navigation equipment.  Learn more

 Common Display System (CDS)FFG(X) Common Display System (CDS) - The CDS Console provides a rugged workstation qualified for shipboard use in the tactical environment. Leonardo DRS is a proven product design, shipboard display and processing modernization specialist.

Mission Critical Equipment Cabinet for CPS TI16FFG(X)Mission Critical Equipment Cabinet for CPS TI16 - Leonardo DRS provides development, testing, production and delivery of display, workstation, processing and network systems for ship combat control.

SHINCOM IVCS CommunicationsFFG(X)SHINCOM IVCS Communications - IVCS and SVS communications (Interior Voice and Secure Voice Communications). Internal IVCS voice cabinets are physically separated forward and aft to survive battle damage. Voice terminals are throughout the ship including up the mast. Secure voice cabinet is installed close to CIC, where most of the secure terminals go.  Learn more

SAMDIS Synthetic Aperture SonarSAMDIS Synthetic Aperture Sonar - Synthetic Aperture & Mine Detection Imaging Sonar (SAMDIS) provides an unmatched Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) capability in a solution scalable to any Tow-body, UUV, LDUUV, or XLUUV. SAMDIS is a 4th generation SAS offering multi-aspect processing of ultra-high resolution SAS imagery, enabling single sweep detection and classification.  Learn more

UxV Common C3UxV Common C3 - Portable computing and communications platform to enable operations from any naval vessel or pier-side.

Brite CloudBriteCloud - BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) is a compact, DRFM-based active RF countermeasure that has the capability to defeat the majority of RF-guided surface-to-air and air-to-air threat systems. BriteCloud is designed to be dispensed from standard chaff/flare dispensers and therefore requires minimal platform integration.  Learn more

Distributed Aperture IR Counter Measures (DAIRCM)Distributed Aperture IR Counter Measures (DAIRCM) - DAIRCM is an aircraft survivability system approach that utilizes a single sensor for both 2-color IR missile warning and wide field of view gimbal for threat countermeasure. Additional capabilities of the sensor include hostile fire indication (HFI), laser warning, limited Degraded Visual Environment capability, distributed sensors available for providing 360-degree situational awareness.

Distributed Aperture Sensor (DAS)Distributed Aperture Sensor (DAS) - This is our 'brownout' camera/detector system but we can't refer to it as the Brownout camera in the public realm. The DAS camera provides all the performance of a long-range capable, cooled LWIR camera in a small, low-power package.

Dual Mode Warning Sensor (DMWS) Dual Mode Warning Sensor (DMWS) - Aircraft Survivability sensor that packages Leonardo DRS’ 2-color IR missile warning capability in the US Army’s AN/AAR-57 form factor. This fast frame rate sensor is also well suited for hostile fire indication, limited Degraded Visual Environment capability and their distributed installation provides 360-degree situational awareness.

Osprey AESA RadarOsprey AESA Radar - Osprey MM multi-mode surveillance radar provides second generation Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) surveillance capability as the primary sensor on airborne assets to meet the challenges of the 21st century.  Download the data sheet

TH-119 Advanced Helicopter TrainerTH-119 Advanced Helicopter Trainer - Military Helicopter training demands the right tool for the job, Leonardo Helicopters delivers it. The TH-119 provides basic helicopter flight training cost effectively and without compromise. It provides seamless and smooth transition to modern combat helicopters.  Learn more

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