|Collins class Submarine (File Photo)|
Sydney, Australia – Thomas Global Systems announced that it has signed a contract with Saab Australia Pty Ltd to provide technical support and electronic manufacturing of key components for the Integrated Ship Control Management and Monitoring System (ISCMMS) upgrade on the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class submarines.
Saab was awarded the ISCMMS project by ASC Pty Ltd (formerly Australian Submarine Corporation) in November 2013 and the project will last until 2016 as the Collins fleet is upgraded to more advanced capabilities.
Thomas is providing the remote steering console components and other critical electronic control modules for two of the fleets six submarines, from June 2014 until early 2015.
Thomas CEO, Angus Hutchinson, said - “We are pleased to again be partnering with Saab, this time on the important Collins ISCMMS upgrade program. This is a great example of Australian industry working together to provide world-class support for our critical defence assets. Thomas Global Systems is honoured to continue its support of the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins fleet.”