Naval Mission Systems

Delivering proven integrated naval C4ISR and combat systems solutions

QinetiQ provide services and solutions for all naval platforms including offshore patrol vessels, corvettes and frigates.

QinetiQ can supply full platform solutions as the combat system prime, or provide services including options analysis, procurement advice and guidance, system design, installation, testing and evaluation, and diagnostic remediation. QinetiQ can also take full through life system design authority responsibility.

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QinetiQ has amassed a huge amount of naval combat and C4ISR systems experience built on over 30 years of delivering and integrating complex systems. We are able to provide a total platform perspective allowing us to understand the challenges associated with naval C4ISR and combat system design, integration and in-service support.

We have worked with many naval and naval related clients including the UK MOD, UK Royal Navy, UK Royal Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, BAE Systems, Thales, Lockheed Martin and Kelvin Hughes.

For the UK Royal Navy we have provided combat system integration assurance and support to all major classes of current and future UK warships and are the contracted technical partner for the Royal Navy for combat system integration, testing and evaluation, and optimization.

QinetiQ's naval C4ISR and combat systems solution team

Our people, who are UK based but available to be internationally deployed, are highly experience in the maritime environment.

Facilities, equipment and software

Underpinning solution design and the delivery of a range of services, our purpose built facility in Portsdown Technology Park in Portsmouth, UK represents a combined investment of over £100m in facilities, software and equipment that is utilised daily by a broad range of clients from across the maritime combat system enterprise. Equipment includes fixed and mobile assets that are capable of being deployed worldwide.

In delivering these solutions and services, we deploy a wide range of QinetiQ bespoke and commercially available software which provides a powerful toolset that allows our engineers and scientists to rapidly understand complex issues in data rich environments.

Overview of QinetiQ’s naval C4ISR and combat systems solutions

We are able to offer a comprehensive range of solutions and supporting services including the naval communications, information and combat systems design, procurement, installation and integration of a combat system taking full risk transfer against a fixed price.

QinetiQ is fully independent and we can work with you to define your needs, turn those needs into a manufacturer’s specification, build prototypes and run demonstrations, if necessary, to identify and implement the best of breed related technologies.

In addition we have extensive experience of partnering with suppliers of C4ISR and naval combat system components and can assume responsibility on behalf of the customer whether it is as Combat System Manager or the Integration Authority.

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