US-based electronic solution provider Ozop Energy Solutions has received an order from Canada’s Department of National Defense (DND), Maritime Forces Atlantic for submarine support battery charging systems.
The contract includes two 1.875MW and one 21KW battery charger.
Two of the chargers are considered high-capacity battery chargers with 1.875MW, an input of 4160Vac and output 750VDC – 2500A.
The third is a low capacity 21KW battery charger with an input 208Vac – 125Aac, and output 28Vdc – 700a.
The contract value is $721,880 CAD ($572,450 USD).
“PCTI is very proud that DND has selected PCTI in support of the Canadian submarine maintenance program,” said Bill Yargeau, President, PCTI.
“These will be some of the largest battery charging systems units used in this type of application. PTCI is ready and excited to successfully address the Canadian National Defense interest.”
The Royal Canadian Navy has recently marked a major milestone with its Victoria-class submarine HMCS Corner Brook (SSK 878).
The 1991-launched submarine returned to the water after a decade.