CCII Systems engages the services of NG Associates to compete for a piece of Canada's National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy
CCII Systems (Pty) Ltd (C2I2 Systems), a South African systems integrator, today announced that it has engaged the services of NG Associates Inc. (NGAI) as its representative in Canada. C2I2 Systems, a world leader in hardware and software engineering solutions, believes it can make a significant contribution to support Canada’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS).
“We are happy to have found an experienced partner to represent us in Canada,” says Dr. Richard Young, founder and Managing Director of C2I2. “We have been providing systems and solutions to navies worldwide for over 20 years and are looking forward to working with Canadian companies on the NSPS.” Listed below are some of the nations that C2I2 is currently supplying:
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Royal Navy (RN) South African Navy (SAN)
Indian Defence Force South Korean Navy
Kuwait Naval Forces (KNF) Japanese Self-Defence Force
NATO Air Force Swedish Navy
US Navy US Marine Corps
US Army US Air Force (USAF)
Key components of the Electronic Systems Suite being proposed by C2I2 Systems and NGAI as part of the NSPS include:
Integrated Navigation and Bridge System Integrated Combat System
Situational Awareness System Navigation Sensor System
Naval Air/Sea Surveillance Radar Optronic Radar Tracker
Electronic Warfare System (Radar) Electronic Warfare System (Communications)
IFF Transponder IFF Interrogator
Helicopter Take-Off and Landing System Internal Voice System
Navigation Distribution System Underwater Telephone
External Communication System Data Recording System
Internal Communication System Video Surveillance System
Should C2I2 Systems secure a portion of the NSPS contract, Dr. Young is committed to establishing support facilities on both the east and west coasts of Canada, however, “we will be seeking Canadian suppliers to do the assembly and system integration for us. We are encouraging any interested companies, including First Nations companies, to contact NGAI.”
Howard Nash, President of NGAI says, “we are looking forward to working alongside C2I2 Systems. C2I2 Systems is committed to providing a highly cost-effective ‘Made in Canada’ system solution where NGAI will assist in securing qualified Canadian manufacturers and in establishing new facilities to meet IRB offset requirements. We are proud to confirm that C2I2 has committed to involving First Nations companies in their IRB commitment on the NSPS – a first for suppliers bidding on this project.”
About C2I2 Systems
C2I2 Systems in a South African systems integrator providing advanced hardware and software solutions to aerospace marine and defence companies around the world. With integrated electronic systems solutions and products that support operations from the engine room to the bridge, C2I2 Systems has clearly demonstrated the vibrancy of South Africa’s aerospace and defence industry. In its integrated system solution and in addition to its own products, C2I2 is offering a number of other tried and tested South African systems including: X-Band Naval Air/Sea Surveillance Radar, X-Band Optronic Radar Tracker, Electro-Optic Tracker, Advanced Radar ESM/ELINT, IFF Transponder and Interrogator, Maritime EW Systems, 7.62, 12.7 and 20 mm Self-Defence Weapons, 35 Dual Purpose Gun, Mokopa Short Range Surface-to-Surface Missile and Umkhonto Surface-to-Air Missile.
NGAI is a registered First Nations company providing proposal assistance, IRB planning and management, supply chain management and supplier performance monitoring services to OEMs. In addition, NGAI offers support services such as matchmaking, business development, contract and project management to SMEs interested in participating in major Canadian aerospace, defence, marine and hydro projects.
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Source : NG Associates Inc. (NGAI)