Leviton has announced that is has secured a supply contract with BAE Systems to provide cabling for the Batch 1 Type 26 frigates.
The firm say that the Brand-Rex High Performance Cables will support a variety of communication, power, and mission-critical systems onboard the vessels.
Leviton say it has already delivered approximately 490 kilometers of cable for the first order from BAE Systems for the Type 26 frigates.
“Leviton is proud to partner with BAE Systems on this prestigious project,” said Marc Pawson, Sales Manager for Leviton.
“We are excited to provide British-made cables and bring our expertise with complex cabling requirements that must meet high-specification demands.”
Leviton is an approved supplier of copper and fiber optic cables for military and maritime applications, offering custom cables and hybrid constructions with high performance insulating and outer materials optimized for military systems and infrastructure.
The Brand-Rex High Performance Cables are manufactured to world-class British Naval standards at Leviton’s factory in Leigh, England.
Leviton say that it also manufactures specialty cabling for other extreme environments, including rail, automotive, industrial, and aerospace applications.