Naval Combat Ship - Control Panels

We provide a turnkey solution,
assisting during the initial prototyping and qualification stages, implementing modifications, through to the supply of complete units to full production release.

Miles Adams, Operations Manager –  Electronics Division

The largest defence contractor in Europe, providing design, manufacture, and support complex surface ships, submarines, radars, and command and combat systems. The solution is a subsystem for naval weapon systems.

The Challenges:

  • To outsource the complete manufacture and assembly of control panel design
  • Wiring and assembly to a customer’s own schematics and defence standards
  • Paint to match shipboard systems, and meets warpaint standards
  • Development of design through prototype to production

The Solution

  • Full range of Control Panels to suit each on board application
  • Manufacture of sheet metal
  • Finishing to defence specification paint
  • Electro-mechanical assembly inline with specific customer build instructions
  • Wiring to meet IPC610 standards, and use of MIL-STD connectors

The Outcome

  • The equipment provides connectivity to the ship combat systems
  • Stream lined supply chain, with the entire assembly provided by Cove with a single purchase order, and a single supplier to manage, allowed the customer to focus on their core business of ship-building
  • Assembly inline with specific customer instructions to allow them to be integrated easily into the ship
  • Design support to take design to fabrication and manufacture

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