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OSI Maritime Systems Joins Canadian Prime Minister’s Business Delegation to Malaysia

OSI Maritime Systems Joins Canadian Prime Minister’s Business Delegation to Malaysia On October 6, 2013, Ken Kirkpatrick, President and CEO, OSI Maritime Systems Ltd (OSI), as a member of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Canadian Business delegation to Malaysia, participated in a ceremony recognizing recent Canadian-Malaysian business agreements. The Canadian Prime Minister and the Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak were present as Mr. Kirkpatrick and Managing Director of Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS), Malaysia, Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Ahmad Ramli Mohd Nor, acknowledged the agreement between OSI and BNS. Under the terms of the agreement, OSI will deliver six Integrated Navigation and Tactical Systems (INTS) to Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS) as part of the Ministry of Defence's Littoral Combat Ship Program. Six Gowind-class corvettes are being built by BNS for the Royal Malaysian Navy. “It is an honour to be part of an event that demonstrates Canada’s accomplishments in the international marketplace and the strong relationship it has with Malaysia,” said Mr. Kirkpatrick. “It reflects positively on OSI, as a leader in delivering naval integrated navigation and bridge systems as well as a Canadian company successfully operating in Southeast Asia. The region is undertaking a significant modernization of their naval capabilities, selecting best-of-breed technologies in the process. To date, OSI counts some of region’s most modern navies as customers including Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore.” OSI’s INTS is a fully scalable, IMO and NATO STANAG 4564 compliant integrated Bridge System (IBS). Centering around OSI’s ECPINS and integrating selected radars and navigation sensors, INTS provides a comprehensive and cost effective IBS, suitable for new builds or existing platform retrofits. About OSI Based in Vancouver, BC, OSI Maritime Systems has been providing advanced integrated navigation and tactical solutions to military and commercial customers for over 35 years. As a pioneer of Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (WECDIS), the company has grown to be a leading provider of integrated navigation and tactical solutions designed for naval and maritime security operations. The company develops and delivers integrated bridge systems for warships, integrated dived navigation systems for submarines, and C2 systems for small craft. OSI currently has 16 naval customers from around the world with over 500 warships and submarines operating with its world leading integrated navigation and tactical solutions. For more information: Simon Wills Communications +1 778-373-4655 - 30 -
Posted 2013-10-11
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