We proudly played a big role in designing and installing the vessel tracking system that would go on to welcome the HMS Queen Elizabeth into Portsmouth harbour. This is the story of how the project was delivered.
BAE Systems are an international defence, security and aerospace company based in London.
They are one of the largest defence contractors in the world, with several projects including aircraft carriers, submarines and fighter jets.
Coretek are proud to have been a part of this mammoth project, in partnership with BAE Systems and a small selection of other contractors.
Having started the project in 2015, Coretek’s Infrastructure department have since laid many kilometres of copper and fibre cables and installed new radar and microwave technologies.
Coretek’s Consultancy team designed the new networking system from scratch as well as installing and configuring the active networking equipment. As mentioned above, this innovative system has been designed to dynamically re-route traffic if any of the links are unavailable.
This all forms a sophisticated tracking system which allows ships to come in and out of the port safely and has been successfully in place for nearly two years.
Coretek continue to work closely with the team at BAE, providing 24/7 support for the vessel tracking network and working in collaboration with the other contractors who helped bring this system to fruition.
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