Maritime Field Services

A Leader in COTS Technology Installation and Integration

Leonardo DRS in Chesapeake is a leader in the installation and integration of COTS technology for military displays, computers, and peripheral products and a provider of electronic manufacturing services technology. We maintain all the development, testing, and support resources required for a successful sustainment program.


Once approved for fielding, Leonardo DRS provides the required installation and integration field services to implement the equipment/system changes. Our installation support team has a unique understanding of permanent configuration change implementation to ships and ship systems; we develop, submit and track all Ship Change Documents to document system and equipment updates including alterations, modifications, field changes and replacements.

Field Engineers
Leonardo DRS' field engineers have performed field support services for the navies of Japan, Pakistan, Poland, Taiwan, India, Mexico, Egypt, Portugal, Saudi Arabia and Thailand. Our seasoned field engineers perform a wide range of functions including: training equipment operators and maintainers, conducting equipment level testing, system interface testing, material condition assessment, fault isolation, and failure analysis and subsequent repair

Equipment Supported
Equipment we support includes the following major systems: OJ-172 Data Exchange Auxiliary Console; AN/UYK-7, -20, -43, and -44 Computers; RD-358/359A Tape Transports; AN/UYH-3 Magnetic Disk Set; AN/UYA-4 Data Display Group; AN/UYQ-21 Tactical Displays; AN/UYQ-70(V) Advanced Display System; AN/USQ-69(V) Data Terminal Set; Surface Search Radars, Common Display System (CDS), Common Processing System (CPS), Integrated Voice Communication System (IVCS), Secure Voice System (SVS), Consolidated Afloat Network and Enterprise Services (CANES), Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC), and other combat systems.

Proven Performance
Leonardo DRS has also provided experienced field engineering support at program milestones such as Builder’s Dock Trials, Builder’s At-Sea Trials, and Preliminary Acceptance Trials for all equipment installed by Leonardo DRS. Specifically, Leonardo DRS has provided field engineering support for the ex-Kidd class reactivation trials for Taiwan, and most recently provided technical support for the USS Makin Island (LHD 8) at sea builder’s trials for Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division. Our successful past performance in all aspects provide a low risk, best value support solution for your Engineering Change support program package.