IP Company BV & Rohde & Schwarz UK ltd. selected after 12 months competition process

Hoofddorp, Sep 23, 2013, The IP Company BV and Rohde & Schwarz UK Ltd has been down selected after a 12 month competition process run by BAE Systems to be the preferred partner for the design phase of the integrated communications system for the future Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Shipunnamed (7)

The IP Company’s proposal for the Type 26 is at the forefront of technology and includes innovative systems to truly deliver a state of the art Wireless communications system. This coupled with proven high reliability will in turn reduce the through life cost with respect to support and provide the Royal Navy with improved efficiency of resources, high system availability and operational performance.

In the international arena also the Royal Dutch Navy uses our Wireless communication’s solutions.

The IP Company is a leading company in wireless communication systems onboard ships. It is the result of combining vision and intelligence with over 20 years of experience. We solve specific problems by using our unique custom made working method. We make use of the best software and hardware products to improve personal, onboard situational awareness by thinking along with the client. Integration of these products is guaranteed by using open source.


Rohde & Schwarz is an independent group of companies specializing in electronics. It is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcasting, radio monitoring and radio location as well as secure communications. Established almost 80 years ago, Rohde & Schwarz has a global presence and a dedicated service network in over 70 countries. It has approx. 8700 employees and achieved net revenue of € 1.8 billion (USD 2.3 billion) in fiscal year 2011/2012 (July 2011 to June 2012). Company headquarters are in Munich, Germany.

R&S ® is a registered trademark of Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG