Submarines & Surface Ships

Acoustic materials and marine composite structures

Virginia class submarine

Operating in often extreme conditions at sea demands reliable solutions for your fleet. With more than 50 years supporting the U.S. Navy and allied surface and submarine fleets with composite structures, Collins Aerospace offers unmatched expertise in design, analysis, manufacturing and testing of marine composites, power generation and environmental control and life support systems.

We provide complementary design, analysis and production capability as well as solutions and process development. Our business is made up of a broad portfolio and a balanced business mix with a strong focus on enterprise excellence and continuous improvement.

Your Collins Aerospace products will provide high reliability and performance backed by 24/7 worldwide service support.

Blount Island

Our customers

We provide services and products to various shipyards and shipbuilding companies as well as a wide range of U.S. government program offices. These include Naval Sea Systems Command, Office of Naval Research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and various Navy warfare centers.

Collins Aerospace also actively supports a variety of small companies pursuing and executing SBIR programs.

In addition, we are delivering products for all U.S. Navy classes of submarines and Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) class destroyers. Our product expertise and field services are supporting U.S. Navy submarines, Zumwalt (DDG-1000) Class destroyers, Ticonderoga (CG-47) Class cruisers and allied Navy Former Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG-7) Class frigates through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program as well as the commercial aviation industry. Our power generation and environmental control and life support systems also support the in the Spanish Navy’s S-80 Submarine, the UK Navy’s Astute, Vanguard, and upcoming Dreadnought classes, and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force Oyashio Class submarines.