Pall Corp. Freshwater Generators Selected by BAE for UK Royal Navy Ships
Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL) announced that it has been selected by BAE Systems to supply freshwater generator systems for the UK Royal Navy's Type 45 Destroyer. The Type 45 ships are designed and built by BAE Systems and are the most advanced warships ever produced in the UK. The Pall Integrated Membrane System (IMS)/ freshwater generator is designed to transform any type of sea water into drinkable water. Sea trials have demonstrated that it works efficiently with the high contamination levels found in some coastal waters. The fully automatic, cleanable IMS helps reduce maintenance tasks and has a lower cost of ownership compared to conventional water treatment systems.
Pall Corporation will supply IMS freshwater generators for the UK Royal Navy's T45 Destroyer, shown in this photo. (Photo Annotation: © UK MOD/Crown Copyright 2012) Tom Quaye, head of BAE's Type 45 Class Output Management Team said, “The Type 45 is the largest and most powerful Air Defence Destroyer ever built for the Royal Navy. It is a versatile platform capable of contributing to worldwide maritime and joint operations in multi threat environments. It is essential that these ships can produce fresh water wherever they are operating; we were very pleased with the performance of Pall's IMS for delivering fresh water supplies during the ship's deployment.”
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