Technology Firms Merge

The Yacht Technologies business of Selex Communications, a Finmeccanica company and one of the world’s leading providers of integrated electronic solutions for superyachts, has expanded its communications and security portfolio following the merger of Selex Communications and its sister company, Elsag Datamat, to form Selex Elsag. 

Specialist in the design and development of hi-tech systems, products, solutions and services for IT, automation and security, the merger further enhances Yacht Technologies’ market-leading range of capabilities.

Commenting on the merger, John Hodder, Head of Yacht Technologies, says: “Given that secure communications are at the heart of our integrated system solutions, along with maintaining owners’ lifestyles, this merger significantly enhances the service and capabilities we offer our customers, through the bringing together of a unique combination of knowledge and expertise.”

As a result of the merger, the company will shortly be launching its new website, which details the business’s ability to meet the demands of yacht designers and builders.

From fully configured and integrated systems across entertainment, navigation, communications and security, to single item installations, Yacht Technologies offers expertise in the most advanced marine electronics with core capabilities including:

  • Secure Networking Solutions
  • Security and Resilience services
  • Improvised explosive device counter-measures
  • Close combat communications
  • Networked information infrastructures
  • Platform avionics systems
  • Identification friend-or-foe systems
  • Maritime communications and safety