Naval Systems

Parkburn Precision Handling Systems (PPHS) is an established Naval Defence supplier working with UK MoD and a host of Navies worldwide, PPHS has designed and manufactured specialised systems and equipment for the following vessel types:

HMS Enterprise (courtesy of UK MOD)
HMS Enterprise (courtesy of UK MOD)
  • Frigates
  • Destroyers
  • Submarines
  • Mine Countermeasures Vessels
  • Aircraft Carriers
  • Amphibious Support Ships
  • Survey Vessels
  • Corvettes / Patrol Ships

Parkburn products are in service with many of the world’s navies and are generally application specific, designed to the high standards of performance, reliability and survivability that characterize this market.

However, in the modern day drive for more cost effective solutions, Commercial - Off – The - Shelf (COTS) products are designed-in, wherever possible. In this way, our naval systems and equipment benefit directly from our wealth of experience in the specialist offshore market sectors that Parkburn operate.

PPHS Naval Systems & Equipment



HMS Astute (courtesy of BAE Systems)
HMS Astute (courtesy of BAE Systems)
  • Minesweeping Winch systems
  • Variable Depth Sonar mine hunting winch systems
  • Towed sonar winch systems
  • Slow speed hydraulic drive and bow thrust systems
  • Hydraulic power and controls for Controllable Pitch Propeller (CPP) systems
  • Scientific instrument handling systems for research and survey vessels
  • ROV handling systems
  • UUV handling systems
  • Boat handling LARS
  • Ballast control systems
  • Ship's lift winches
  • Subsea lay equipment for ocean bottom cables, sensors & Net centric systems
  • Handling systems and controls for submarine applications
  • Motor control, power management and power distribution systems
  • General purpose naval winch systems

For all your naval handling system requirements, Parkburn offers a full turnkey solution from conceptual design, through to Harbour and Sea Acceptance trials (HATs and SATs) and through life Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) for a complete engineering, spares and service back-up on a global basis.

  • Munitions Lift Winch
  • Hunt Class
  • Mechanical Sweep Winch
  • Sandown Class
  • Variable Depth Sonar Winch
  • Undulating Oceanographic Recorder (UOR) Winch
  • CTD/Oceanographic Winch (courtesy of UK MoD)
  • Magnetic Sweep Winch