Gresham wins submarine contract for battery chargers

Gresham Power Electronics has been awarded a contract to supply specialist battery-charging equipment and batteries for new submarines for India.

The contract will last until 2016 and is valued at around £540,000.

The battery-charging systems have been designed into the Scorpène-class submarines by the French contractor for naval shipbuilding and support, DCN and the Spanish shipbuilder Navantia.