MONTREAL — L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) today announced its 50th anniversary of providing nuclear power plant simulators for discerning plant operators and engineers worldwide.
From the first-of-its-kind Pickering-A simulator, built in 1973 in Montreal, Canada through today, L3Harris’ high-fidelity, plant-specific simulators continue to provide training value and engineering support in 22 countries across five continents.
“With the world increasingly recognizing the merits of nuclear energy, we are well-positioned to continue leading the way developing simulators for all classes of reactors, contributing to their safe and reliable operations,” said Rangesh Kasturi, President, Maritime International, L3Harris. “Our company’s continued leadership in simulation technology and deployment is fueled by our commitment to our customers and end users, and a spirit of continuous innovation from our incredible team.”
The company’s half century pioneering simulation technologies has led to its industry-leading suite of Orchid® software tools used to develop, test and validate plant-specific simulators, and widely recognized for their simplicity and interoperability.
Over the past 50 years, L3Harris supplied advanced plant models and numerous state-of-the-art training simulators – including full-scope, part-task, classroom training, 3D-immersive and engineering models. These simulators address a range of needs from enhancing operator training in normal and off-normal situations, to testing new control systems, new plant designs, existing plant changes, human factors studies, and cyber intrusion exercises.
L3Harris Technologies is a Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers’ mission-critical needs always in mind, our 46,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. L3Harris cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about developing simulators are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. L3Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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