L-3 Power Paragon is a recognized leader in shipboard, solid-state power conversion and protection equipment.
At PPI we have been providing customers with reliable electrical power systems for decades. Our successes have resulted from our ability to understand the system requirements, as well as the products we are contracted to deliver. We are able to see beyond the specified requirements to meet the total requirements for the system. In our products we have demonstrated our ability to bring new technology to product realization in demanding environments.
Power Paragon's power conversion, power conditioning and power protection solutions can be found in a wide range of demanding military and commercial environments around the world, including surface ships, planes, tanks, submarines, helicopters, trains, utility power grids and large computer installations.
Power technology systems from L-3 Power Paragon are virtually the "service standard" for the United States Navy and many international navies. L-3 Power Paragon technologies are also widely used in ground force and aviation installations.
The company has the experience, creativity and technical skills to produce products that are largely engineered-to-order for each application. This may mean employing dual-use design and manufacturing strategies to ruggedize a commercial UPS or utilizing sophisticated military technology for commercial applications. On other occasions, L-3 Power Paragon may develop fully integrated power-conversion and delivery subsystems or perform engineering of total power delivery systems employing advanced proprietary techniques such as dynamic simulation. The company is also a developer of technology for high-energy applications due to its expertise in power electronics and control systems.
Among many military programs which incorporate L-3 Power Paragon power technology are: NSSN, the AEGIS weapons systems (CG 47 class and DDG 51 class ships), LHD, LPD, AOE, SSN 21, MCM, CV/CVN, FFG 7, Canadian Patrol Frigate, Spanish F100, Japanese frigates, Israeli SA'AR 5, Taiwan PFG and many others.
L-3 Power Paragon also provides innovative airborne products to solve difficult power problems. The company's power-conversion equipment delivers reliable AC or DC power to a variety of output loads with power demands of up to 15 kVA. These devices can be found in many military and commercial fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters for numerous customers in the military sector as well as organizations like Rockwell, Boeing, Lockheed-Martin, Kaman, Serv-Air, Chrysler Technologies Airborne Systems and Bell Helicopter.