Babcock and Barnacle Systems Inc. extend partnership

Babcock and Barnacle

In 2022, Babcock and Barnacle Systems Inc. (Barnacle), an award-winning manufacturer of remote security and monitoring systems, formed a partnership through an Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) investment to support the completion of Barnacle’s marine vessel remote monitoring and security device known as ‘BRNKL Black’. Following the successful launch of BRNKL Black, both companies committed to building on their partnership and continued to seek additional opportunities to fuse Babcock’s data-driven asset management expertise with Barnacle’s skills in hardware design. 

Babcock and Barnacle are delighted to be extending their ITB partnership to design and develop a cutting-edge remote monitoring and data logging device for land vehicles, known as ‘BRNKL Green’. This new device is designed to integrate advanced data logging capabilities with real-time monitoring functions, enhancing operational efficiency through in-service support and safety for land vehicles.

As both organisations begin to expand their operations to support land vehicles, the development of this new device is expected to set new standards in vehicle data management and operational oversight.

Jerry McLean, CEO, Babcock Canada, said: “At Babcock, we are committed to supporting small and medium-sized businesses to grow and leverage industrial development within the defence industry through Canadian-based technology. This partnership enables both organisations the opportunity to leverage global knowledge and experience with in-country expertise to deliver an innovative tool that will support fleets of land vehicles.”

Brandon Wright, CEO, Barnacle Systems Inc. said: “Building on our initial successful collaboration, we are thrilled to further strengthen our relationship with Babcock through this second innovative product collaboration. Our experience in the marine sector has uniquely equipped us to handle the intricacies of remote monitoring in any demanding environment. This new venture into the land vehicle market opens up exciting opportunities for both our companies to innovate and lead. We look forward to continuing our work with Babcock as we push the boundaries of what our technologies can achieve together.”

This investment is part of Babcock’s commitment to meet its ITB obligations to Canada on the Victoria In-Service Support Contract. The ITB policy creates jobs and fosters economic growth by requiring the company to undertake high value-added business activities and investments in Canada equal to the value of their contract.