Navy and Marine Controls

Motor Controllers


Proudly fielded on U.S. Navy vessels since WWII, DRS motor control products have proven themselves in the harshest environments. With this extensive experience at hand, DRS has a standard and customizable motor controller to meet customers’ needs on time, every time, in construction or modernization.

DRS products are ever-evolving as our company looks to future Navy needs.



DRS offers complete in-house capacity to design, build and test loadcenters, and has provided them to U.S. Navy submarines and surface combatants since 1958. DRS loadcenters are currently installed on Los Angeles, Ohio, Seawolf and Virginia class submarines as well as the new FORD-class carrier and LCS, LHA, LHD and DDG-1000 surface ships.

Navy Electronic Motor Operator


Whether for a new shipbuilding or modernization program, DRS Navy Electronic Motor Operator (NEMO) is ideal for integrated control, motor protection, condition based maintenance, power monitoring, ship network communications and local network I/O.

The Navy Electronic Motor Operator is used on the latest U.S. Navy ships for motor control, HVAC control and ABT control and is adaptable to any current or future U.S. Navy machinery control network protocols. 

Variable Frequency Drives


We provide a wide range of drive offerings to our customers, such as the15HP VFD, 250HP VFD and High Frequency Drives.

With more than 60 years’ experience in design, build and test for motor controller products, as well as cutting-edge development in Variable Frequency Drives, DRS can solve the most challenging programmatic and technical issues to deliver on-spec solutions.

This is all supported by a highly capable, dedicated and military seasoned design engineering team, deployed to support our customers.