Babcock will lead a joint bid for a new £1.25bn UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) type 31 frigate contract.
Babcock along with Thales, BMT, Harland & Wolff and Ferguson Marine will form 'Team 31' to deliver the ships, the company said in a statement Monday.
Babcock will act as the overall programme lead, while Thales will have overall responsibility for the development of the Mission System solution. Babcock and BMT will work in development of designs for both naval and commercial vessels.
Ferguson Marine on the Clyde, Harland & Wolff in Belfast as well as the Babcock facilities in Fife and Devon will all have roles to play, while much of the equipment provided by Thales and others will support jobs across the UK.
Babcock has won a seven-year contract to produce and deliver weapons handling and launch equipment for the South Korean Jangbogo III submarine programme. The contract, due to run until 2024, was awarded by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering), for the third boat-set
Babcock France and Dassault Aviation have signed a partnership which would initially materialize in the delivery of the French "FOMEDEC" training contract with the creation of a joint company under Babcock France. Following a competitive bid process, the France's Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA) has awarded Babcock France with the FOMEDEC contract to provide and maintain a training platform and related services for the French Air Force (Armée de l'Air), the company said in a statement Thursday
Sikorsky and Babcock Mission Critical Services Ltd signed a 10-year agreement at Farnborough Air Show yesterday to provide Babcock's S-92 helicopter fleet with extended support for its aftermarket material needs. Sikorsky's Total Assurance Program provides Babcock continued aftermarket support to operate its S-92 fleet within a known budget, reducing the risk of unplanned costs
Babcock and BAE Systems have won a $59.2 million joint contract to provide support services for Britain's Royal Navy medium-caliber guns
Babcock has won a five-year contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver engineering services to the Navy. The aviation and engineering support and aircraft services (AESAS) contract includes the provision of forward maintenance and aircraft engineering for Merlin, Sea King, Lynx and Wildcat helicopters, general airfield engineering services and support to aircraft operations, the company announced Monday
BAE Systems has unveiled proposed design for the Type 31e frigate competition in the UK, for the first time at an international defense expo held in Doha, Qatar. BAE Systems has brought together its warship design and engineering capability and combat systems expertise with Cammell Laird, the commercial shipbuilder, in a Teaming Agreement to bid for the contract to deliver Type 31e, the UKs adaptable general purpose frigate
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