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Babcock International Group PLC future maritime support programme

Babcock is pleased to have finalised the contract with the UK Ministry of Defense to continue the support spanning UK naval base operations at HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport, alongside UK submarine and surface ship fleet support.  The Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP) is worth around £3.5bn and will run until March 2026, replacing the previous Maritime Support Delivery Framework (MSDF). This complex contract reinforces Babcock’s position as a foremost naval business wit...

Babcock cuts steel for Royal Navy’s Type 31 frigate HMS VENTURER at Rosyth

Babcock, the aerospace, defense and security company, was joined by UK Secretary of State for Defense and Shipbuilding Tsar, Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP to cut the first steel for the first of the Royal Navy’s five new Type 31 frigates, HMS VENTURER. Hosted at Babcock’s facility in Rosyth, Scotland, where the Type 31 Inspiration class ships are being built, representatives from across UK and international industry and public service, witnessed the historic ceremony signaling the officia...

£110m contract for high frequency radio communications

A £110 million contract has been awarded to deliver the new Defense Strategic Radio Service (DSRS) to critical military operations. DSRS uses the Earth’s ionosphere, part of the upper atmosphere, to allow radio signals to be sent and received across thousands of kilometers. This allows communications to be rapidly delivered across a variety of domains to service personnel, regardless of whether they are on land, in the air or at sea. The new communications service removes the tra...

Babcock sells first new frigate design license to Indonesia

Babcock the aerospace, defense and security company has secured the first export contract for its Arrowhead 140 (AH140) frigate through a design license agreement with PT PAL Indonesia (Persero), a state-owned enterprise that builds and maintains ships for military and commercial use from its facilities in Surabaya, Indonesia.   The breakthrough deal comes two years since Babcock’s AH140 design was first announced as the preferred bidder for the UK Type 31 frigate program at D...

Babcock introduces Arrowyard to its portfolio of global ship build and support

Babcock the aerospace, defense and security company has launched a dynamic new approach within global shipbuilding that enables international customers to build and support the company’s Arrowhead 140™ frigate (AH140) in-country, delivering a range of potential economic and social benefits to local and national communities. Arrowyard™ developed from Babcock’s rich engineering know-how and shipbuilding experience, brings together a comprehensive range of technology and...

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