Babcock International has secured a five year £150 million Logistic Support Contract from the Ministry of Defence.

The contract forms part of the £3.2 billion Battlefield and Tactical Communication Information Systems (BATCIS) programme to deliver tactical communications and information systems, “including adjacent air and littoral assets, and the dismounted close combat soldier”.

According to a Babcock news release recieved by the UK Defence Journal.

“The contract is an exciting new opportunity for Babcock to deliver world-class technical support to our customer, and will allow our teams to embed robust ways for the MOD to perform critical operations. Babcock’s LSC solution, as part of BATCIS, enables the customer to provide assured Tactical Communication support to the end users, in the most efficient and effective manner.

Within the BATCIS Programme, Babcock will deliver an intelligent digital solution that provides cost effective, resilient support to the Land Equipment Tactical Communications Information Systems (LeTacCIS) equipment portfolio. Working closely with our customer, Babcock will deliver four critical services: inventory management, inventory modelling, information management and technical services, to the BATCIS team in support of their delivery to the wider Armed Forces.”

Babcock CEO David Lockwood said:

“We will deliver a comprehensive programme with future ready solutions for the MOD through the Logistic Support Contract. Our extensive reach and capability harnesses innovation, building on our already successful support programmes and expertise across the defence industry. Our team is well placed to support our customer’s success and I’m delighted that Babcock is part of this solution.”

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Airborne

Not a glamourous subject, but probably one of the most important.