BAE Systems to provide additional payload tubes for new Virginia class subs

BAE Systems has received a contract to produce payload tubes for two of the U.S. Navy’s new Virginia class submarines to support increased firepower on the Block V version of the attack subs.

Denmark brings drone tech to BALTOPS

Denmark has been operating with Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) over the last several weeks, employing the Danish modular mine hunting system to keep sailors out of the minefield while hunting for naval mines.

HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark ‘are safe’ from cuts

Speaking during a debate called by Luke Pollard, Labour MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, Guto Bebb confirmed that the two Albion class assault ships would be safe from cuts.

British forces storm French coast

More than 2,000 military personnel from both sides of the Channel - including destroyer HMS Dragon, amphibious ship RFA Lyme Bay, minehunter HMS Chiddingfold, Royal Marines from 45 Commando, raiding craft from 539 Assault Squadron and RAF Chinooks - are involved in the fortnight-long exercise Catamaran 18.

US Navy awards BAE a $36 million maintenance contract for USS Cole

BAE Systems has received a $36.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernise the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole.

Protecting The Fleet – Thales and BAE Systems team to offer Electronic Warfare force protection to the Royal Navy

Thales, BAE Systems and CGI have announced a strategic teaming agreement that will see the three companies bring together their collective expertise in Electronic Warfare, in order to respond to the opportunity to partner the Ministry of Defence for the second phase of the Royal Navy’s Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme (MEWP).

HMS Queen Elizabeth to sail for second phase of helicopter trials tomorrow

Supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is expected to sail for the second phase of her helicopter trials tomorrow.

NATO Ships Visit Klaipeda

Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group One (SNMCMG1) under the command of Commander Peter Ramboer of the Belgian Navy has arrived in Lithuania.

Babcock receives extension to Victoria In-Service Support Contract

Babcock, the global engineering services company, has secured a $384m (Canadian) three year extension to its existing strategic submarine support contract from the Canadian Department of National Defense for its fleet of four Victoria Class submarines.

HMS Ramsey joins NATO fleet

HMS Ramsey has joined a NATO mine clearance taskforce in the Baltic Sea.

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