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