Navantia-BMT Team Presents Fleet Solid Support Proposal

September 10, 2019 – London’s 2019 Defence and Security International (DSEI) exhibition has seen Navantia host the presentation of the Navantia-BMT team’s proposal for the program of design and build for up to three Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ships to be operated by the UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Navantia, participating in this tender in partnership with BMT, brings the necessary knowledge, skills and expertise as a worldwide leader in building support ships for navies around the world including the Spanish and the Royal Australian navies. BMT has proven naval design…

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BMT announces ELLIDA ™, a new Multi-Role Auxiliary Vessel

BMT has unveiled its latest concept design, the ELLIDA™ multi-role support ship, at this year’s international defence trade show DSEI 2019. ELLIDA™ will be the third family of vessels designed by BMT for the auxiliary market and will complement the AEGIR and SALVAS families. The ELLIDA™ concept is underpinned by the proven experience that BMT has gained while designing the AEGIR vessels now in service, the Tide class with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, and Maud with the Royal Norwegian Navy. The first member of the ELLIDA™ family is a 195m…

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BMT Designs Ultra-Fast, Interceptor Patrol Boats

September 10, 2019 – BMT is pleased to announce a new design for a ‘High Speed, Interceptor Patrol Boat’ for Ares Shipyard (Ares). The new interceptor with a length overall of 26 metres, and composite construction, adds to BMT’s proven track record in new build projects, and as demonstrated with its most recent win for Ares, to deliver a more modern and capable craft for the Royal Oman Police Coast Guard (ROPCG). This latest contract for a governmental customer is a significant milestone for the international design consultancy in a…

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BMT to Support Royal Navy Technical Documentation

September 9, 2019 – BMT, a member of The Aurora Engineering Partnership, is pleased to announce their key leadership role in providing technical documentation support for the Royal Navy. This multi-million pound task supports the safe operation and maintenance of Royal Navy surface ship systems and equipment for five years which builds on prior provision and demonstrates BMT’s position as a market leader in technical documentation. The task has been awarded through the Engineering Delivery Partner (EDP) Agreement that is managed by UK Ministry of Defence’s Defence Equipment & Support…

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Babcock and BMT sign cooperation agreement to develop future surface ships

Babcock and BMT have signed a cooperation agreement, which outlines the principles of a strategic relationship that will see the companies collaborate to support the Design, Build, Construction and Support of future classes of Surface Ships for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and other international projects. The initial focus will be cooperation on the recently announced Type31e program and the ability to offer a world-leading UK design alliance solution to the MOD. The new arrangement draws on the combined strengths of Babcock and BMT and will deliver innovative, capable,…

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Vigor wins award to build the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Support Vessel (Light)

In a highly competitive bid process, the U.S. Army has chosen the Vigor design for its new generation of landing craft. The contract represents the largest award in Vigor’s history with a total value of $979,390,000Image of MSV(L) winning design over a ten year period and will provide sustained full time employment for roughly 200 skilled artisans. “This award is the culmination of a five year process of research and development that first began with Kvichak prior to its merger with Vigor,” explains Frank Foti, Vigor CEO. “We are grateful…

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