Raytheon Anschütz WINBS for Type 31e

September 12, 2019 – Raytheon Anschütz is partnering with Babcock and Thales to deliver its Warship Integrated Navigation and Bridge Systems, or WINBS, to the United Kingdom Royal Navy’s new Type 31e frigates. With WINBS on the Type 31e, Raytheon Anschütz is now the bridge systems provider for all new Royal Navy combatants. The WINBS designed for the Type 31e…

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Cammell Laird Strengthens Management Team

April 1, 2019 – Cammell Laird is announcing a series of changes to its senior management team to support ambitious growth plans. The restructure sees company founder and CEO John Syvret CBE extend his role to executive chairman, Tony Graham, meanwhile becomes chief operating officer having led Cammell Laird’s Type 31e bid and Paul Owen joins the company from the…

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BAE Systems and Cammell Laird release joint statement on Type 31e Competitive Design Phase contract

December 12, 2018 – A joint statement from BAE Systems and Cammell Laird said: “We are pleased to have been shortlisted for the next stage of the Type 31e program. Our bid for the Type 31e combines proven engineering capability, warship design and combat management systems that will deliver critical capability to meet the Royal Navy’s requirements and an attractive…

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Cammell Laird Builds 2,000 Strong Supply Chain in Type 31e Bid

August 20, 2018 – Birkenhead-based shipbuilder Cammell Laird has announced it has built a network of more than 2,000 suppliers as it steps up its bid to build a cutting-edge warship. The shipyard and engineering services company says it is registering more than five new suppliers every week as it builds its Leander Frigate supply chain. Cammell Laird BAE Systems…

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Babcock Team 31 Launches Arrowhead 140 Design for MoD Type 31e Competition

Babcock Team 31 has today [31st May] unveiled Arrowhead 140 as its design for the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) new £1.25 billion Type 31e general purpose light frigate program. Launching the new platform, ‘Team 31’ – led by Babcock and including fellow industry experts Thales, OMT, BMT, Harland and Wolff and Ferguson Marine – underlined the vessel’s established, ‘at…

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Cammell Laird presents ‘job and wealth creating’ vision to mayoral delegation

Cammell Laird has hosted a delegation of mayors from across Merseyside and Chester. The group of dignitaries was welcomed by Cammell Laird CEO John Syvret CBE, director Mike Moran and Type 31e project director Tony Graham. Syvret said the company was delighted to welcome the delegation and brief them on how Cammell Laird contributes to Merseyside economy pumping more than…

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BAE Systems showcases Type 31e design to international audiences at DIMDEX 2018

Visitors to DIMDEX, the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference, which is being held from 12-14 March in Doha, Qatar, will be able to see BAE Systems’ proposed design for the Type 31e frigate competition in the UK. BAE Systems has brought together its warship design and engineering capability and combat systems expertise with Cammell Laird, the commercial shipbuilder,…

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Cammel Laird Type 31e Conference Recap

Exports will be central to Cammell Laird and BAE System’s joint bid for the Government’s £1.25billion new-build frigate programme, a conference has heard. The news was announced at a special ‘supplier conference’ organised by Cammell Laird, BAE Systems and the Society of Maritime of Industries on Merseyside involving more than 200 delegates from supply chain companies in the UK and…

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Cammell Laird Type 31e Frigate Program Supplier Conference Seats Available

Cammell Laird says a limited number of tickets are still available to businesses for its Type 31e Frigate Program suppliers conference on Tuesday February 20. Type 31e project director Tony Graham, pictured, said the event, being held with industry body the Society of Maritime Industries, is being moved to a larger venue, the Village Hotel in Bromborough, Wirral to accommodate increased interest.…

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Ministry of Defence announces procurement program for Royal Navy’s T31e frigates

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin has today launched plans for the procurement of the Royal Navy’s new Type 31e frigates – a day after the announcement of a new National Shipbuilding Strategy. The competition, unveiled by senior leaders from the Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy and Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), will boost the UK shipbuilding industry and provide the route…

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