New EW Gear from Elbit Systems for Royal Navy

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems UK Ltd. was awarded a contract valued at approximately $100 million (approximately £73 million) by Babcock International Group Plc. (LSE: BAB), to provide the Royal Navy with new Electronic Warfare capabilities under Increment 1 of the Maritime Electronic Warfare System Integrated Capability (MEWSIC) Program. The contract will be performed over…

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Babcock Sells First New Frigate Design License to Indonesia

Babcock secured the first export contract for its Arrowhead 140 (AH140) frigate through a design license agreement with PT PAL Indonesia (Persero), a state-owned enterprise that builds and maintains ships for military and commercial use from its facilities in Surabaya, Indonesia. The breakthrough deal comes two years since Babcock’s AH140 design was first announced as the preferred bidder for the…

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Babcock Introduces Arrowyard

Babcock the aerospace, defense and security company has launched a dynamic new approach within global shipbuilding that enables international customers to build and support the company’s Arrowhead 140™ frigate (AH140) in-country, delivering a range of potential economic and social benefits to local and national communities. Arrowyard™ developed from Babcock’s rich engineering know-how and shipbuilding experience, brings together a comprehensive range…

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HMS Portland Returns to Fleet After Extensive Refit

HMS Portland hosted a ceremony at Devonport today to mark her return to the Royal Navy fleet after an extensive refurbishment and upgrade. The Type 23’s overhaul was completed by Babcock International at the dockyard and now the warship looks toward front-line operations once more. Commander Surface Flotilla, Commodore Tim Neild said: “It is really great to be with you…

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HII & Babcock MOU for ROK Aircraft Carrier Program

September 1, 2021 – Babcock International Group, the aerospace, defense and security company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd (HHI), affirming the strong relationship between the two companies as focus builds on the Republic of Korea’s CVX Aircraft Carrier Program opportunity. Babcock’s established in-country business in the Republic of Korea, Babcock Korea, brings…

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UK Enters Next Stage of Fleet Solid Support Competition

September 1, 2021 – Contracts have been awarded to four consortia, all of which include significant UK involvement, to develop their bids to build three new Fleet Solid Support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and Royal Navy. he award of the Competitive Procurement Phase (CPP) design contracts, each initially worth around £5 million, means the Fleet Solid Support competition…

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Babcock International Secures Irish Naval Service Support Contract

August 16, 2021 – Babcock International, the aerospace, defense and security company, has been awarded a contract to deliver the installation of a variable speed drive system for the central cooling system on board the Irish Navy’s P60 Samuel Beckett Class. The variable speed drive system was first installed on the central cooling system of the fourth Offshore Patrol Vessel,…

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Babcock signs tripartite agreement to support enhancement of Ukrainian naval capabilities

Babcock International Group (Babcock) has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Implementation (MoI) in Odesa with the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and the UK Government. Building on the agreement signed in October 2020, the two nations will now push forward a major program of Ukrainian naval projects, with Babcock as their designated prime industrial partner. Reflecting Babcock’s extensive naval experience…

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Babcock awarded seven year pump Equipment contract for HM Ships and Submarines

March 25, 2021 – Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has secured a seven-year, c. £50m contract with the Ministry of Defence for the repair and maintenance of Sea Water Systems on HM Ships and Submarines. The arrangement leads on from Babcock’s previous programmes, and will operate from Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth. It will see Babcock continue in…

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