DSCA Approves Tomahawk Weapon System Support

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Kingdom of Tomahawk Weapon System (TWS) Follow-On Support and related equipment for an estimated cost of $368.53 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of the United Kingdom (UK)…

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New UK Shipbuilding Vision Launched

During a visit to Cammell Laird Shipyard in Merseyside March 10th, the Prime Minister and Defence Secretary set out how the new strategy would level up regions across the UK by supporting high-quality jobs, technology development and boosting investment. Home to one of the leading British shipbuilding companies, Merseyside is one of the key areas that will benefit from the strategy,…

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Japan & Australia Sign Agreement on joint research on fluid and acoustic performance of vessels

May 11, 2021 (Google Translation) – On the 10th, the Ministry of Defense and the Australian Ministry of Defense signed an agreement on joint research on fluid performance and fluid acoustic performance of ships. In this joint research, taking advantage of the characteristics of the test facilities in Japan and Australia, the water flow around the marine propulsion device in…

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ERIKS wins major Royal Navy Contract for Type 31 Frigates

April 19, 2021 – ERIKS, the leading specialized industrial services company, has won a major contract from Babcock International for the supply of electrically actuated valves and ancillary equipment for the new Type 31 frigate program. This is one of the biggest single contracts ever awarded to ERIKS in the UK and is an important recognition of the company’s parts…

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BAE Systems Awarded $21 Million MOD Contract for Aircraft Survivability Equipment Support and Sustainment

March 31, 2021 – BAE Systems has received a $21 million contract from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to support the Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) over the next four-and-a-half years. This contract ensures the continued support and sustainment of CMWS systems on various UK aircraft platforms. The award includes annual repair and engineering services. “The UK Ministry of…

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Defence Secures Largest Investment Since the Cold War

November 19, 2020 – Combined with the manifesto commitment of a 0.5% uplift, the total increase for Defence is a substantial £24.1 billion. Today’s announcement funds a generational modernisation of the Armed Forces so they can defend the UK against future threats, while cementing Britain’s role as a leader in NATO and stimulating thousands of highly skilled jobs across the…

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