HMS Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute-class attack submarines being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, set sail from Barrow-in-Furness site yesterday.
Tag Archives : Royal Navy
06 Apr 2020
HMS Portland becomes the first ship to be fitted with Ultra’s next generation Hull Mounted Sonar Type 2150 as part of a wider refit to the Royal Navy’s frigates.
02 Apr 2020
RFA Argus has set sail for the Caribbean in preparation to support the British Overseas Territories during the upcoming hurricane season and will be able to assist with the response to the Covid-19 pandemic if required.
09 Mar 2020
Groundbreaking' trials in Norway saw a collection of unmanned equipment tested in an operational setting for the first time, in a number of milestones for the naval service’s autonomous future, the Royal Navy announced on March 6.
06 Mar 2020
The first extra-large autonomous test submarine will be developed for the Royal Navy following a new contract by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA). An initial £1 million contract has been awarded to Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd to build a test submarine that will be used to explore the potential capabilities of larger uncrewed underwater vehicles in the future.
28 Feb 2020
Contracts to develop the ‘eyes and ears’ of Dreadnought submarines will create 170 jobs and secure 350 more across the UK. BAE Systems Submarines, which is building four nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy, has awarded work worth around £330 million to Thales UK.
27 Feb 2020
Ultra is pleased to announce its continued support of the Electro-optical tracking system as part of Babcock’s UK Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer ‘Gun System, Automation ‘(GSA9) in service support contract with the UK Ministry of Defence.
27 Feb 2020
HMS TAMAR has been accepted by the UK Ministry of Defence, marking another major milestone in the UK’s Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) programme.
14 Feb 2020
In an exclusive interview with GlobalData, MP and Chair of the Commons Defence Select Committee Tobias Ellwood said there was not nearly enough investment in the Royal Navy and that it should look to procure more modular equipment to better fill capabilities.
06 Feb 2020
Thales, as part of Babcock Team 31, has been selected to deliver the digital heart of the UK’s next generation frigates. Thales will be the mission systems integrator for the Type 31 programme, delivering the combat system, communications systems and the navigation and bridge system.