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Tag Archives : Type 31
01 Oct 2020
BAE Systems will produce and deliver Bofors 40 Mk4 and Bofors 57 Mk3 naval guns for the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s Type 31 general purpose frigate program. The agreement, through a contract with Babcock International, will supply the Royal Navy with a set of advanced, multi-purpose gun systems for its fleet of five ships, with the first ship expected to go into service in 2027.
03 Aug 2020
Team 31 has successfully completed its Whole Ship Preliminary Design Review (WSPDR) for the Type 31 Frigate, marking the end of the Engineering functional design phase.
29 May 2020
Rolls-Royce is to supply complete MTU propulsion systems for five new Type 31 general-purpose frigates for the Royal Navy.
19 Apr 2020
Babcock Team 31 is pleased to announce the second round of supply chain contract awards across the UK and Europe to support the Royal Navy’s Type 31 general purpose frigate 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.