Babcock, the aerospace, defence and security company, was joined by UK Secretary of State for Defence and Shipbuilding Tsar, Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP to cut the first steel for the first of the Royal Navy’s five new Type 31 frigates, HMS VENTURER.
Tag Archives : Type 31
04 Jun 2021
Babcock press release A comprehensive programme of discussions were undertaken as Babcock reinforced the strengths ...
02 Jun 2021
For the first time the Royal Navy has driven a fast stealth boat in the Solent, controlling it remotely from land.
26 May 2021
MBDA’s Sea Ceptor system will protect the Royal Navy’s new Type 31 frigates under a contract awarded by the UK Ministry of Defence.
19 May 2021
Britain’s senior sailor First Sea Lord Admiral Tony Radakin today announced the names of the Type 31 frigates – which will now be known as the Inspiration-class.
27 Apr 2021
Babcock Team 31 has successfully completed its Whole Ship Critical Design Review (WSCDR) which is a key indicator of the compliance, maturity and engineering risk in proceeding into production as we mature the 3D CAD model.
30 Mar 2021
The Royal Navy’s experimentation innovator NavyX has officially welcomed a new autonomous vessel into its service, the service said on March 26.
11 Dec 2020
Babock press release Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has awarded a £31.5 million contract ...
19 Nov 2020
The British Prime Minister has announced the biggest investment in the UK’s Armed Forces since the end of the Cold War...
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.