According to a pre-contract information notice (PIN) issued on June 26, the UK MoD is seeking to procure three Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) to conduct mine warfare missions from Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV). for the Mine and Hydrographic Capability (MHC) program.
Tag Archives : United Kingdom
09 Jun 2020
The Royal Navy announced that River-class Batch 2 offshore patrol vessel (OPV) HMS Tamar has been commissionned on June 4. on Tamar River.
02 Jun 2020
Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been awarded a multimillion pound contract extension to manufacture a further 18 tactical Missile Tube Assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).
30 Apr 2020
The Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth set sails from Portsmouth yesterday to ensure she is ready to conduct her first operational deployment in 2021.
28 Apr 2020
The SWEEP minesweeper system - designed to defeat the threat of underwater sea mines and safely clear sea lanes – has recently proven its capabilities during two weeks of cold-weather sea trials.
23 Apr 2020
France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have decided to join efforts in dealing with the Covid-19 crisis currently affecting their overseas territories. In order to help relief local populations, they decided to bring a coordinate military answer in support of civilian crisis management tools.
03 Apr 2020
The Royal Air Force has formally declared an Initial Operating Capability (IOC) of its brand-new Poseidon MRA Mk1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft. The UK’s Poseidon fleet, currently comprising of two aircraft with seven more to be delivered, strengthens our maritime security, helping to protect our people and our interests, at home and overseas.
14 Mar 2020
"City of Elgin", the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) second submarine-hunting Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), has touched down in the UK on March 13, 2020. The first aircraft "Pride of Moray" reached the UK for the first time in February.
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.
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.