Maritime Defence & Security News

David McGinley's appointment at Cammell Laird ShipRepairers and Shipbuilders
12 May 2020

David McGinley's appointment at Cammell Laird ShipRepairers and Shipbuilders

A&P Group have announced the appointment of David McGinley as Chief Executive Officer of Marine Support Services (Cammell Laird & APMS). David currently holds the position of Managing Director Atlantic & Peninsula Marine Services. Throughout David’s career he has held...

Prestigious Naval Project Win for PSM in Canada
12 March 2020

Prestigious Naval Project Win for PSM in Canada

PSM is delighted to announce that, working closely with their Canadian agent BEP Bestobell. They have secured an instrumentation order for the newbuild Joint Support Ship being built by Seaspan shipyard for the Royal Canadian Navy. This is the first of two such vessels being constructed for...

RFA Fort Victoria completes 30-year special survey at Cammell Laird
9 March 2020

RFA Fort Victoria completes 30-year special survey at Cammell Laird

Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Victoria has returned to sea following a dry-docking period at Cammell Laird’s Birkenhead shipyard that saw the vessel undergo its 30-year special survey. The supply ship is one of the largest vessels operated by the UK Ministry of Defence and plays a...

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6 March 2020

HMS Richmond Ready for Sea Following Technology Led Lifex Package

Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has completed the Power Generation and Machinery Controls Update (PGMU) embodiment for the Type 23 Class frigate, HMS Richmond at Babcock’s Devonport Royal Dockyard. HMS Richmond, is the first Type 23 frigate to receive such a work...

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4 March 2020

Babcock Celebrates UK Engineering Excellence on-board HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier

Babcock is delighted to take part in an event on – board HMS Prince of Wales, to celebrate the engineering achievement and national endeavours of those that contributed to the delivery of the Queen Elizabeth- class carrier programme. As proud partners of the Aircraft Carrier Alliance...

Babcock Team 31 Awards Supply Chain Contracts for Type 31 Frigate Programme
2 March 2020

Babcock Team 31 Awards Supply Chain Contracts for Type 31 Frigate Programme

Babcock Team 31, led by Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, is pleased to announce that the first round of supply chain contracts has been awarded on schedule to support the team as they deliver the Royal Navy’s Type 31 general purpose frigate programme. Lloyds Register, will...

Babcock's Rosyth Facility Completes Upgrade od Northlink Ferry, MV Hamnavoe
5 February 2020

Babcock's Rosyth Facility Completes Upgrade od Northlink Ferry, MV Hamnavoe

Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence Company has successfully completed the refit and upgrade of MV Hamnavoe, a NorthLink passenger ferry which runs between mainland Scotland and the Northern Isles of Orkney. During a 13 day stay at Babcock’s Rosyth site, the team carried out a...

Frazer-Nash Consultancy and Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems Set to Deliver Joint Expertise
10 January 2020

Frazer-Nash Consultancy and Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems Set to Deliver Joint Expertise

Systems and engineering consultancy, Frazer-Nash, and German wind energy research institute, the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Bremerhaven to work together to provide their complementary expertise to the wind energy...

AGI Recognised as Top International Performer in the Central South
7 January 2020

AGI Recognised as Top International Performer in the Central South

Accountancy and Business advisory firm BDO LLP’s most recent analysis of the mid-market has shown that Aeronautical & General Instruments (AGI) is one of the Central South’s success stories in achieving sustained international growth. It is one of just 20 companies...

Thales UK is looking for a Systems Engineer to join their team based in Templecombe
17 January 2019

Thales UK is looking for a Systems Engineer to join their team based in Templecombe

Job Specification Primary Purpose of the Role: Thales Maritime Mission Systems Customer Support and Services provides support and upgrades for in-service sonar systems for the UK Royal Navy and export customers.  An increase in workload has created an opportunity for an experienced...

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Marine Autonomy Challenge (MAChallenge)

This exciting challenge is open to teams of students studying at UK universities. The first phase involves a video submission and the finals take place in November this year. Each qualifying team will be provided with an industry simulator to enable them to build the autonomous behaviours required to achieve a series of challenges.

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