Royal Navy tests upgraded Mk.8 gun in Cumbria

The Royal Navy’s upgraded Mk.8 naval gun fired a 4.5” shell out to sea from shore in a recent test at a ...

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Type 23 frigate HMS Kent rejoins fleet after 18-month refit

Royal Navy frigate HMS Kent formally rejoined the fleet in a ceremony on October 5, after undergoing an 18-month ...

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Babcock, RN consolidate training systems support contract

The UK defense ministry has awarded Babcock International a five-year maritime training systems through-life ...

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UK MoD suspends Type 31 frigate program

The UK defense ministry’s project of acquiring “low-cost” Type 31 frigates has been brought to a ...

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Arrowhead 140 design for UK Type 31e frigate revealed

A Babcock-led industry team has officially unveiled the Arrowhead 140 concept as their design for the UK defense ...

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Babcock gets Canadian Victoria-class maintenance contract

UK-based engineering company Babcock has received a £225 million (approx. US$300m) contract for work on the ...

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Irish Navy's fourth offshore patrol vessel enters water

The Irish Navy’s fourth Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), future LÉ George Bernard Shaw, was ...

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Babcock announces industry team for Type 31 frigate bid

UK defense contractor Babcock will be leading a team of industry partners in a bid for the Royal Navy’s new ...

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UGL, Babcock JV lands AU$200m Australian Navy contract

The joint venture team composed of UK defense contractor Babcock and Australia’s UGL has been awarded a new ...

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Babcock, BMT join forces for UK warship construction bids

UK defense contractors Babcock and BMT entered a cooperation agreement under which they will work together on the ...

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DSME contracts Babcock for Chang Bogo III submarine work

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has contracted UK defense company ...

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Babcock presents contender for Royal Navy Type 31e frigate

British shipbuilder Babcock has unveiled a new frigate design that will be offered as a design for the Royal ...

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Spanish Navy receives fourth upgraded Agusta Bell 212

The Spanish defense ministry has received the fourth upgraded Agusta Bell 212 (AB212) helicopter delivered by the ...

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Babcock, BAE bag £170m worth of Royal Navy contracts

The UK defence ministry’s Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) office signed a seven-year contract with ...

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Babcock to support design work on US Coast Guard's new OPCs

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has brought in British company Babcock International to provide platform engineering ...

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Irish Navy lays keel for fourth Samuel Beckett-class OPV

The keel for the Irish Navy’s fourth Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel was laid in Babcock’s ...

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HMS Albion welcomes crew for first time in six years

A mothballed Royal Navy ship has officially reawakened when she embarked her crew for the first time since 2011. By ...

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HMS Shoreham completes refit

Royal Navy’s Sandown-class minehunter HMS Shoreham has undergone an extensive refurbishment and maintenance ...

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HMS Albion a step closer to joining Royal Navy next year

HMS Albion – the Royal Navy amphibious assault ship that has been mothballed in 2011, just eight years after ...

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Irish Navy commissions third OPV LÉ William Butler Yeats

The Irish Navy has commissioned its third offshore patrol vessel, LÉ William Butler Yeats, during an October ...

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GD contracts Babcock for Successor missile tube work

UK’s Babcock International Group announced Thursday that it has been awarded a contract from General Dynamics ...

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