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  • 13 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy minehunter HMS Penzance has completed a 10-month overhaul at Babcock’s Rosyth site in Fife, the defense contractor has announced. The refit included the replacement of both main engines, multiple glass reinforced plastic (GRP) repairs and addition and alteration packages. A team of over 50 Babcock employees was supported by specialist sub-contractors in their […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Navy has picked Babcock’s Arrowhead 140 proposal as the preferred design for its Type 31 frigates. As confirmed by Babcock, the fleet of five ships will be built at an average production cost of £250 million per ship. The announcement of the preferred design also means that the Royal Navy’s new frigates will […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Industry news

    A key milestone has been marked with the delivery by Babcock of the final major component of the Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS) for the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The last of the six Waste Water Treatment Plants was delivered in April following successful Factory Acceptance Testing. The Babcock-designed IWMS handles the various […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Industry news

    Babcock has achieved a score of 90% in the two year review of the four year Warship Support Modernisation Initiative (WSMI) partnering agreement between Babcock and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) at Devonport. The review findings demonstrate Babcock’s ability to work successfully with the MoD not only in being on track to deliver the £67 […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Estonian Navy minehunter EML Admiral Cowan received a series of upgrades during a dry dock period in Fife, Scotland, Babcock International – the company in charge of the upgrades announced. Admiral Cowan is the Estonian Navy flagship and the first of three Estonian Navy minehunter vessels scheduled to receive capability upgrades at Babcock’s Rosyth facilities. Under contract […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Babcock, an aerospace and defence company, has been awarded a multimillion-pound contract extension to manufacture a further eighteen tactical missile tube assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).

  • 31 May 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    A Babcock-led industry team has officially unveiled the Arrowhead 140 concept as their design for the UK defense ministry’s Type 31e general purpose light frigate program. Babcock, Thales, OMT, BMT, Harland and Wolff and Ferguson Marine are all part of the team bidding for the UK MoD’s £1.25 billion Type 31e program. As announced on […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    UK defense contractor Babcock has won a contract to design and build the weapons handling system for Australia’s new Attack class submarines. The contract with Naval Group, announced by the Australian Ministry of Defence, will support the operation and sustainment of the future submarines, including managing the involvement of the local supply chain in the […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Industry news

    Under a contract assigned by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), Babcock will deliver an off-the-shelf communications electronic support measures (CESM) system providing an enhanced electronic surveillance capability for the Royal Navy’s (RN) Type 23 frigates. The seven year contract to deliver the Type 23 CESM system is effective from November. Babcock, teamed with principal […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Babcock has been awarded a four year contract by the UK MoD for the manufacture, supply, repair and provision of technical services for maritime constructive engineering equipment for all Royal Navy ships and submarines. Under the £11m+ contract Babcock will supply a core project management service to procure and manage the supply, repair and refurbishment […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Babcock has been awarded a five year contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to support the Weapon Handling and Launch System (WHLS) and Submerged Signal Ejector (SSE) equipment used on all classes of UK in-service submarines, and their associated training rigs.   Under the firm priced target availability contract, Babcock will assume the […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Industry news

    UK-based engineering services company Babcock on Thursday announced its decision to exit operations at its Appledore facility in Devon, ending its site lease in March 2019. The decision comes after the company failed to secure a contract for the construction of a vessel for the Armed Forces of Malta as the shipyard completed work on […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Babcock has been awarded a £4.8 million contract by BAE Systems to supply actuators and positioning sensing arrays for the fifth, sixth and seventh Astute class submarines. The contract represents optimum value to the UK MoD by combining the requirements for all three submarines in a single contract, enabling cost reductions to be generated. Babcock […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Training & Education

      The contract is expected to be valued at A$300 million (c £200 million) over an initial five year period, with an option to extend for a further five years. The final contract is expected to be signed by the end of June 2012 and become operational, after a transitional phase, on 1 January 2013. […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Industry news

    A further milestone has been reached in the assembly of the first of the UK’s new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers by Babcock at Rosyth, where the massive Super Block 03 (SB03) has been moved 90 metres north to meet Lower Block 02 (LB02) in a major hydraulic skidding operation, as part of Assembly Cycle […]

  • 11 February 2011

      The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE:BWC) announced today that its subsidiary Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. (NFS) has been awarded a contr… (babcock) [mappress] Source:babcock , February 11, 2011

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractor Babcock has been selected to become marine systems support partner (MSSP) for the Royal Navy’s new Queen Elizabeth-class (QEC) aircraft carriers and Type 45 destroyers. The company said it was selected as preferred bidder for all four elements of a Ministry of Defence program that is potentially worth in the region of £360m […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has contracted UK defense company Babcock for work on the third batch of Republic of Korea Navy’s Chang Bogo-class submarines. Under the seven-year contract, Babcock is to produce and deliver weapons handling and launch equipment for the submarines. Babcock said procurement and manufacture of the systems would […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce has sealed a major contract to supply complete MTU propulsion systems for five new Type 31 general-purpose frigates to be built for the Royal UK Navy.

  • 8 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    UK defense contractor Babcock will be leading a team of industry partners in a bid for the Royal Navy’s new £1.25 billion Type 31e general purpose light frigate program, the company announced on Monday. According to the announcement, Babcock and Thales have joined forces with BMT, Harland & Wolff and Ferguson Marine to form ‘Team […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Industry news

    Babcock International Group PLC (Babcock), the UK’s leading engineering support services company, announces that it has acquired LGE Process (LGE) from The Weir Group PLC for an enterprise value of £23 million. LGE will be combined with Babcock’s Design Services (DS) business unit, within the Marine and Technology division. DS operates in both the naval […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Irish Navy has commissioned its third offshore patrol vessel, LÉ William Butler Yeats, during an October 17 ceremony in Galway, Ireland. The vessel was officially named by Caitriona Yeats, a granddaughter of the Irish 20th-century poet the ship is named after. LÉ William Butler Yeats was built by Appledore Shipbuilders, a subsidiary of Babcock Marine, which floated out […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Royal Navy’s Sandown-class minehunter HMS Shoreham has undergone an extensive refurbishment and maintenance programme carried out by Babcock in Rosyth. The shipbuilder improved the vessel’s operational capability and carried out restoration work on the glass reinforced plastic (GRP) hull. This work has been undertaken as part of Babcock’s contract with the Royal Navy to deliver the maintenance and […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The UK defense ministry has awarded Babcock International a five-year maritime training systems through-life availability & support service (MARTASS) contract. As announced by the company, a series of support packages, defined by the maritime combat system (MCS) and maritime training acquisition organisation (MTAO) teams within Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), will be clustered into one […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Babcock has won a five year contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to provide through-life engineering support for the Royal Navy’s ocean survey vessel HMS Scott, following a successful competitive bid process. Under the contract, which includes an option to extend in 2018 for a further five years, Babcock will provide all aspects of […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Babcock Flagship has recently completed training of the crew of the OPV ARAGUARI for the Brazilian Navy; and the ship is now en route from Portsmouth to the port of Rio de Janeiro and thence to her home port of Natal. The ARAGUARI is the third and final UK-built Amazonas class vessel for which Babcock […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has awarded Naval Ship Management (NSM), a 50/50 joint venture between Babcock and UGL, a contract for the maintenance of the Royal Australian Navy’s two Canberra-class landing helicopter docks. The contract is worth around AU$1.5 billion, according to Babcock, and has an initial duration period of five years with two further five year extensions. In […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Industry news

    An important milestone was reached yesterday, 31 July, in the major upkeep and upgrade programme being carried out by Babcock on HMS Ocean when the amphibious assault ship (the Royal Navy’s largest ship) came out of dock at Babcock’s Devonport Royal Dockyard. This significant milestone, achieved on-schedule after seven months in dock, comes about half […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK’s Babcock International Group announced Thursday that it has been awarded a contract from General Dynamics Electric Boat to support the manufacturing of 22 tactical missile tube assemblies for the UK Successor and US Ohio-class replacement submarine programmes. The work is part of the second phase of the common missile compartment (CMC) project which is a critical component of the […]