Tag Archives: U.K. navy

BAE Systems launches modernization program for warship facility in Portsmouth

BAE Systems has launched a $14.3 million investment program to develop new technologies for the modernization of the company’s Maritime Integration and Support Centre (MISC) in Portsmouth, England. The U.K.-based firm said Thursday the effort will involve studying artificial intelligence, information and electronic warfare, unmanned vehicles and new weapons to support …

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Aircraft Carrier Alliance-Built HMS Queen Elizabeth Reaches UK Homeport

A U.K. aircraft carrier built by a BAE Systems–Babcock–Thales Group alliance has arrived at its homeport in Portsmouth, England for the first time. The British defense ministry said Wednesday sailors and a flypast from the Fleet Air Arm welcomed the Aircraft Carrier Alliance-built HMS Queen Elizabeth ship that will support F-35 trial flights beginning …

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CAE Reports $134M in Simulation, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has reported defense contracts worth a combined value of approximately $134.1 million that cover new simulation products, simulator updates and training support services for global military customers. CAE said Tuesday the contracts include a deal with Babcock France to support pilot training of the French air force and orders from Airbus for a …

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Northrop to Demo Mine-Hunting Sensor Tech at UK’s Unmanned Warrior Exercise

Northrop Grumman will demonstrate a sensor technology designed for mine detection, localization and classification at the Unmanned Warrior exercise to be hosted by the U.K. navy in October. The company said Thursday its AQS-24B mine-hunting system will be towed by an Atlas Electronik UK-built ARCIMS unmanned surface vessel in a simulated environment  during the event …

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General Atomics, Cobham Expand Reaper UAV Maintenance Support Partnership in U.K.

Cobham has agreed to support maintenance of a ground control station for the British air force’s MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft system under a contract with General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business. Cobham said Friday it will help maintain the Reaper GCS and the Sentry Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition system at RAF Waddington as well as the rear crew training platform at Royal Naval Air …

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