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  • Image of Audacious leaving the Devonshire Dock Hall

    Apr 28 2017

    BAE Systems launches Audacious - the fourth state-of-the-art Astute submarine

    Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute class attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy, was launched today by BAE Systems at its site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK.

    Apr 28 2017

    News Release
  • Mr Douglas speaking to BAE Systems apprentices

    Apr 21 2017

    Construction begins on fifth OPV for UK Royal Navy

    BAE Systems welcomed Mr Tony Douglas, Chief Executive Officer of Defence Equipment and Support, to its Govan shipyard in Glasgow today to cut the first metal and begin construction of SPEY, the fifth and final River Class Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Royal Navy.

    Apr 21 2017

    News Release
  • Laminating is core to the manufacture of the high-speed Rigid Inflatable Boats

    Apr 19 2017

    Laminating skills stay afloat at BAE Systems

    The traditional and highly-skilled art of laminating in shipbuilding is being safeguarded by BAE Systems in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Apr 19 2017

    News Release
  • HRH The Prince of Wales visits BAE Systems Submarines

    Apr 10 2017

    Prince of Wales given Royal welcome by BAE Systems

    BAE Systems welcomed His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales to its Submarines' site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria today.

    Apr 10 2017

    News Release
  • Glasgow Movement to Work Celebratory Event

    Apr 6 2017

    Glasgow companies help tackle youth unemployment

    BAE Systems, Street League and Skills Development Scotland have hosted a celebratory event at Glasgow Warriors Stadium for a third cohort of 12 young people aged 16-24 who have successfully completed work experience under the ‘Movement to Work’ programme.

    Apr 6 2017

    News Release
  • The first batch of all-electric Nissan e-NV200s have arrived at Portsmouth Naval Base.

    Mar 13 2017

    New fleet of electric cars contribute to energy efficiency at Portsmouth Naval Base

    Portsmouth Naval Base will be welcoming a fleet of a different kind this week with the arrival of the first batch of 48 electric Nissan e-NV200 vans to support the Royal Navy’s operations at the base.

    Mar 13 2017

    News Release
  • First River Class Offshore Patrol Vessel named in Glasgow

    Mar 9 2017

    First River Class Offshore Patrol Vessel named in Glasgow

    HMS FORTH, the first of the five new River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV), was officially named today during a ceremony at BAE Systems’ site at Scotstoun in Glasgow in this important year for the Royal Navy.

    Mar 9 2017

    News Release
  • Specialist apprentice training facility £25m investment

    Feb 20 2017

    £25m specialist apprentice training facility investment

    The Right Honourable Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, visited BAE Systems Submarines today where he learnt about the Company's £25m investment in a new apprentice training facility.

    Feb 20 2017

    News Release
  • Artisan is the most sophisticated radar in the Royal Navy's fleet.

    Jan 11 2017

    BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system passes sea-based acceptance trials

    BAE Systems’ Artisan 3D radar system has successfully completed three years of sea-based trials on the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates. Artisan 3D has also been fitted on the new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth which is due into Portsmouth later this year.

    Jan 11 2017

    News Release
  • Bradley Smith - Apprentice of the Year

    Dec 28 2016

    2,036 apprentices in training at BAE Systems

    BAE Systems announced today that it is currently training an unprecedented 2,036 apprentices across its UK-based defence and security businesses – equivalent to around six per cent of its 34,000 UK employees.

    Dec 28 2016

    News Release
  • Image of Audacious and her crew

    Dec 16 2016

    Fourth submarine in Astute class named at Barrow-in-Furness

    Audacious, the fourth submarine in the Astute class, was officially named today during a ceremony at our Submarines site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    Dec 16 2016

    News Release
  • HMS Quorn and HMS Atherstone have moved into the ship hall complex

    Dec 12 2016

    Work to upgrade Royal Navy’s minehunters gathers pace at world class ship facility

    The Royal Navy minehunters HMS Quorn and HMS Atherstone have been transferred into the new Minor War Vessels Centre of Specialisation at Portsmouth Naval Base ahead of their major upgrades. This marks the first time two Royal Navy Mine Countermeasure Vessels (MCMVs) have simultaneously occupied the hall for maintenance.

    Dec 12 2016

    News Release
  • River Class Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessels

    Dec 8 2016

    OPV contract announcement marked by construction of new navy warship

    BAE Systems welcomed Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Defence Procurement to its Govan shipyard in Glasgow today to announce the £287m manufacturing contract for two further River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) and support services for the five ship programme, taking the total value to £635m.

    Dec 8 2016

    News Release
  • Type 26 Global Combat Ship

    Dec 7 2016

    Further suppliers come aboard UK Type 26 Programme

    BAE Systems has awarded further manufacturing equipment contracts to six companies for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship, bringing the total investment to date in the Type 26 supply chain to more than £380m.

    Dec 7 2016

    News Release
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