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  • Type 26 GSC 2017

    Nov 2 2017

    Further 500 UK Maritime Industries jobs sustained by new Type 26 Global Combat Ship Contract Awards

    BAE Systems has awarded a further 15 manufacturing contracts to suppliers of the Type 26 programme, which entered the manufacturing phase in July.

    Nov 2 2017

    News Release
  • Image of HMS MEDWAY naming ceremony

    Oct 20 2017

    Second River Class Offshore Patrol Vessel Named in Glasgow

    HMS MEDWAY, the second of five new River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels, was officially named today during a ceremony at BAE Systems’ site at Scotstoun, Glasgow.

    Oct 20 2017

    News Release
  • BAE Systems PLC

    Oct 18 2017

    BAE Systems signs Type 31e Teaming Agreement with Cammell Laird

    In response to the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) evolving requirements as outlined in the National Shipbuilding Strategy, BAE Systems will bring together its warship design and engineering capability and combat systems expertise with Cammell Laird, the commercial shipbuilder, in a Teaming Agreement to bid for the manufacture of the Type 31e, an adaptable general purpose frigate.

    Oct 18 2017

    News Release
  • HMS Queen Elizabeth

    Oct 5 2017

    BAE Systems to support the UK's new aircraft carriers

    Engineers from the Solent region are now responsible for supporting the Royal Navy’s two huge new aircraft carriers as well as the rest of the Portsmouth-based fleet.

    Oct 5 2017

    News Release
  • The Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers are supported by our Pacific 24 RIBs.

    Sep 13 2017

    Small boats are riding high

    When the 65,000 tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier sailed into her home port of Portsmouth she had on board two of the tiniest craft in the Royal Navy’s fleet: BAE Systems’ Pacific 24 Mark IV Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs).

    Sep 13 2017

    News Release
  • The work to restore HMS Victory began in 2011.

    Aug 21 2017

    Royal Navy's historic flagship HMS Victory preserved for the future

    Specialist engineers from BAE Systems are working with the National Museum of the Royal Navy on a unique project to help preserve HMS Victory, the world’s oldest commissioned warship, for future generations.

    Aug 21 2017

    News Release
  • The CHP facility will reduce the naval base's carbon footprint.

    Aug 4 2017

    Full steam ahead for new power plant at Portsmouth Naval Base

    BAE Systems is beginning work to install a specialist Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant at Portsmouth Naval Base which will recycle energy, reduce carbon footprint and save the Ministry of Defence up to £4million per year in energy costs.

    Aug 4 2017

    News Release
  • Type 26

    Jul 20 2017

    Production begins in Glasgow for the first Royal Navy Type 26 Global Combat Ship

    BAE Systems welcomed Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, to its Glasgow shipyard to press the button to start production of the first of the new Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the UK Royal Navy. During his speech, the Defence Secretary unveiled the name of the first ship as Glasgow.

    Jul 20 2017

    News Release
  • Solent LEP

    Jul 16 2017

    Grant awarded to launch UK's first maritime autonomous systems testing service

    The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has awarded BAE Systems a grant of £457,000 to design and deliver the UK’s first dedicated autonomous systems testing service.

    Jul 16 2017

    News Release
  • Type 26 GSC 2017

    Jul 12 2017

    550 UK jobs sustained by Type 26 Global Combat Ship contract awards

    Manufacturing equipment contracts awarded, supporting around 550 jobs across the UK maritime industry. Bringing the total investment in the supply chain to more than £500m.

    Jul 12 2017

    News Release
  • Type 26 GSC 2017

    Jul 2 2017

    Manufacturing contract for Type 26 Global Combat Ship awarded to BAE Systems

    BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence worth c£3.7bn to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on the first ship in Glasgow in the coming weeks.

    Jul 2 2017

    News Release
  • Image of employees waving goodbye to HMS Queen Elizabeth today

    Jun 26 2017

    Nation’s flagship takes to sea for the first time

    History was made today as HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first QE Class aircraft carrier, set sail from Rosyth to commence first stage sea trials off the north-east of Scotland.

    Jun 26 2017

    News Release
  • Sophie Dent, Submarines Engineering Graduate

    Jun 23 2017

    BAE Systems graduate named one of the UK's top 50 women engineers

    A BAE Systems graduate who was instrumental in designing the first engineering badge for the Girlguides has been named one of the country's leading female engineers in The Daily Telegraph's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2017 which is published today on International Women in Engineering Day.

    Jun 23 2017

    News Release
  • HMS Dragon

    Jun 22 2017

    HMS Dragon Captain thanks Team Portsmouth for ship support

    The Type 45 Class Output Management (COM) team within BAE Systems welcomed Captain Craig Wood Royal Navy, Commanding Officer, HMS Dragon, to a recent briefing session where he shared his insight into the ship’s involvement in the recent rescue of 14 stricken sailors in the Atlantic Ocean during her recent deployment.

    Jun 22 2017

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