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U.K. unveils new National Shipbuilding Strategy

SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 — U.K. Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has unveiled a new National Shipbuilding Strategy that sets out plans for the first batch of Type 31e frigates. The strategy is

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BAE Systems cuts time of RN minesweeper refits

JUNE 19, 2017 — BAE Systems reports that a U.K. Royal Navy minesweeper, HMS Brocklesby, has begun her sea trials program, a significant milestone in her overaul period, four months earlier than

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U.K.’s River Class OPVs to have Servowatch IPMS

JANUARY 19, 2017 — The five River-class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) to be built by BAE Systems Naval Ships for the U.K. Royal Navy will be equipped with Integrated Platform Management Systems

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U.K. awards BAE contract for two more OPVs

DECEMBER 10, 2016 — BAE Systems welcomed U.K. Minister for Defence Procurement Harriet Baldwin to its Govan shipyard in Glasgow, Scotland, December 8, to announce a £287 million (about $361 million) contract