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United Kingdom : BABCOCK endorses UK based Submarine Weapon Systems

June 24, 2014

As per the report, Babcock Defense Systems Technology UK declared that, it is endorsing Weapon handling and launch systems, on British submarines.

The firm stated that, deal integrates Submerged Signal Ejector equipment, was published by the Ministry of Defense for a period of five years, its financial terms were not disclosed.

As per Babcock, for the stipulation and management of all capital spares and repairs under the award it is responsible, including the rendering of engineering support within Britain and overseas.

"Babcock has previously supported the WHLS and SSE equipment on UK submarines and provided technical support and spares under different contracts, but assuming the role of Technical Authority under this new contract will permit a greater level of autonomy regarding design improvements and the provision of proactive support to the waterfront maintenance staff and the end user of the equipment, which will support the MOD's drive to increase platform availability," said Jasper Saunders, Babcock Defense Systems Technology UK In-Service Support business manager.

"Using Babcock's substantial inventory management and modeling capabilities we will be able to drive down the cost of ownership to the MOD over the duration of the contract, and assist in the reduction of current stockholding levels while ensuring demand requirements are met."

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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