Tag Archives: UK Ministry of Defence

BAE Systems Awarded Contract to Maintain L119 Light Guns in Ukraine

(IN BRIEF) The UK Ministry of Defence has granted BAE Systems a contract to maintain and repair gifted L119 Light Guns in Ukraine, enhancing the efficiency of frontline operations. The L119 Light Gun, a favored system among Ukrainian forces for … Read the full press release

Saab Secures £60M Contract with UK Ministry of Defence for Live Simulation System Support

(IN BRIEF) Saab has clinched an initial three-year contract, valued at £60 million, with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide support for Live Simulation systems featuring Instrumented Live Training (ILT-D). Replacing the previous Direct Fire Weapon Effect Simulator … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles UK to Deliver 500 HX PLS Trucks to British Army

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles UK (RMMV UK) has secured a £282 million contract to deliver 500 HX 8×8 Palletised Load System (PLS) trucks to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) under the Rapid Procurement framework. The contract, awarded … Read the full press release

BAE Systems, Babcock, and RBSL Collaborate to Offer ARCHER System to UK Ministry of Defence

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems, Babcock, and Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) have formed the ARCHER Artillery Alliance to offer the ARCHER wheeled mobile artillery system as a replacement for the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) legacy AS90. The ARCHER system, … Read the full press release

Team Resolute Unveils Advanced Design for UK Ministry of Defence’s Fleet Solid Support Ship

(IN BRIEF) Team Resolute, a consortium comprising Navantia UK, BMT, and Harland & Wolff, has revealed an evolved design for the Fleet Solid Support (FSS) ship, a key component of the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) £1.6 billion ‘Manufacture Contract.’ … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Secures £280m Orders for Munitions from UK Ministry of Defence, Creating 200 Jobs

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has received new orders worth £280 million from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the supply of munitions. The orders, with a potential value of over £400 million, will lead to the creation of over … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce part of the international partnership formed by UK, Japan and Italy aimed at developing a next generation fighter aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR., ADR:RYCEY), the pre-eminent engineering company with focus on world-class power and propulsion systems, has announced that it is part of the new international partnership formed by UK, Japan and Italy aimed … Read the full press release

BAE Systems welcomes the UK’s commitment for an investment in future capabilities of the Eurofighter Typhoon

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced the company welcomes the recent announcement of the UK Ministry of Defence for a £2.35 billion investment in a … Read the full press release

BAE Systems begrüßt die Zusage Großbritanniens, in zukünftige Fähigkeiten des Eurofighter Typhoon zu investieren

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), ein britisches multinationales Verteidigungs-, Sicherheits- und Luft- und Raumfahrtunternehmen, gab bekannt, dass das Unternehmen die jüngste Ankündigung des britischen Verteidigungsministeriums für eine Investition von 2,35 Mrd Die Ankündigung wurde heute … Read the full press release

BAE Systems begrüßt die Zusage Großbritanniens, in zukünftige Fähigkeiten des Eurofighter Typhoon zu investieren

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), ein britisches multinationales Verteidigungs-, Sicherheits- und Luft- und Raumfahrtunternehmen, gab bekannt, dass das Unternehmen die jüngste Ankündigung des britischen Verteidigungsministeriums für eine Investition von 2,35 Mrd Die Ankündigung wurde heute … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce completes the divestment of minority equity shareholding in AirTanker Holdings to Equitix Investment Management Limited

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 10-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR., ADR:RYCEY), the pre-eminent engineering company with focus on world-class power and propulsion systems, has announced it completed the sale of its 23.1% shareholding in AirTanker Holdings Limited, a leading aviation service … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce sells its 23.1 percents in AirTanker Holdings Limited to Equitix Investment Management Limited for £189m (~EUR 222m)

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce (LSE:RR., ADR:RYCEY), the pre-eminent engineering company with focus on world-class power and propulsion systems, has announced the sale of its 23.1% shareholding in AirTanker Holdings Limited to Equitix Investment Management Limited for … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to deliver support and training to a new joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational arms, security, and aerospace company, has announced that it will deliver support and training to a new joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron based at RAF Leeming, UK … Read the full press release

Leonardo signs EUR 290 million contract with UK Ministry of Defence for IFF technology upgrade

The team will upgrade the IFF systems, which automatically recognise whether vehicles are friend or foe, on 31 UK platform types  The new, more-secure Mode-5 IFF technology is mandated for all NATO nations for installation by 2020 Leonardo and HENSOLDT … Read the full press release

BMT Isis to provide safety and environmental support for JFD’s NATO Submarine Rescue System contract with the UK Ministry of Defence

Teddington, UK, 26-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT Isis (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, has announced that it will provide safety and environmental support for JFD’s five-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence for the provision of the NATO Submarine … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to upgrade four Watchman radars for UK Ministry of Defence following the award of £7 million contract

Following the award of a £7 million contract, BAE Systems are on task to upgrade four Watchman radars, continuing the critical support provided to the UK Ministry of Defence for surveillance and Air Traffic Control (ATC). LONDON, 25-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

UK Ministry of Defence’s Joint Forward Air Control Training and Standardisation Unit accepted the iCASS system of Finmeccanica – Selex ES and Close Air Solutions

The iCASS (Immersive Close Air Support Simulator) will boost the training of UK MoD forward air controllers iCASS is a high-fidelity, immersive training environment The system provides value-for-money training support to bolster instruction with live air assets LUTON, 31-3-2015 — … Read the full press release

General Dynamics UK to deliver 589 SCOUT Specialist Vehicle platforms to the British Army

Blackwood, UK, 3-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — General Dynamics UK has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver 589 SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms to the British Army to provide essential capability to the Armoured Cavalry … Read the full press release

Selex ES commended by the UK Ministry of Defence for its counter-IED role in 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Game

26-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, was recently commended by the UK Ministry of Defence for its responsiveness in ensuring the UK was prepared to counter any remotely controlled Improvised Explosive Device (IED) threats which may have emerged during … Read the full press release