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Capewell Europe details UK Large Boat Aerial Delivery pitch

16th June 2023 - 12:00 GMT | by Harry Lye in London


Capewell sees its UMCADS as a cost-effective and future-proof solution for the UK's Large Boat Aerial Delivery (LBAD) requirement. (Photo: Capewell Europe)

Capewell’s solution for airdropping boats builds upon decades of engineering and manufacturing expertise for aerial delivery.

Capewell Europe has positioned itself to meet the UK MoD’s A400M large boat aerial delivery requirement, offering the UK MoD a universal solution that could open doors to a swathe of capabilities.

The ministry is looking for a new Large Boat Aerial Delivery (LBAD) solution for its Airbus A400M aircraft as the RAF's fleet of Lockheed Martin C-130Js has been sunsetted in favour of the newer aircraft.

In June 2023, Capewell Europe was invited to present its solution at High-Speed Boat Operations Forum (HSBO) in Gothenburg, Sweden. With attendance from over 35 countries, Capewell’s Universal Maritime Craft Aerial Delivery System

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye was Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

Harry joined the company in 2021, …

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