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Frazer-Nash awarded SERAPIS work
Frazer-Nash is to lead the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) SERAPIS framework, the company announced on 1 August.
The six-year research framework has been set up to manage all Dstl’s research in C4ISR and space systems, synthetic environments and simulation technology.
The framework is split into six lots, each titled with its core purpose. Frazer-Nash will lead Lot 6 – Understand - in collaboration with Roke Manor Research, Digital Catapult and the University of Birmingham.
The team will work with Dstl to shape requirements, convert these to tasks, and ensure their delivery, providing strong, responsive and consistent framework management that enables Dstl to get a better return on its investment in research.
Chris Cullis, Frazer-Nash defence business manager, said: ‘The work of the SERAPIS framework will be crucial as, in an era of reduced combat capability mass, C4ISR is the area where the UK can assure future battlefield success. Information will be a key battle-winning factor.
‘Working with our partners, we will offer Dstl confident access to small to medium enterprises which can deliver the agile solutions it needs. These industry partners will, in turn, be able to develop and improve the services they provide in support of UK defence research.’
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