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UK Tomahawk support contract awarded

1st August 2019 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Babcock International will provide support for the UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD's) Tomahawk land attack missiles under a contract announced on 1 August.

The company will work with Lockheed Martin UK Integrated Solutions to deliver in-service support for Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control systems (TTWCS) and associated auxiliaries for the MoD.

The team will be responsible for 12 TTWCS across the remaining Trafalgar class and Astute class submarines, including land based facilities.

Richard Drake, managing director of Babcock Defence Systems Technology, said: ‘Weapons systems are our speciality and this contract will enable both Babcock and Lockheed Martin to drive critical programme elements through a collaborative framework for our customer. I look forward to the successful output that we will deliver.’

The contract will run for 3.5 years.

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