Military Logistics

Babcock awarded small boat support

12th September 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Babcock has been awarded a six-and-a-half-year contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for small boat support, the company announced on 10 September.

The company will  provide repair and maintenance for small boats used by the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the MoD Police as one of a number of companies appointed by the Commercially Supported Shipping team at Defence Equipment and Support.

Work includes in service support for planned and reactive maintenance to the small boat fleet, including Archer class patrol and training vessels, rigid-inflatable boats, yachts, static training vessels, small cadet boats and police boats.

Work will take place across naval bases such as Devonport and Portsmouth, training establishments and UK overseas territories, including Gibraltar, Cyprus, Brunei and the Falkland Islands.

Support will include transportation, spares, trials, post design services and reliability monitoring.

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