Banshee target drones could be used by the RN for experimentation of future sensors, weaponry and radio equipment.
DSEI 2021: Babcock sheds light on Ukrainian projects
Babcock has told Shephard that its work with Ukraine on a modern frigate capability could result in the regeneration of a previous programme or the export of the Arrowhead 140 design – in UK development as the Inspiration-class Type 31.
The resultant ship will depend on what path Ukraine wants to seek for the programme.
Babcock chief corporate affairs officer John Howie told Shephard that negotiations on formal contracts were reaching a critical phase. He expected there would be an overarching agreement with some specific details on the various programmes.
Shephard understands that agreements could be formalised between now and …
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