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Capita team wins Selborne

23rd December 2020 - 09:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy

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Has the MoD made itself a hostage to fortune by outsourcing training services to a private consortium?

The UK MoD has selected a Capita-led consortium to provide outsourced training services to the Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Marines under the mantle of Project Selborne, after awarding a 12-year, £925 million ($1.22 billion)  contract.

As Shephard reported in March, the contract, which is expected to be signed shortly, could eventually be worth £2 billion.

The Capita-led team, known as Fisher Training, comprises Raytheon, Elbit Systems UK and Fujitsu. In winning the competition, Fisher beat two consortia containing Babcock International and Lockheed Martin respectively.

Speaking on 10 March during the at the Defence Simulation, Education and Training (DSET) event

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After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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