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RN issues RfI for command and staff trainer

7th May 2020 - 11:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


The RN has issued an RfI for a Maritime Command and Staff Trainer (MCAST), with responses from industry due by 29 May 2020.

Issued by the Defence, Equipment & Support’s (DE&S) Ships, Maritime Combat Systems (MCS) Team at Abbey Wood in Bristol, this new collective training capability is initially aimed at training maritime battle staff for Carrier Strike Group deployments.

The RfI seeks broad responses from industry to include a ‘rough order costs for those services’ and the identification of ‘any constraints or dependencies upon the authority to deliver these systems and services’.

The RN document adds that ‘the length

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

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

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