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Team Fisher achieves final milestone in Royal Navy training contract

3rd October 2023 - 12:14 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London


The $1.2 billion Project Selborne contract was signed in 2021 between the Royal Navy and a Capita-led consortium. (Photo: UK MoD/Crown Copyright)

Team Fisher, the Capita-led consortium overseeing the Royal Navy’s data and technology-focused training transformation programme Selborne, has completed the final milestone outlined in its original contract to expedite frontline personnel training.

A Capita-led consortium comprised of Raytheon UK, Elbit Systems UK, Fujitsu, the University of Lincoln and various UK-based suppliers has officially taken on the responsibility for Submarine Escape Rescue, Abandonment, and Survival (SMERAS) facility, marking the last of the eight contract milestones within the £1 billion ($1.2 billion), 12-year Project Selborne contract.

SMERAS, a purpose-built facility providing onshore training for essential escape, rescue, abandonment and survival techniques, has been supporting a blend of practical and classroom teaching, delivering a minimum of 82 courses to more than 2,700 trainees annually.

Since starting work on the training contract signed in 2021 by

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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