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Hunt is on for SeaFox support replacement

17th May 2019 - 15:29 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


A contract opportunity placed in May 2019 by the UK MoD will look to replace the support contract for the SeaFox mine disposal system currently operated by the Royal Navy, with the winner supplying support for the next five years.

According to Atlas Elektronik, manufacturer of the system, SeaFox is a fibre-optic guided, one shot mine disposal vehicle is used for semi-autonomous disposal of naval mines and other ordnance found at sea.

The £25 million ($32 million) contract would begin in October 2019 and conclude in September 2024.

The current system is operated by the RN’s Hunt- and Sandown

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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