Contract news in this week includes the upgrade and refurbishment of a number of Phalanx Close in Weapon Systems.
The £16.8m 2 year contract with Devonport Royal Dockyard includes;
The Authority has a requirement to buy four (4) sets of Equipment to upgrade the Phalanx CIWS in service with the Royal Navy. In addition, two Land-based Phalanx Weapons Systems (LPWS) are to be overhauled and restored to condition suitable for Royal Navy service. This work will utilise two sets of the above-mentioned equipment for upgrade of Phalanx.