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Risk Sharing in Defence Contracts

With the defence budget secured for the next 5 years Ministry of Defence has to guard against suppliers sitting back and padding out their contracts, or so says the Telegraph. Arms companies are to be warned that the Government’s Budget…

The Type 29 Global Combat Ship

It seems by the time the Type 26 Global Combat ship gets to the manufacture stage it should really be called the Type 29. The MoD announced today that it had awarded a contract to BAE... The Prime Minister has today announced a major…

Type 26 Frigate Exports

The Throughout the evolution of the Type 26 Frigate there has been a great deal of discussion and speculation about it's export potential. Brazil, Australia, New Zealand and even the US have been linked with the Type 26 and yet not a great…

Cut Resistant Fabric

New from PPSS, Cut Tex Pro cut resistant fabric. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpGgUADIzDA I note it is bite resistant, handy for the coming zombie apocalypse Read more...

Designing the Type 26

How about an obscure Type 26 related post? Software being used to design the Type 26... Sener Marine FORAN CAD/CAM System Virtalis Visionary Render VR Software PTC Windchill Management System No doubt there are others as well!…

A Sad Day

Sad news, the final Prince of Wales block was rolled out. Sad news because it marks the end of shipbuilding in Portsmouth, or perhaps more accurately, the end of the BAE shipyard. The BBC have reported that the yard will be taken over by…
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