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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…

Type 26 Frigate Exports

Type 26 Global Combat Ship DSEI 2013
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…

Designing the Type 26

Type 26 Frigate
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! Find out more…

A Sad Day

HMS Prince of Wales LB02
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…

Airbus Shares in Dassault Aviation

Airbus have confirmed they are now actively looking to divest themselves of their 46% shareholding in Dassault Aviation. With increasing defence cooperation with the UK and the intent of BAE to merge with EADS now ancient history would it make sense for…