Babcock Secures Fire Management Contract for UK Royal Navy's Ships

Babcock has successfully secured a multi-million pound Fire Management Contract, awarded by the MoD Maritime Equipment Systems (MES) team, part of Fleet Wide Equipment, won in competition against other leading defence contractors and specialist manufacturers.

Under the contract Babcock will be providing project management, spares and consumables provision, repair and refurbishment, and post-design activity for a wide range of critical firefighting and damage control equipment installed on the UK Royal Navy’s ships and submarines. Equipment covered under the contract includes fire extinguishers, hoses, fire detection sensors, fire fighting foam, and more. The equipment and services to be provided are essentially common to all classes of current surface ships and submarines, and the new Type 45 Destroyer and Astute Class submarine.

In delivering this contract Babcock offers the MoD the important benefit of a single, trusted point of contact for all equipment and services, thereby facilitating reduced project, commercial and technical overheads for the MES team. Babcock is OEM independent and offers a one-stop facility, with valuable reach-back into project, waterfront support, design and consultancy areas within the company.

Babcock will be working to stringent quality and performance criteria. All spares and repairs will be delivered within either 60 or 90 days from receipt of order. The company plans to work with the MoD to improve forecast demand to maximise operational capability and value for money.

Babcock Equipment Solutions Managing Director Mike Whalley said: “This is an excellent contract, secured against strong competition, and further demonstrates the Babcock ability to deliver a value for money asset management service for categories of maritime equipments. We fully understand that the timely provision and rectification, both on-board and ashore, of critical firefighting equipment directly affects the operational capability and readiness of a warship or submarine for active duty. We will be applying our extensive experience and expertise in managing such contracts to meet the performance levels demanded, and ensure that the required service levels are maintained.”

The contract is the latest in a number of naval equipment asset management contracts delivered by Babcock, such as electric motors, pumps and domestic equipments.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, December 20, 2011;

 

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