14 Dec 2021
Babcock, Elbit Systems UK and QinetiQ awarded new contract by UK Ministry of Defence
Babcock has been awarded a £100m 13 year contract, by the UK Ministry of Defence for the design, manufacture, delivery and in-service support to the Maritime Electronic Warfare Systems Integrated Capability (MEWSIC) Increment 1. Page Content
We will deliver the programme together with our collaboration partners, Elbit Systems UK (ESUK) and QinetiQ.
Part of the Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme, MEWSIC Increment 1 covers the acquisition, integration and through-life support of a sensor suite and a command & control system and its associated systems for in-scope Royal Navy platforms. The solution includes provision of training solutions, technical test and integration facilities alongside the technical authority service.
David Lockwood, Babcock CEO said:
“Babcock is delighted to be supporting the Royal Navy on this programme. As technology advances, operational advantage of electronic warfare is more important than ever to our armed forces, and this programme will play a key part in its delivery at sea. We will work closely with our collaboration partners and customer to enhance information dominance for the Royal Navy and its wider allies.”