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    Thales UK Wins £330m Contract

    • By Editor
    • March 18, 2020
    • 1 minute read

    BAE Systems Submarines, which is building four nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy, has awarded work worth around £330 million to Thales UK.

    The £330 million contract to equip the Royal Navy Continuous at Sea Deterrent (CASD) submarines with the latest Sonar 2076 system and Combat System Mast, is the world’s most advanced sonar suite. The Combat System Mast combines world class visuals, electronic warfare and communications and is currently in service with the Navy’s Trafalgar and Astute Class submarines.

    A total of 520 jobs in the UK at Thales are secured or will be created by the announcement (350 secured and 170 created) – mainly in the highly-skilled manufacturing, engineering and design sectors. The jobs will be based at Thales sites in Templecombe, Cheadle Heath, Crawley and Glasgow.

     

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    Thales UK Wins £330m Contract

    BAE Systems Submarines, which is building four nuclear submarines for the Royal Navy, has awarded work worth around £330 million to Thales UK.

    The £330 million contract to equip the Royal Navy Continuous at Sea Deterrent (CASD) submarines with the latest Sonar 2076 system and Combat System Mast, is the world’s most advanced sonar suite. The Combat System Mast combines world class visuals, electronic warfare and communications and is currently in service with the Navy’s Trafalgar and Astute Class submarines.

    A total of 520 jobs in the UK at Thales are secured or will be created by the announcement (350 secured and 170 created) – mainly in the highly-skilled manufacturing, engineering and design sectors. The jobs will be based at Thales sites in Templecombe, Cheadle Heath, Crawley and Glasgow.