FEATURE | Indo-Pacific: are the British coming back?

The British Royal Navy looks set to make a significant reappearance in the Indo-Pacific after the long distraction of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Australian decision to buy nine BAE Systems Type 26 ASW frigates is the latest in a flurry of indications suggesting the UK has an increased strategic interest in the region, kept alive through strong cultural, historic, and defence ties.

  • Published in Naval

US Navy to update USS Cole

BAE Systems has received a US$36.6 million contract from the US Navy to modernise the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole.

  • Published in Naval

BAE invests in simulator upgrade

BAE Systems has announced a £10 million (US$14 million) upgrade to its "maritime integration and support centre" (MISC) at Portsmouth that supports Royal Navy warships.

  • Published in Naval
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