Babcock, RN consolidate training systems support contract

first_img View post tag: Babcock The UK defense ministry has awarded Babcock International a five-year maritime training systems through-life availability & support service (MARTASS) contract.As announced by the company, a series of support packages, defined by the maritime combat system (MCS) and maritime training acquisition organisation (MTAO) teams within Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), will be clustered into one contract for consolidated delivery by Babcock.Working collaboratively with the MOD, Babcock will support training systems located across the Royal Navy and defense establishments including naval bases and air stations.Through the contract, Babcock will deliver on-call engineering support, routine maintenance and the modernization of legacy equipment to ensure the availability of the training equipment in the long-term.The contract will include provision of in-service support; spares and repairs; and technical refresh studies and insertions. Similarly, it will utilize capability upgrades and training studies throughout, always ensuring maximum benefit is applied to the customer with a keen focus on training needs.“Consolidating the existing customer training programmes ensures MARTASS offers a fit-for-purpose solution for the Ministry of Defence,” Jeff Lewis, managing director of defense systems technology at Babcock, said.MARTASS follows a 10-year training equipment support services (T-ESS) contract delivered by Babcock and increases its portfolio of support. View post tag: Royal Navy Photo: Illustration: The flight deck training simulator at RNAS Culdrose will be one of the systems maintained by Babcock under the contract. Photo: Royal Navy Share this articlelast_img read more

The Cripple of Inishmaan, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Celebrates Opening Night

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on July 20, 2014 About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. The Cripple of Inishmaan Related Shows View Comments Star Filescenter_img In honor of the dark comedy’s opening night, resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this sketch of the cast, which in addition to Radcliffe as Billy, features Ingrid Craigie, Pádraic Delaney, Sarah Greene, Gillian Hanna, Gary Lilburn, Conor MacNeill, Pat Shortt and June Watson.  Happy opening to Radcliffe and all at The Cripple of Inishmaan! Daniel Radcliffe Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan officially opens at the Cort Theatre on April 20, with Audience Choice Award winner Daniel Radcliffe front and center. Directed by Tony winner Michael Grandage, the production comes to the Great White Way after an acclaimed run in the West End.last_img read more