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

Alice Oleva James

first_imgAlice Oleva James, 92, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.She was born September 9, 1925 in Pike County, IN, daughter of the late Clarence Ropp and Grace Miley Ropp.Oleva worked as a machinist for Campbell Hausefeld, retiring after several years of service.She was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church Bellaire, she was very involved in church happenings. Oleva was a Sunday School teacher, a VBS teacher, and a member of WELCA, where she held several offices. Oleva was even the co-author of a play at St. Johns called “He is Risen”. She was also the cemetery historian for many years. Oleva was a 1943 graduate of Hazelton High School in Pike County. After high school, Oleva worked at the airplane factory in Evansville during WWII. She was a secretary for Farm Bureau Insurance and also for the Pike County Court House. Oleva was a co-owner and operator of the Briarwood Market. She enjoyed sewing, yard work, gardening, crocheting, and was a member of the Kitchen Band (RSVP). Oleva loved her church family and friends. Her family was her greatest joy. She was the family genealogist. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.Surviving by her husband of 70 years, Gerald V. James; children, Jeri Alan (Marisella) James, Mary Alice (Michael) Horton, Joseph Edward (Sue Mureng) James, Lora Irene James; grandchildren, Stephanie (Brandon) Jones, Daniel (Jennifer) James, Benjamin James, Ashley (Joe) Goad, Melissa James, Heather James, Brent (Abby) Horton, Michaela (Gunnar) Hoffman, Morgan Horton, Jennifer (Josh) King, Jacob James Reiber, Kobi Michael James; sisters, Vonnie Jean Holland and Mary Hall; 11 great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by,parents, step mother, Lora (Mason) Ropp, son, Robert James, grandson, Jonathon James.Friends will be received Monday, November 20, 2017, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the St. John Lutheran Church of Bellaire, 4937 State Road #48, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at the Church on Tuesday at 11:00 am with Pastor Matthew Voyer officiating.Interment will follow in the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Indiana.Contributions may be made to the Relay for Life-Hope Highway. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more