Babcock launches Skills Academy to provide training for more than 12,000 over next 8 years.

  Skills Academy will provide training for more than 12,000 Babcock employees over the next eight years. Combination of cutting-edge digital resources and hands on training Initially launching in Devonport, with a focus on submarine and nuclear skills, the Skills Academy will be expanded across Babcock’s naval nuclear activity and The Skills Academy uses aContinue reading “Babcock launches Skills Academy to provide training for more than 12,000 over next 8 years.”

Italian and French navies modernise their anti-air capabilities

A €1.5 billion contract was awarded to Naviris – joint venture formed by Fincantieri and Naval Group – and eurosam by the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR). The contract will cover the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) of the French and Italian Horizon class frigates. Naviris and eurosam will collaborate closely with Fincantieri and Naval Group for the new generation of PrincipalContinue reading “Italian and French navies modernise their anti-air capabilities”

Afghanistan’s opposition group rejects call to `re-engage’ with the Taliban

The National Resistance Council for the Salvation of Afghanistan [NRCSA]  opposes the Taliban regime criticises as `unrealistic and misguided a recent assessment of life under the Taliban given by Tobias Ellwood, a Conservative MP and chair of the House of Commons Defence Select committee. After visiting southern Afghanistan, the powerbase of the Taliban regime thatContinue reading “Afghanistan’s opposition group rejects call to `re-engage’ with the Taliban”

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