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U.K. Navy Spends $176.5M on Training System

January 18, 2006

The Royal Navy is spending $176.5 million on a computerized training system to prepare sailors serving on aircraft carriers and destroyers for combat. The contract covers procurement and 10-year support and operation of the Maritime Composite Training System Phase One, which will be used to train sailors serving on Invincible class carriers, Type 45 and 42 destroyers, and Type 23 frigates. A $176.5 million contract signed with BAE Systems (BAESY) Insyte will see a consortium creating new facilities in Devonport Naval Base, and the shore base HMS Collingwood near Portsmouth, in time to be ready to train Type 45 crew later this decade. The system is expected to remain in service past 2040. (Source:

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