According to information released on January 13, 2021, Raytheon UK, a unit of Raytheon Technologies, alongside its strategic partner Capita, has been awarded a contract to provide the Royal Navy with transformation, training and learning solutions over the years. Next 12 years.
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A Royal Navy officer on the deck of the Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond.(Image source British Navy)
The contract, which will be led by Capita, has an initial value of Â£ 200million to Raytheon UK and will ensure that the Royal Navy provides top-notch training to all of its service personnel. It will accelerate the use of new technologies, processes and learning solutions, aligning with the Royal Navy’s transformation agenda and positioning it to thrive in the 21st century.
“This announcement allows the team to begin their efforts to transform training and learning solutions for the Royal Navy, and to modernize and transform the way training is delivered in the military,” said Jeff Lewis, Managing Director of Raytheon UK. âOur extensive experience leading large and complex transformative change programs across the globe will provide the Royal Navy with tailored, digital training for the future. “
Raytheon UK will play a key role in the modernization and transformation of the Royal Navy’s training analysis, design, delivery, assurance and management / support services, helping to make the British armed forces more agile and adaptable than ever to meet future challenges.
“We are committed to investing in the UK and helping keep the country secure and our armed forces equipped with the best affordable sovereign solutions, creating highly skilled jobs across the UK,” Lewis said. âWe look forward to delivering these solutions to the Royal Navy over the next several years. “
Rear Admiral Phil Hally MBE, Director of Personnel and Training for the Royal Navy, said: âThis 12-year contract award marks an important milestone in the transformation of the Navy. It will see the modernization of the system of large-scale RN training to deliver the operational capabilities of the future, open up more opportunities for our staff and bring better-trained people to the front lines faster. â