Allan Webb Selected as Technical Publications and Supply Support Provider for Type 31 Programme

The Type 31 frigates are the latest ground-breaking generation of UK warships commissioned by the UK MoD. Babcock, the MOD’s Prime Contractor, will deliver five frigates which will serve at the heart of the Royal Navy’s surface fleet. Built on a foundation of British shipbuilding heritage and engineering expertise; they will utilise latest technologies to ensure operational adaptability for modern naval activities. 

Allan Webb is delighted to be part of the supply chain of Babcock’s ‘Team 31’ and having the opportunity to apply our 60 years of experience in Technical Publications and Inventory Management to support Babcock International with its delivery of Type 31. The programme will draw on Allan Webb’s wealth of skills and experience in the Maritime supply chain and technical information.

‘This is an incredibly exciting new chapter in our history of maritime support’ claimed a delighted Steve Rigsby, Managing Director of Allan Webb Ltd. ‘This contract further cements our portfolio for Naval Publications, Initial Provisioning, Cataloguing, and Inventory Management with further options for Obsolescence Management. We’re delighted to have been selected by Babcock and can’t wait to get started.’

The programme will commence in 2021 and is set to continue until 2027, utilising staff across Allan Webb’s offices in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire and Barrow-in-Furness.

Babcock is a leading provider of critical, complex engineering services which support national defence, save lives and protect communities.

Allan Webb Ltd provides Supportability Engineering and Data Intelligence services to clients across a variety of engineering centred sectors worldwide with a reputation for quality and optimised support solutions.

You can find out more about the Type 31 project on Babcock International’s Website.