Fleet Solid Support Ships: Procurement

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 15 September 2021 to Question 44207 on Fleet Solid Support Ships: Procurement, to which (a) companies and (b) consortiums the £5 million design contracts have been awarded in that procurement.

Answered on

20 September 2021

As announced on 1 September, the four consortia awarded Competitive Procurement Phase (CPP) contracts for the Fleet Solid Support competition are (in alphabetical order):

  • Larsen & Toubro, which includes UK company Leidos Innovations, teamed with Gibbs and Cox.
  • Serco/Damen, which includes UK company Serco.
  • Team Resolute, which includes UK companies Harland & Wolff and BMT, teamed with Navantia.
  • Team UK, which includes UK companies Babcock and BAE Systems.

The award of the CPP design contracts, each initially worth around £5 million, means the Fleet Solid Support competition has successfully moved to the next stage.

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