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Fleet Solid Support Ships: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 49966, tabled on 15 September 2021

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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