Defence

BAE System’s fifth Type 45 vessel off to sea trials

Posted on 12 Mar 2012 by

Defender, the fifth Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, has set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her second and final stage of sea trials off the west coast of Scotland, before the handover to the Royal Navy later this year.

MBDA trainees team up in challenge to find the UK’s best apprentices

Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by

A team of trainees from defence and missile manufacturer MBDA are set to battle it out this month for the title of ‘Best National Apprentice Team.’

Eight apprentices based at the company’s Lostock factory will go head-to-head against seven other teams across the country in the Brathay Apprentice C…