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Technical Absorbents
Technical Absorbents

3rd July 2018, Milton Keynes

Prodrive fast tracks UOR for Royal Navy

Prodrive delivers complex 10-week end-to-end programme that upgrades MOD’s most elite ships. © ProdriveUK’s Prodrive Composites has fast-tracked a Design to Manufacture development programme for the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Within a very tight and critical time frame, the business helped deliver an Urgent Operational Requirement (UOR) for HMS Diamond that optimised the positioning of the ship’s close defence ballistic protection structures.

The upgraded protective mounting incorporated a composite design to withstand aggressive environments and sea conditions and fits within existing packaging space. Having met all technical requirements and undergone sea trials, this system has also been installed to HMS Dragon and HMS Duncan, the Royal Navy’s most modern operational warship.

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