Project Manager: 01229 314100 | stuart@fedf.co.uk

Supply to Bae Systems Submarines

This is a guide for businesses which wish to supply to Bae Systems Barrow shipyard and its network of around 1,000 suppliers located in 444 UK towns and cities. Around 3-4% of the submarine supply chain is also located in Europe and USA.
Bae Systems Barrow is a hub for over 1,000 suppliers, which deliver up to 60% of the constituent systems that make up a nuclear-powered submarine. There is on-going work on the next generation submarine project “Successor” on which some 850 suppliers in the  UK,  USA and some from Europe will be involved. The Astute class submarine is also underway with 4 boats still to be completed.

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Bae Systems

  • Spend more than £10 billion a year with over 20,000 suppliers from across the world,
  • Buy a wide range of major equipment, services, materials and components
  • Require agile, reliable, innovative and high performing suppliers, who share our ethos of strong and resilient relationships at every level.
  • Customers have extremely high expectations and requirements, which the supply chain need to meet.
  • Are proud to work with a diverse range of companies both large and small, with increasing emphasis placed on close working partnerships and embracing collaborative thinking in reaching our goals.

When matching technological capability to  customer requirements,  recognise that a wealth of innovative thinking and knowledge can be found at every level of the supply chain and so want to maximise these skills and talents. 

It will also outline some of the contacts associated with the company’s planned investment of over £300m in shipyard facilities modernisation.

FEDF through its partner the keep our future afloat campaign has unique access to a comprehensive listing of suppliers to help you find one or more routes into supplying the build or operational progreammes

Strengthening Supply Chains – November 2014 – Download PDF

You can find out more about by contacting either stuart@fedf.co.uk tel: 01229314100.
You can also visit us at The Supply Chain Growth Centre, Emlyn Hughes House, Abbey Road, Barrow in Furness, LA145PQ

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Infrastructure

The new SW Cumbria supply chain programme is based in and can be accessed at The Supply Chain Growth CentreTM on the first floor of Trinity Entgerprise Centre, Ironworks road, Barrow and at a satellite office in Millom Network Centre...

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The supply chain

The new SW Cumbria supply chain programme is based in and can be accessed at The Supply Chain Growth CentreTM on the first floor of Trinity Entgerprise Centre, Ironworks road, Barrow and at a satellite office in Millom Network Centre...

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How to supply to

The Supply Chain Growth Centre, Emlyn Hughes House, Abbey Road, Barrow in Furness LA145PQ is a unique facility which DCLG Coastal Communities Fund is helping to finance as a means of assisting companies in capturing more of the spend...

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Sites for suppliers

FEDF produces a guide called “Sites for Suppliers” which you can access in this section. The current list of sites for suppliers can be viewed here click here There are some really outstanding, sites for suppliers available across ...

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Education, Skills & Employment

FEDF FEDF produces a guide called “Sites for Suppliers” which you can access in this section. The current list of sites for suppliers can be viewed here click here There are some really outstanding, sites for suppliers available across ...

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7,100 businesses 2,500 in Barrow 4,600 in South Lakeland 41 mutli-nationals 120 leading manufacturers