The Challenge aims
to introduce young people aged 16-18 years to engineering and how
it plays a role in aerospace design and production.
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|The Save the Vengeance
Appeal intends to promote future generations interest in our joint heritage
by providing an Business partnership which will provide a foundation both
for business and heritage preservation.
BMT Defence Services Limited
210 Lower Bristol Road
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 473600
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 473604 (HR)
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 473611
Fax:+44 (0) 1225 448714
HMS Vengeance and British Maritime Technology
The Friends of HMS Vengeance to date is all about partnerships and a
major player in the world's IT and naval architecture technology industries,
BMT is being invited to discuss in joining us in saving the VENGEANCE and
hopefully assisting in the Vengeance Naval Aviation Heritage Museum venture.
BMT is a leading multi-disciplinary engineering and technology consultancy,
specialising in design, design support and risk management. BMT's consultancy
is supported by a significant research investment. The company's main markets
are defence, environment, offshore oil and gas and transportation.
The most ambitious programme, and cornerstone of the Royal Navy's power
projection force in the future, is the future aircraft carrier, Carrier
Vertical & Fixed-Wing (CVF) project. At 40-50,000 tonnes, the two new
carriers will be twice the size of the existing Invincible-class carriers,
and twice the size of the former HMS Vengeance. A team led by Thales with
Raytheon, BMT and Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics and Surveillance Systems
has been awarded contracts by the MoD defence procurement executive to
study the three alternative configurations - CTOL, STOVL and STOBAR - and
key ship technologies. The prime contractor selection will be made in 2004
with an in-service date of 2012. The second ship should enter service in
The Friends of HMS Vengeance wish to strengthen the link with the CVF
project and provide opportunities for the Aerospace and Naval shipbuilding
industries to promote their developments on this historic aircraft carrier.
UK Future Aircraft Carrier Programme
Benefits to Companies
To present a showcase centre, through trade shows and exhibitions, for
marketing British naval aviation and maritime industries, awareness of
the latest products and developments and practical training of the key
Opportunities for high profile media attention.
Specialist facilities dedicated to trade, exhibition, conference, heritage
or storage facilities, and spacious covered accommodation and extensive
open area deck space for high profile media events.
To raise the profile of the heritage and community relations of business
in order to enrich heritage and business learning.
To contribute to the raising of achievement by employees through work related
learning on the Vengeance.
To help promote practical experience of obtaining both academic and
vocational qualifications, as well as key and life skills relevant to working
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