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Ultra awarded £7.5m contract for restoration and sustainment of two Philippines Jacinto Class Patrol Vessels

Ultra Electronics announced today that its Command & Control Systems business, based in Loudwater, UK has been awarded a contract valued at £7.5m from the Philippine Department of National Defence for Phase 3B of the Jacinto Class Patrol Vessel Restoration and Sustainment Programme.

Phase 3B includes the replacement of the electro-optic fire control system and navigation sensors and overhaul of the 25mm and 76mm guns on two ships of the Jacinto Class. The contract also includes the overhaul of the 25mm gun on a third ship of the same class.

The contract will be completed over a period of 25 months and overhaul and fitting work will be conducted in the Philippines. A separate spares and support contract is expected to follow.

Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive of Ultra commented: “I am pleased that Ultra has been awarded this contract in support of the Republic of the Philippines’ plans to modernize its armed forces. It reinforces Ultra’s position as a company that makes a valued contribution supporting Navies globally by extending the life their fleets. The award follows on from the successful contract to modernise the Corvette KRI Fatahillah in Indonesia

Enquiries: 
Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive 
Ami Sharma, Group Finance Director 
020 8813 4307

Susan McErlain, Corporate Affairs Director 
07836 522 722

James White, MHP Communications 
020 3128 8756

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Ultra awarded extension to Sonobuoy Capability contract with MoD

Ultra Electronics announces that its Sonar Systems business, based in Greenford, Middlesex, has been awarded a £9.5m extension to contract for the supply of sonobuoys for the Royal Navy’s Merlin Maritime Patrol Helicopter which will be executed throughout 2017.

This contract between Ultra and the MoD for sonobuoy engineering, manufacture, logistics and support, ensures the Royal Navy maintains a persistent Anti-Submarine Warfare surveillance capability against hostile submarines. It also allows Ultra to support future technology capability insertion and international collaboration.

Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive of Ultra commented:
“I am very pleased that Ultra has been awarded an extension to the Sonobuoy Capability contract. This continues to be a significant opportunity for Ultra, demonstrating the Group’s ability to supply and support cutting edge, affordable and value for money solutions to the Royal Navy. We look forward to continuing to work with the DE&S team.”

Paddy Clayton, DE&S Merlin PT Deputy Leader said:
“The extension of the Sonobuoy Production and Support Contract with Ultra Electronics secures a vital capability for the Royal Navy. We look forward to continuing to work with the Ultra team.”

Enquiries:
Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive 
Ami Sharma, Interim Group Finance Director
020 8813 4307

Susan McErlain, Corporate Affairs Director 
07836 522 722

James White, MHP Communications 
020 3128 8756

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