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£3.5 Million Contract For Dorset Firm

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Published at 10:48am 11th November 2014.

A Dorset company have been awarded a £3.5 Million contract to protect the UK from torpedoes!

ATLAS ELECTRONIK UK Ltd. (AEUK) in Winfrith will be providing the Ministry of Defence with research into a future torpedo counter-measure system for surface ships and submarines.

The contract, from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, runs for the next three years.

AEUK will be leading a team which is supported by its partners BAE Systems, Babcock Defence Systems Technology, BMT Defence Services and Ultra Electronics Sonar Systems to provide Underwater Countermeasure advice, modelling and advanced concepts.

Antoni Mazur, Managing Director for AEUK said, "Winning this multi-million pound contract is another significant milestone for AEUK, this will ensure we continue to be at the forefront of torpedo defence system development."

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