Author Archives for Erin Watson



Operational insight: fire prevention operations in Portugal

Operational insight: fire prevention operations in Portugal In 2017, with an estimated 500,000 hectares of land lost to fire, Portugal suffered the worst fires in […]

Operational insight: EMS centre of excellence in Italy

Babcock has been running our EMS base in Como, Northern Italy, since 1987, handling over 25,000 EMS missions and saving thousands of lives.

Operational insight: EMS operations in the Bayonne region, France

Operational insight: EMS operations in the Bayonne region, France Situated between the Pyrenees mountains and the Atlantic Ocean (Basque Country), Babcock’s EMS SAMU 64A base […]

Fact sheet: Increased availability through applied innovation & technology

Babcock combines deep knowledge and understanding of Naval operations and support with new technology to develop innovative ways of delivering safe and available capability to Navies worldwide.

Victoria Class Submarine Analytics

When managing support to complex assets such as the Victoria Class Submarines (VCS), it can be a challenge to exploit the information generated by the broad system of people, processes, and tools that are involved.

Supporting the Short Notice Docking of HMCS CHICOUTIMI at the Esquimalt Graving Dock

Background In early March 2017, HMCS CHICOUTIMI was preparing to undertake a busy operational schedule. During work-ups, a defect was identified below the waterline in […]