Ship repair and conversion outfit A&P Group’s Tyne facility has secured a £3m project from BAE Systems to make submarine sections.
The firm’s Hebburn base will work on what is described as number of “complex structures” which require build jigs to maintain accuracy during construction.
Completed sections will then be shipped back from the Tyne to BAE Systems for use in the building of a submarine.
Statement from A&P read: “A&P’s Tyne’s fabrication facilities have both the heritage and expertise to deliver complex and technically challenging projects. We strive to deliver an on schedule quality product at commercially attractive rates.
“Building up a strong client base we feel that our engineering integrity is never compromised to ensure repetitively good results are achieved.
“Our experienced project management teams and highly-skilled, motivated, uniquely experienced workforce, coupled with our large scale fabrication facilities, allow A&P to be ready to service the productive market.”