The agreement to continue collaboration for the combined United Kingdom and France MMCM (maritime mine counter measures) programme was signed between Harriet Baldwin, Minister for Defence Procurement in the United Kingdom and Laurent Collet-Billon, General Director for French Procurement Agency, the DGA (Direction Générale de l´Armement).The next stage of the programme will involve taking the first stage designs into a complete, manufactured system for assessment by the Royal Navy and the French Navy.

Initiated in 2010 under a cooperation agreement between France and the United Kingdom, the MMCM programme develops a prototype autonomous system for detection and neutralisation of sea mines and underwater improvised explosive devices. It is being developed by Thales, BAE Systems and their partner SAAB, ECA Group and ASV Global under the aegis of the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR).

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