BMT Asset Performance delivers safe and reliable through life solutions to maritime clients.

Surface Ships

BMT Asset Performance delivers safe and reliable through life solutions to clients in the defence maritime sector.

Whether an item of military equipment, the whole platform or associated auxiliary infrastructure, BMT Asset Performance can provide support services across the asset lifecycle. We work with Defence organisations on a range of programmes to ensure enduring safe and optimised performance of a nation’s military capability.

Our experience comes from many years in the Maritime Defence sector; as part of BMT Group we can draw on a wealth of collective expertise to identify, analyse and effectively manage a range of different challenging and complex issues. With our clients often under demanding timescales and increasingly constrained by budgets, we aim to provide procuring organisations with value for money and ‘on time’ solutions to enable them to meet current and future threats to national security. Our services offerings are extensive yet complimentary, from the writing of procurement specifications to support design and development through to the management of associated safety and risk arguments. Across the Concept, Asessment, Demonstration, Manufacture, In-Service and Disposal (CADMID) phases of the asset lifecycle, BMT Asset Performance work with industry to continuously improve Availability, Reliability, Maintainability (AR&M) and supportability.

We have helped to develop some of the most important defining standards and supporting documentation in use today within the military maritime environment. These include:

  • JSP 430 - Management of ship safety and environmental protection
  • JSP 886 – Defence logistics supply chain manual
  • DEF STAN 00-600 - Integrated Logistics Support for MOD Projects
  • DEF STAN 00-45 -  Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • DEF STAN 00-40 -  Reliability and Maintainability
  • DEF STAN 00-42 - Reliability and Maintainability Assurance Guide

Our capabilities include:

  • Development and implementation of Safety and Environmental Management Systems
  • Identification of safety-related hazards and environmental aspects, using established processes (HAZOP, HAZAN, SWIFT, etc)
  • Application of deterministic or probabilistic tools and techniques (FMEA/FMECA, FTA, ETA, Bowtie)
  • Embedded support to design teams in building safety into the design of equipment and procedures
  • Independent safety auditing and advising (ISA) experience, including whole ship studies
  • Availability, Reliability & Maintainability
  • Supportability Engineering – Management & planning, assurance and analysis
  • Cost Engineering – Forecasting & modelling, system performance modelling
  • Information Management & Software Solutions – multi-sector Business & Engineering Analysis, validation & verification, product development
  • Human Systems Integration and Human Factors Solutions – process management, support to design and analysis, evaluation and test solutions.
  • Training Needs Analysis (TNA) – Scoping studies, operational task analysis, gap analysis, options analysis, final reports

Surface Platform knowledge & experience includes:

  • Military Afloat Reach & Sustainability (MARS) tanker
  • Queen Elizabeth Class Carrier (QEC)
  • Type 23 Frigates
  • Type 45 Destroyers
  • Future – Type 26 Frigate
  • Amphibious Assault Ships
  • Patrol & Mine Hunters
  • Royal Fleet Auxiliary