|Fleet Support Limited|
|Headquarters||Portsmouth, United Kingdom|
Fleet Support Limited (FSL) is a British company formed to run the Portsmouth Fleet Maintenance and Repair Organisation (FMRO) on a commercial basis. Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Events 1508 - Maximilian I Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year A holding company is a company that owns part all or a majority of other companies' outstanding Stock. BAE Systems plc (BAE is a British defence and aerospace company headquartered in Farnborough, England, that has global interests particularly VT Group plc is a British defence and services company formerly known as Vosper Thornycroft. A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located The FMRO was an agency of the Ministry of Defence responsible for repair and maintenance of Royal Navy vessels. The Ministry of Defence ( MoD) is the United Kingdom government department responsible for implementation of government defence policy and is the headquarters The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of the British armed services (and is therefore known as the Senior Service) FSL performs this task but also undertakes commercial work.
FSL was founded as a joint venture between Vosper Thornycroft (now VT Group) and GEC-Marconi. VT Group plc is a British defence and services company formerly known as Vosper Thornycroft. Marconi Electronic Systems (MES, or GEC-Marconi as it was until 1998 was the defence arm of The General Electric Company (GEC GEC's 50% share passed to its successor BAE Systems in 1999. BAE Systems plc (BAE is a British defence and aerospace company headquartered in Farnborough, England, that has global interests particularly