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INVISIO awarded DALO contract

Posted 19 January 2018

INVISIO has signed a framework agreement with the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), to supply communication systems to the Danish Army.

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Iain Harrison awarded CBE in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Posted 19 January 2018

Iain Harrison, Strategic Engagement Director at QinetiQ since September 2017, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2018 for his contribution to the British Army.

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Rolls-Royce announces further simplification of its business

Posted 18 January 2018

Rolls-Royce has announced that it is embarking on a further simplification of its business, including the evaluation of strategic options for its Commercial Marine operation and a reduction from five operating businesses

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Supacat's SOV-MH fleet accepted in New Zealand

Posted 18 January 2018

Supacat has announced that the fleet of Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) has been accepted by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence and goes into service with the New Zealand Defence Force early this year.

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Treehouse yields positive results for BAE Systems

Posted 18 January 2018

Gloucestershire based Innovation & Creative Training Company, Treehouse, has recently completed its first management development programme for BAE Systems’ Combat Air Product Support department, with the Managing

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ADS calls for Brexit transition deal

Posted 17 January 2018

Industry needs urgent agreement on a transition deal to ensure a smooth UK exit from the European Union, ADS President Colin Smith said at the ADS Annual Dinner 2018 earlier this week.

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Frequentis UK appoints Andy Madge as MD

Posted 17 January 2018

Former Managing Director (MD) of Defence and Intelligence for Lockheed Martin, Andy Madge, has joined the Managing Board of Frequentis UK, taking over responsibility for the UK and Ireland subsidiary of Frequentis AG, in a phased handover from

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Cobham to provide NATO electronic warfare training

Posted 16 January 2018

Cobham announced today that its Special Mission business has been awarded a follow on contract to deliver Operational Readiness Training to NATO for up to five years.

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Audacious makes first dive

Posted 16 January 2018

The fourth Astute class submarine, Audacious, which is being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, has achieved a significant milestone by completing her first ever dive.

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Leonardo to lead OCEAN2020 programme

Posted 16 January 2018

Leonardo has been awarded the lead project related to the first European Defence Found’s initiative, OCEAN2020, to boost Europe's defence capabilities, issued by the European Union under the ‘Preparatory Action on Defence Research’ programme - with

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MASS supports RAF-led Exercise Eagle Warrior

Posted 15 January 2018

MASS has been supporting the RAF-led Exercise Eagle Warrior at the RAF College, Cranwell, an event involving over 200 personnel, including several senior members of the RAF leadership team.

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Jonathan Lee Recruitment launches new website as it celebrates 40th anniversary

Posted 15 January 2018

Engineering and manufacturing recruitment specialist, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and will be marking the occasion with a number of events throughout

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Plymouth to get £5m new naval museum

Posted 11 January 2018

Work will begin this year on a £5 million museum to tell the story of the Royal Navy in Plymouth.

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MoD agrees £100m Puma support deal

Posted 10 January 2018

Just months after providing vital relief in the Caribbean, a £100 million deal to provide future support to the Royal Air Force’s fleet of Puma HC Mk2 helicopters through to March 2022 has been agreed.

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Farnborough International appoints Gareth Rogers CEO

Posted 10 January 2018

Organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow and operator of the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Farnborough International, has appointed former Southampton FC CEO, Gareth Rogers, as its new

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Royal Netherlands Air Force signs five-year deal with ETPS

Posted 9 January 2018

QinetiQ has agreed its first ever multi-year training contract on behalf of the Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS), in a five-year deal with the Royal Netherlands Air Force.

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MASS extends NATO JEWCS contract at RNAS Yeovilton

Posted 9 January 2018

MASS has consolidated its role as a supplier of electonic warfare (EW) services to NATO, by extending its service support contract to the NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) based at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton

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Defence Secretary visits Appledore yard to see Type 31e plans

Posted 8 January 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson paid a visit to Babcock’s Appledore shipyard this morning, as the company announced further details of its bid to help build a new class of warship, the Type 31e.

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Survitec sponsors naval proficiency award

Posted 8 January 2018

Safety solutions provider Survitec has sponsored and presented a prestigious naval commendation awarded to military personnel handling survival equipment in the field.

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Eurosam, Aselsan and Roketsan to define Turkish air and missile defence system

Posted 5 January 2018

Turkey has awarded Eurosam, Aselsan and Roketsan a contract for the definition study of the future Turkish Long Range Air and Missile Defence System. The contract award was made during the meeting of

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Colin Smith appointed President of ADS

Posted 5 January 2018

Colin Smith, Chairman of the Aerospace Growth Partnership and former Director of Engineering and Technology at Rolls Royce, has been appointed as the new President of ADS.

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Diamond Microwave relocates to Shipley

Posted 5 January 2018

Diamond Microwave, a specialist in high performance microwave power amplifiers, has relocated its design and laboratory facility to the historic Salts Mill in Saltaire, near Shipley, in the UK.

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BAE Systems to modernise USS Howard and USS Oscar Austin

Posted 4 January 2018

BAE Systems has received contracts from the US Navy to modernise the guided-missile destroyers USS Howard (DDG 83) and USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

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BAE Systems and Cranfield partner on first-of-its-kind Masters-level apprenticeship

Posted 4 January 2018

BAE Systems has partnered with Cranfield University to boost Britain’s engineering skills through a new postgraduate engineering apprenticeship programme, which will provide learners with a

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Cobham's WARPS tested in A400M AAR flight

Posted 3 January 2018

Cobham's Wing-mounted Aerial Refuelling Pods (WARPS) were recently put to the test by an A400M which successfully refuelled six Spanish Air Force F-18 fighters in a single mission as part of an air-to-air refuelling (AAR) human factors

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QinetiQ and MoD to invest £20m in MoD Shoeburyness

Posted 2 January 2018

QinetiQ and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) are investing £20 million into MoD Shoeburyness to upgrade the Environmental Test Centre (ETC) based at the range.

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Defence Secretary outlines industrial policy refresh at UK Defence Solutions Centre

Posted 2 January 2018

A three-pronged refresh to defence’s Industrial Policy has been unveiled by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson at the UK Defence Solutions Centre in Farnborough.

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BAE Systems receives US Army contract for full-rate M109A7 production

Posted 2 January 2018

BAE Systems has received a US Army contract that clears the path to begin full-rate production of the company’s M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier vehicles.

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Ultralife upgrades its UBI-2590 batteries for military use

Posted 20 December 2017

Battery specialist Ultralife Corporation has upgraded its entire range of UBI-2590 batteries inspired by the superseded military performance specification 32383/3.

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Royal Navy completes Sea Ceptor firing trials

Posted 20 December 2017

The Royal Navy has successfully conducted the final First of Class firing trials of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system – completing the qualification firings of this cutting-edge new capability for the Royal Navy.

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QinetiQ, Inzpire and Close Air Solutions to bid for TSSP

Posted 19 December 2017

QinetiQ, Inzpire Limited and Close Air Solutions have signed a Collaboration Agreement, joining forces to bid for the Training & Simulation Systems Programme (TSSP) Joint Fires Synthetic Training project.

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Boeing unveils UAS refueller for MQ-25 competition

Posted 19 December 2017

Boeing for the first time is showing what it believes is the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) best suited for refuelling US Navy jets operating from aircraft carriers.

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BAE Systems contracts Laser Centrum for Swedish Mjölner programme

Posted 18 December 2017

BAE Systems has signed a contract with Czech manufacturer Laser Centrum CZ, Ltd. to produce mechanical components for the Swedish Army's Mjölner mortar system.

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BAE Systems to provide Royal Navy combat systems support

Posted 18 December 2017

BAE Systems has been contracted by the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Maritime Combat Systems (MCS) team to ensure the combat management systems, tactical networks and shared infrastructures aboard 38 Royal Navy platforms will

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UK receives 14th F-35B Lightning

Posted 18 December 2017

The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II which flew into Beaufort, South Carolina last week to take its place as part of the Lightning Fleet, set to operate from Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers and RAF Marham.

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GKN Aerospace signs support contract for South African Gripen RM12 engine

Posted 18 December 2017

GKN Aerospace has signed a three year contract extension worth over US$8 million (Initial order value ZAR 89M), covering the technical product support, maintenance and parts supply for the Gripen RM12

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Theorem release latest 3D PDF publisher with HTML5 output

Posted 18 December 2017

Tamworth based Theorem has released the latest version of its 3D PDF document publisher, which is part of the Publish 3D suite of products.

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Astronaut Tim Peake opens UTC Portsmouth

Posted 15 December 2017

Two years after blasting off to join the International Space Station, British astronaut Tim Peake formally opened the Roya Navy backed college which will produce the scientists and engineers of tomorrow.

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ADS highlights industry need for transition agreement in early 2018

Posted 15 December 2017

ADS said today that although confirmation that talks can start on transition and our future relationship with the EU is welcome progress, industry now needs to see urgent agreement reached on transition

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Tsunami Tsolutions joins IFS Partner Network for A&D sector

Posted 13 December 2017

IFS today announced that Tsunami Tsolutions LLC, a leading Aerospace & Defence (A&D)solutions provider based in North America, has joined the IFS Partner Network.

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First flight trial of MAGMA UAV completed

Posted 13 December 2017

The University of Manchester and BAE Systems, have successfully completed the first phase of flight trials with MAGMA – a small scale unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which will use a unique blown-air system to manoeuvre the aircraft - paving the way

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Catalyst report record year for aerospace and defence M&A

Posted 13 December 2017

According to data from Catalyst Corporate Finance (Catalyst), M&A activity in the global Aerospace & Defence (A&D) sector gained momentum in the second half of 2017.

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MASS wins MoD training support contract extension

Posted 13 December 2017

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved the take up of competitively obtained option prices from MASS for a two year extension to its existing Joint Warfare Support contract.

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Albacom secures contracts in India

Posted 13 December 2017

Dundee-based Albacom, which specialises in providing electrical components for the defence and aviation industry, has secured two six-figure contracts with Indian defence companies.

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JJ Churchill celebrates 80th birthday

Posted 12 December 2017

Leicestershire based engineering firm JJ Churchill - founded by Walter Churchill on Christmas Day 1937 - is celebrating eighty years in business by recruiting the highest number of apprentices in its history.

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Morgan wins £4.49m MoD body armour contract

Posted 12 December 2017

A £4.49 million defence contract has been agreed between Morgan Advanced Materials and the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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Defence Secretary in Doha as BAE Systems agrees Typhoon contract with Qatar

Posted 11 December 2017

BAE Systems and the Government of the State of Qatar have entered into a contract, valued at approximately £5 billion, for the supply of 24 Typhoon aircraft to the Qatar Emiri Air Force, along with a

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ADS welcomes progress to second phase of Brexit negotiations

Posted 8 December 2017

This morning's announcement that sufficient progress has been made for the next phase of Brexit negotiations to start will be welcomed by industry.

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CAE appoints Andrew Naismith as MD of CAE UK

Posted 8 December 2017

CAE today announced it has appointed Andrew Naismith as Managing Director of CAE UK plc.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth commissioned by HM The Queen

Posted 7 December 2017

Her Majesty The Queen today commissioned the UK's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth into the Royal Navy.

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Cranfield Uni and Pool Re partner to appoint Professor Andrew Silke

Posted 6 December 2017

Pool Re and Cranfield University today announced the appointment of Professor Andrew Silke as the Professor of Terrorism Risk Management and Resilience at Cranfield University.

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Inzpire's GECO Air enters service with Indonesian Air Force

Posted 5 December 2017

Inzpire is pleased to announce that its GECO Air tablet-based mission system has entered service with the Indonesian Air Force – the Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Udara.

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Alcon invests in expanding its defence and security business

Posted 5 December 2017

Tamworth based Alcon Components Ltd has today announced a major continued investment plan focused on significant future expansion of their existing defence and security sector business.

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Dstl appoints Gary Aitkenhead as Chief Executive

Posted 5 December 2017

Gary Aitkenhead has been appointed as new Chief Executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).

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NSC's UBVT reaches full operational capability

Posted 4 December 2017

A British Army asset that allows soldiers to take control of virtual vehicles, experiment with weaponry and deploy in any role - the Unit Based Virtual Training (UBVT) system from NSC - has reached full operational capability after just four

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Business contribution to Britain's biggest warships recognised

Posted 2 December 2017

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin today recognised the vital contribution that businesses have made to the construction of the Royal Navy's largest ever ships.

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Formaplex welcomes new apprentice intake

Posted 1 December 2017

Manufacturers of composite tooling and lightweight component solutions, Formaplex, has taken on six new apprentices.

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QinetiQ emulates drone threat for Royal Canadian Navy

Posted 1 December 2017

QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) has introduced a new service to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) by emulating the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones.

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Royal Navy medics recognised for bringing life-saving device to the battlefield

Posted 1 December 2017

A Royal Navy-led team of medical experts have been recognised for helping to introduce a hi-tech life-saving device to the battlefield.

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French Armed Forces Ministry takes delivery of its first MMPs

Posted 30 November 2017

France's defence procurement agency, the Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), has accepted delivery of the first batch of 50 missiles and 20 firing posts constituting the new MMP system from MBDA, for

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Oxford Economics reveals BAE Systems' significant contribution to UK economy

Posted 30 November 2017

According to an independent report by Oxford Economics, BAE Systems productivity has increased by almost 35% over the past three years and its investment in skills and technology has increased year on year

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SEA research offers modelling and simulation tech advances

Posted 29 November 2017

Cohort company SEA is conducting research for the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) on Information Management (IM) techniques that could have a significant impact on the way data is presented as a service for

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Royal Fleet Auxiliary welcomes RFA Tidespring to the fleet

Posted 28 November 2017

Honorary Commodore in Chief of the RFA, HRH Prince Edward the Earl of Wessex KG, GCVO, was in Portsmouth yesterday to welcome RFA Tidespring to the operational fleet.

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Defence Minister reveals new fingerprint tech

Posted 28 November 2017

Cutting-edge fingerprint technology aimed at targeting criminals has been unveiled by Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin.

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Hypack adds support for Sonardyne Solstice sonar data

Posted 28 November 2017

Hypack has announced that its Hypack Max and Hysweep hydrographic surveying packages can now be used to process and display data from Sonardyne's Solstice side-scan sonar.

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Meopta to support line-of-sight tech for BAE Systems' CV90

Posted 27 November 2017

Czech optical specialist Meopta will support vital line-of-sight technology for BAE Systems' CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) as part of a Memorandum of Understanding with defence and security company Saab.

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5750 Components moves to new facility

Posted 27 November 2017

Knowsley-based 5750 Components Ltd has moved to a larger facility as the company continues with its ambitious expansion plans.

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QinetiQ launches UK laser 'centre of excellence'

Posted 24 November 2017

QinetiQ has opened a new 'centre of excellence' for the development and testing of advanced laser technology at its headquarters in Farnborough, UK.

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Defence Minister visits Ipswich company constructor of carriers' FLYCO

Posted 24 November 2017

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin has paid a visit to a small Ipswich-based company who have played a key role in the largest ships ever built for the Royal Navy, responsible for constructing the aircraft

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BAE Systems wins Scottish Large Employer Award 2017

Posted 22 November 2017

BAE Systems has been announced the winner of the Large Employer of the Year award at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards held at Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

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SEA to showcase DECKsim at MITSG

Posted 22 November 2017

Cohort company SEA has been invited to outline the latest developments in portable training options for Flight Deck Officers (FDOs) at a meeting of the Maritime International Training Support Group (MITSG), to be held as a precursor to the I/ITSEC

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BMT strengthens defence team

Posted 22 November 2017

BMT today announced the appointment of Matthew Hart who will join the organisation's business development team.

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Kelvin Hughes secures SharpEye order for Pakistan Navy Submarine

Posted 22 November 2017

Following the announcement in February 2017 that Kelvin Hughes will be supplying the SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system to the mid-life upgrade programme for the Pakistan Navy's Agosta 90B-class (also known as

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Leonardo starts delivery of 16 AW101 Norwegian SAR helicopters

Posted 21 November 2017

Leonardo has announced that the first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters has been delivered to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security.

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EDM to showcase G-Cueing Ejection Seat at I/ITSEC 2017

Posted 21 November 2017

EDM announced today that it will be showcasing its G-Cueing Ejection Seat at I/ITSEC 2017.

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Boeing begins distribution of Rolls-Royce defence engines

Posted 17 November 2017

Boeing, through its subsidiary Aviall, has launched its parts sales and distribution agreement with Rolls-Royce in support of their global fleet of AE defence engines.

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Dubai Airshow: UK aerospace receives a boost

Posted 17 November 2017

Aerospace manufacturers have enjoyed a strong week of orders for new aircraft at the Dubai Airshow 2017, promising a multi-billion pound boost to UK industry.

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BAE Systems and AMMROC agree to support Hawk UAE fleet to 2020

Posted 17 November 2017

BAE Systems has signed an agreement with AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center) LLC to provide continued support to the Hawk aircraft fleet in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) until 2020.

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AEB releases UK Brexit conference results

Posted 17 November 2017

AEB has released the results of its UK Brexit conference held last month, providing valuable benchmarks and preparation checks for businesses as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

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BAE Systems to upgrade USS Tortuga

Posted 17 November 2017

BAE Systems' Norfolk, Virginia shipyard will perform a combination of maintenance, modernisation and repair on the USS Tortuga under a new $139.8 million US Navy contract.

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BAE Systems awarded DARPA contract to develop space evaluation and analysis testbed

Posted 16 November 2017

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $12.8 million to develop an innovative space evaluation and analysis testbed to support the

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HM The Queen to commission namesake aircraft carrier

Posted 16 November 2017

Her Majesty the Queen will formally commission her namesake aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, into the Royal Navy fleet in just three weeks' time.

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Pilot recruitment campaign visits Birmingham

Posted 16 November 2017

BA CityFlyer, a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, is visiting Birmingham at the end of November as part of a campaign to recruit new captains.

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Red Arrows presented with prestigious annual APA award

Posted 16 November 2017

The Red Arrows' outstanding contribution to promoting the UK has been recognised by the presentation of the Air Power Association's (APA) prestigious annual award.

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Formidable Shield 2017 successfully concluded

Posted 16 November 2017

The international maritime exercise Formidable Shield has come to a close following a month of successes and world-firsts.

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Marshall to provide AJAX turret simulator shelters

Posted 16 November 2017

Training of turret crews on the British Army's AJAX, the new multi-role family of medium armoured fighting vehicles that will transform the Army's modernised Division of the future, is to be carried out using simulator shelters

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Paragon adds second NEO800 3D printer

Posted 15 November 2017

Darlington based Paragon Rapid Technologies has become the only service provider in the UK to have two industry-leading NEO800 3D printers from RP Support.

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Xbox controllers, hoverbikes and robotic trucks trialled by British and US armies

Posted 15 November 2017

A world-first in the US has seen British soldiers controlling 4x4s with Xbox-style controllers and a UK driverless truck leading American trucks in an unmanned convoy.

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Dubai Airshow: QinetiQ and MGE partner on future UAE defence capabilities

Posted 14 November 2017

QinetiQ and Middle East General Enterprises (MGE) have announced a joint venture (JV) partnership in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to manufacture aerial and maritime targets to be used for test &

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UK and Australia step up defence relationship

Posted 14 November 2017

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin has been in Australia discussing defence equipment in the face of intensifying threats.

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Dubai Airshow: MBDA presents SmartGlider

Posted 13 November 2017

MBDA is presenting SmartGlider, its new family of air launched guided weapons, for the first time outside Europe, at the Dubai Airshow (12-16 November).

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MoD awards Leonardo A400M radar threat simulation contract

Posted 13 November 2017

Leonardo has announced a contract, signed with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), to provide equipment that will simulate radar threats to the RAF's new A400M transport aircraft prior to take-off.

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Dubai Airshow: SteelRock introduces NightFighter Counter-UAV

Posted 13 November 2017

Pioneering UK Company, SteelRock UAV, is introducing the world's safest counter-UAV system to the global aerospace, defence and security markets at the UK DIT Defence & Security Organisation (DSO) Stand in the UK

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Defence Secretary Williamson hosts first meeting with US Defense Secretary Mattis

Posted 10 November 2017

The Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has held his first bilateral meeting with his US counterpart, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, in London today.

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Cobham again awarded 'A-' CDP score

Posted 10 November 2017

Cobham has achieved another A- in CDP's globally recognised environmental performance assessment, positioning the company among the best in the aerospace and defence category.

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BAE Systems completes third life testing of F-35A airframe

Posted 9 November 2017

A full scale durability test airframe of the F-35A aircraft has successfully completed its third life testing, equivalent to 24,000 hours of 'flying', in the unique testing facility at BAE Systems' site in Brough, East

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DTC to demo Tactical IP Mesh advances at Milipol 2017

Posted 9 November 2017

Domo Tactical Communications (DTC), the wireless communication specialist will be demonstrating the latest advances of their wireless Tactical IP Mesh systems at Milipol 2017, in Paris later this month (21-24 November).

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Nasmyth appoints Paul Jones as Group CFO (Designate)

Posted 9 November 2017

Nasmyth Group today announced the appointment of Paul Jones as Group Chief Financial Officer (Designate), who will be working alongside Group Finance Director Maurice Edmonds.

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MBDA and SAFRAN partner on MMP for Australia

Posted 8 November 2017

MBDA and Safran Electronics & Defense have announced their global strategic partnership which will play a key role in response to the Commonwealth of Australia's Defence Industry Policy Statement to support the development of

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Babcock and BMT partner to develop future surface ships

Posted 8 November 2017

Babcock and BMT have signed a cooperation agreement, which outlines the principles of a strategic relationship that will see the companies collaborate to support the Design, Build, Construction and Support of future classes of

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