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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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CND wins Defence ERS Silver Award

Posted 7 November 2017

Cyber security company Computer Network Defence (CND) has been awarded the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award.

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Sonardyne's Mini-Ranger 2 USBL to support UXO surveys

Posted 7 November 2017

Deep BV, a Dutch survey company specialising in hydrography, marine geophysics and oceanography, has purchased underwater acoustic technology - the Mini-Ranger 2 Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) tracking system - supplied by

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Peli launches deeper Air Cases

Posted 7 November 2017

Peli Products has launched three new deeper cases in the Peli Air Case line, which are reengineered to be 40% lighter.

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MoD invests in helicopter simulation centre

Posted 6 November 2017

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced an over £90 million investment in a world-leading helicopter simulation centre to help train the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter pilots of the future.

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Rolls-Royce to extend naval repair and refit in the Gulf

Posted 6 November 2017

Rolls-Royce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to provide naval shipbuilding, repair and refit activities across the Gulf region.

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ADS looks to Chancellor to boost supply chains

Posted 4 November 2017

The Chancellor's upcoming Budget should set aside more than £300 million investment in a £1 billion productivity improvement programme to boost manufacturing supply chains, ADS said today.

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Cobham appoints Gillian Duggan as EVP of HR & Communications

Posted 3 November 2017

Cobham plc has appointed Gillian Duggan as Executive Vice President (EVP) of HR & Communications.

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Swedish Army selects Bofors 155mm BONUS munition

Posted 3 November 2017

The Swedish Defense and Material Administration has awarded BAE Systems a contract to deliver 254 additional rounds of Bofors 155mm BONUS ammunition to the Swedish Army.

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Young designer's trophy design to be made by BAE Systems

Posted 2 November 2017

A young student who designed a trophy that will be presented to some of the world's leading engineers has been given a behind the scenes tour of BAE Systems' advanced manufacturing site where the trophy will be made.

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BAE Systems awards 15 Type 26 manufacturing contracts to suppliers

Posted 2 November 2017

BAE Systems has awarded a further 15 manufacturing contracts to suppliers of the Type 26 programme, which entered the manufacturing phase in July, increasing the number of UK maritime jobs supported by the programme

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Theresa May appoints Gavin Williamson as new Defence Secretary

Posted 2 November 2017

Gavin Williamson MP has today been appointed Secretary of State for Defence by Prime Minister Theresa May, following the resignation of Sir Michael Fallon.

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BAE Systems begins production of LRASM sensors

Posted 1 November 2017

BAE Systems has begun production of its sensor technology for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) following a $40 million order from prime contractor Lockheed Martin.

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Ideagen launches rebranded PleaseReview

Posted 1 November 2017

UK-based software firm, Ideagen, today announced it has launched its rebranded collaborative document co-authoring, review and redaction software, Ideagen PleaseReview.

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DIO awards HMNB Devonport Oil Fuel Depot jetty contract

Posted 1 November 2017

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded a contract worth approximately £43 million to VolkerStevin to construct a new jetty at Thanckes Oil Fuel Depot which provides fuelling facilities for the Royal

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New gate guard commemorates 100th anniversary of School of Special Flying

Posted 1 November 2017

A new gate guard was recently unveiled at HMS Sultan in order to mark the centenary of one of the most significant events in military aviation history which took place on the site 100 years ago.

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NAO reveals Royal Navy equipment cannibalisation doubled in last 12 years

Posted 1 November 2017

The National Audit Office (NAO) has today published the findings from its investigation into equipment cannibalisation in the Royal Navy.

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QinetiQ welcomes UAS Challenge winners

Posted 31 October 2017

Students from the University of Bath visited QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) following their victory in this summer's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Challenge.

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Martin-Baker presents papers on ejection safety issues at SAFE

Posted 31 October 2017

Martin-Baker have been imparting their knowledge by presenting papers on ejection safety issues critical to all who fly military jet aircraft at the 55th SAFE Symposium, taking place 30th October to 1st November, in

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Boeing awards MBDA contract for SDB-1 Diamond Back Wing Assemblies

Posted 31 October 2017

MBDA Inc. has announced a new contract award from Boeing to produce up to 21,000 Diamond Back Wing Assemblies for the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB-1).

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HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves Portsmouth for sea trials

Posted 30 October 2017

HMS Queen Elizabeth has sailed from Portsmouth Naval Base for the first time since arriving at her home port in August.

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Defence Secretary visits Tyneside shipyard as industry develops new frigate plans

Posted 30 October 2017

As part of his nationwide tour of UK shipyards, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon paid a visit to A&P Tyne near Newcastle today, one of the yards that could be involved in building a new class of

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NAO sees room for improvement in non-competitive defence equipment procurement

Posted 27 October 2017

Regulations introduced by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver better value for money for the taxpayer from non-competitive procurement, have the potential to deliver significant cost reductions

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RIAT putting RAF centenary centre stage

Posted 24 October 2017

A salute is being planned for next summer's Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), as part of official national celebrations recognising the Royal Air Force's 100th anniversary.

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Theorem launches multi-device visualisation app

Posted 24 October 2017

Tamworth based Theorem Solutions have launched a 'Multi-Device' Visualisation Experience App for augmented (AR), mixed (MR) and virtual Reality (VR) devices and markets.

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Kelvin Hughes' SharpEye selected by HHI for Philippine Navy FAP

Posted 23 October 2017

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have contracted Kelvin Hughes to supply I Band and E/F Band SharpEye radars for the Philippine Navy Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) - awarded to HHI in October 2016 - to build two 2,600 ton

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Cranfield signs IMoU with CSU

Posted 23 October 2017

Cranfield University has signed an International Memorandum of Understanding (IMoU) with Colorado State University (CSU) to develop collaboration in both education and research activities.

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Survitec showcasing F-35 pilot solutions at SAFE Symposium

Posted 23 October 2017

Merseyside headquartered Survitec will be showcasing the company's F-35 pilot flight equipment and its Perfect Fit in Ten Days process at the SAFE Symposium, being held at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center in

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Crewsaver celebrates 60 years

Posted 23 October 2017

Marine safety equipment manufacturer Crewsaver is celebrating 60 years of pioneering lifejacket innovation in 2017, having first launched to the market in 1957.

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Chris Allam appointed MBDA UK Managing Director

Posted 23 October 2017

MBDA is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Allam to the role of MBDA UK Managing Director and to MBDA's Group Executive Committee.

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Dstl invites suppliers to contribute to advanced materials consultation

Posted 23 October 2017

A new enduring consultation has been launched inviting suppliers to help shape the future research activity as part of the Materials for Strategic Advantage (MSA) programme.

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Medway named as second new patrol ship

Posted 23 October 2017

A bottle of Chatham-made Dockyard Gin smashed against the bow of the 2,000-tonne warship, Medway, as it was formally named on Friday morning at BAE's Scotstoun yard on the Clyde by Lady Fallon, wife of Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon and sponsor of

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MBDA awards Saab subsystems order for Meteor

Posted 19 October 2017

Saab has signed a contract with MBDA for deliveries of subsystems for the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) missile system.

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BAE Systems upgrades 5,000th mine-resistant tactical vehicle for US and coalition forces

Posted 19 October 2017

BAE Systems, in support of the US Navy's Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic, has successfully upgraded the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and

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Maycast-Nokes wins National Apprenticeship Award

Posted 19 October 2017

Maycast-Nokes has won the Medium Employer Of The Year 2017 (East of England) at the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

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Cobham awarded contract for KF-X antenna suite

Posted 18 October 2017

Cobham Antenna Systems has been awarded a contract from Korean Aerospace Industries Ltd (KAI) to design and supply the fully conformal antenna suite for the future KF-X, next-generation indigenous multi-role fighter aircraft.

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Cammell Laird strikes Type 31e Teaming Agreement with BAE Systems

Posted 18 October 2017

Merseyside-based shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird announced today a new partnership with BAE Systems to position the companies to build five Type 31e Frigates.

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F-35 jet cleared for Carrier take-off

Posted 17 October 2017

The UK's F-35 fighter jet is now cleared for take-off from HMS Queen Elizabeth following successful trials using the ski-ramp design featured on the UK flagship.

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Government updates mergers regime to protect national security

Posted 17 October 2017

Measures to update the merger system and better protect national security have been set out today by Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark, which include enabling the government to intervene in mergers that raise

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DTC and MOHOC launch integrated video system

Posted 16 October 2017

Domo Tactical Communications (DTC) and MOHOC, Inc., makers of military-optimised helmet cameras, have announced the launch of a new wireless camera solution.

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AEB publishes new compliance fact sheet

Posted 16 October 2017

As increasing security threats and political instability across the globe fuel changes in export control regulations and frequent, new restrictive measures, a new fact sheet published by AEB, aims to support businesses engaged in global trade to

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Harriett Baldwin welcomes QinetiQ's graduate intake

Posted 13 October 2017

Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Harriett Baldwin, has welcomed the latest intake of graduates who will be part of the expansion plans for QinetiQ.

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QinetiQ flies Mirach and Firejet aerial targets together for first time

Posted 13 October 2017

QinetiQ has flown Mirach and Firejet aerial targets together for the first time during a live exercise from MoD Hebrides on the Western Isles of Scotland.

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BMT secures further R&D funding for hazardous response UAS

Posted 13 October 2017

BMT has secured funding through the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), to build a prototype Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) which will allow a team of responders to remotely assess a scene for potentially hazardous

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HMS Albion prepares for amphibious test

Posted 13 October 2017

The clouds do their best to obscure the harvest moon which casts its bright light on a docked-down HMS Albion as a large LCU Mk10 landing craft returns to 'mother', carrying the naval leaders of tomorrow for their first extended period at sea: six weeks

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Defence Ministers meet US Secretary of the Navy

Posted 13 October 2017

The Defence Secretary, Minister for the Armed Forces and Minster for Defence Procurement met US Secretary of the Navy, Richard Spencer, for the first time today.

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BAE Systems to enhance situational awareness of US Army troops

Posted 13 October 2017

BAE Systems will provide technical and other support services to enhance the situational awareness of troops around the world under a new four-year, $100 million contract from the US Army Intelligence and Security

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Marlow Ropes introduces FRR

Posted 12 October 2017

Marlow Ropes are introducing the Fast Rope Rack (FRR), a lightweight stainless steel device to be used in conjunction with 40mm fast rope and to aid the rapid insertion of units.

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QinetiQ's new Australia office opened by Minister for Defence Industry

Posted 11 October 2017

The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today opened the new office of QinetiQ Australia in Mawson Lakes for their expanded staff.

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Peli introduces 3410M and 3415MZ0 torches

Posted 11 October 2017

Peli Products has introduced versatile professional-grade torches with the Peli 3410M (Magnet) LED and the ATEX Certified Peli 3415MZ0 Zone 0 (Cat.1).

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Sonardyne helps hunt crashed helicopter flight recorder

Posted 10 October 2017

A mission to search for the wreckage of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter which crashed into the Atlantic earlier this year killing all four crew members, was supported with underwater locating equipment from Sonardyne

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Thales secures £100m Royal Navy comms contract

Posted 10 October 2017

Thales has secured a £100 millionseven year contract to provide through-life support for communications systems of the Royal Navy's fleet.

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BAE Systems develops cyber defence for military aircraft

Posted 10 October 2017

BAE Systems is developing cyber defence capabilities to help aircraft detect and mitigate cyberattacks in real time.

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BAE Systems restructures and reduces staff

Posted 10 October 2017

BAE Systems plc today announced organisational changes to boost competitiveness, accelerate technology innovation and improve operational excellence from a more streamlined business, inevitably leading to a reduction in staffing levels.

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IFS to deliver global financial compliance solution to Saab

Posted 10 October 2017

High Wycombe based IFS announced today that Swedish defence and security company Saab has chosen to deploy IFS Global Extension while investing in additional user licenses in South Africa.

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HRH Prince Harry and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon present Gold ERS awards

Posted 10 October 2017

HRH Prince Henry of Wales has presented 33 UK employers with an Armed Forces Covenant Gold Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) award.

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TMD featured in Parliamentary Review

Posted 10 October 2017

TMD Technologies Limited (TMD), West London based, world class manufacturer of professional microwave and RF products, has been featured in the prestigious, UK Government 2016/17 Parliamentary Review.

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Peli showcasing protective packaging at Dubai Air Show

Posted 6 October 2017

Pelican Products is showcasing its highly resistant protective cases and containers for aerospace and defence together with the Mobile Military product range at the Dubai Air Show (in DWC, 12-16 December 2017).

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QinetiQ and Wiltshire College partner for future skills

Posted 5 October 2017

The QinetiQ Apprentice Training School and Wiltshire College are to share expertise and resources to help boost engineering skills in the region.

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Defence Secretary to unveil £1bn support model for Royal Navy

Posted 5 October 2017

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon is set to unveil a new model worth around £1 billion to support a growing Royal Navy fleet and sustain over a thousand British jobs.

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MASS wins MoD DSCIS EW training contract

Posted 5 October 2017

Cohort plc company, MASS, has won a contract to provide the Defence School of Communication Information Systems (DSCIS) at Blandford with a classroom simulator to support the UK MoD's EW capability.

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OES awarded AS9100 Rev D Accreditation

Posted 3 October 2017

Cheltenham based specialist engineering and manufacturing company Omega Engineering Services (OES), has been named as one of the first to be awarded the updated AS9100 Rev D Accreditation standard.

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Lincad develops new multi-channel battery conditioning system

Posted 3 October 2017

Designer and manufacturer of specialist military batteries, chargers and power management systems, Lincad, has announced the development of a new multi-channel battery conditioning system.

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MBDA signs MoUs with Australian companies on Land 400 bid

Posted 3 October 2017

MBDA has signed Memorandums of Understanding with five Australian companies as part of its strategy to transfer the manufacture of its MMP missile system to Australia if it is selected for the $20 billion Land 400 programme.

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Upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx takes maiden flight

Posted 29 September 2017

Leonardo announced the successful maiden flight of the first of eight upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Mk21B helicopters, which took place at its Yeovil facility, in southwest England.

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Engineers unveil Adaptable UAVs

Posted 29 September 2017

Engineers from BAE Systems together with students from Cranfield University, have revealed a new technology concept – named Adaptable UAVs – which can alternate between the two different flight modes in the same mission.

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Defence Secretary names new warship HMS Belfast

Posted 27 September 2017

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon unveiled the name of one of the new Type 26 frigates as HMS Belfast during a trip to Northern Ireland today.

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SEA provides modelling and simulation support to UK MoD

Posted 27 September 2017

Cohort company SEA is providing modelling and simulation support to the UK MoD Chinook project team as a method of assessing key aircraft handling qualities, prior to sea trials of the Chinook helicopter operating from the new Tide

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RAF Valley's runway restored

Posted 26 September 2017

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon unveiled a newly restored runway at RAF Valley on a trip to Anglesey, Wales today.

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Getac unveils latest F110 rugged tablet

Posted 26 September 2017

Getac today announces its fourth generation F110 fully rugged tablet, designed to meet the needs of field service professionals operating in the most challenging of environments.

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Aircraft carriers' support ship arrives in UK

Posted 25 September 2017

The second of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary's new Tide-class support ships, RFA Tiderace, has arrived in Cornwall to begin a programme of customisation that will support 300 UK jobs.

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Praesidiad relocates corporate HQ to London

Posted 25 September 2017

Provider of security systems and solutions, Praesidiad, has relocated its corporate headquarters from Ghent, Belgium, to London, UK, as part of their global access and communication strategy.

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Chess Dynamics to showcase Sea Eagle at Pacific 2017

Posted 25 September 2017

The Sea Eagle family of naval surveillance and fire control systems from Chess Dynamics will be on display at the Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition in Sydney, Australia, 3-5 October 2017.

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Martin-Baker expansion continues in Australia

Posted 25 September 2017

Martin-Baker's commitment to supporting the Joint Strike Fighter in the Asia-Pacific region took a leap forward last week with the opening of the Martin-Baker Australia Field Office at Williamtown.

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Cobham awarded Boeing BRU-61/A contract

Posted 25 September 2017

Cobham has been awarded a Boeing contract for an undisclosed number of Small Diameter Bomb Carriage Systems (BRU-61/A).

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Rolls-Royce acquires tech to electrically-assist MTU charging

Posted 25 September 2017

Rolls-Royce has acquired from G+L innotec the exclusive rights of use for a new technology for the electrically-assisted charging of off-highway combustion engines in the power range above 450 kW.

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

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 Yorkshire.

Praesidiad relocates corporate HQ to London

Provider of security systems and solutions, Praesidiad, has relocated its corporate headquarters from Ghent, Belgium, to London, UK, as part of their global access and communication strategy.

Dubai Airshow: UK aerospace receives a boost

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.

Chess Dynamics to showcase Sea Eagle at Pacific 2017

The Sea Eagle family of naval surveillance and fire control systems from Chess Dynamics will be on display at the Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition in Sydney, Australia, 3-5 October 2017.

General Dynamics delivers two AJAX platforms for GAT

In a major milestone for the AJAX programme, General Dynamics Land Systems–UK has presented vehicles to Government Acceptance Testing (GAT) for assurance testing prior to delivery to the British Army.

Kelvin Hughes' SharpEye selected by HHI for Philippine Navy FAP

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have contracted Kelvin Hughes to supply I Band and E/F Band SharpEye radars for the Philippine Navy Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) - awarded to HHI in October 2016 - to build two 2,600 ton frigates for

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