Ian King, Chief Executive, BAE Systems plc, has today informed the BAE Systems' Board that he will retire on 30 June 2017 and the Board has subsequently confirmed that Charles Woodburn, currently Chief Operating Officer, will be appointed as Chief Executive from 1 July 2017.
County Durham-based Kromek has been awarded a five-year contract, valued at a minimum of $3.1m over a five year period, by an existing US-based customer that is an emerging leader and global company in the homeland security marketplace.
A high-security fence that resists for more than 10 minutes sustained attack with specialist power tools has been developed by steel mesh fencing manufacturer Zaun.
G4S has won a five-year contract to provide security services at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Canada.
Wireless solutions, power supplies and electronics assemblies supplier Stadium Group, has announced the appointment of Göran Sandström to the dual roles of Single Board Computing (SBC) Product Director and Wireless Sales Director, with
Cohort company MASS has secured a place as a preferred supplier of digital services to the public sector by being named as a member of the Government's Digital Outcomes and Specialists Framework.
Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd has unveiled Blighter Explorer Nexus, a fully integrated, battery operated, man portable radar/camera surveillance system.
HORIBA MIRA has received £365,000 in funding from the UK Centre for Defence Enterprise (now transitioned to the Defence and Security Accelerator) to deliver a second phase of its Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV)
Kelvin Hughes is continuing to export its maritime systems to Malaysia, with the subsequent integration and testing of its radar tech now well underway.
International cyber security company Positive Technologies, today announced the appointment of three senior hires to support global growth.
A leading specialist in counter terrorism security and hostage and crisis negotiation from Norfolk Constabulary, Ross McDermott, has joined East Anglia's largest security solutions provider, Dardan Security.
Random searches of air travellers' cabin luggage will be a thing of the past for airports using Smiths Detection's industry leading cabin baggage X-ray system, the HI-SCAN 6040aTiX, as this
New research published by BAE Systems reveals a surprising disconnect between C-suite executives and IT Decision Makers in defending against cyber threats.
Corero Network Security today announced it has entered into a technology alliance partnership with Juniper Networks.
The sea-change in the practice of forensic triage brought about by the digital revolution has moved on to a new stage, with the introduction of fully scalable, client-server architecture from Evidence Talks, according to its Chief Technical
Inmarsat has announced that its LoRaWAN-based network, developed in partnership with Actility, is now enabling it to deliver the Internet of Things (IoT) to every corner of the globe.
Axon Public Safety UK, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police forces with 2,200 Axon Body 2 cameras and 196 Axon Flex 2 cameras, backed up by the Evidence.com
Locken will be announcing the launch of a new range of highly innovative security systems at the forthcoming Security & Policing Home Office event, London, 7-9th March.
Cyber security company Positive Technologies has today launched PT VIP Protect, a technology designed to keep sensitive targets safe from the current and evolving threats from mobile phone hacking.
Cyber-security firm C3IA Solutions has promoted its graduate employee James Moos to the lead role in its technical security group – after just four months.
Kelvin Hughes is celebrating 70 years of the first type-approved maritime radar in 2017.
Airbus Defence and Space has delivered satellite communications systems for EU military training missions in Somalia (EUTM Somalia) as well as for the EUCAP (European Union capacity-building mission) Sahel Niger and EUCAP
Fleet Xpress from Inmarsat Maritime has secured the SMART4SEA Excellence Award 2017, the most prestigious of an inaugural set of awards presented by the Greek publisher whose special focus is safer, smarter and greener
CriticalStreaming.com, the specialist in wireless CCTV streaming to the transport and logistics sectors, has appointed Iain Janes as the firm's Chief Executive Officer.
Mesh fencing manufacturer Zaun has appointed a new designer to its ranks.
Tenable Network Security today made available the first cloud-based vulnerability management platform to secure the full range of assets in the modern elastic IT environment, Tenable.io.
The innovation and success of Police Scotland's workforce – including officers, staff members, special constables and probationers – to help keep people safe, have been celebrated at an awards ceremony to highlight
Cranfield University has become the first university in the UK to receive full certification from the UK Government Communications Headquarters, GCHQ, for a digital forensics course.
Atkins and Cranfield University have announced a collaboration to create a new cyber research area that will help to protect manufacturing businesses and critical national infrastructure organisations from the
Airbus Defence and Space demoed its deployable tactical SOC (Security Operation Centre) and its Keelback Net cyber sensor at the International Cyber Security Forum (FIC) which took place earlier this week.
Pelican Products is, for the first time, presenting its advanced portable lighting systems and protective solutions for the military, at the Shield Africa exhibition (24-26 January, Abidjan,Côte d'Ivoire).
Cambridge Pixel has unveiled RadarVision, a plug and play solution to allow the easy integration of radar data with any security video management system (VMS).
RUAG Defence has successfully completed the acquisition of the British cyber security company Clearswift announced in December 2016.
BEST just brought out a brand new high density extra strong clear masking film designed to offer advanced protection from paint overspray.
Pickersgill-Kaye has agreed a new contract with Hitachi Rail Europe to manufacture emergency door handles for the new 'Azuma' trains being built for Virgin Trains' East Coast Main Line services as part of the Intercity Express
The European Council has extended the mandate for European Union Naval Force Somalia (EU NAVFOR) - Operation ATALANTA - until 31 December 2018, which means Cohort company MASS will continue to provide the Classified Mission
Rolls-Royce will supply MTU diesel engines for six new search and rescue (SAR) vessels to be built by Damen Shipyards and operated by the Turkish Coastguard.
The AUDS counter-UAS defence system – field proven to detect, track and defeat malicious and errant unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones – has become the the first fully integrated system worldwide to achieve TRL-9 status, following the successful mission
Selectamark is delighted to announce that vehicle security expert Simon Ashton has joined the company as Vehicle Industry Liaison.
Would-be cyber scammers made a megabyte blunder when they cold-called Matt Horan of C3IA Solutions – because he is one the country's top cyber security experts.
At a press conference in London yesterday, Mauro Moretti, CEO and General Manager of Leonardo, announced the amalgamation of Leonardo's UK operations - including Westland in helicopters and Marconi in electronics - into a new,
Kelvin Hughes has today released a range of new informational content that highlights the unique benefits that its SBS-900-4 SharpEye radar system can deliver.
The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth up to $49 million to develop, deploy and maintain cross domain solutions for safeguarding the sharing of sensitive information
Peli Products has introduced a new initiative offering regular product-focused webinars to provide insights on its product ranges, enabling professionals of different industries to share their expertise across sectors.
Cohort plc company SEA has become the latest business in the group to be awarded the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation that is now mandatory when bidding for Government work.
Morgan Advanced Materials has released a new video which shows the performance of its Silverback 4020 Elite bomb disposal suit against four life impacting aspects of blast; flame immersion, high velocity fragment impact, blast
Virtual Reality (VR) is changing the face of computer games… but does it have an even bigger future marketing products in the complex worlds of advanced and process engineering?
G4S India is supporting Skill India - a countrywide government initiative which aims to train 400 million people in different skills by 2022 - alongside a number of other UK businesses, pledging its commitment to the project through the UK India
British cyber security specialist Clearswift is being acquired by RUAG's defence division.
Cobham has produced two ultra-wideband gooseneck omni-drectional antennas covering 2.00 - 6.00GHz (with other connectors and mount options available), suitable for military and security applications
Domo Tactical Communications (DTC) has launched Maritime Mesh, a high capacity wireless IP mesh solution that revolutionises communications between vessels at sea, offering the secure and seamless exchange of video, data, voice and
BAE Systems has extended its partnership with Cyber London (CyLon), Europe's first dedicated cyber security accelerator, for an additional three years to help drive innovation and nurture talent in the UK cyber security sector.
Military command and control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) solution providers have acknowledged the requirement for improved collaboration and enhancements commercial off-the-shelf
The UK trade association for the security industry, ADS, today launches annual data showing that export growth for the industry is into double-digits, up 18% on the previous year, generating £4 billion for the nation's
CRFS has released its next generation 8 GHz RFeye Desktop, the first commercially available, high performance spectrum analyser which is truly portable.
Scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have developed an innovative app that analyses laser dazzle events, making it quicker and easier for the police to arrest and prosecute offenders, deter the targeting of aircraft
Prison security company Binns Fencing has adapted its anti-climb fence toppings specifically for the utility sector.
Today, Conidia Bioscience announced that immunoassay based fuel contamination test kit FUELSTAT, is compliant with ASTM D8070.
Official test reports now confirm PPSS Group's new NIJ Std 0101.06 Level IIIA Bullet Resistant Vests also offer protection from full contact shots, which form a fundamental part of the infamously stringent German Police as well as FBI Body Armor Test
The Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has up to £100,000 available to fund research into how automation and machine intelligence can analyse data to enhance decision making in the defence and
The UK's largest water and waste company has opted for the latest intrusion detection system mounted onto the most intruder-resistant perimeter fencing to protect a key asset on its estate.
The UK's first onshore elevated helipad with a Deck Integrated Fire Fighting System (DIFFS) at Kings College Hospital London has been certified to UK CAA CAP 1264 by CAA International (CAAi).
A major North American cyber security business has launched in the UK as more companies understand the need to protect their systems.
South Yorkshire based Metalysis, which is focused on commercialising its proprietary electrochemical metal powder manufacturing technology, has announced that its research and development function has successfully produced Graphene using the Company's
Locken has recently transformed the access security of electrical power stations throughout the large French region, Ile de France, following a contract with leading French electricity provider Enedis.
BAE Systems has teamed up with NFU Mutual to provide the insurance firm and its customers with comprehensive protection across underwriting, claims and financial crime services.
Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd has unveiled the Blighter C400 series coastal security radar to detect unwanted intruders such as smugglers, pirates, illegals and terrorists approaching a coastline by boat.
A system designed to radically improve the speed and capacity of handling video footage by law enforcement agencies, SeeQuestor, has been commissioned by Queensland Police Service (QPS) to provide 'innovative support' in a high-profile murder
The revised EU Directive on Electromagnetic Compatibility (2014/30/EU), which came into force on 20th April 2016 and requires all electronic products to have a successful conformity assessment before being placed on the European market, has been
Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd. today announced that its SPOT Gen3 safety device is being deployed by General Electric, to track and protect GE Wind Energy (GEWE) workers as they install, operate and
Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd has announced that it has been awarded funding to carry out further work as part of a new contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) within DARPA's SIGMA Programme.
Andrew Sheldon, acknowledged as one of the UK's leading innovators of digital forensic technologies, has issued a call for industry professionals to support the proposed plan from the
Zaun has enhanced its high security intruder resistant fence ArmaWeave, which can now be raked across undulations in ground levels, after manufacturer Zaun developed an installation method to make best use of the properties of the high
Cobham is working with Harris Corporation to provide automated test and alignment capabilities for Harris XL-200P P25 radios using the Cobham 3920B Digital Radio Test Set.
Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has discussed how NATO can further reassure allies and partners in Europe during talks with Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in London.
Nick Koiza has joined Plextek as its new Head of Business Development for the security market.
Essex Police will more than double the number of officers trained to use so-called 'Taser' devices.
Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs Annabelle Ewing has officially opened the new state-of-the-art facility at Dundee to maintain the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) fleet of emergency vehicles.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined the first steps in a modern, ambitious Industrial Strategy which will build on the UK's strengths.
Professional battery manufacturer Accutronics has published an infographic offering guidelines for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) on what should be considered when specifying a rechargeable smart battery to power their next
Integrated security management spwcialist, PACOM Systems, have announced that the 8002 Intelligent Field Controller and associated devices have been awarded EN50131 Grade 4 approval – the highest
Gentex Corporation has partnered with The Red Devils, the official parachute display team of both The Parachute Regiment (The Paras) and the British Army to promote soldier safety.
Lincad is developing a bespoke battery to power tactical radio equipment being manufactured by DTC, the international communications technology group.
Digital forensic specialist business which provides services to law enforcement, government, security and corporates worldwide, Evidence Talks, has moved across Milton Keynes to new premises overlooking Willen Lake.
Merseyside Police are using the SelectaDNA Intruder Spray as part of a new operation to mark out burglars targeting shops across Merseyside in the run-up to Christmas.
Peli Products is launching its Peli Vault to provide comprehensive protection for the iPhone 7.
In the past two months Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) have secured two significant contracts with undisclosed Middle and Far Eastern naval customers for the supply of its Cerberus DDS systems.
The trade organisation for the UK's aerospace, defence, security and space industries, ADS, has outlined Autumn Statement recommendations to support UK businesses post-Brexit.
Underwater technology company, Sonardyne International Ltd, has appointed MARSS Group as a non-exclusive reseller and integrator of its maritime security products.
Funded by the Government's National Cyber Security Programme, the new Cyber Retraining Academy has been launched to fast track the next generation of highly skilled online defenders to protect against cyber attacks.
UK-based cyber security company and ADS member, Redscan, has been honoured with an award for its managed detection and response service, ThreatDetect.
Smiths Detection has launch Aviation Insider, which is designed as a new online hub for the aviation sector.
Three new directors have joined the Board after internal promotions at high security and perimeter systems expert Zaun.
In partnership with Search Dogs UK and due to increased demand to assist with police operations, forensic marking company Selectamark is now offering a second SelectaDNA search dog.
Business standards company BSI has launched BS 8517-1, a Code of practice for the use of general security dogs and BS 8517-2, a Code of practice for the use of detection dogs, to provide guidelines for organisations and individuals who use dogs as a
Protection Group International (PGI) is offering ADS members free access to its geopolitical analysis service, the PGI Risk Portal.
Designer and manufacturer of high-performance protective cases and advanced portable lighting tools, Pelican (Peli), is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Stanley Security is pleased to announce it is a Customer Care Initiative of the Year finalist in the prestigious Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2016 for its Customer Excellence Initiative.
Burrill Green and PICA Corporation have formed a new global partnership, consolidating their mutual expertise and capabilities in corporate security, intelligence and business resilience.
Cobham has been awarded an A- in the CDP's globally recognised environmental performance assessment, putting the company among the best performers in the Aerospace and Defence category.