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BAE Systems awarded US Army ERCA prototype contract

Posted 16 July 2019

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a $45 million contract for the Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) Increment 1 prototype with the purpose of increasing the range and rate of fire on current and future M109A7 self-propelled howitzers.

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Serbia selects MBDA's Mistral 3 missile system

Posted 16 July 2019

On the occasion of the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to Serbia today, MBDA announced the signing of a contract for the acquisition of Mistral 3 short-range air defence systems by the Ministry of Defence of Serbia.

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Survitec kits out 1,000th pilot

Posted 15 July 2019

In what marks a significant milestone for Survitec’s involvement in the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) programme, the UK based maritime and defence safety equipment supplier has kitted out its 1,000th pilot using the Pilot Fit Facility (PFF) introduced

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BAE Systems partners with academia on noise reducing tech to help protect marine life

Posted 12 July 2019

BAE Systems are participating in one of four newly announced partnerships between industry and academia, developing ground-breaking technologies to help tackle global challenges.

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RAF pledges support for flying classroom and laboratory

Posted 11 July 2019

Cranfield University’s fundraising campaign for a replacement aircraft has received a boost this week from the RAF, with a sponsorship contribution worth £50,000.

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Science Museum exhibition reveals GCHQ secrets for the first time

Posted 11 July 2019

Artefacts from the 100-year history of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) are being displayed at the 'Top Secret' Science Museum exhibition in London, helping to mark this year's GCHQ Centenary.

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NCSC-partnered tech start-ups raise £35m in investments

Posted 11 July 2019

It was revealed yesterday that tech entrepreneurs who are developing cutting-edge cybersecurity products with the help of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Cyber Accelerator initiative, have raised £35 million

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British covert tech providers eye US market

Posted 11 July 2019

This October, British covert technology manufacturers will travel to Quantico, Virginia for the inaugural ‘CTE-Q’ Covert Technology Exhibition, designed to provide US Federal agencies, law enforcement, homeland security and military

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ODU creates new compact rectangular connector

Posted 10 July 2019

ODU UK Ltd have announced the release of a newly created hybrid rectangular connector.

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Honeywell award signifies critical role of GX for US government

Posted 10 July 2019

Inmarsat's value-added manufacturing partner, Honeywell, has been selected to provide the JetWave satellite communication (SATCOM) system for 70 C-17 aircraft as a part of the Fixed Installation Satellite Antenna

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MoD to develop cutting-edge laser and radio frequency weapons

Posted 10 July 2019

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is developing cutting-edge laser and radio frequency weapons which have the potential to revolutionise the battlefield.

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QinetiQ reveals role in internet's birth

Posted 10 July 2019

Today saw the opening to the public of the Science Museum’s new exhibition, Top Secret: From ciphers to cyber security, celebrating 100 years of GCHQ.

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Australian Defence Minister visits Glasgow

Posted 9 July 2019

Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds, the Australian Minister for Defence has visited BAE Systems' Govan shipyard to witness the build progress being made on Glasgow, the first in class City Class Type 26.

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JFD completes sea acceptance trials and training on sub rescue systems for Indian Navy

Posted 9 July 2019

JFD has successfully completed sea acceptance trials and training on the second of two advanced submarine rescue systems recently delivered to the Indian Navy.

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Airbus and OCCAR sign new A400M Global Support contract

Posted 8 July 2019

Airbus has signed the new A400M Global Support Step 2 contract with OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation), which manages the multinational programme on behalf of the Launch Customer Nations Germany, France,

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Royal Marines unleash new lightweight missiles

Posted 5 July 2019

Royal Marines have tested their ability to take out airborne targets with a new missile system on the ranges in south Wales.

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Rolls-Royce awarded £85m MoD contract to boost Type-23 capabilities

Posted 4 July 2019

The Ministry of Defence (MoD)has signed an £85 million contract with Rolls-Royce to maintain the engines of the Royal Navy’s Type-23 frigate fleet.

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BAE Systems and Rheinmetall launch UK based RBSL

Posted 4 July 2019

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have launched a new, independent UK-based joint venture (JV) for military vehicle design, manufacture and support – known as Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL).

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QinetiQ apprentices' Hawker Typhoon sculpture featured at Chalke Valley History Festival

Posted 3 July 2019

A giant sculpture of a Hawker Typhoon built by QinetiQ’s apprentices has been a feature of this year’s Chalke Valley History Festival held near Salisbury last week drawing the crowds as well as

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7TG to offer glimpse into the future at 3CDSE

Posted 2 July 2019

UK defence manufacturer, Seven Technologies Group (7TG), will be providing what it is calling a 'glimpse into the future' at the forthcoming Three Counties Defence & Security Expo (3CDSE), being held at the Three Counties Showground,

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Sonardyne’s Sentinel to protect Eastern European CNI facility

Posted 2 July 2019

Underwater intruder detection technology from maritime security specialist Sonardyne International Ltd. has been chosen to secure the coastal perimeter of a critical national energy infrastructure (CNI) facility in

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Cambridge Pixel supplies radar tracking & display tech to Marico Marine for Dover

Posted 2 July 2019

Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, has supplied its radar video trackers and display technology to Marico Marine as part of a major investment by the

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Ultra Electronics TCS awarded Orion radio contract by US Army

Posted 1 July 2019

Ultra Electronics TCS has been awarded a five-year, sole-source, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by the US Army for the procurement and fielding of Ultra Electronics’ ORION radio systems in support

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Kromek wins D3S nuclear detection platform contracts

Posted 1 July 2019

County Durham based detection technology supplier, Kromek, has been awarded three contracts, in the UK, US and Europe, for its D3S platform for nuclear radiation detecti

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Serco awarded $8m task order supporting US Navy

Posted 28 June 2019

Serco Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a one-year task order worth approximately $8.3 million from the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific for upgrades to Giant Voice Mass Notification Systems at multiple

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RAF Cranwell fundraisers recognised by national charity

Posted 28 June 2019

Three local fundraisers are celebrating after winning awards for their commitment to a national military charity.

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BAE Systems and Iveco awarded US Marine Corps contract to develop ACVs

Posted 28 June 2019

BAE Systems, along with teammate Iveco Defence Vehicles, has been awarded a $67 million contract modification by the US Marine Corps to develop new variants for the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) Family of

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Female engineers talk about their careers for International Women in Engineering Day

Posted 27 June 2019

Women in Cornwall working on the frontline of engineering with the Royal Navy have spoken of how attitudes towards female engineers have shifted in recent years.

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Aerospace and defence executives honoured by Cranfield

Posted 27 June 2019

Two of the UK’s leading figures in the aerospace and defence industries have today been honoured by Cranfield University.

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Babcock completes Type 26 AWHS FAT

Posted 27 June 2019

Babcock International has successfully completed Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) of the Air Weapons Handling System (AWHS) for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship, designed for BAE Systems.

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Construction begins on accommodation for Royal Marines

Posted 26 June 2019

Construction has begun on new accommodation for personnel at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines (CTCRM), at Lympstone in Devon.

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DASA competition to stop tanks enters second phase

Posted 26 June 2019

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition which seeks proposals for novel approaches to stopping or impeding tanks and other heavy armoured vehicles, while preventing or minimising collateral damage, is entering its

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USAF Academy selects Merlin flight simulators

Posted 26 June 2019

The USAF Academy, Colorado, have ordered four new simulators for their teaching facility from the Merlin Flight Simulation Group in the UK.

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Liberty Hall Capital Partners acquires Accrofab

Posted 25 June 2019

Liberty Hall Capital Partners, a private equity firm investing exclusively in businesses serving the aerospace and defence industry, announced today the acquisition of Accrofab Ltd, a supplier of complex fabricated and machined engine

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AEB launches world’s first digital customs broker network

Posted 25 June 2019

Global trade and logistics software provider, AEB, has launched Customs Heroes, a first-of-its-kind digital customs broker network.

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QinetiQ advances Royal Navy gunnery training

Posted 25 June 2019

QinetiQ has signed a new five year contract with the Royal Navy that will see the introduction of a dedicated training variant of QinetiQ’s Pointer system to optimise the effectiveness of Anti-Surface Warfare training on a wide range of weapon

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JFD sign teaming agreement with Malin React

Posted 25 June 2019

JFD has signed a teaming agreement with Malin React to provide the submarine rescue market with a rapid vessel mobilisation capability, providing added assurance that submarine rescue systems can be installed quickly on board Vessels of

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P-8A Poseidon team visit Sheffield facility

Posted 25 June 2019

The team responsible for bringing the P-8A Poseidon into Royal Air Force service recently visited Boeing’s manufacturing facility in Sheffield, which is producing parts for the new maritime patrol aircraft.

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UK F-35s complete first ops

Posted 25 June 2019

The UK’s newest and most advanced fighter jet, the Lightning F-35B, has successfully completed its first operational missions.

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BAE Systems launches Hunter Class prototyping phase bid process

Posted 25 June 2019

BAE Systems Australia is today launching the process to bid for work on the Hunter Class Frigate Programme’s prototyping phase.

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Royal Thai Air Force is first international T56 upgrade customer

Posted 25 June 2019

The Royal Thai Air Force has become the first international customer to update its C-130H transport fleet with the Rolls-Royce T56 Series 3.5 engine upgrade.

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SAMI acquires AEC

Posted 25 June 2019

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) has announced the signing of a Term Sheet Agreement to acquire 100% ownership in Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), which took place at a Saudi Arabia–UK industry event in London in the presence of senior shareholder

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BAE Systems to modernise US Navy's C5ISR capability

Posted 24 June 2019

The US Navy has selected BAE Systems to provide engineering and integration support for critical C5ISR communications and combat systems.

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MoD appoints first female Chief Scientific Adviser

Posted 24 June 2019

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced that Professor Dame Angela McLean will be the MoD’s next Chief Scientific Adviser.

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Nasmyth TMF secures Chemical Processing Nadcap approval

Posted 24 June 2019

Nasmyth TMF, Nasmyth Group’s specialist metal finishing facility in Southern California, has been awarded Nadcap accreditation for Chemical Processing.

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Cobham and Rafael to cooperate on missile capabilities

Posted 20 June 2019

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems and Cobham Mission Systems (CMS) have agreed to a non-exclusive arrangement that will enable a joint approach to combine Rafael's missile capabilities with Cobham launchers.

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BAE Systems awarded Dstl science research contract

Posted 20 June 2019

BAE Systems has been awarded a four year contract to manage a framework for the delivery of cutting edge human, social and behavioural science research by Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), an executive agency of the

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Paris Air Show: Eurofighter, EUROJET and NETMA sign Typhoon LTE contracts

Posted 20 June 2019

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH, EUROJET Turbo GmbH and NETMA (NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency), signed study contracts at the Paris Air Show to support long-term development of the

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HMS Medway makes first entry to Portsmouth

Posted 19 June 2019

Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) HMS Medway has arrived in her home port of Portsmouth for the very first time, welcomed by over 100 families in Her Majesty’s Naval Base.

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DSEI launches podcast series

Posted 19 June 2019

To mark its 20th anniversary, the organisers of Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) are today launching a podcast series entitled 'Defence and Security Debates'.

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Paris Air Show: BIAS prepares for 10th anniversary

Posted 18 June 2019

The Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) today announced that major aerospace companies have confirmed their participation in BIAS 2020, as the biennial event prepares to celebrate its tenth year since inception.

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Defence and Subsea sectors join forces

Posted 18 June 2019

Subsea UK and its technology arm, the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI), have joined forces with the UK Defence Solutions Centre (UKDSC), in a first of its kind collaboration to accelerate the development of underwater robotics, unmanned

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Paris Air Show: Thales unveils Spy’Ranger 550 mini-UAS

Posted 18 June 2019

Paris Air Show: Thales has unveiled Spy’Ranger 550, a new addition to its range of mini Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) for tactical surveillance and intelligence, at the Paris Air Show.

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Farnborough Airshow preparations for 2020 in full swing

Posted 18 June 2019

Although the organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) are preparing with almost military precision for what is proving to be the fastest-ever selling show taking place in July 2020, it is urban air that is set to

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BAE Systems joins Boeing’s MQ-25 industry team

Posted 17 June 2019

BAE Systems has been awarded contracts by The Boeing Company to supply the Vehicle Management Control System and Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) System for the MQ-25.

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JFD completes full NSRS mobilisation exercise

Posted 17 June 2019

JFD has successfully completed a comprehensive submarine rescue exercise to mobilise the entire NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS).

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Paris Air Show: MBDA unveils future air systems

Posted 17 June 2019

At the start of the Paris Air Show, MBDA has presented for the first time its vision of the capabilities that will lie at the heart of the next generation of European air combat systems.

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North Wales employers pledge support to UK Armed Forces

Posted 14 June 2019

The MoD’s Defence Electronics & Components Agency (DECA) signalled their commitment to veterans by signing the Armed Forces Covenant at a ceremony at their facility in Sealand, Deeside, today.

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Three new Royal Navy patrol ships pass milestones

Posted 14 June 2019

The first of the Royal Navy’s five new patrol ships, HMS Forth, is ready for front-line action – as the third, HMS Trent, successfully completes her first spell at sea.

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Search for future Naval operating environment launched

Posted 12 June 2019

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and the Royal Navy, have launched a multimillion-pound funding competition to search for the future Naval operating

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Dstl's Police Dogs deliver the long paw of the law

Posted 12 June 2019

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) released a video today that shows how dogs of the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) help ensure Dstl sites remain safe and secure.

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Boeing product lifecycle capabilities to go on show in Paris

Posted 11 June 2019

Boeing will present its capabilities throughout the product lifecycle at the 2019 Paris Air Show, taking place at Paris-Le Bourget Airport, 17th-23rd June, as it showcases its commercial and defence products, services and

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AERALIS gets military training aircraft ready for sixth-gen jets

Posted 11 June 2019

British company AERALIS is developing a new class of military trainer aircraft, working closely with leading defence primes to ensure that it can deliver the advanced training required for sixth-generation fighter

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Royal Navy partners with Anduril Industries on modernisation

Posted 11 June 2019

The Royal Navy has announced a partnership between its Royal Marines Commando force and Anduril Industries, a defence tech company specialising in AI powered solutions, to modernise surveillance systems and techniques.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours for Dstl staff

Posted 10 June 2019

Three Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) staff members have been recognised in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday’s Honours 2019 for their scientific support to the incidents in Salisbury and Amesbury during March and July 2018.

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SnapShot achieves test flight milestone

Posted 10 June 2019

UK start-up, FlareBright Ltd, has achieved the significant milestone of 500 Test Flights of its new image capture drone, SnapShot.

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Sarah Kenny appointed OBE

Posted 10 June 2019

Sarah Kenny, Chief Executive of BMT, has been appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.

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Raytheon and UTC to merge

Posted 10 June 2019

Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corp. (UTC) have announced an agreement to combine in an all-stock merger of equals, set to create a systems provider with advanced technologies to address rapidly growing segments of aerospace and defence.

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Airbus to mark 50 years of progress at Paris Air Show

Posted 10 June 2019

At the Paris Air Show 2019, Le Bourget, 17th to 23rd June, Airbus SE will present its portfolio of innovative products, technologies and services for the aerospace industry, as it celebrates 50 years of pioneering progress, during

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Petards to launch eyeCraft360 at DSEI

Posted 7 June 2019

Guildford-based Petards have announced that they will be launching ‘eyeCraft360’ at DSEI 2019, at the ExCel in London, 10th-13th September.

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NP Aerospace wins MoD Army vehicle support contract

Posted 7 June 2019

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract worth more than £60 million to Coventry headquartered company NP Aerospace, to maintain the Army’s cutting-edge fleet of armoured vehicles.

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Boeing advances biofuels, recycling and conservation

Posted 6 June 2019

Boeing released its 2019 Global Environment Report yesterday, highlighting the company's efforts towards building cleaner, more fuel-efficient airplanes and finding innovative ways to recycle and conserve resources,

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70th Anniversary of Martin-Baker Ejectee #1

Posted 6 June 2019

Martin-Baker has marked the 70th Anniversary of the first life saved in a Martin-Baker ejection seat.

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QinetiQ secures Royal Navy ASW training contract

Posted 5 June 2019

QinetiQ has confirmed it has secured a new contract to provide the Royal Navy with advanced anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training services using the latest target simulation technology from Saab.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth moves closer to operations with transatlantic training

Posted 5 June 2019

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the nation’s future flagship, will deploy in late summer for the eastern seaboard of the US, including a port visit in the Washington area where she will host the Atlantic Future Forum.

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Canadian Armed Forces’ drones to carry Leonardo E-Scan radar

Posted 4 June 2019

Leonardo announced it has signed a contract with prime contractor QinetiQ to provide a number of PicoSAR Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA, also known as ‘E-Scan’) radars for the Canadian Armed Forces’ new unmanned

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Apache lands on Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 4 June 2019

In a powerful demonstration of inter-services capability, the British Army’s most potent aircraft, an Apache Attack Helicopter belonging to 656 Sqn Army Air Corps, has made its debut landing aboard the 60,000-tonne Royal Navy aircraft

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CCL Group acquires Evidence Talks

Posted 4 June 2019

UK provider of digital forensics, data analytics and cyber security services, CCL Group, has announced the acquisition of Milton Keynes based Evidence Talks, a digital forensics provider with over 25 years’ experience in supplying technology and

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Serco supports Royal Navy trials of autonomous underwater training system

Posted 3 June 2019

Serco’s Maritime Services team at the British Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre (BUTEC) has been working alongside QinetiQ and Saab to carry out a demanding new set of trials for the Saab AUV-62, an

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DND completes US Military Sealift Command contract

Posted 3 June 2019

Duqm Naval Dockyard (DND) - a Joint Venture between Babcock International and the Oman Dry Dock Company (ODC) - has successfully completed its first dry docking project, the Repair, Overhaul and Dry Docking (ROH DD) of the Fast

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RAF charity supports trainee pilots

Posted 31 May 2019

A group of 11 outstanding RAF Air Cadets from around the UK will be taking to the skies this summer, after winning Flying Scholarships from national military charity, the RAF Association.

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CAE to work on design phase of Canadian Surface Combatant ship

Posted 30 May 2019

CAE has been awarded a subcontract from Lockheed Martin Canada to begin work during the design phase of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ship programme.

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QinetiQ uncovers Rattler

Posted 29 May 2019

QinetiQ has unveiled the world’s first-in-its-class Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) supersonic target that can be attached to its jet Banshee aerial target and launched during flight.

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Peli unveils the Air 1745 Long Case

Posted 28 May 2019

Designer and manufacturer of high-impact protective cases and advanced portable lighting, Peli Products, has introduced the PELI Air 1745 Long Case.

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DASA offers funding for blue sky thinking

Posted 28 May 2019

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) today announced a new Innovation Focus Area (IFA) for defence, which will provide funding to innovators for even the most ‘light bulb’ of moments in revolutionary radar thinking.

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RAF Typhoons trial Leonardo's BriteCloud

Posted 28 May 2019

Leonardo has been contracted by the UK Ministry of Defence to support a series of trials in which the ‘BriteCloud 55’ Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) is being trialled for operations with the Eurofighter Typhoon fleet of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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BAE Systems attains Amazon DevOps Competency

Posted 24 May 2019

BAE Systems achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency Consulting Partner status, furthering the company position for developing and operating government cloud environments.

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Validair highlights FMS5 Windows compatibility

Posted 24 May 2019

Validair is urging customers to move to the latest version of FMS monitoring software from TSI Inc., FMS5, which upgrades users from FMS3, adding a host of additional features, including compatibility with the latest generation of

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Serco to acquire NSBU

Posted 23 May 2019

Hampshire based Serco Group today announced that it has agreed the acquisition of US defence contractor Naval Systems Business Unit (NSBU) – which provides naval designs, systems engineering and production support services to the US Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy –

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British Army gains £22m for cyber operations centres

Posted 23 May 2019

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced £22 million in funding for Army cyber operations centres.

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BAE Systems produces 15,000th titanium part for F-35

Posted 23 May 2019

BAE Systems Australia has celebrated the production of the 15,000th titanium part produced at Edinburgh Parks in South Australia for the world’s largest defence programme, the F-35.

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BAE Systems opens HF lab in South Australia

Posted 23 May 2019

BAE Systems Australia opened a High Frequency (HF) laboratory in South Australia last week, that will be used to develop new technology that will be ‘the brains’ of the upgraded Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN).

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US Ambassador visit to BAE Systems marks major milestone

Posted 22 May 2019

The US Ambassador to the UK, Robert "Woody" Johnson, has visited BAE Systems' advanced manufacturing hub in Samlesbury, Lancashire, to mark a major delivery milestone in the world's largest defence programme,

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HMS Queen Elizabeth completes work package at Babcock’s Rosyth facility

Posted 22 May 2019

Babcock International has completed the first docking and maintenance period on HMS Queen Elizabeth at its Rosyth site.

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AEB teams with Bongers Expeditie and ChannelPorts on customs clearance

Posted 22 May 2019

Provider of global trade and supply chain management software, AEB, has partnered with Bongers Expeditie and ChannelPorts, to offer a central customs platform with a network of customs brokers (used for this

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Cambridge Pixel adds audio capture to multifunction RDR

Posted 21 May 2019

Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, has enhanced its multifunction real-time data recorder (RDR) to include audio data capture and playback.

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Sonardyne acquires EIVA

Posted 21 May 2019

Subsea technology and systems provider Sonardyne International Ltd. has acquired maritime software and equipment specialist EIVA A/S

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UK and US pilots to undertake simultaneous simulator training

Posted 20 May 2019

Speaking on a visit to RAF Waddington last week, Defence Minister Stuart Andrew revealed that British pilots will be able to undertake simultaneous, virtual exercises with US counterparts based across the Atlantic, by

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Eric Beranger appointed CEO of MBDA

Posted 16 May 2019

Eric Beranger is to be MBDA’s new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1st June 2019, replacing Antoine Bouvier.

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DASA hosting Don't Blow It collaboration day

Posted 15 May 2019

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is holding a collaboration event for its ‘Don’t Blow It’ competition, on mitigating the threat of chemical and biological weapons on the battlefield.

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Cobham and Rafael to cooperate on missile capabilities

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems and Cobham Mission Systems (CMS) have agreed to a non-exclusive arrangement that will enable a joint approach to combine Rafael's missile capabilities with Cobham launchers.

Serco supports Royal Navy trials of autonomous underwater training system

Serco’s Maritime Services team at the British Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre (BUTEC) has been working alongside QinetiQ and Saab to carry out a demanding new set of trials for the Saab AUV-62, an autonomous Unmanned Underwater

P-8A Poseidon team visit Sheffield facility

The team responsible for bringing the P-8A Poseidon into Royal Air Force service recently visited Boeing’s manufacturing facility in Sheffield, which is producing parts for the new maritime patrol aircraft.

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Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced £22 million in funding for Army cyber operations centres.

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