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MEP sets up its first US facility

Posted 18 June 2021

Kent based manufacturer of complex plastic and metal components for aerospace and defence, MEP Ltd. (MEP), is investing $6.4 million to establish its first US operation in Cyber Park - jointly owned by the City of Danville and Pittsylvania County - in the United States.

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Rolls-Royce launches pathway to power net zero economy

Posted 17 June 2021

Rolls-Royce have setout its near-term actions to achieve net zero by 2050 at the latest, with a pathway that shows how the company will focus its technological capabilities to play a leading role in enabling significant elements of

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MBDA’s Sea Ceptor ordered by Brazilian Navy

Posted 17 June 2021

MBDA has been awarded a contract to equip the Brazilian Navy’s new Tamandaré-class frigates with the Sea Ceptor air defence missile system.

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GlobalData sees increasing cyberattacks spawn proactive cyber defence

Posted 17 June 2021

According to data and analytics company, GlobalData, the COVID-19 pandemic not only accelerated the pace of transition to virtual across industries but also created an unprecedented opportunity for

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MST and BMT win £36m UK MoD DE&S contract for 18 high-speed patrol craft

Posted 16 June 2021

Marine Specialised Technology Group (MST) with partner BMT, have won a competitive tender process with the UK MoD Defence Equipment & Support Organisation (DE&S) to supply eighteen

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NP Aerospace awarded NIJ Certification for 4030 ELITE Bomb Disposal Suit

Posted 16 June 2021

NP Aerospace has announced that its new 4030 ELITE Bomb Disposal Suit has been certified to NIJ 0117.01, the US National Institute of Justice Public Safety Bomb Suit standard, by the Safety Equipment Institute.

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BAE Systems to modernise USS San Diego

Posted 16 June 2021

BAE Systems has received a $90.2 million contract from the US Navy for the maintenance and modernisation of the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22).

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Peli introduces 31 Light Lift cases

Posted 16 June 2021

Peli Products has introduced 31 new case sizes to the innovative Peli-Hardigg Light Lift case line, a series of rotationally moulded cases that was conceived to ease the burden of logistics professionals everywhere.

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Formidable Shield 2021 tests Leonardo’s naval systems

Posted 15 June 2021

Leonardo’s naval systems have been put through their paces in a recent NATO exercise off the Scottish coast - Formidable Shield 2021 - demonstrating their advanced technology and operational effectiveness.

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DIO awards VIVO key FM contracts

Posted 14 June 2021

VIVO Defence Services (VIVO) - a 50/50 Joint Venture between Serco and energy services company ENGIE - has been awarded contracts to provide asset and facilities management (FM) services for the UK Defence built estate by the Defence Infrastructure

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UK and US strengthen security and defence cooperation

Posted 11 June 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden have agreed a number of steps to enhance the world’s strongest bilateral defence and security partnership.

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Thermoteknix launches new ARTIM

Posted 11 June 2021

Cambridge based Thermal imaging and night vision specialist Thermoteknix has launched a new Augmented Reality (AR) Tactical Interface Module - or ARTIM for short - with enhanced real-time data sharing capabilities, delivering superior night-time

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Babcock pledges to reduce emissions to net zero by 2040

Posted 10 June 2021

Babcock have signed the Business Ambition for 1.5o Pledge to limit global warming in line with the Paris Agreement, enabling it to join the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Race to Zero and the We Mean

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F-35B Lightning makes first landing on HMS Prince of Wales

Posted 9 June 2021

An F-35B Lightning aircraft has landed onboard the Royal Navy’s latest aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, for the first time.

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Elbit Systems to provide XACT Night Vision Goggles to UK Armed Forces

Posted 8 June 2021

Elbit Systems UK has today announced that it has been awarded an approximately £11.5 million contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to provide XACT Night Vision Goggles to the UK Armed Forces.

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Adarga and QinetiQ partner to deliver AI data into defence sector

Posted 8 June 2021

QinetiQ and Adarga have today entered into a strategic partnership to use AI to harness the power of data for the defence and security markets.

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Sonardyne sets UK goal of net zero by end of 2025

Posted 8 June 2021

Marine technology equipment supplier Sonardyne is aiming to become carbon neutral by the end of 2025, making it the first company of its type in the UK subsea industry to publicly announce such an ambitious target.

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Ocean Infinity acquires Ambrey

Posted 8 June 2021

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has announced that it has acquired maritime services company, Ambrey.

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ODU adds flash-drive to AMC military connector range

Posted 8 June 2021

ODU Connectors has added a new flash-drive to the ODU AMC military connector range.

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Isotropic Systems and SES GS set to unlock US Military next-gen connectivity

Posted 7 June 2021

SES Government Solutions (SES GS) and Isotropic Systems have successfully completed the first of two milestone next-gen antenna trials with the US Military, aimed at unleashing unprecedented

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BAE Systems challenges Scottish apprentices to innovate for carbon net zero drive

Posted 7 June 2021

BAE Systems has joined with Fuel Change, a unique platform for the next generation to create a low carbon future, to challenge young people from across Scotland to use their skills and ingenuity to help

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Babcock CEO hosts Arrowhead 140 engagements in Greece

Posted 4 June 2021

David Lockwood, Chief Executive Officer, of Babcock International has led a series of meetings in Greece with key industry figures, Government officials and supply chain companies, as Babcock continues to build international

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Chess appoints David Tuddenham as Group Managing Director

Posted 3 June 2021

Chess Technologies Group has announced the appointment of David Tuddenham as Chess Technologies Group Managing Director, replacing Graham Beall who steps down effective from 1st June 2021.

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Sonardyne and SeeByte awarded Dstl contract to advance UMS navigation and autonomy

Posted 2 June 2021

Maritime defence technology company Sonardyne and uncrewed maritime systems (UMS) software experts SeeByte have been awarded UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) funding to

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Hensoldt UK supplying Kelvin Hughes SharpEye radar to SAN

Posted 2 June 2021

Hensoldt UK is to supply radar sensor suites consisting of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 S and X Band SharpEye radar systems to the South African Navy (SAN) for three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels built by the Damen Shipyards Cape

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Arqit and Northrop Grumman UK sign quantum encryption collaboration agreement

Posted 2 June 2021

Quantum encryption company, Arqit, has signed a collaboration agreement with Northrop Grumman in the UK.

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DE&S launches ERCoE to revolutionise UK military robotics

Posted 2 June 2021

The Expeditionary Robotics Centre of Expertise (ERCoE) has been launched by Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) in collaboration with the British Army.

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Boeing secures £274m contract to provide RAF C-17 training

Posted 2 June 2021

Boeing will continue training Royal Air Force (RAF) C-17 aircrew and engineers at the C-17 International Training Centre (ITC) in Farnborough, delivering a technology-enabled programme under a new Synthetic Training

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UK Ministers leading NATO focus on innovation

Posted 2 June 2021

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab have backed NATO’s vision of a technologically advanced, globally focused Alliance equipped to confront threats of the future.

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MADG to open production facility in Canada

Posted 1 June 2021

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (MADG) has announced plans to extend its footprint in Canada by opening a dedicated Land Systems production facility in the province of New Brunswick.

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Lincad appoints Eltron Technologies as North American rep

Posted 1 June 2021

Lincad has appointed Eltron Technologies to assist with business growth across the USA and Canada.

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UK space sector to help protect CNI

Posted 28 May 2021

Companies at the forefront of the UK space sector have won over £2 million to help develop options for a national position, navigation and timing space system to protect UK Critical National Infrastructure (CNI).

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Royal Navy signs evaluation contract for Kleos data

Posted 28 May 2021

Kleos Space Ltd - the UK subsidiary of Kleos Space S.A. - confirmed today that the Royal Navy has signed an evaluation contract for Kleos data.

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DSEI 2021 to run as a live event

Posted 26 May 2021

Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) has confirmed its biennial defence and security event will take place as originally scheduled from 14th-17th September at ExCeL London, with the decision to proceed following close consultation and

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Sea Ceptor to protect Royal Navy’s Type 31 frigates

Posted 26 May 2021

MBDA’s Sea Ceptor system will protect the Royal Navy’s new Type 31 frigates under a contract awarded by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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Tempest to drive UK productivity, innovation and skills development

Posted 26 May 2021

An independent report produced by professional services firm, PwC, has confirmed that the economic impact of the Tempest programme will be felt in every region of the UK, supporting an average of 21,000 jobs a year,

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Serco awarded contract to support German Air Force Eurofighter programme

Posted 26 May 2021

Serco has been awarded a new contract by the German Air Force to provide a further two complete General Purpose Support Equipment (GPSE) suites of equipment to support the Armament Control System for their

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Rolls-Royce awarded MoD Royal Navy support contract

Posted 26 May 2021

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to strengthen support for two key Royal Navy programmes.

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UK Defence Minister opens Boxer production facility

Posted 25 May 2021

UK Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quin, has visited WFEL to formally open the new Boxer Armoured Vehicle Production Facility, in advance of first-stage production commencement.

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Airbus delivers the 100th A400M

Posted 25 May 2021

Airbus has reached 100 A400M deliveries with MSN111, the 10th A400M for the Spanish Air Force.

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Sonardyne unveils ‘operate-anywhere’ portable shallow-water tracking system

Posted 25 May 2021

Energy, defence and science technology company Sonardyne has launched a new, entirely portable configuration of its shallow water Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) system Micro-Ranger 2.

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Carrier Strike Group sets sail for NATO’s Exercise Steadfast Defender

Posted 24 May 2021

Britain’s new flagship aircraft carrier will lead the largest concentration of maritime and air power to be deployed from the UK in a generation, to take part in in NATO’s Exercise Steadfast Defender, plus provide

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Hamworthy Pumps wins seven-year service contract with Babcock

Posted 20 May 2021

Hamworthy Pumps has been chosen as a subcontractor for Babcock International Group in a major global service agreement with the Royal Navy.

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Cambridge Pixel unveils radar video in browser application

Posted 20 May 2021

Cambridge Pixel has introduced new software components to enable the display of radar video on any computer, tablet or smart phone running a standard Internet web browser such as Edge, Firefox, Safari or Chrome.

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New ‘Inspiration Class’ Type-31 warships named

Posted 19 May 2021

The names of five next-generation Type-31 frigates for the Royal Navy have been announced by the First Sea Lord, Admiral Tony Radakin.

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Princess Royal opens Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration and The RLC Museum

Posted 19 May 2021

HRH The Princess Royal visited Worthy Down on 13th May to tour and open the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration and The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) Museum.

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Silent Sentinel providing Jaegar systems for an East African government

Posted 19 May 2021

British threat detection specialist Silent Sentinel has signed a contract with counter-UAS solution provider SKYLOCK to provide swift delivery of its Jaegar Ranger 225 uncooled LWIR and Jaegar Searcher 700

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BAE Systems wins $164m US Navy VLS design contract

Posted 19 May 2021

BAE Systems, Inc. has won a US Navy competition to serve as the design agent for the mechanical portion of the Mk 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS).

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Horizon Technologies secures Amber funding boost

Posted 19 May 2021

UK aerospace OEM, Horizon Technologies, which specialises in airborne signals intelligence (SIGINT) systems, today announced it has received a significant growth investment in a multimillion pound Series A round of financing, which

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BAE Systems receives $325.5m advanced M-Code GPS modules contract

Posted 19 May 2021

BAE Systems, Inc. has received a $325.5 million contract from the US Defense Logistics Agency for advanced Military Code (M-Code) Global Positioning System (GPS) modules that will provide reliable and secure

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QinetiQ and Texelis enter strategic partnership

Posted 18 May 2021

Texelis and QinetiQ have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly deliver in-wheel Electric Hub Drive technology to military armoured vehicles.

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HRH The Prince of Wales opens BCB International HQ

Posted 17 May 2021

HRH The Prince of Wales visited BCB International on 14th May to thank staff for their incredible work during the COVID crisis and to officially open the new headquarters.

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HRH The Princess Royal opens NMSC

Posted 17 May 2021

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal performed the official opening of the National Maritime Systems Centre (NMSC), which represents a £30 million investment from QinetiQ and the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to provide a modern

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Royal Navy joins NATO's major missile test off Scotland

Posted 17 May 2021

Three Royal Navy warships have joined NATO allies in the world’s largest test of naval air and missile defences.

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VTST seeks environmental expert

Posted 14 May 2021

The Vulcan to the Sky Trust (VTST) charity is seeking to appoint an environmental expert, as a new Trustee, to its board.

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Rolls-Royce to supply mtu generator sets for new US Navy frigate

Posted 14 May 2021

Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply its mtu naval generator sets for phase one of the US Navy’s Constellation (FFG-62) class frigate programme, previously known as the FFG(X) programme.

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UK Chinook fleet to be modernised

Posted 14 May 2021

A £1.4 billion contract to modernise the Chinook fleet over the next 10 years has been agreed, which will see British forces benefit from 14 of the latest iconic heavy-lift helicopters.

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US Navy selects Lockheed Martin and IFS for intelligent ship and aircraft maintenance

Posted 13 May 2021

The US Navy has turned to Lockheed Martin and enterprise applications specialist IFS, to deliver an intelligent maintenance solution that will help power its digital transformation of

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ODU launches connector portal

Posted 13 May 2021

ODU have introduced a new microsite, serving as a knowledge hub that provides technical expertise and includes an option of live, digital webinars for one-on-one or group discussions with its engineers.

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UK SMEs pitch for stake in high-tech industries of the future

Posted 12 May 2021

Raytheon Technologies has teamed up with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to hold its largest supplier showcase, providing SMEs with a range of aerospace, space and cyber tech opportunities.

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Serco introduces electronic management of prisoner property at HMP Dovegate

Posted 12 May 2021

Serco - which runs six prisons in the UK as well five in Australia and New Zealand - has successfully trialled and proven an innovative electronic system to manage prisoners’ property.

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Coding Success helps teachers boost coding and robotics skills

Posted 12 May 2021

BAE Systems has teamed up with the Royal Navy and RAF to fully fund 600 non-selective state schools to take part in the Coding Success programme to excite students about STEM.

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MBDA sees first firing of MMP from Jaguar armoured vehicle

Posted 11 May 2021

On 14th April, MBDA and Nexter participated in the first lock-on firing of an MMP medium-range missile from a Jaguar armoured reconnaissance and combat vehicle (EBRC).

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Cobham Mission Systems wins $7.1m NAVSUP UWARS contract

Posted 11 May 2021

Cobham Mission Systems announced today that it has been awarded a new $7.1 million prime contract from the US Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP) for production and delivery of Universal Water Activated

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MoD awards tpgroup contract to support next gen military comms

Posted 10 May 2021

Today tpgroup announced a new order for Consulting and Digital Services from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) worth £1.1 million.

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RBSL to build next-generation Challenger 3 tanks

Posted 7 May 2021

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) has been awarded the UK MoD contract to upgrade 148 British Army Challenger 3 Main Battle Tanks.

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UK Boxer MIV Programme sees first delivery

Posted 6 May 2021

Another milestone in the UK MoD's Boxer Programme has been reached with the very first delivery of machined component parts for the Mechanised Infantry Vehicles being received at WFEL's Stockport manufacturing facility.

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Serco marks contract extension with 40th anniversary RAF Chinook tail re-paint

Posted 6 May 2021

Serco has been awarded a contract extension to continue supporting the Royal Air Force (RAF) with its specialist Surface Finish aircraft painting expertise for another three years.

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Survitec completes Hansen Protection acquisition

Posted 6 May 2021

Survival technology specialist Survitec today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hansen Protection, a European provider of personal protective equipment.

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BAE Systems awarded $76m VLS canisters contract for US Navy

Posted 6 May 2021

BAE Systems has been awarded a $76 million contract modification to produce additional Vertical Launch System (VLS) canisters for the US Navy.

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Hardide Coatings supports DeltaTek Global emission reducing tech

Posted 6 May 2021

Hardide Coatings is providing its advanced Hardide-T coating for well construction specialist DeltaTek Global’s SeaCure technology.

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TlmNexus awarded MBDA contract

Posted 6 May 2021

Brighton headquartered tlmNexus today announced the award of a contract from MBDA to develop a proof of concept weapon lifing service in support of MBDA’s munition life extension programme.

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Airbus to increase MoD comms capability

Posted 5 May 2021

Airbus has been awarded a series of contracts during the first quarter of 2021 from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) both as part of its continuing programme of upgrading and enhancing services for the Skynet 5 military satcom services contract and

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HMS Glasgow blocks come together for first time

Posted 5 May 2021

The aft block of HMS Glasgow, the first City Class Type 26 frigate being built for the Royal Navy, has been rolled out of the build hall to join the forward block at our BAE Systems shipyard on the River Clyde.

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WFEL and KMW commission DBS to assemble UK BOXER MIV power packs

Posted 4 May 2021

WFEL and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have commissioned Huddersfield-based David Brown Santasalo (DBS), for the supply of Powerpack blocks for the UK BOXER Mechanised Infantry Vehicles (MIVs).

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Sweden adding 127 BvS10 all-terrain vehicles to fleet

Posted 4 May 2021

BAE Systems has signed a contract worth around $200 million to produce and deliver 127 BvS10 all-terrain vehicles to the Swedish Army, adding to its existing fleet of BvS10s.

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Tetra Tech to provide E-7 Wedgetail infrastructure support at RAF Lossiemouth

Posted 4 May 2021

Tetra Tech, Inc. has been appointed by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the Royal Air Force (RAF) to provide project management advisory services and infrastructure design consulting

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Peli addresses protective packaging solutions for engineering logistics

Posted 4 May 2021

Peli Products has announced the introduction of the upcoming OEM&Aerospace Packaging Solutions Webinar to help engineering teams overcome an age-old challenge: logistics.

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DASA and BEIS launch Phase 2 of Windfarm Mitigation for UK Air Defence

Posted 30 April 2021

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have launched Phase 2 of the Windfarm Mitigation for UK Air Defence competition.

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Naval museums prepare to reopen after pandemic lockdown

Posted 30 April 2021

The UK’s premier historic naval museum is reopening on 17th May with hi-tech displays to welcome visitors back after a five-month break due to the pandemic lockdown.

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Oxley illuminates KF-X Fighter unveiling

Posted 30 April 2021

South Korea has unveiled a prototype of the new KF-X fighter jet, which features a full set of external LED lights designed and prototyped by the Oxley team in Ulverston, Cumbria.

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Cobham to provide countermeasures for Germany's new Eurofighters

Posted 29 April 2021

Cobham Mission Systems announced today it has won subcontracts to provide chaff and flare dispenser equipment for the German Air Force’s Quadriga Tranche 4 Eurofighter Typhoon fleet.

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Filtronic wins 2021 Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade

Posted 29 April 2021

Designer and manufacturer of RF, microwave and mmWave products for the telecoms, critical communications and defence applications markets, Filtronic plc, today announced that it has been honoured with a

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Sonardyne wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation

Posted 29 April 2021

A pioneering system developed by marine technology company Sonardyne to study ocean floor movement has been recognised with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the highest award a UK business can receive.

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Marshall honoured with Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade

Posted 29 April 2021

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group’s Military Aerospace business has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2021.

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Inzpire wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation

Posted 29 April 2021

Announced today, Lincoln-based Inzpire Limited is one of 205 organisations nationally to be recognised with a prestigious Queen’s Award, being honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation for a second time.

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Rolls-Royce to provide propellers for US Navy’s Constellation (FFG-62) frigates

Posted 28 April 2021

Rolls-Royce has reached agreement with Fincantieri Marinette Marine to design and manufacture up to 40 fixed-pitch propellers for the US Navy’s Constellation-class (FFG-62) guided missile frigate

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Babcock secures MoD contract extension for Royal Navy's MREM AAS

Posted 28 April 2021

Babcock International has been awarded a 10-year contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to continue delivering the Marine Rotating Electrical Machinery (MREM) Asset Availability Service (AAS) to the Royal Navy.

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Getac launches next-gen rugged tablet

Posted 28 April 2021

Getac has today announced the launch of its next-generation K120 fully-rugged tablet, for mobile field professionals working in challenging industries including defence, transportation, security and emergency services.

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Dstl reaches milestone 1,000th intellectual property report

Posted 28 April 2021

On World IP Day, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory celebrated innovations such as the electronic pulse dart.

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Royal Navy confirms two new fast patrol boats

Posted 28 April 2021

The Royal Navy confirmed that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the names of two new fast patrol boats, which will be based in Gibraltar, as HM Ships Dagger and Cutlass.

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Spirit AeroSystems Belfast advances RAF LANCA concept

Posted 27 April 2021

Spirit AeroSystems Belfast announced today it will lead Team MOSQUITO, comprising Spirit Belfast, Northrop Grumman and Intrepid Minds, on further development of the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Lightweight Affordable Novel Combat

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Babcock Team 31 completes WSCDR

Posted 27 April 2021

Babcock Team 31 has successfully completed its Whole Ship Critical Design Review (WSCDR) which is a key indicator of the compliance, maturity and engineering risk in proceeding into production as it matures the 3D CAD model.

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KMW and WFEL UK awarded UK Boxer MIV sub-contract

Posted 27 April 2021

KMW and WFEL announced a further sub-contract has been awarded for the UK Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicle Programme

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BAE Systems completes Stateside maintenance of HMS Medway

Posted 26 April 2021

Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Medway underwent a successful planned maintenance period, delivered by BAE Systems and Royal Navy Ship Staff in Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Florida, from December 2020 through

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GKN Aerospace and Honeywell sign F-35 wheels and brakes agreement

Posted 26 April 2021

GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Landing Gear business in the Netherlands and Honeywell, have signed a license and parts supply agreement for an authorised service centre for Honeywell’s wheels and brakes on the F-35 fighter

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Babcock play key role in Spanish S-80 first in class submarine rollout

Posted 23 April 2021

Babcock International has supported the delivery of a significant milestone for the Armada Española (Spanish Navy), with its customer Navantia unveiling the first in class S-80 submarine in Cartagena

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Professor Karen Holford appointed Cranfield's new Vice-Chancellor

Posted 22 April 2021

Cranfield University has appointed Professor Karen Holford CBE FREng as its new Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor.

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Dstl leads successful experiment to observe satellites docking

Posted 22 April 2021

Data captured during the Phantom Echoes 2 project, headed by an international group of defence space scientists - led by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) - will help improve performance and space

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MADG to modernise NATO’s secure comms systems

Posted 21 April 2021

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (MADG) has been awarded a contract by the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency for upgrades to the NATO Deployable Air Command and Control Component's (DACCC) communications systems.

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BAE Systems, Inc. has won a US Navy competition to serve as the design agent for the mechanical portion of the Mk 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS).

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