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QinetiQ advances UK to vanguard of maritime mission systems

Posted 30 October 2020

The National Maritime Systems Centre (NMSC) based at Portsdown Technology Park (PTP), has been transferred from VolkerFitzpatrick, who managed the construction, to QinetiQ.

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British Army named as UK's top apprenticeship employer

Posted 29 October 2020

The British Army has been named as the best apprenticeship employer in the UK.

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BAE Systems and Elbit partner to develop advanced combat vehicles

Posted 29 October 2020

BAE Systems and Elbit Systems of America (Elbit America) have teamed up to develop and integrate advanced operational capabilities for combat vehicles.

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RAF Museum launches new Corporate Membership programme

Posted 28 October 2020

The Royal Air Force Museum has launched a new Corporate Membership programme, offering businesses a unique opportunity to inspire and reward clients and employees through member benefits, while directly supporting the work of

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Royston awarded contract for Royal Navy ships

Posted 28 October 2020

UK-based marine engineering and propulsion specialist company Royston, has been awarded a multimillion pound contract to support and maintain small diesel engines onboard amphibious assault ships, mine hunters and other Royal Navy

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HMS Spey departs Glasgow for new home in Portsmouth

Posted 28 October 2020

HMS Spey, the fifth and final River Class Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), departed BAE Systems’ shipyard in Glasgow today on her delivery voyage to her new home of Portsmouth Naval Base.

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Research into protecting military comms from windfarms gets £2m boost

Posted 28 October 2020

Innovative research to develop cutting-edge technology and make sure future offshore windfarms do not interfere with crucial military communications is underway following a £2 million Government

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Viasat and CDW awarded NATO C3 innovation contract

Posted 28 October 2020

Viasat UK Ltd and London headquartered CDW, have been awarded a two-year technical innovation contract for Command, Control and Communication (C3) support for Programme LELANTOS, an agile experimentation initiative seeking to

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BAE Systems to develop attritable air vehicle systems under USAF Skyborg programme

Posted 28 October 2020

BAE Systems has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to develop an attritable air vehicle system for the US Air Force (USAF) Skyborg programme.

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BMT appoints John Godwin as Asia Pacific Business Development Director

Posted 28 October 2020

BMT has appointed John Godwin as Regional Business Development Director for the Asia Pacific region. The appointment comes as BMT is set to announce Singapore as its strategic hub for Asia.

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Sonardyne’s Sentinel IDS enhances Rheinmetall's port and harbour force protection

Posted 27 October 2020

Rheinmetall Canada Inc. has integrated Sonardyne’s Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar (IDS) into its command and control system, to enhance its overall security offering for harbour and port

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BMT appoints Peter Behrendt as Global Strategy and Innovation Director

Posted 27 October 2020

BMT has appointed Peter Behrendt as its Global Director of Strategy and Innovation.

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Survitec acquires IWC

Posted 26 October 2020

Survitec has announced the completion of its acquisition of the Inflatable Wall Company (IWC).

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Smiths Detection secures IDIQ contract to manufacture JCAD SLA for DoD

Posted 26 October 2020

Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) will initiate manufacturing of a Solid Liquid Adapter (SLA) for the Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD), following an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) award, worth

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RAF invites industry participation in DSEI 2021 Aerospace Zone

Posted 26 October 2020

The Next-Generation Air Force will take centre stage at the DSEI 2021 Aerospace Zone as the Royal Air Force (RAF) seeks industry input on the technological developments that will drive aerial dominance.

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Rolls-Royce to strengthen support for key Royal Navy programmes

Posted 23 October 2020

Rolls-Royce has signed a collaborative agreement with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to strengthen ways of working across key Royal Navy programmes.

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Oxley wins Made in the North West Export Award

Posted 23 October 2020

Cumbrian based aerospace & defence manufacturer, Oxley Group has won the prestigious 2020 Made in the North West Export Award.

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Lincad launches LIPS 16 battery

Posted 23 October 2020

UK designer and manufacturer of bespoke batteries and charging systems, Lincad, has announced the launch of its LIPS 16 (lithium-ion power system) battery.

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Blue Bear demos collaborative 20-drone swarm on BVLOS ops

Posted 22 October 2020

Blue Bear Systems has proven its latest swarming drone technology, operating 20 fixed wing drones to form a collaborative heterogeneous swarm, conducting Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) operations.

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Elbit Systems UK showcases battlefield capabilities at AWE 2020

Posted 22 October 2020

Elbit Systems UK has completed a series of live, cross-scenario demonstrations of its battlefield capabilities as part of the British Army’s Warfighting Experiment (AWE) that took place on Salisbury Plain between 5-20

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UK shipbuilding boosted by warship procurement

Posted 21 October 2020

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace announced today that vital warships providing supplies and technical support to the Royal Navy's aircraft carriers will be made by British-led teams.

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Liteye launches C-UAS Simulator

Posted 21 October 2020

Liteye Systems, Inc., Numerica and AEgis Technologies Group (AEgis) have announced the joint development of a high-fidelity C-UAS (Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Modeling, Simulation and Training system, the Liteye C-UAS Simulator.

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UK and Australia commit to shipbuilding partnership

Posted 20 October 2020

Australia and the UK have further strengthened their enduring defence relationship by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on building and delivering the next generation of cutting-edge frigates.

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MoD releases Science and Technology Strategy 2020

Posted 20 October 2020

The MoD Science and Technology Strategy 2020 has been released, setting out how the Ministry of Defence (MoD) will secure and maintain scientific and technological advantage for the future.

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Leonardo demos helicopter-UAV integration

Posted 20 October 2020

Leonardo has successfully demonstrated unique integrated capabilities between a manned aircraft and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), in a UK first for seamless integration of a UAV into a helicopter’s mission system.

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British engineers reveal latest Tempest tech

Posted 20 October 2020

British engineers have revealed some of the latest concepts under development for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) next generation combat air system, Tempest.

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QinetiQ teams to support UK Carrier Strike Group

Posted 20 October 2020

A £5 million contract between QinetiQ and the Royal Air Force (RAF) is integrating a number of UK military ranges to enable the UK’s strike carriers to conduct training on a larger, more complex scale.

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BAE Systems to deliver system integration and IT management for ARCYBER

Posted 19 October 2020

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a one-year, $11.7 million contract to provide information technology (IT) services to the Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) to assist with the operation, maintenance, and

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Inzpire delivers space training to NATO’s Allied Rapid Reaction Corps

Posted 19 October 2020

A team of training experts from Inzpire Limited has recently delivered the company’s Military Use of Space Capabilities course to 42 NATO personnel from the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC).

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Tempest forecast to generate billions for UK economy

Posted 19 October 2020

For the first time, preliminary data has revealed the economic importance of the UK’s future combat air programme, Tempest, predicting it will support an average of 20,000 jobs every year from 2026 to 2050.

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Air Covers secures new RAF Typhoon contract

Posted 16 October 2020

Air Covers Ltd has won a competitive bid this summer to provide environmental protective covers for 147 RAF Typhoon aircraft.

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Dstl’s new counter-terrorism facility opened by The Queen

Posted 16 October 2020

The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has been given a rare Royal visit during the COVID-19 pandemic to showcase the science inside defence and security when Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of

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WFEL awarded UK MoD military bridging contract

Posted 14 October 2020

WFEL has received a new contract from the UK’s Ministry of Defence for the supply of 17 Sets of its MGB Medium Girder Bridges. This follows a review of the MoD’s modular gap crossing capabilities, which aimed to draw together existing

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BAE Systems rolls out new platform cyber protection capability

Posted 14 October 2020

BAE Systems has unveiled Fox Shield, a next-generation cyber-threat detection and mitigation solution for US military platforms.

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Warner McCall selected as MoD’s strategic transformation partner for IACC

Posted 14 October 2020

Bristol based Warner McCall Ltd have been awarded a two year contract worth around £3 million to be a strategic transformation partner for the Ministry of Defence, Directorate of Joint Warfare

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BAE Systems launches GXP Fusion

Posted 14 October 2020

BAE Systems has launched its new GXP Fusion software, which leverages multiple intelligence sources to develop a single picture, simplifying complex data challenges for the modern analyst.

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Dstl's James Taylor receives coronavirus honour

Posted 14 October 2020

James (Jamie) Taylor, of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), has been recognised in Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020.

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PHASA-35 completes critical endurance trials with sensor payload

Posted 14 October 2020

Further to initial flight trials, PHASA-35, a 35 metre wingspan solar-electric aircraft, has successfully completed critical endurance trials which saw the aircraft operate for 72 hours in a simulated environment

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FlareBright moves from Cranfield Uni to Westcott Venture Park

Posted 13 October 2020

FlareBright has grown out of its start-up premises at Cranfield University after a recent equity investment, grant funding and a major contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and moved into Westcott Venture Park.

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Serco Institute & King’s College London release Whole Force report

Posted 13 October 2020

Financial pressures and new threats can be better manged through closer working between the armed forces, government and industry, a report published today by the Serco Institute has found.

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UK Strategic Command to lead at DSEI 2021

Posted 13 October 2020

The UK’s new Strategic Command will lead government participation at DSEI 2021 as it engenders multi-domain integration with the support of the UK defence community.

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Lightning Team UK receives Commendation in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Posted 13 October 2020

Industry team Lightning Team UK has been commended for its extraordinary services to RAF Marham, the home of the UK’s F-35 Lightning, in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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SDL wins long-term enterprise agreement with US Navy

Posted 12 October 2020

SDL announced a long-term contract with the US Navy to standardise the creation, management and delivery of all technical publications on the SDL Contenta Publishing Suite.

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BAE Systems backing Maritime Week 2020

Posted 9 October 2020

Around 18,000 people working on delivery and maintenance of complex surface ships, submarines, combat systems and equipment at BAE Systems sites in England and Scotland, will help celebrate Britain’s maritime industry by sharing exclusive

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MoD engages with suppliers on future tri-service recruiting programme

Posted 9 October 2020

The Ministry of Defence has set out the next steps in delivering a tri-service recruitment model for the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force, engaging with suppliers to develop the Armed Forces Recruiting

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DIO sets out future spending with launch of Procurement Pipeline

Posted 7 October 2020

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) - which spends around £3-billion each year buying infrastructure services in the UK and overseas to support the UK Armed Forces - has launched its Procurement

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Sandvik Coromant introduces GC4415 and GC4425 carbide inserts

Posted 7 October 2020

Sandvik Coromant is upgrading its range of turning inserts for machining ISO-P steels, introducing two new carbide grades that are designed for external and internal machining of low-alloyed and unalloyed steels, called

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GA-ASI Protector completes first flight

Posted 7 October 2020

On 25th September, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed the first flight of the Protector RG Mk1 Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), the fourth MQ-9B SkyGuardian air vehicle (the first three MQ-9B air vehicles are

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Getac launches next generation V110

Posted 6 October 2020

Getac announced today the launch of its next generation V110 fully rugged laptop.

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Subcontract market bounces back

Posted 6 October 2020

The latest Contract Manufacturing Index for the third quarter of 2020 (Q3) shows that the subcontract market bounced back strongly in July and August after the Covid-19 shutdown.

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US DoD AI contract secured by tpgroup

Posted 6 October 2020

Reading based provider of mission-critical solutions, tpgroup, has signed a contract with Mountain Horse Solutions, a US Defence and Equipment Supplier, to develop an autonomous navigation platform for land-based vehicles for the US Department of

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ElevAero acquires Formrite Precision

Posted 6 October 2020

Manufacturer and supplier of specialist fabrications, assemblies and machined components for the aerospace and defence sectors, ElevAero Ltd, has acquired 100% shares of Formrite Precision Limited (FPL).

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AGI completes Visual Landing Aid upgrade on RAN's HMAS Choules

Posted 6 October 2020

Poole based Aeronautical & General Instruments Ltd (AGI), in partnership with its technical support agent Owen International Pty Ltd, have completed the successful commissioning of the new Visual Landing Aid

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SubSea Craft reveals advanced surface-submersible VICTA

Posted 5 October 2020

SubSea Craft released pictures today of its technically advanced surface-submersible VICTA undergoing construction here in Britain and set to hit the water in 2021.

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GKN Aerospace to supply Mk30 canisters for Raytheon Technologies' ESSM

Posted 5 October 2020

GKN Aerospace has signed a contract with Raytheon Technologies to supply Mk30 missile canisters for the Raytheon Evolved SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM).

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BAE Systems awarded naval guns contract for Type 31

Posted 2 October 2020

BAE Systems will produce and deliver Bofors 40 Mk4 and Bofors 57 Mk3 naval guns for the UK Ministry of Defence’s Type 31 general purpose frigate programme.

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JFD awarded Royal Navy diving life-support contract

Posted 2 October 2020

JFD has been awarded a contract for the management and availability of the Royal Navy’s in-service life-support diving equipment, to help safeguard the lives of divers worldwide.

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Serco selects John Rishton as new Chair

Posted 1 October 2020

Following the announcement on 28th May 2020 that Sir Roy Gardner had informed the Board of his intention to stand down from the Board, Serco today announced the selection of John Rishton to succeed him as Chair of Serco Group plc.

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Marshall wins US Marine Corps KC-130J maintenance contract

Posted 1 October 2020

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (MADG) has won a 10-year multi-million dollar contract with the US Marine Corps to provide depot-level maintenance to its 66-strong fleet of KC-130J tanker aircraft deployed worldwide.

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MBDA secures ISO 56002 Innovation Management System standard

Posted 30 September 2020

MBDA has been accredited as Investor in Innovations Standard by the Institute of and Knowledge Exchange Innovation (IKE Institute), as a recognition of its good practices and adherence to the newly published ISO 56002

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JFD awarded NATO submarine rescue system contract extension

Posted 30 September 2020

JFD has announced that it has been awarded an extension to its contract for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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Kromek launches the D3 PRD

Posted 30 September 2020

County Durham headquartered Kromek Group plc has launched the D3 PRD, the new all-in-one, high-accuracy personal radiation detector (PRD) for first responders, armed forces, border security and CBRNE experts.

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DIO completes RAF Waddington training facility

Posted 29 September 2020

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has completed the refurbishment of a hangar at RAF Waddington to convert it into a joint training facility, with the work undertaken by Henry Brothers Midlands at a cost of about £8

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UK leads NATO troops in Exercise Joint Warrior

Posted 29 September 2020

Thousands of sailors, soldiers and airmen and airwomen will take part in Exercise Joint Warrior next week - a major show of NATO’s collective force, capability and interoperability - in the waters off the Scottish coast.

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BISim wins MS&T Magazine award for British Army’s VRLT pilot study

Posted 29 September 2020

Developer of advanced military simulation and training software, Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), was selected last month by Military Simulation and Training (MS&T) Magazine as the 2020 winner in the

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Dstl to conduct first space mission

Posted 28 September 2020

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) will conduct the first tasking of a commercial satellite by a UK Government-owned and operated ground station for nearly 20 years.

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Serco expands MELABS contract with ADF RFFS support

Posted 28 September 2020

Serco Australia will soon expand their Middle East Logistics and Base Support Services (MELABS) base support for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in the United Arab Emirates through the delivery of crucial Rescue and Firefighting

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Flare Bright wins DASA rapid innovation contract

Posted 25 September 2020

UK start-up, Flare Bright Ltd, announced today that it has won a UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) contract, to rapidly innovate their SnapShot product.

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Dstl scientists help soldiers, aircrew and industry engage with smart machines on Salisbury Plain

Posted 24 September 2020

Scientists from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have been working with soldiers, aircrew and industry partners on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire in a unique

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DASA launches search for telexistence technology

Posted 24 September 2020

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is looking to develop and demonstrate innovative technology or novel solutions that would give military personnel, emergency services, or humanitarian workers the capability to operate in

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JFD delivers full scale SRV mock-up for ROKN

Posted 24 September 2020

JFD has delivered a full-scale mock-up of its Search and Rescue Vehicle (SRV) for the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN).

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Blighter launch A800 3D drone detection radar

Posted 24 September 2020

Blighter Surveillance Systems has launched the latest in its radars range, the A800 3D drone detection radar for land, air and sea surveillance.

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F-35Bs from RAF Marham join HMS Queen Elizabeth for Exercise Joint Warrior

Posted 23 September 2020

F-35B Lightning jets from the Royal Air Force and United States Marine Corps (USMC) have left RAF Marham to join the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, to take part in Exercise Joint Warrior off the west

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BAE Systems unveils Riptide UUV-12

Posted 23 September 2020

BAE Systems has unveiled the newest addition to its unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) portfolio, the Riptide UUV-12.

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Ultra secures UK STF upgrade contract with QinetiQ

Posted 23 September 2020

Ultra has secured a contract from QinetiQ to support them in replacing the entire Sonobuoy Test Facility (STF) system at the British Underwater Test & Evaluation Centre, MoD BUTEC.

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Inzpire recognised as a Lockheed Martin Elite Supplier

Posted 22 September 2020

Lincoln-based Inzpire Ltd is one of 27 companies worldwide recognised by Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems as an Elite Supplier in 2020 and one of only two non-US companies to be included on the list.

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Rolls-Royce completes expansion of Peterborough facility in Canada

Posted 22 September 2020

An expansion to the Rolls-Royce Centre of Excellence for Naval Handling Equipment in Canada, has recently been completed.

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Element Sheffield secures Safran approval

Posted 22 September 2020

Element Materials Technology (Element) Sheffield Magna Way laboratory has secured approval for destructive testing services from Safran, a supplier of engines and equipment to the civil and military aerospace industry.

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All ranks common room opens at RAF Benson

Posted 22 September 2020

A new all ranks Common Room has officially opened at RAF Benson, enhancing the lived experience of RAF personnel and their families.

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Royal Marines Commandos to wear CORDURA NYCO uniforms

Posted 22 September 2020

Chosen for its durability and high-performance characteristics, CORDURA NYCO fabric is being used to produce the next generation of highly advanced uniforms for the Royal Marines Commandos, designed and manufactured by Crye

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Filtronic appoints GTP as North American sales channel representative

Posted 22 September 2020

Designer and manufacturer of RF, microwave and mmWave products for the wireless telecoms, mission-critical communications and defence applications markets, Filtronic plc, has signed an exclusive agreement

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BAE Systems awarded US Navy mine neutraliser contract

Posted 21 September 2020

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract worth up to £87 million by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to manufacture and deliver Archerfish mine neutralisers for the US Navy.

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Boeing, Honeywell and Rolls-Royce partner to service H-47 Chinook engines

Posted 21 September 2020

Boeing, Honeywell Aerospace and Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. have reached an agreement to provide in-service support of the T-55 engine should the government of Germany select the H-47 Chinook for its

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DASA and DE&S seek innovative urban drone tech

Posted 18 September 2020

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) and Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) are seeking innovative and novel solutions to assist military drone operators to improve usability in challenging and complex urban operations.

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Royal Navy completes Spearfish torpedo trials in Scotland

Posted 18 September 2020

The world’s most advanced torpedo is on the cusp of entering service with the Royal Navy after extensive trials in Scotland.

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DIO's CTCRM project in Devon marks major milestone

Posted 18 September 2020

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) project to build new accommodation for personnel at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines (CTCRM) in Devon has celebrated a major milestone.

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TT Electronics to acquire Torotel

Posted 18 September 2020

TT Electronics has agreed to acquire Torotel, a US-based designer and manufacturer of high-reliability power and electromagnetic assemblies and components for the aerospace and defence markets.

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PSG and Pexa become Addev Materials Aerospace & Defense

Posted 18 September 2020

In 2019 Graytone Group's Pexa and PSG - distributors of surface finishing materials and chemicals to the aerospace industry - were acquired by French owned chemicals distribution and custom packaging specialist, Addev

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WAA launches Vision-Box ABC GT-11 eGates for NEXUS travellers

Posted 17 September 2020

Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) has contracted Vision-Box to deploy six of its new generation Automated Border Control (ABC) eGates with biometric facial clearance for travellers enrolled in the NEXUS Programme at

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Cambridge Pixel unveils HPx-410 with x4 PCI Express interface

Posted 15 September 2020

Cambridge Pixel has introduced the HPx-410 radar input card with a x4 PCI Express interface to support the new generation of high-resolution, high-throughput multichannel radars.

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Hollygate secures SC21 award with Leonardo support

Posted 15 September 2020

Specialist machinist of safety-critical components for aerospace and defence applications, Hollygate Aircraft Components, was presented ‘virtually’ with its recently-awarded SC21 Operational Excellence Bronze award at the

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TT Electronics expands custom power supply portfolio

Posted 15 September 2020

Woking based global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, TT Electronics, announced today that it has launched an expanded power solutions portfolio in North America, UK and Europe,

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Sonardyne’s Solstice MCM sonar now MINTACS compatible for RAN

Posted 15 September 2020

Marine technology company Sonardyne has announced that its Solstice multi-aperture sonar has been integrated into mine warfare command software used by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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Rolls-Royce launches VR Maintenance Training Software for USAF C-130J engines

Posted 15 September 2020

Rolls-Royce has launched its new Virtual Reality (VR) Maintenance Training Software for its AE 2100 engines powering C-130J aircraft, with the first training system to enter service with the US Air Force

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BAE Systems awarded Lockheed Martin F-35 EW contract

Posted 15 September 2020

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin for the production and delivery of additional electronic warfare (EW) systems for Lot 15, Lot 16 long lead, sustainment spares and retro fit kits for the 5th Generation F-35

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Kite Packaging’s aerospace and defence team gain MPAS registration

Posted 14 September 2020

The employee-owned packaging business, Kite Packaging, is now an MPAS registered company - accredited under the Military Packaging Organisations and Designers (MPAS) scheme for design and manufacture of military

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BMT wins design for Royal Navy’s Gibraltar Squadron patrol boats

Posted 14 September 2020

BMT has won the design contract for its partners Marine Specialised Technology (MST) who have been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) following a competitive tender process, to provide two new

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Barnshaws enters defence sector with JOSCAR certification

Posted 10 September 2020

Barnshaws Section Benders has announced its recent Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR) certification, which denotes the company as an accredited supplier of metal fabrications to the defence sector.

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DIO awards Gleeds new cost price analysis contract

Posted 10 September 2020

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded the Cost Price Analytical Capability (CPAC) contract to international property and construction consultancy Gleeds, which will make DIO a more intelligent customer when

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Avon to acquire Team Wendy

Posted 10 September 2020

Avon Rubber plc has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Team Wendy, LLC (Team Wendy), a supplier of helmets and helmet liner and retention systems for military and first responder markets, for US$130 million (approximately £100 million).

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The UK’s new Strategic Command will lead government participation at DSEI 2021 as it engenders multi-domain integration with the support of the UK defence community.

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Woking based global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, TT Electronics, announced today that it has launched an expanded power solutions portfolio in North America, UK and Europe, leveraging

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