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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 launches Anson

Posted 20 April 2021

Anson, the fifth of seven Astute class attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy, has been launched at BAE Systems' site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

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QinetiQ adds three helicopters to its fleet at MoD Boscombe Down

Posted 20 April 2021

Three new helicopters have joined the QinetiQ fleet at MoD Boscombe Down, extending its fleet of aircraft and enhancing the facilities available to the Empire Test Pilots' School (ETPS).

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MBDA’s Sea Ceptor ordered for Canadian Surface Combatant

Posted 20 April 2021

MBDA has been awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin Canada to equip the Royal Canadian Navy's new Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) with the Sea Ceptor air defence weapon system.

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Blue Bear launches Heads-Up AR tech for drones

Posted 19 April 2021

Blue Bear Systems has launched its latest Augmented Reality (AR) system for swarming drones and BVLOS operations, called ‘Heads-Up’.

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HMS Glasgow's bow rolled out

Posted 19 April 2021

The bow of HMS Glasgow - the first City Class Type 26 frigate being built for the Royal Navy - has been rolled out of the build hall at BAE Systems' shipyard on the River Clyde.

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BAE Systems to provide Beowulf prototypes for US Army’s CATV

Posted 16 April 2021

The US Army has selected BAE Systems to deliver two prototype vehicles for evaluation as a potential solution for the Cold Weather All-Terrain Vehicle (CATV) programme.

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BAE Systems named Made in Wales Manufacturer of the Year

Posted 15 April 2021

Employees at BAE Systems' site in Glascoed, Monmouthshire are celebrating after the Company was announced today as ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ at the Made in Wales Awards.

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Leonardo’s airborne software-defined radio selected by Boeing for NATO’s AWACS fleet

Posted 14 April 2021

Leonardo has been contracted by Boeing to provide its new software-defined radio, the ‘SWave Airborne SDR SRT-800’ for NATO’s fleet of E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.

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Babcock awarded MoD Phalanx CIWS in-service support contract

Posted 14 April 2021

Babcock International has been awarded a two year contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD), for continuation of in-service support to the Phalanx Close-in Weapon System (CIWS).

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BAE Systems reveals ‘Partner 2 Win’ Supplier of the Year award winners

Posted 14 April 2021

Fourteen BAE Systems suppliers are being recognised for best-in-class performance in 2020.

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Atkins appoints John Batterbee to lead new Applied Technology Practice

Posted 13 April 2021

Atkins has appointed John Batterbee to lead its new Applied Technology Practice, which has been formed in response to a growing demand for digital and technology capabilities across Atkins’ markets.

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Dstl creates new unit at NICD

Posted 12 April 2021

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is creating a new unit based at the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD) in Newcastle.

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Survitec completes £270m refinancing

Posted 12 April 2021

Global safety solutions provider, Survitec, announced today that it has completed a £270 million refinancing with funds managed or advised by the Credit Group of Ares Management Corporation (Ares), a global alternative investment manager.

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BAE Systems creates roles to support Typhoon squadrons in Scotland

Posted 9 April 2021

New roles have been created to provide support to the four Royal Air Force Typhoon squadrons operating out of RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, thanks to an upgraded maintenance role led by BAE Systems.

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Babcock and BAE Systems awarded MCG contract extension

Posted 9 April 2021

Babcock International and BAE Systems, have been awarded a five year contract extension by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to continue in-service support to the Royal Navy’s 4.5 Mk8 Medium Calibre Gun (MCG).

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Kelvin Hughes SharpEye radar delivered to Polish Navy

Posted 8 April 2021

Hensoldt UK has supplied Kelvin Hughes Mk11 X Band SharpEye navigation radars to two Polish Navy Kormoran II-class minehunters.

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Baines Simmons partners with New Zealand Defence Force on virtual training

Posted 8 April 2021

Aviation regulations, compliance and safety management specialist, Baines Simmons, has partnered with the New Zealand Defence Force to provide a bespoke virtual training programme, covering topics

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BAE Systems to support international F-16 fleet

Posted 8 April 2021

BAE Systems has received an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract from the US Air Force (USAF) with a value of up to $600 million to supply the international fleet of F-16 aircraft with support equipment, across more than 25

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TP Group enters collaboration agreement with Collins Aerospace

Posted 8 April 2021

Reading headquartered TP Group announced today that it has entered into a two-year agreement with Collins Aerospace Mission Systems to collaborate on joint power and atmosphere management opportunities for the global

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BAE Systems secures two DARPA WARP awards

Posted 7 April 2021

BAE Systems will design mechanisms for the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that protect emerging wideband receivers from interference (enabling their use in contested and congested environments), following two contract

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British Army to launch defence’s first photovoltaic solar farm

Posted 7 April 2021

To support the UK Government’s commitment to meeting Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050, the British Army will launch defence’s first photovoltaic solar farm at the Defence School of Transport (DST), Leconfield.

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BAE Systems and USAF flight test SABER

Posted 7 April 2021

BAE Systems and the US Air Force (USAF) have successfully flight tested BAE Systems' advanced Small Adaptive Bank of Electronic Resources (SABER) technology, paving the way for a critical software upgrade to the EC-37B Compass Call, a

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British Army's upgraded logistic workhorse rolled out

Posted 7 April 2021

A major upgrade to a backbone vehicle of the British Army’s logistic operations has reached its milestone target and is rolling out its final batch of a new and improved fleet.

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UK and Qatar expand air defence cooperation

Posted 6 April 2021

UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and HE Dr Khalid Bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah, Minister of State for Defence and Deputy Prime Minister of the State of Qatar have announced an expansion of the relationship between each nation’s air force.

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Brookhouse Aerospace completes MBO from Kaman Corporation

Posted 6 April 2021

Brookhouse Aerospace Limited has announced the completion of a Management Buy Out (MBO) from Kaman Corporation on 3rd February 2021, led by Christopher Morris, Group CEO and Matthew Rossiter, Group CFO.

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Cambridge Pixel to support US Navy air traffic control upgrade

Posted 6 April 2021

Cambridge Pixel is supplying its HPx-250 PMC radar interface cards and SPx radar and IFF plot extraction software to the Naval Air Warfare Centre for the United States Navy’s AN/SYY-1 Shipboard Air Traffic Control

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BAE Systems secures Future Maritime Support Programme contracts

Posted 6 April 2021

BAE Systems will retain its key role supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base, with the Company securing two contracts as part of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP)

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MoD publishes roadmap for greener future

Posted 1 April 2021

The Ministry of Defence has published its roadmap to becoming more resilient and sustainable in the face of the immense challenge of global climate change.

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Sentinel R1 withdrawal sees RAF bid farewell to V (AC) Squadron

Posted 1 April 2021

The Royal Air Force (RAF) have today officially disbanded V (Army Cooperation) Squadron, following the withdrawal of the Sentinel R1 aircraft from RAF service.

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BAE Systems awarded $21m CMWS MoD contract

Posted 1 April 2021

BAE Systems has received a $21 million contract from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to support the Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) over the next four-and-a-half years.

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BAE Systems wins $42.5m US Navy landing systems integration support contract

Posted 31 March 2021

BAE Systems has been awarded a four-year $42.5 million task order by the US Navy to provide shore-based landing systems integration (LSI) support services for instrument carrier and instrument landing

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Esri UK partners with heliguy on drone defence solution

Posted 30 March 2021

Esri UK today announced a new partnership with drone specialists heliguy to complete its end-to-end drone solution for the defence industry.

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ADF and Inmarsat sign sat comms contract extension

Posted 30 March 2021

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Inmarsat have agreed to a AUS$221 million contract extension to 2027 for the provision of commercial satellite communications airtime services and managed hardware.

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DASA seeks windfarm mitigation tech for UK air defence

Posted 29 March 2021

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has announced Phase 2 of the competition Windfarm Mitigation for UK Air Defence, offering up to £3.6 million for technologies that mitigate radar risk of offshore windfarms.

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BAE Systems' flight control tech to dive with Dreadnought

Posted 29 March 2021

Engineers at BAE Systems' Electronic Systems business in Rochester, are taking decades of flight controls expertise underwater, adapting systems which are usually used in fly-by-wire aircraft and applying them to

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Lynx helicopter marks 50 years since maiden flight

Posted 29 March 2021

Fifty years ago on 21st March 1971, a bright yellow Lynx prototype (XW835) took off from Yeovil.

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Leonardo and CAE to support IFTS

Posted 29 March 2021

Leonardo and CAE today announced the two companies have created a joint venture called Leonardo CAE Advanced Jet Training Srl to support the operations of the International Flight Training School (IFTS) in Italy.

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Britten-Norman to deliver major upgrade for Malta Armed Forces' Islander aircraft

Posted 25 March 2021

A new agreement has just been signed between the Maltese Government and Britten-Norman that will lead to a significant mid-life update for Armed Forces Malta’s Islander aircraft.

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Babcock awarded seven year pump equipment contract for HM Ships and Submarines

Posted 25 March 2021

Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has secured a seven-year, c. £50 million contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the repair and maintenance of Sea Water Systems

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Harwin unveils new horizontal backshells

Posted 24 March 2021

In order to provide comprehensive EMI/RFI protection across both horizontal and vertical planes, Harwin has made further additions to its metal backshell shielding options, inroducing backshells for its horizontal Datamate J-Tek connectors

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UK space commanders address future of military in space

Posted 24 March 2021

The Freeman Air and Space Institute, in the School of Security Studies, King's College London, in partnership with Airbus, hosted the first ever in conversation event between the UK’s leading space commanders.

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Ultra awarded £31m follow-on Sonobuoy capability contract by MoD

Posted 23 March 2021

Ultra Maritime announces that its Sonobuoy Systems business has been awarded a further, three-year contract, worth £31 million, with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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MADG plans for early withdrawal of RAF’s C-130Js

Posted 23 March 2021

Following confirmation of an early withdrawal of the RAF’s 14-strong C-130J fleet, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (MADG) is confident it can reduce the number of potential job losses by working with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to

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Government publishes Defence in a Competitive Age

Posted 22 March 2021

Today the UK Government published Defence in a Competitive Age which outlines defence’s contribution to the overarching objectives set out in the Government’s Integrated Review.

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Vulcan’s GTH has crucial role to play in aviation industry’s recovery

Posted 22 March 2021

A groundbreaking Green Technology Hub (GTH), planned to form part of Vulcan XH558’s new future home in South Yorkshire, will have a crucial role to play in the long term survival of the civil aviation industry.

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Babcock LSC to save British Army millions

Posted 19 March 2021

Defence Digital has announced the signing of a five year, £150 million Logistics Support Contract (LSC) with Babcock International Group, which considerably cuts costs for the Army, saving around £50 million on the previous

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BAE Systems welcomes first Kickstart recruits

Posted 18 March 2021

At the beginning of last week BAE Systems' welcomed its first intakes of Kickstart recruits to its UK businesses.

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Leonardo Helicopters UK delivers 10th 'SAR Queen' to Norway

Posted 18 March 2021

Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Leonardo has successfully delivered the tenth AW101 All-Weather Search and Rescue (AWSAR) helicopter to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public

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Smiths Detection equips NATO with vehicle scanning tech

Posted 18 March 2021

Smiths Detection has successfully completed the delivery and installation of a mobile high-energy inspection system trailer, the HCVM XT, at the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) in Capellen, Luxembourg.

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Serco wins rebid at Goose Bay in Canada worth up to £870m

Posted 17 March 2021

Serco has been awarded a contract to provide support services at the 5 Wing Canadian Forces Base in Goose Bay, Canada.

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Green tech at heart of Vulcan Experience

Posted 17 March 2021

A Green Technology Hub will be at the heart of the new Vulcan Experience, giving young people an insight into how scientists and engineers are tackling the climate change challenge.

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UK Government publishes Integrated Review of Defence, Development and Foreign Policy

Posted 16 March 2021

Today the UK Government published its Integrated Review of Defence, Development and Foreign Policy.

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Ultra invests in Nova Scotia based Canadian sonar centre

Posted 16 March 2021

Following the recent announcements by Ultra of contract awards for the Hull Mounted Sonar (HMS) and Variable Depth Sonar (VDS) subsystems on the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) programme, the Ultra Group has confirmed a

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Aeralis selects j2 Universal Tool-Kit

Posted 16 March 2021

British military jet developer Aeralis, has selected the j2 Universal Tool-Kit as a key component of its digital engineering process, using its simulation capabilities to perform digital test and evaluation from the outset of the programme,

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BAE Systems secures Future Maritime Support Programme contracts

BAE Systems will retain its key role supporting the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base, with the Company securing two contracts as part of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP) competition.

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