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Harwin strengthens its Gecko series

Posted 19 September 2018

Harwin has significantly extended the scope of its award-winning Gecko Screw-Lok (Gecko-SL) 1.25mm pitch connector solutions – which are targeted at avionics, defence and space applications.

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JFD and US Navy unveil Shadow Nav

Posted 19 September 2018

JFD has partnered with the United States (US) Navy’s Naval Surface Warfare Centre – Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) in the development of an advanced combat diver navigation module, Shadow Nav, bringing a hands-free underwater navigation capability to

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Qatari Typhoon and Hawk export deal takes off

Posted 19 September 2018

Qatar’s deal to buy 24 Typhoon jets and nine Hawks is now officially effective after BAE Systems received its first payment yesterday.

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US NSWC Carderock Division selects Sonardyne for underwater vehicle testing ground

Posted 18 September 2018

Underwater target tracking technology from Houston-based Sonardyne Inc., has been chosen by the US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Carderock Division for use at its South Florida Ocean

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Supacat HMT LWR progresses through development trials

Posted 18 September 2018

Since the launch of the Supacat HMT Light Weight Recovery (HMT LWR) vehicle at DSEi in September 2017, the prototype vehicle has been undergoing trials both by Supacat at its test facility and by CSS TDU (Combat Service Support Trials

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UK tests life-saving chemical detection robots and drones

Posted 18 September 2018

A new fleet of robots and drones designed to test for chemical agents, provide 3D mapping and identify casualties have been put through their paces by troops, police officers and scientists for the first time.

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RMMV to modernise British military's logistic vehicles

Posted 17 September 2018

Through its joint venture Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV), Rheinmetall is supporting the programme to modernise part of the British military's fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading system.

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MoD extends Amphora support contract with Marshall

Posted 17 September 2018

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has extended its containerised deployable systems support contract, Project Amphora, with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group for a further three years.

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DSEI exhibition to mark 20th year

Posted 17 September 2018

The next edition of Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) - being held at the ExCeL London 10-13 September 2019 - will mark 20 years since the event was first established as ‘the British Army and Navy exhibition’.

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ITF team nears historic testing with HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 17 September 2018

The F-35 Patuxent River Integrated Test Force (ITF) is nearing another milestone as they prepare to embark two F-35Bs on board the United Kingdom’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for First of Class Flight Trials

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Defence Minister updated on Shropshire military hub capabilities

Posted 17 September 2018

Defence Minister Stuart Andrew has paid tribute to the future of Shropshire’s giant military logistics facility, which was opened last year to revolutionise the way support is delivered for the armed forces wherever

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CCP Gransden appointed by Jaguar Land Rover in £35m electric vehicle project

Posted 13 September 2018

The future-proofing of advanced composites manufacturer CCP Gransden in Ballygowan, Co Down, took a major step forward today with the appointment by Jaguar Land Rover to a consortium prototyping a new

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BCB International launches FRAMM rifle stock production

Posted 12 September 2018

The production of a versatile rifle stock that enables operatives to discharge their firearms while wearing a ballistic helmet with the visor fully lowered has been launched by BCB International.

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First sea-going captain of HMS Prince of Wales takes the helm

Posted 12 September 2018

Commodore Stephen Moorhouse has taken over command of the UK’s second aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales, currently under build in Scotland.

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BAE Systems Australia welcomes third ANZAC Class Ship to Henderson

Posted 11 September 2018

BAE Systems Australia has welcomed a third ANZAC class warship to its Henderson facility as part of the fleet upgrade to keep the ships in service until they are replaced by the Hunter class frigates.

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Defence Minister visits WFEL as it completes Australian Army order

Posted 10 September 2018

Defence Minister Stuart Andrew today visited Stockport based builder of tactical military bridges, WFEL, as it reached completion of a £53 million deal to supply its vital logistics equipment to the

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UTC to acquire Rockwell Collins

Posted 10 September 2018

United Technologies Corp. (UTC) and Rockwell Collins, Inc., announced last week that they have reached a definitive agreement under which United Technologies will acquire Rockwell Collins for $140.00 per share, in cash and UTC stock (amounting to around

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UK’s new aircraft carrier arrives in Mayport, USA

Posted 10 September 2018

HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived in Mayport, Florida, for her first ever visit to the USA, following her formal commission into the Royal Navy by her sponsor, Her Majesty, The Queen.

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Rolls-Royce to power Boeing MQ-25 aircraft for US Navy

Posted 7 September 2018

Rolls-Royce engines have been selected by Boeing to power the US Navy’s new MQ-25 Stingray aircraft, which will provide unmanned, carrier-based air-to-air refuelling.

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Team Challenger 2 add thermal imaging for Challenger 2 tank upgrade

Posted 6 September 2018

Thermal imaging technology is being offered to the British Army as part of Team Challenger 2’s bid to upgrade the Army’s Main Battle Tank.

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RAF plans to build on Centurion for future Eurofighter

Posted 5 September 2018

At the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) in July, RAF Air Commodore Linc Taylor told media at a briefing that Eurofighter Typhoon will remain at the forefront of combat air capability in Europe for decades to come.

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DASA launching biosensing competition

Posted 5 September 2018

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new competition to find solutions for rapidly detecting and locating hazardous biological agents deposited in the field.

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GRC to bring Gatehouse Telecom's GLE to the UK

Posted 5 September 2018

Satcom tester GateHouse Telecom, has signed a reseller agreement with Global RadioData Communications Ltd (GRC) to bring the Global Xpress Link Emulator (GLE), an off air test tool, to the UK market.

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Defence Minister salutes 10 years of Sentinel at Broughton

Posted 4 September 2018

Defence Minister Stuart Andrew celebrated North Wales’ decade of service keeping the UK and its allies safe, visiting the home of the Sentinel surveillance aircraft at Raytheon UK’s facility in Broughton.

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Williams Advanced Engineering and BAE Systems reveal future cockpit simulator

Posted 4 September 2018

Working in collaboration with BAE Systems, Williams Advanced Engineering has unveiled a revolutionary cockpit simulator that will be used by leading aerospace engineers to develop the next generation

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Dstl scientists take to the high seas on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 4 September 2018

As HMS Queen Elizabeth makes her way across the Atlantic deploying for her longest sea trial to date, a pair of scientists from the Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are on-board as part of an analytic research

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DIO refurbishes homes for sailors at HMNB Clyde

Posted 4 September 2018

Her Majesty's Naval Base Clyde (HMNB Clyde) is a step closer to becoming the home of the entire UK Submarine Service with the refurbishment of 34 service family homes in Helensburgh, thanks to the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO).

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Tyron rolls out Carbon-ATR runflat at MSPO 2018

Posted 4 September 2018

Tyron will today be rolling out its lightweight carbon fibre rubber runflat - Tyron Carbon-ATR - at MSPO, being held at Kielce, Poland.

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WFEL appoints Dan Thompson as Quality Director

Posted 3 September 2018

WFEL Ltd. have announced the appointment of Dan Thompson to the new position of Quality Director, with immediate effect.

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G&P signs the Armed Forces Covenant

Posted 30 August 2018

Quality management service provider G&P has shown its commitment to the armed forces by signing a pledge to the Armed Forces Covenant.

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HMS Prince of Wales' ops centre ready for action

Posted 30 August 2018

The nerve centre of Britain’s second giant new aircraft carrier is ready for ‘flashing up’ for the first time - two months earlier than planned.

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British F-35B conducts first trials armed with UK-built weapons

Posted 30 August 2018

Britain’s new stealth fighter jet, the F-35B Lightning, has carried out its first trials armed with UK-built weapons, showcasing the major role that the UK plays in the supersonic aircraft and bringing it a step closer to

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Blighter to showcase E-scan Radars and C-UAV AUDS at MSPO 2018

Posted 30 August 2018

British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning (E-scan) radars and surveillance solutions, Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd., will showcase its range of e-scan micro-Doppler ground radars and the

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QinetiQ North America selected by US DoD for US Army RCIS Type 1 robotics contract

Posted 29 August 2018

QinetiQ Group plc has announced that its US business, QinetiQ North America (QNA), has been awarded a contract for the Route Clearance and Interrogation Systems (RCIS) Type 1 robotics programme.

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UK team to conduct F-35B FOCFTs with Pax River ITF onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 29 August 2018

In the next few months, after years of partnership within the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, team members from the UK and the US F-35 Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF), will be conducting First

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BAE Systems to modernise USS Gettysburg

Posted 29 August 2018

BAE Systems has been awarded a $146.3 million contract from the US Navy to modernise the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64).

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No-deal Brexit scenario shows need for flexible IT landscape

Posted 28 August 2018

As a No-deal Brexit would mean more red tape and extra costs for importers and exporters, supply chain logistics software provider AEB International has today emphasised the need for a flexible IT landscape that can help to

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Pelican-Hardigg showcasing protective container innovations at AAD2018

Posted 28 August 2018

Pelican-Hardigg will be presenting the latest innovations in its range of protective containers at the biennial Africa Aerospace & Defence Show (AAD2018), taking place in the City of Tshwane – South

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Cummins reveals future of defence power vision at MSPO 2018

Posted 27 August 2018

Cummins will be revealing its vision for the future of defence power at the MSPO show at Targi Kielce, southern Poland (4-7 September).

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DVD2018 bolsters its innovation theme

Posted 24 August 2018

Reflecting its theme of innovation, this year's DVD at Millbrook (19-20 September) will incorporate a number of new novel additions, as it makes its own unique contribution to the ‘Year of Engineering’.

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DASA launches electromagnetic environment competition

Posted 24 August 2018

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new competition focusing on the contested electromagnetic environment looking for ideas from the private sector and academia to help solve how UK Defence could take a

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ADS: No deal Brexit remains worst outcome for business

Posted 23 August 2018

Responding to the publication of the technical notices published by the Government today, the trade body representing the UK's aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, said a no deal Brexit would create inevitable

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Ricardo achieves key aerospace manufacturing certification

Posted 23 August 2018

The high-performance manufacturing business of Shorham based Ricardo has secured certification to the latest ‘Issue D’ revision of AS9100 (BS EN 9100), the single common quality management standard for the aerospace

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QinetiQ helps Australian War Memorial restore aviation assets

Posted 23 August 2018

QinetiQ is assisting the Australian War Memorial to revitalise and restore the country’s most significant aviation assets, including the Hudson Mark IV Bomber currently on display at Canberra Airport.

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London Stansted honoured with top Armed Forces award

Posted 23 August 2018

London Stansted Airport’s support for serving and former military personnel and reservists has been recognised with the prestigious Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme Silver award.

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F-35B pilots ramp up training for HMS Queen Elizabeth debut

Posted 23 August 2018

Ramping up training ahead of debuting on Britain’s new carrier, ex-Fleet Air Arm pilot Peter ‘Wizzer’ Wilson takes off from a replica ski jump in an F-35B.

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BMT leads JUMP Project for Dstl

Posted 22 August 2018

BMT is leading a Science & Technology (S&T) research project called JUMP for the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), to provide military commanders with a concept demonstrator of an integrated cyber and physical mission planning

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Cammell Laird builds supply chain of 2,000 suppliers for Leander bid

Posted 22 August 2018

Birkenhead-based shipbuilder Cammell Laird has announced it has built a network of more than 2,000 suppliers as it steps up its bid to build a new warship for the Royal Navy.

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Royal Navy accepts Thales' MCM sonar

Posted 22 August 2018

Thales UK’s most advanced new mine countermeasures (MCM) sonar has been accepted for use by the Royal Navy after the successful completion of intensive sea trials.

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Peli adds to its Air case range

Posted 22 August 2018

Peli has added the 1507 case to its Air case range, with a deeper compartment providing space for compact drones and electronic equipment.

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British Army first to use Rafael Drone Dome with RADA MHR

Posted 21 August 2018

The British Army will be the first to use the Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Drone Dome counter-drone solution featuring RADA Electronic Industries Ltd's Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radars (MHR).

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Qatar contract for 28 NH90s becomes effective

Posted 21 August 2018

Leonardo has announced that it has made effective the contract signed on 14 March 14 2018, for the supply of 28 NH90 medium twin-engine multirole military helicopters to the Ministry of Defence of Qatar and has therefore booked the order in its

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Babcock secures MoD MARTASS contract

Posted 21 August 2018

Babcock International has secured a five year Maritime Training Systems Through-Life Availability & Support Service (MARTASS) contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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Brexit concerns loom large

Posted 20 August 2018

Fears over Brexit appear to be increasing businesses’ perception of the risks in their supply chain, despite evidence suggesting many have taken steps to ready themselves for a post-Brexit environment, a new report has found.

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Innovate UK funding early-stage user-centred design

Posted 20 August 2018

UK businesses can apply for a share of £1 million to build in early-stage design processes that reflect and respond to customer needs and behaviours.

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MoD replacing Niteworks partnership

Posted 20 August 2018

The Niteworks initiative which was established by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide a commercially neutral environment in which to address complex Defence challenges through a partnership between MoD, industry and academia, is being replaced.

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DASA launches new metasurfaces for defence and security competition

Posted 20 August 2018

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched a new competition on metasurfaces for defence and security.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth sets off for F-35B trials

Posted 18 August 2018

Royal Navy aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, departs her home port of Portsmouth today, bound for the USA to land fast jets on deck for the very first time.

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Dstl scientists' sepsis test now available for commercial licence

Posted 17 August 2018

A new test for sepsis, which globally claims six million lives a year, could soon be available thanks to an innovation by scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).

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CTS completes VIPER demo at US Military’s Cyber Quest

Posted 16 August 2018

Chemring Technology Solutions (CTS) has completed the successful demonstration of VIPER, the world’s first Electronic Warfare (EW) manpack geo-fencing capability, at this year’s Cyber Quest.

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Intertronics launches portable IUV101 LED UV curing spot lamp

Posted 16 August 2018

To improve UV curing options available for a range of industries including aerospace and defence, adhesives specialist Intertronics has launched the IUV101 LED UV curing spot lamp.

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CGI to upgrade FC BISA for NATO interoperability

Posted 16 August 2018

CGI has been awarded a £17 million four year contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide a mid-life upgrade to the Fire Control Battlefield Information System Application (FC BISA).

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Culdrose Merlins join HMS Queen Elizabeth to support F-35 deck landings

Posted 16 August 2018

Aircraft, aircrew and support personnel from 820 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) have embarked HMS Queen Elizabeth to support her forthcoming F-35B flight trials.

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BAE Systems supports development of NMRN

Posted 15 August 2018

BAE Systems has announced a new collaboration with The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, helping to develop the Museum's internationally significant collections.

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Peli unveils its new website

Posted 14 August 2018

Designer and manufacturer of protective cases and advanced portable lights, Peli Products, has launched its new website – www.peli.com – featuring new tools and webinars.

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iStorage first to secure NCSC CPA and NLNCSA BSPA certifications for data storage devices

Posted 13 August 2018

Award-winning provider of PIN authenticated, hardware encrypted data storage devices, iStorage, has become the first manufacturer to gain the NCSC CPA and NLNCSA BSPA certifications for

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INVISIO’s headset used in Mission Impossible helicopter stunts

Posted 13 August 2018

In the latest Mission: Impossible movie, Tom Cruise did his helicopter stunt scenes using an INVISIO headset to secure clear communications in loud, mission-critical situations.

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Newton appoints CMS Strategic as PR partner

Posted 9 August 2018

Newton has appointed CMS Strategic as the public relations agency for its defence, aerospace, infrastructure and transportation sectors.

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CAE to provide RNZAF with 700MR Series NH90 FTD

Posted 9 August 2018

CAE today announced it has been awarded a contract from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to provide the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) with a CAE 700MR Series NH90 flight training device (FTD).

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Defence Secretary reaffirms unparalleled UK-US relationship

Posted 9 August 2018

During a visit to Washington DC, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson reaffirmed that the USA has no greater friend on the global stage than the UK, with both nations playing leading roles in NATO and being the biggest overseas

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Yorkshire firm engineers efficiency gains through investment

Posted 8 August 2018

A high-end precision engineering company in Rotherham has invested significantly in its existing machinery to meet its full order book for the coming years.

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Royal Marines host first innovation day

Posted 7 August 2018

Royal Marines swapped daring for DARE as they invited technology and industry leaders into their Plymouth home to impress the DARE (Discovery, Assessment and Rapid Exploitation) team with the latest battlefield solutions.

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F-35s make first landings on RAF Marham VLPs

Posted 7 August 2018

The UK’s new F-35 multirole combat jets recently used their vertical landing capability to land for the first time on new Vertical Landing Pads (VLPs) at RAF Marham.

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Latest x-ray tech set for UK production

Posted 7 August 2018

Ploughshare Innovations has agreed a licence deal with Axi-Tek Ltd for a novel x-ray technology which will be used to develop the next generation of safe and rapid inspection equipment.

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SEA supports UK's Japanese defence initiative

Posted 7 August 2018

SEA has addressed a new market after it showcased its capabilities at a UK Defence Services Industry Day on board the Royal Navy’s HMS Albion in Tokyo.

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Warships return to Portsmouth after upgrade

Posted 7 August 2018

Two of the Royal Navy’s most powerful warships have returned to Portsmouth following significant equipment upgrades.

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50 employers awarded gold for supporting UK armed forces

Posted 7 August 2018

Britain’s top supporters of the armed forces have been recognised, with a record number of businesses, charities and public sector bodies winning awards.

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BAE Systems wins RoSPA National Defence Sector Awards

Posted 6 August 2018

BAE Systems' Washington and Ridsdale sites have secured Health and Safety awards by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), in recognition of the Company’s practices and achievements in helping employees,

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Defence on the agenda for Gateshead business

Posted 31 July 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been highlighting the benefits of defence to local jobs and industry during a visit to military hangar specialist Rubb Buildings Ltd.

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BAE Systems delivers 150th Shipboard Friend-or-Foe antenna to U.S. Navy

Posted 27 July 2018

In a major program milestone, BAE Systems has delivered its 150th OE-120 Identification Friend-or-Foe (IFF) antenna to the U.S. Navy. The antenna is used by sailors to identify friendly aircraft and vessels,

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Pattonair renews parts support agreement with McBraida

Posted 26 July 2018

Rounding off a highly successful Farnborough Airshow last week, Pattonair, the expanding global supply chain provider for the aerospace and defence industry, renewed its parts support contract with Bristol, UK-based McBraida

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Queen’s Award for Innovation puts Defence sector SME into the limelight

Posted 25 July 2018

Software and information services company tlmNEXUS has been recognised with a Queen's Award for its development of a range of innovative Defence-focused software services.

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Lincad launches new Battery Power Management System

Posted 25 July 2018

Lincad, the UK designer and manufacturer of bespoke batteries, chargers and power management systems for military applications, is delighted to launch its new battery power management system, the BPMS Mk2.

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QinetiQ support next gen UK battlefield tactical communications and information systems

Posted 24 July 2018

QinetiQ today announces it has been awarded a three year contract with options to extend for a further two years, worth up to £95 million to support the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) in

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Autonomy for tomorrow's world

Posted 20 July 2018

In a new cross-government collaboration, the Ministry of Defence (MoD), the Department for International Development (DFID) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) are working together on turning cutting-edge designs for drones and robots into reality.

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TEK appointed to manufacture the M777 commanders seat

Posted 20 July 2018

TEK Military Seating has been appointed as designer, manufacturer and supplier of the M777 Howitzer commander seats for the BAE Systems contract with the Indian MOD, which starts in 2019.

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FIA2018: Leonardo releases Spider

Posted 18 July 2018

Leonardo unveiled a new Electronic Warfare (EW) communications intelligence (COMINT) product (for the system's eight RF antennas) called ‘Spider’ at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), which has been designed and manufactured in the UK.

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SeeByte software licences renewed for Royal Navy MASTT AUV fleet

Posted 18 July 2018

SeeByte's SeeTrack and Neptune licences currently operated by the Royal Navy’s Maritime Autonomous Systems Trials Team (MASTT), have been renewed.

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FIA2018: Cranfield gets DEEP

Posted 18 July 2018

Cranfield University has been chosen by the Defence Growth Partnership (DGP) to be the education provider for the Defence Enterprise Export Programme (DEEP) launched today at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA).

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FIA2018: UK Government and Lockheed Martin sign Prosperity Framework

Posted 17 July 2018

Defence Minister Guto Bebb announced the start of a new relationship between the UK Government and Lockheed Martin at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) yesterday.

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Cobham enables F-35B aerial refuelling clearance for RAF Voyager

Posted 17 July 2018

Cobham’s Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) systems and modelling expertise has been used by the UK MoD to help achieve F-35 receiver clearance for mid-air refuelling from RAF Voyager.

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BAE Systems selects Raytheon's projector for UAE F-16 DLE HUD

Posted 17 July 2018

Raytheon will design, develop and manufacture the projector for BAE Systems' Digital Light Engine (DLE) Head-Up Display (HUD) on the F-16 Fighting Falcon for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) armed forces.

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FIA2018: UK Government reaffirms commitment to Eurofighter

Posted 17 July 2018

The UK Government restated its commitment to the future development of Eurofighter following the unveiling of a national Combat Air Strategy at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) yesterday, outlining how

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GKN Aerospace to increase production of F-35 bulkheads

Posted 17 July 2018

GKN Aerospace and Lockheed Martin are expanding a longtime customer partnership by signing a contract to increase production of bulkheads for the F-35 Lightning II program through 2023.

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Rolls-Royce delivers final RB199 under ROCET 2 contract

Posted 17 July 2018

Rolls-Royce has delivered the final RB199 engine serviced at its Bristol facility under its ROCET 2 support contract with the UK MoD.

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FIA2018: Defence Secretary launches Combat Air Strategy

Posted 16 July 2018

Setting out Britain’s determination to remain a world-leader in the combat air sector, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has today unveiled a concept model of a brand-new, next-generation fighter jet as he launched a

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FIA2018: PM calls for cooperation welcomed by industry

Posted 16 July 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a speech today on the opening of the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), in which she called on industry to work with Government to build on the nation's aerospace heritage and

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Royal Navy pilot highlights F-35/QEC Integration Simulator role in flight trials

Posted 16 July 2018

One of the UK's leading F-35 Lightning test pilots has spoken of the importance of a unique £2 million flight simulator developed by BAE Systems for use in preparation of flight trials on board HMS

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FIA2018: Accenture and Thales demo blockchain tech solution

Posted 16 July 2018

Accenture and Thales are demonstrating a new blockchain-based system at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) that could help secure and streamline the complex global supply chains supporting the aerospace and

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Air League, RAFAC and Boeing extending Centennial Wings

Posted 13 July 2018

The partnership between the Air League, the Royal Air Force Air Cadets (RAFAC) and Boeing, today celebrated the completion of Centennial Wings 1, the inaugural science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)-focused

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50 employers awarded gold for supporting UK armed forces

Britain’s top supporters of the armed forces have been recognised, with a record number of businesses, charities and public sector bodies winning awards.

ADS: No deal Brexit remains worst outcome for business

Responding to the publication of the technical notices published by the Government today, the trade body representing the UK's aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, said a no deal Brexit would create inevitable

MoD replacing Niteworks partnership

The Niteworks initiative which was established by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide a commercially neutral environment in which to address complex Defence challenges through a partnership between MoD, industry and academia,

MoD extends Amphora support contract with Marshall

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has extended its containerised deployable systems support contract, Project Amphora, with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group for a further three years.

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