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Boeing and RAF mark 40 years of Chinooks flying in the UK

Posted 27 November 2020

Last Sunday - 22nd November - marked 40 years since the Boeing-built Chinook was first delivered to the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Serco wins Naval Business of the Year at the 2020 Australian Defence Industry Awards

Posted 27 November 2020

Serco Australia is proud to be named Naval Business of the Year in this year’s Defence Connect Australian Defence Industry Awards.

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MBDA completes qualification firing trials of the Sea Venom/ANL missile

Posted 26 November 2020

The Sea Venom/ANL anti-ship missile has completed its qualification firings trials, with a successful final firing at the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) test site at Ile du Levant on 17th November.

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Silent Sentinel awarded Rheinmetall UGV electro-optics contract

Posted 26 November 2020

British surveillance company Silent Sentinel has been awarded a significant contract to supply a bespoke multi-sensor electro-optic platform for leading defence manufacturer Rheinmetall Canada’s latest Unmanned

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IrvinGQ develops ATAX compatability with Milrem UGV

Posted 26 November 2020

Bridgend based IrvinGQ has developed its ATAX Airdrop Platform to be compatible for use with the Milrem Robotics’ Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV), configured with the KONGSBERG Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS).

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TransDigm acquires Cobham Aero Connectivity

Posted 25 November 2020

TransDigm Group Incorporated has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cobham Aero Connectivity (CAC) for approximately $965 million in cash, including tax benefits.

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AdaCore introduces GNAT Pro for Wind River Helix Virtualisation Platform

Posted 25 November 2020

AdaCore today launched a new edition of its premier GNAT Pro Ada, C and C++ development toolsuites in support of the Wind River Helix Virtualisation Platform.

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Royal Marines train with autonomous tech in Cyprus

Posted 25 November 2020

The UK’s Littoral Strike Group has demonstrated the Royal Navy’s readiness to defend against the most advanced and novel threats of today as part of their deployment to the Mediterranean.

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NCF to transform UK cyber protection capabilities

Posted 25 November 2020

The UK Government has announced the formation of the new National Cyber Force (NCF) which will counter threats from terrorists, criminals and hostile states.

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BAE Systems awarded $197m US Navy contract for USS Wasp modernisation

Posted 25 November 2020

BAE Systems has received a $197.4 million contract from the US Navy to drydock and perform maintenance and modernisation work aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).

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Atkins appointed as DIO's Strategic Asset Management Partner

Posted 25 November 2020

Atkins has been appointed by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) as their Strategic Asset Management Partner.

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BAE Systems awarded $76.3m US Navy contract for maintenance of USS Stout

Posted 23 November 2020

BAE Systems has received a $76.3 million contract from the US Navy to drydock and perform maintenance and modernisation work aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55).

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CDW and Viasat UK to deliver Agile IT and digital transformation for ARRC HQ

Posted 23 November 2020

CDW today announced an agreement with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and NATO’s Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) headquarters in Gloucester, UK, to deliver a two-year Agile technical innovation

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BAE Systems awarded life-extension contract for Swiss CV90

Posted 23 November 2020

BAE Systems Hägglunds has received a contract from the Swiss Federal Office for Defense Procurement (armasuisse) for the life-extension of the Swiss Army’s CV9030, known as the 'Schützenpanzer 2000'.

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Adarga awarded Improbable contract to support UK Strategic Command SSE demonstrator

Posted 23 November 2020

Adarga has been awarded a contract from UK technology company Improbable Defence business, to integrate its technology to support the second year of building a Single Synthetic Environment (SSE)

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Defence secures largest investment since the Cold War

Posted 20 November 2020

The Prime Minister has announced the biggest investment in the UK’s Armed Forces since the end of the Cold War, confirming an injection of £16.5 billion over four years.

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PM to announce largest military investment in 30 years

Posted 19 November 2020

The biggest programme of investment in British defence since the end of the Cold War will be announced today by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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Dstl award QinetiQ £2.3m OGS contract

Posted 19 November 2020

QinetiQ has been awarded a £2.3 million contract to build a relocatable Optical Ground Station (OGS) capable of receiving high-speed data transmissions from space.

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Wearable connectivity solutions now easier to integrate into flexible structures

Posted 19 November 2020

Fischer Connectors is enhancing the integration capability of its versatile plug & use Fischer Freedom Series.

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WFEL contracts with KMW help drive UK Boxer programme

Posted 19 November 2020

The first UK Manufacture of MoD’s Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicles has moved a step forward with significant contracts signed as ARTEC consortium member, KMW, has concluded a further contractual agreement with WFEL for the

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BAE Systems receives certification for F-22 Identification Friend-or-Foe capability

Posted 18 November 2020

BAE Systems has received certification for its Identification Friend-or-Foe (IFF) transponder for the F-22 Raptor from the US Department of Defense AIMS program office.

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Clarion appoints Rear Admiral (ret) Jon Pentreath for DSEI and Undersea Defence Technology events

Posted 18 November 2020

Clarion Events Defence and Security has announced the appointment of Rear Adm Jon Pentreath CB OBE FRAeS as Military Advisor, primarily providing dedicated support for Clarion’s

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Dstl opens registration for 23rd CWD conference

Posted 18 November 2020

The 23rd CWD Conference - organised by Dstl on behalf of the Ministry of Defence - is to take place in London in May next year, providing an opportunity to hear from international experts and work collaboratively to help achieve a future free

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Air Sector engineer named as one of North West’s top apprentices

Posted 17 November 2020

Air Sector engineer Anna Singleton has won the prestigious Made in the North West Apprentice of the Year 2020 award, following her outstanding performance throughout her apprenticeship with BAE Systems.

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G&P appoints Charles Bamford as UK general manager

Posted 17 November 2020

Charles Bamford has been appointed as UK general manager for quality management provider, G&P, as it enters the next phase of its ambitious growth plans supporting manufacturers across a wide range of industries.

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Northrop Grumman delivers fifth NATO RQ-4D Phoenix

Posted 16 November 2020

Northrop Grumman Corporation has successfully ferried the fifth NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft, via a non-stop transatlantic flight.

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BMT appoints Shivaprakash Rao as Head of Engineering and Consulting Asia

Posted 12 November 2020

BMT today announced the appointment of Shivaprakash Rao as the new Head of Engineering and Consulting for BMT Asia.

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Cambridge Pixel switches to employee ownership

Posted 12 November 2020

Cambridge Pixel has set up an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) to put the award-winning radar technology firm into the hands of the team of people who work for it and making them the direct beneficiaries of the company’s future success.

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Viasat wins MoD contract to supply UHF SATCOM for Royal Navy Type 31s

Posted 12 November 2020

Viasat UK Ltd. has been awarded a contract to provide Ultra High Frequency (UHF) satellite communications (SATCOM) for the new Type 31 frigates, to be delivered by Babcock Team 31, for the Royal Navy.

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Sopra Steria secures MoD's DIO SLAMIS contract

Posted 12 November 2020

Sopra Steria has been awarded a contract extension with the Ministry of Defence (MoD)’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to continue supporting the delivery of a new Single Living Accommodation Management Information System

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BAE Systems awarded £1.3bn German Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon contract

Posted 12 November 2020

BAE Systems announced today that it has been awarded a £1.3 billion order to support the production of 38 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft for the German Air Force.

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EUROJET signs NETMA contract for 56 EJ200s for German Air Force

Posted 12 November 2020

EUROJET Turbo GmbH (EUROJET), the consortium responsible for the EJ200 engine installed in the Eurofighter Typhoon, today signed a contract with the NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) to provide

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Airbus signs contract for 38 Eurofighters with Germany

Posted 11 November 2020

Airbus has signed a contract to deliver 38 new Eurofighter aircraft to the German Air Force.

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BAE Systems to deliver advanced technology to US Navy

Posted 11 November 2020

BAE Systems has been awarded a five-year $94 million single-award indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract to deliver advanced technology capability to the US Navy.

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British Army’s 3rd Division selects Systematic’s SitaWare Headquarters

Posted 11 November 2020

The British Army’s 3rd Division (3 DIV) – known as the ‘Iron Division’ and acting as the UK’s strategic land warfare asset – has become the latest component of the UK armed forces to select Systematic’s SitaWare

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StandardAero and RNLAF seal F135 engine lease and service agreements

Posted 11 November 2020

StandardAero together with the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) announced today the next milestone in a long-term Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) partnership in The Netherlands with

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Peli contributes to the fight against COVID-19

Posted 11 November 2020

Designer and manufacturer of high-performance protective cases and advanced lighting systems, Peli Products, is helping in the fight against COVID-19 by supplying virtually indestructible drone cases to authorities and organisations

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Horizon Technologies ships AMBER payload to AAC Clyde Space for 2021 launch

Posted 10 November 2020

Horizon Technologies announced today they have shipped the first AMBER CubeSat payload to AAC Clyde Space in Glasgow, Scotland, where it will undergo testing and then be integrated into their AAC Clyde

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HMG Paints receive UK Business Hero Award

Posted 10 November 2020

Manchester based HMG Paints Ltd have been awarded a UK Business Hero Award by the British Chambers of Commerce.

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Meggitt secures BAE Systems' contract for RAF Typhoon advanced radar tech

Posted 10 November 2020

Meggitt plc - which specialises in high performance components and subsystems for aerospace and defence - has secured a £4.2 million contract with BAE Systems for the supply of innovative nose radome

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ODU releases ruggedised military connectors report

Posted 10 November 2020

Electrical connector solutions specialist, ODU, has released a new white paper which highlights the challenges associated with in the field application of high speed miniature connectors for military use.

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BAE Systems invests in aerospace and defence facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Posted 9 November 2020

BAE Systems is investing more than $100 million to build a state-of-the-art facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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BAE Systems and Birmingham Uni to accelerate UK advanced sensing tech

Posted 6 November 2020

Advanced sensing technologies which have the potential to benefit aspects of everyday life will be developed as part of a new collaboration between BAE Systems and the University of Birmingham.

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Cobham expands facilities at RAF Brize Norton

Posted 5 November 2020

Cobham Mission Systems today announced the expansion of its facilities supporting the AirTanker consortium at Royal Air Force (RAF) Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

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Silent Sentinel secures a win in USAF Challenge

Posted 4 November 2020

Hertfordshire based Silent Sentinel has been selected as a provider for the US Department of Defense (DoD) after reaching the finals of the US Air Force (USAF) 'Build the Base of the Future' challenge.

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BAE Systems selected by US Army to deliver autonomy capabilities for FVL

Posted 4 November 2020

BAE Systems has been awarded multiple contracts from the US Army to develop key technologies for the Advanced Teaming Demonstration Program (A-Team), which are expected to be used in the US Army’s Future

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MARSS, Northrop Grumman and MSI-Defence Systems demo world first CUAS counter measures

Posted 4 November 2020

MARSS Group today announced that in collaboration with key partners it has successfully demonstrated new capabilities of the NiDAR CUAS AI Command and Control system, a world first in

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First RAF E-7 Wedgetail fuselage sections arrive in Birmingham

Posted 4 November 2020

Fuselage sections for the first two E-7 Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Mk1 aircraft for the Royal Air Force (RAF) have arrived in the UK and are on site at STS Aviation Services in Birmingham.

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BMT appoints Suba Sivandran as Managing Director of BMT Asia

Posted 4 November 2020

Suba Sivandran has been appointed the new Head of Asia for BMT based in Singapore, a pivotal move that coincides with the organisation’s launch of a major growth initiative in the region this month.

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Boeing delivers UK’s third Poseidon to RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland

Posted 3 November 2020

Boeing has delivered the latest addition to the RAF's P-8A Poseidon fleet, which touched down last month at its new home, Royal Air Force (RAF) Lossiemouth.

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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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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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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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