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Dstl tackles tech skills shortage

Posted 18 December 2018

Dstl has been running a 12-week STEM returners programme aimed at giving experienced science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) professionals the confidence to step back in to their careers after taking time away.

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MBDA’s Sea Venom-ANL marks milestone

Posted 17 December 2018

MBDA’s Sea Venom-ANL anti-ship missile has successfully conducted a further firing trial, passing a significant new milestone for the Anglo-French co-operation programme.

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BAE Systems' ASC Shipbuilding awarded Australian frigate contract

Posted 17 December 2018

BAE Systems Australia’s new subsidiary ASC Shipbuilding has been awarded a contract by the Australian Government that provides the framework for the design and build of nine Hunter Class frigates for the Royal

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WYG becomes first DIO ISO 44001 certified contractor

Posted 14 December 2018

Award-winning professional services firm WYG has achieved ISO 44001 certification for its work on the Army Basing Programme (ABP) for the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO).

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Blighter appoints S-Connect as Korean manufacturing partner

Posted 13 December 2018

Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd is targeting further expansion into Korea with the appointment of S-Connect, in Seoul, as its local manufacturing partner.

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BAE Systems to integrate US Navy's critical comms

Posted 13 December 2018

The US Navy has brought in BAE Systems to integrate and sustain critical communications systems for its military vehicles and command centres.

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Cobham contributes to Exercise Autonomous Warrior

Posted 12 December 2018

During November and December, Cobham have been taking part in the Army Warfighting Experiment codenamed Exercise Autonomous Warrior.

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Three shipbuilders shortlisted to build new Type 31e warships in UK

Posted 12 December 2018

In Portsmouth on Monday, Defence Minister Stuart Andrew announced that three shipbuilding teams have been awarded multi-million-pound contracts to push ahead with plans to build five new Type 31e warships in the UK

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Cobham gains DLA QML Q/Q+ qualification for UT32M0R500 Arm Cortex-M0+ 32-bit processor

Posted 12 December 2018

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (Cobham) has received Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Qualified Manufacturer’s List (QML) Q and Q+ qualification for the UT32M0R500 Arm Cortex-M0+

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BAE Systems Australia welcomes F-35s to Williamtown

Posted 10 December 2018

BAE Systems Australia today congratulated the Royal Australian Air Force and Lockheed Martin on the arrival of the first two F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Williamtown, NSW.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth returns from fighter jet trials

Posted 10 December 2018

Royal Navy aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, sailed back into Portsmouth today, after successful completion of initial fast jet trials in America, marking a new era in UK Carrier Strike capability.

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Typhoons launch with Meteor missile

Posted 10 December 2018

RAF Typhoons launched from RAF Lossiemouth this morning for the first time with the Meteor Air-to-Air missile in defence of UK airspace during a Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) mission.

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QinetiQ extends combat system support to QE Class carriers

Posted 7 December 2018

QinetiQ has confirmed Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers have been added to the Naval Combat Systems Integration Support Service (NCSISS) it provides in partnership with BAE Systems - and in collaboration with Defence

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Metal matrix composites deliver electric motor rotors weight savings

Posted 7 December 2018

Engineers seeking to significantly improve the efficiency and performance of electric motors could benefit from using aluminium matrix composites (AMCs), according to research from the Innovate UK ‘Make it

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Marshall to supply military containers to Dutch Armed Forces

Posted 7 December 2018

The next generation of containers for the Dutch Armed Forces is to be supplied by Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group following the award of a contract worth in excess of £100 million by the Dutch Defence Materiel

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Babcock completes HMS Scott overhaul

Posted 6 December 2018

Babcock International has completed a significant work package – including an engine replacement – on Royal Navy ocean survey vessel, HMS Scott.

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Lockheed Martin licenses IFS to service US Army assets

Posted 6 December 2018

Enterprise applications company, IFS, has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin for 2,600 user licences of IFS Applications modules for supply chain management, warehouse management, purchasing and other functionality.

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BAE Systems' £25m submarine academy opens in Cumbria

Posted 6 December 2018

BAE Systems' Academy for Skills and Knowledge (ASK), at its Submarines site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, was officially opened today by the Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson.

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BAE Systems and Williams enter tech sharing partnership

Posted 5 December 2018

A new partnership agreement between BAE Systems, Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd and Williams Advanced Engineering Ltd, will see technology, expertise and skills shared between the technology-led engineering businesses

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BAE Systems shares future tech insights with Kuwait Uni students

Posted 5 December 2018

Students at Kuwait University have learnt more about how disruptive technologies are shaping the future global aerospace and defence industry.

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JFD and RAN complete Black Carillon subrescue exercise

Posted 5 December 2018

JFD has successfully completed the Black Carillon 2018 submarine rescue exercise with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), demonstrating the highest standards in submarine rescue safety.

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DSA Director General to speak at Defence Aviation Safety Conference

Posted 5 December 2018

Conference organisers SMi Group have revealed a list of key speakers for the Defence Aviation Safety Conference in London, 29-30 April 2019, including Lieutenant General Richard Felton CBE, Director General of the

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Defence Secretary highlights importance of UK-US defence partnership

Posted 4 December 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson was a panellist at the Reagan National Defense Forum, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California, where he discussed the importance of allies working collectively

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BAE Systems apprentice wins at Asian Apprentice Awards

Posted 4 December 2018

A talented young apprentice from BAE Systems has won a prestigious award at this year’s Asian Apprentice Awards in the Engineering and Manufacturing category.

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Cranfield seeks ADS Members' insights

Posted 4 December 2018

Cranfield Defence and Security has launched a survey to gain insights from ADS Members that will contribute to ensuring its education and training courses maintain their relevance for industry.

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AEB releases new study on digitising customs ops

Posted 3 December 2018

According to a new study 'Clear the track for Digital Customs Management' published by software company AEB in cooperation with the DHBW University in Stuttgart, Germany, a majority of companies have digitised - or plan to digitise - their

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New military chiefs appointed

Posted 3 December 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has confirmed the new appointments of Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, Chief of the Air Staff and Commander Joint Forces Command.

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BAE Systems' shipside tower to support RAN fleet sustainment

Posted 3 December 2018

A new multi-level shipside support tower has been opened at BAE Systems Henderson facility by the Australian Minister for Defence Industry Steven Ciobo, which will provide fleet sustainment support for the Royal

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TBW Global partnering with specialist training companies

Posted 3 December 2018

Global defence and contingent workforce company, TBW Global is strengthening its operational training platform by forming new strategic partnerships with specialist training companies.

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Small businesses behind Defence’s biggest projects recognised

Posted 1 December 2018

From fighter jets to training veterans, thousands of small businesses across the UK are helping to keep Britain safe through their vital services to Defence, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said today as he marked Small

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BAE Systems undocks first upgraded Anzac Class frigate

Posted 30 November 2018

BAE Systems Australia today undocked HMAS Arunta at its Henderson facility, the first Anzac class frigate to receive a full Anzac Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade.

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JFD delivers submarine rescue system to Indian Navy

Posted 30 November 2018

JFD has successfully completed air transportability trials for the first of two Third Generation submarine rescue systems being delivered to the Indian Navy.

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Rat Island excavation wins MoD heritage award

Posted 30 November 2018

The team involved in excavating and analysing 19th century burials from Rat Island in Gosport harbour has won the prestigious MoD Sanctuary Award for Best Heritage Project 2017.

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BAE Systems wins twice at National Apprenticeship Awards

Posted 29 November 2018

BAE Systems has won the Macro Employer of the Year Award and the Recruitment Excellence Award at the National Apprenticeship Awards in London, recognising the Company’s dedication to delivering high-quality apprenticeships.

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Thales launches NUADA at I/ITSEC 2018

Posted 29 November 2018

Thales this week launched its multiple simulation training system, NUADA, at I/ITSEC 2018, Orlando, Florida, 26-30 November.

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BGF invests £2.75m in Walker Precision Engineering

Posted 29 November 2018

Walker Precision Engineering, which makes high-precision components for the defence and space sectors, has secured a further £2.75 million investment from BGF to support its business expansion in the UK and Europe.

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Canada’s Armed Forces take delivery of first Marshall loadbeds

Posted 28 November 2018

Canada’s Armed Forces have taken delivery of the first Mack Defense Kerax trucks for the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Standard Military Pattern (SMP) Program, which are fitted with loadbeds designed and produced

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Serco apprentice at RAF Brize Norton first in England to complete new qualification

Posted 28 November 2018

Serco’s Brook Bloomfield has become the first apprentice to ever complete the new ‘Aviation Ground Operative Standard’ in England - passing his training with a distinction.

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Report reveals Hunter Class Frigate contribution to Australian GDP

Posted 28 November 2018

BAE Systems Australia released a report by BIS Oxford Economics yesterday, that shows that at its peak in 2028, the Hunter Class Frigate Programme will contribute more than 6,300 jobs and just under $1 billion in Gross

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BAE Systems awarded DARPA RFMLS contract

Posted 28 November 2018

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded BAE Systems a contract valued at $9.2 million for its Radio Frequency Machine Learning System (RFMLS) programme.

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UTC completes acquisition of Rockwell Collins

Posted 27 November 2018

United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins and the company's intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier (formerly CCS), into independent entities, whilst

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BAE Systems apprentice wins gold at WorldSkills competition

Posted 27 November 2018

Jack Bateson, an engineering apprentice with BAE Systems' Air has won the gold medal in the Mechanical Engineering: CAD (Computer Aided Design) skill category at WorldSkills UK LIVE, hosted at the Birmingham NEC, taking him

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CAE launches Rise

Posted 26 November 2018

Today at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest military training and simulation event, CAE announced the launch of CAE Rise for the defence market.

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Dstl wins against commercial teams in IET Awards

Posted 26 November 2018

A team at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has received an award for their work in cybersecurity, with the Dstl Cyber Card Game winning the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) award in the cyber security

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HMS Sheffield revealed as new warship

Posted 26 November 2018

Defence Minister Stuart Andrew has named the fifth ship in the city-class of Type 26 frigate as HMS Sheffield.

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Maj Gen (Retd) Robert Talbot Rice CBE appointed non-Executive Director of SC Group

Posted 26 November 2018

Major General (Retd) Robert Talbot Rice CBE has been appointed a non-Executive Director of SC Group, the UK headquartered engineering services company.

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HORIBA MIRA's Atlas UGV wins DGP Innovation Challenge

Posted 26 November 2018

Advanced automotive engineering, research, development and testing solutions provider, HORIBA MIRA, has secured a further £845,000 in funding from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and UK Defence Growth Partnership (DGP), to

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Barbara Bergmeier appointed Airbus Defence and Space's Head of Operations

Posted 26 November 2018

Airbus Defence and Space has appointed Barbara Bergmeier, 50, as Head of Operations and Member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 December 2018.

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Rolls-Royce to supply MTU generator sets for UK Type 45s

Posted 26 November 2018

Rolls-Royce is to supply 18 MTU Series 4000 diesel generator sets to BAE Systems as part of the Power Improvement Project (PIP) to increase the resilience of the power and propulsion system in all six Type 45 destroyers.

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F-35s conclude HMS Queen Elizabeth flight trials

Posted 22 November 2018

F-35 Lightning stealth fighters have left HMS Queen Elizabeth after eight weeks flying on and off the 65,000-tonne warship, helping to write the ‘operator’s manual’ so the jets can fly from her deck on front-line operations.

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New Chinook simulators ready for training

Posted 22 November 2018

A new, purpose built facility replicating real-life operations for Chinook helicopter crews with the very latest technology, was officially opened yesterday.

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MBDA’s MMP endorsed by EU

Posted 22 November 2018

EU Defence ministers have endorsed on 19 November the EU BLOS (Beyond Line Of Sight) project amongst a list of 17 defence projects aiming at being implemented in the frame of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO).

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Landmarc win MoD Sanctuary Award

Posted 22 November 2018

Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) has been recognised for its commitment to sustainable waste management in the annual Ministry of Defence (MoD) Sanctuary Awards, held in London on Tuesday, with over 95% of its waste now being diverted from landfill.

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UK MoD and Dstl to present on Morpheus at NCW 2019

Posted 21 November 2018

SMi has announced British military representation from the UK MoD and Dstl, who will deliver essential briefings on the UK's Morpheus Programme, a £3.2 billion defence programme delivering the next generation of Tactical

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WFEL bridges deployed during Exercise Trident Juncture

Posted 21 November 2018

US Marines and US Navy Seabees jointly deployed a WFEL Medium Girder Bridge (MGB) in Norway recently, during the largest NATO exercise in more than 16 years - Exercise Trident Juncture 18.

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Cobham welcomes QinetiQ to their ASDOT Team

Posted 21 November 2018

Cobham, with its unique pedigree as the MoD’s partner for operational readiness training for the last 30 years, today announced that QinetiQ will join Draken International and 3SDL as a member of the Cobham team to develop solutions for the

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Pelican showcases 7 Series torches and mobile military cases at EDEX

Posted 21 November 2018

Pelican Products is showcasing its Pelican 7 Series LED smart tactical torches and mobile military cases range at the Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX), 3-5 December 2018.

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QinetiQ completes strategic Inzpire investment

Posted 21 November 2018

QinetiQ Group plc has completed its strategic investment into Inzpire Group Limited (Inzpire).

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Dstl participates in Autonomous Warrior 18

Posted 20 November 2018

The Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is taking part in Autonomous Warrior 18, an exercise being run by the Royal Australian Navy and its Defence Science Technology (DST) Group which builds on the success of the UK’s Unmanned

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Cambridge Pixel supplies RadarWatch for UK Military Firing Ranges

Posted 20 November 2018

Cambridge Pixel has supplied its RadarWatch coastal surveillance software and advanced target trackers to Maritime Information Systems Ltd (Maris) as part of an upgrade to safety systems at UK military firing

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F-35 makes milestone reverse landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 20 November 2018

For the first time a jet has landed backwards on Britain’s new aircraft carrier as HMS Queen Elizabeth and her F-35 Lightnings pass another milestone.

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MoD awards £160m contract to prep RAF Lakenheath for US F-35s

Posted 20 November 2018

The MoD has awarded a contract worth £160 million to Kier VolkerFitzpatrick to deliver infrastructure to ready RAF Lakenheath for two squadrons of US F-35s.

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Nasmyth Group opens apprenticeship training Academy

Posted 19 November 2018

Nasmyth Group has officially opened its training Academy, providing facilities for apprentices from across the Group's 13 precision engineering companies.

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Rolls-Royce Defence partners with Aerogility

Posted 19 November 2018

Aerogility has announced the successful deployment of its enterprise decision-support software by Rolls-Royce Defence.

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Marshall delivers first RBAF C-130J

Posted 16 November 2018

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has delivered the first Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF) C-130J aircraft.

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UK doubles F-35 fleet with another 17

Posted 15 November 2018

The UK is set to double its number of F-35 stealth jets after ordering 17 more aircraft, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

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UKEF given £2bn boost to support British exporters

Posted 15 November 2018

In his Autumn Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced two one-off additions of £1 billion to the UK Export Finance (UKEF) direct lending scheme, to be made available in the financial years 2020/21 and 2021/22.

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MBDA's Marte ER missile makes successful first launch

Posted 15 November 2018

MBDA’s Marte ER anti-ship missile has completed its first firing, successfully passing a major phase in its development.

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BAE Systems to enhance mission preparedness of US soldiers

Posted 15 November 2018

The US Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) has awarded BAE Systems a four-year, $100 million contract to provide technical, functional and general support to the 116th Military Intelligence Brigade (MIB).

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Eurofighter fleet passes 500,000 flying hours

Posted 14 November 2018

The Eurofighter fleet is celebrating after passing the 500,000 flying hours mark, as it cements its place at the heart of European air defence.

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Dstl research considers AI for image search

Posted 14 November 2018

Academics are ‘breaking new frontiers’ in the latest UK-US collaboration on fundamental research into man and machine, as Dstl invests £6 million over five years in projects which bring together world-leading scientists from top

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GKN Aerospace signs $66m contract with Pratt & Whitney for F135 engine components

Posted 14 November 2018

GKN Aerospace Norway today announced that it has signed an eight-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney for the production of diffuser cases, low pressure turbine cases and shafts for the F135

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Cobham solution selected for US T-6A trainer fleet

Posted 14 November 2018

Cobham Aerospace Connectivity has been chosen as a partner by Scientific Research Corporation (SRC) to upgrade ADS-B Out capabilities for the US Government’s T-6A trainer fleet.

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MBDA demos MMP's extended operational capabilities

Posted 14 November 2018

Members of 15 foreign delegations, as well as representatives of the European Defence Agency (EDA) and of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) have been given the opportunity to witness the full range of capabilities of MBDA’s

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Britain’s top armed forces-friendly employers honoured

Posted 13 November 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has praised Britain’s forces-friendly businesses at an awards ceremony in central London.

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AEB organising free Brexit Tool Kit Conference

Posted 13 November 2018

Trade and logistics software provider AEB is hosting a free Brexit Tool Kit Conference in London on 4 December 2018, to assist companies preparing for the post-Brexit environment.

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Over £10m awarded to MoD and DGP Innovation Challenge winners

Posted 13 November 2018

Defence firms with cutting-edge ideas ranging from laser radars to Artificial Intelligence have been awarded over £10 million after being named winners of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Defence Growth

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DASA dial-in: Don't Blow It!

Posted 13 November 2018

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) will be running a dial-in event tomorrow to discuss the Don't Blow It! Safely eliminating chemical and biological munitions on the battlefield competition.

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QinetiQ team wins DSC contract to develop SDML

Posted 12 November 2018

A team led by QinetiQ has won a contract awarded by the UK Defence Solutions Centre (DSC), to develop its unique Software Defined Multifunction LIDAR (SDML) technology from a bench-top demonstrator, through to a flight ready payload.

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British Army begins biggest ever military robot exercise

Posted 12 November 2018

British troops will today begin testing out over 70 examples of futuristic technology including enhanced surveillance drones and unmanned vehicles on the fields of Salisbury Plain, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has

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MoD sets out vision to diversify supply base

Posted 8 November 2018

The Ministry of Defence has today announced plans for modernising its estate and establishing a broader and more diverse supply base.

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Element Warwick successfully renews JOSCAR accreditation

Posted 8 November 2018

Element Materials Technology (Element) has successfully completed the renewal process for the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR), an accreditation system which enables prime contractors in the aerospace,

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Post Office and MoD agree new partnership on veterans' employment

Posted 8 November 2018

The Ministry of Defence and the Post Office have agreed a new partnership to support veterans entering employment, as the company became the 3,000th organisation to sign the Armed Forces Covenant.

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BAE Systems enhances air traffic situational awareness for military pilots

Posted 8 November 2018

BAE Systems has created a low-cost system that uses existing satellite navigation and commercial aircraft data to improve airspace safety.

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Rockwood Composites wins Composites UK Innovation in Manufacture award

Posted 7 November 2018

Designer and manufacturer of composite components, Rockwood Composites, has won the Innovation in Manufacture Award at the Composites Industry Awards.

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Innovate UK supports Renovare's aviation biofuel testing

Posted 7 November 2018

UK-based technology company Renovare Fuels has been awarded support by Innovate UK for aviation fuel testing through the Sustainable Aviation for Clean Growth programme.

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BAE Systems installs new mast on HMAS Arunta

Posted 7 November 2018

HMAS Arunta’s new mast has been installed in a major milestone as part of the ship’s Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) being undertaken at BAE Systems Australia’s Henderson facility.

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JFD appoints Harry Dunstall as non-exec Chairman in Australia

Posted 6 November 2018

JFD today announced the appointment of Harry Dunstall as the new non-executive Chairman in Australia to oversee its future growth and direction in the defence sector and further strengthen its presence in the region.

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Telent and DGS partner to defend against national security threats

Posted 6 November 2018

Mission-critical network solutions provider, Warwick based telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), has partnered with Digital Global Systems (DGS), provider of enhanced RF perimeter monitoring technology, to

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DASA competition seeks innovative joining technologies

Posted 6 November 2018

A forthcoming Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is looking for innovative joining technologies that enable the use of advanced materials and/or designs on military platforms in land, sea and air environments.

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UK establishes joint training base in Oman

Posted 6 November 2018

As part of his visit to Oman for the culmination of Exercise Saif Sareea 3, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson underlined the UK’s enduring commitment to Oman and highlighted the importance of protecting peace and stability in the Gulf,

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Boeing OUKIC to promote British innovation

Posted 5 November 2018

Boeing has established the Office of UK Industrial Capability (OUKIC), an enterprise team to promote UK innovation and supply chain competitiveness around the world.

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Lincad receives Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze Award

Posted 5 November 2018

UK manufacturer of batteries, chargers and power management systems for military and industrial applications, Lincad, has been given a Bronze Award in the Employer Recognition Scheme run by the Armed

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SystemWare Europe team gain advanced training from Moog S3

Posted 2 November 2018

SystemWare Europe recently visited Moog Sensor and Surveillance System (S3) in Chicago for advanced technical support and maintenance training.

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DCMS publishes UK Cyber Security Sectoral Analysis and Deep-Dive Review

Posted 2 November 2018

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has this week released their UK Cyber Security Sectoral Analysis and Deep-Dive Review, published in collaboration with RSM and the Centre for Secure

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ADS launches members' Brexit Hub

Posted 1 November 2018

Today ADS has launched a new Brexit Hub on its website to give members a single authoritative source of information on the potential impact of Brexit on the Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors, and on how to prepare.

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Babcock to cease Appledore operations

Posted 1 November 2018

Babcock International has today announced that it has taken the difficult decision to exit operations at its Appledore shipbuilding facility in North Devon, ending its site lease in March 2019.

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DASA developing Data Integration in Defence Logistics competition

Posted 1 November 2018

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is intending to run a competition on Data Integration in the Defence Logistics environment.

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timNexus presented with Queen's Award

Posted 31 October 2018

Brighton software specialist timNexus has been presented with the Queen's Award for Innovation by the Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex.

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BAE Systems to support US NAWCAD ATC

Posted 31 October 2018

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc. (TSS), Rockville, Maryland, has been awarded a US$72,049,627 indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to provide Air Traffic Control (ATC) and Landing Systems Operations Onboard

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Babcock completes HMS Scott overhaul

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MBDA unveils Naval versions of 5th generation MMP missiles system

MBDA has unveiled its new naval offering based on the 5th generation MMP ground combat missile at Euronaval, 23-26 October, Paris, Le Bourget.

Over £10m awarded to MoD and DGP Innovation Challenge winners

Defence firms with cutting-edge ideas ranging from laser radars to Artificial Intelligence have been awarded over £10 million after being named winners of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Defence Growth Partnership (DGP)

timNexus presented with Queen's Award

Brighton software specialist timNexus has been presented with the Queen's Award for Innovation by the Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex.

F-35 makes milestone reverse landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth

For the first time a jet has landed backwards on Britain’s new aircraft carrier as HMS Queen Elizabeth and her F-35 Lightnings pass another milestone.

UKEF given £2bn boost to support British exporters

In his Autumn Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced two one-off additions of £1 billion to the UK Export Finance (UKEF) direct lending scheme, to be made available in the financial years 2020/21 and 2021/22.

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