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Axillium and KPMG launch innovation alliance

Posted 7 November 2019

Business advisory firm KPMG UK has agreed an alliance with specialist research, innovation and investment agency Axillium to drive greater business investment in research and development (R&D).

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DASA awards £2m contracts to counter hostile drone threats

Posted 7 November 2019

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has awarded nearly £2 million to develop new capabilities to detect, disrupt and defeat the hostile and malicious use of drones.

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BMT appoints Andrew Wyllie CBE as Non-Exec Director

Posted 6 November 2019

BMT today announced the appointment of Andrew Wyllie CBE as Non-Executive Director of the Board at BMT Group Ltd., effective from the 21st October 2019.

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Plextek wins DASA contracts to defend against hostile drones

Posted 6 November 2019

Plextek-DTS (Defence Technology Solutions) has been awarded two contracts under the £2 million Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition to develop new capabilities to detect, disrupt and defeat the

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BAE Systems' autonomous vehicle tech demoed for Australian Army

Posted 6 November 2019

Two fully autonomous armoured vehicles were the centrepiece of a landmark demonstration for the Australian Army this week, providing crucial insights into the capabilities of integrated autonomous technologies on

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Portsmouth Naval Base ready for UK’s aircraft carriers

Posted 6 November 2019

Portsmouth Naval Base has undertaken a programme of infrastructure upgrades ahead of the arrival of the UK’s second Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales.

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BAE Systems appoints Caitlin Hayden as senior VP of communications

Posted 6 November 2019

BAE Systems, Inc. has named Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications.

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British Army £2.8bn Boxer contract secured

Posted 6 November 2019

A contract worth £2.8 billion has been signed to provide state-of-the-art armoured fighting vehicles to the British Army.

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Babcock welcomes almost 500 apprentices and graduates

Posted 4 November 2019

Babcock International has welcomed 300 apprentices and 180 graduates to its UK teams in 2019, with Babcock’s Devonport site and Babcock at Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde taking on double the number of apprentices from last

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Tomorrow's Engineers Week highlights skilled career opportunities

Posted 4 November 2019

The seventh annual Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, showcasing the wide range of UK careers available in engineering and their importance to the national economy and society, begins today.

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Interserve joint venture wins MoD contract extension

Posted 4 November 2019

Interserve Group Limited, the international support services, construction and equipment services group, has won a significant contract extension with the Ministry of Defence as part of Interserve’s Landmarc Support Services

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Next-gen tech driving military cybersecurity market to $16bn by 2023

Posted 1 November 2019

Recent analysis by Frost & Sullivan reveals that global defence industries are transforming their operations and capabilities through significant investments in disruptive technologies and platforms

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First Poseidon aircraft delivered to the RAF

Posted 1 November 2019

The first submarine-hunting Poseidon MRA1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) has been delivered to the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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HMS Pembroke back in action after Fife refit

Posted 1 November 2019

HMS Pembroke is back with the Royal Navy ahead of schedule and ready for action after a successful 42-week, £8 million refit at Babcock’s Rosyth dockyard in Fife.

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BAE Systems awarded US Marines Amphibious Combat Vehicles contract

Posted 1 November 2019

BAE Systems has received a $120 million contract from the US Marine Corps for additional Amphibious Combat Vehicles under a third order for Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP).

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UK aerospace and defence supply chain recognised for excellence at Advanced Engineering 2019

Posted 31 October 2019

Five companies in the aerospace and defence supply chains have been awarded a Gold performance award, the highest level, as part of the 21st Century Supply Chains (SC21) Operational

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Global market for counter UAS to exceed $2bn by 2024

Posted 29 October 2019

Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Global Counter UAS Market, Forecast to 2024, reveals that heightened demand for commercial unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS) by the military for expensive, technologically advanced,

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British F-35 fully loaded for first time on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 29 October 2019

For the first time on a Royal Navy aircraft carrier, a British F-35 Lightning has been fully loaded with weaponry, demonstrating the destructive and defensive power it can launch from the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth.

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BAE Systems awarded US Navy FOTD contract

Posted 29 October 2019

BAE Systems is to develop advanced decoy countermeasures to protect aircraft from future threats, having been awarded a a $36.7 million contract from the US Navy to develop and demonstrate a next-generation, dual band Fiber-Optic Towed Decoy

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Taking the RF lab outdoors

Posted 29 October 2019

RF hardware and software innovator CRFS has announced the launch of its new RFeye SenS Portable, a small, lightweight, high-fidelity RF recorder for long-duration signal recording and playback, with applications in defence, manufacturing and

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Forces Help to Buy scheme extended

Posted 28 October 2019

The Forces Help to Buy scheme, which has lent over £280 million to over 18,000 armed forces applicants since its introduction in 2014, is to continue for an additional three years.

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JJ Churchill receives Rolls-Royce ‘Trusted to Deliver Excellence’ award

Posted 28 October 2019

Rolls-Royce has presented Leicestershire precision engineering business, JJ Churchill, with its valued ‘Trusted to Deliver Excellence’ award.

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Rome workshop addresses Italian maritime intelligence requirements

Posted 28 October 2019

In anticipation of the launch of IOD-3 Amber in 2020, Horizon Technologies and the UK Satellite Applications Catapult held an Amber Users’ Workshop in Rome, Italy on 9th October 2019 at Her Majesty’s Ambassador’s

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CRFS to unveil RFeye AirDefense

Posted 25 October 2019

RF spectrum monitoring, management and geolocation solutions provider, CRFS, is preparing to unveil its passive 3D airborne tracking system, RFeye AirDefense, at the 56th Annual AOC International Symposium & Convention in Washington DC, 28th-30th

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Serco wins US Navy SubHDR contract

Posted 24 October 2019

The US Naval Undersea Warfare Center has named Serco Inc. as the sole awardee for an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to deliver system engineering technical services for the Submarine High Data Rate (SubHDR) programme.

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DASA provides £1m innovation boost for service personnel’s welfare and training

Posted 24 October 2019

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) today announced that it is funding seven projects aimed at improving the welfare of Armed Forces personnel.

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Portsdown Technology Park marks milestone

Posted 24 October 2019

QinetiQ, Solent Local Enterprise Partnership and Volker Fitz-Patrick, have celebrated the latest milestone in the development of the £23 million Portsdown Technology Park (PTP), with a 'topping out' ceeremony.

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Audax win camera contracts with Vietnam military and police

Posted 21 October 2019

Award winning global camera specialists Audax who are based in Plymouth and pioneers of Body Worn Video (BWV) technology, have recently won major contracts to supply the military and police in Vietnam with thousands of Audax

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Solar panels generate savings at Worthy Down

Posted 21 October 2019

Solar panels helping the environment and saving money at the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration (DCLPA) at Worthy Down, have been installed as part of work being delivered by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation

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QinetiQ's Obsidian Counter UAS System on trial at YOW

Posted 18 October 2019

The Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Authority (the Airport Authority) has partnered with NAV CANADA and QinetiQ Canada, to trial the company’s Obsidian Counter UAS System at YOW (Ottawa’s international

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Pelican to showcase shock-proof cases at Dubai Air Show

Posted 18 October 2019

Pelican-Hardigg will be showcasing its shock-proof engineered case solutions at the Dubai Air Show (17th to 21st November 2019).

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BISim to introduce VBS4

Posted 17 October 2019

Developer of advanced military simulation and training software, Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), has announced the introduction of its next generation of desktop training and IG simulation host software, VBS4, in December at I/ITSEC 2019.

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BAE Systems to provide open source intelligence support to US Army

Posted 17 October 2019

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a new $437 million task order to provide open source intelligence support for the Army and Army Intelligence & Security Command (INSCOM) approved partners.

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Inzpire delivers on COBRA WARRIOR

Posted 16 October 2019

A seven-strong team of ex-military training experts from Lincoln-based Inzpire Limited has recently completed the design and delivery of a major international exercise, working alongside 92 Squadron based at RAF Waddington.

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BAE Systems unveils RTD at AUSA 2019

Posted 15 October 2019

BAE Systems has debuted its Robotic Technology Demonstrator (RTD) at the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC (14th-16th October).

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Aviation Africa Summit & Exhibition wins Best International Event at EN Indy Awards

Posted 15 October 2019

Aviation Africa has won 'Best International Event' for the 2019 event held earlier this year in February, in Kigali, Rwanda.

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BEIS to host Brexit Ready Briefings at Advanced Engineering 2019

Posted 15 October 2019

Government officials from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will be providing free 'Brexit Readiness Briefings' & Q&A's to answer any questions relevant to businesses

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Cobham introduces new multi-axis gimbal system for military applications

Posted 14 October 2019

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions has introduced a new multi-axis gimbal system for military applications such as counter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and air defence operations.

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SubSea Craft signs up to Armed Forces Covenant

Posted 14 October 2019

SubSea Craft has formally marked its commitment to the British Armed Forces by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.

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First UK fighter jets land onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 14 October 2019

UK F-35 Lightning jets have been landing, taking off and hovering onboard Britain’s next generation aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, for the first time.

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Global armoured vehicles market set to reach US$25.7bn by 2029

Posted 14 October 2019

The global armoured vehicles market worth US$19.5 billion in 2019 is set to reach up to US$25.7 billion in 2029, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.76%, according to data and analytics company, GlobalData.

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DASA seeks integration of advanced materials onto military platforms

Posted 11 October 2019

This 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

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BAE Systems awarded US Army HERCULES and BFV contracts

Posted 11 October 2019

BAE Systems has been awarded a $148.3 million contract by the US Army to upgrade 43 M88A1 heavy-lift vehicles for added capability to evacuate damaged or stranded combat vehicles from the battlefield and a contract modification

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Typhon licenses its products with Combined Systems

Posted 10 October 2019

UK based Typhon Group Limited today announces the signing of a licensing and contract manufacturing agreement with Combined Systems Inc. (CSI) Jamestown, PA, USA.

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SDL signs enterprise agreement with USAF

Posted 10 October 2019

Maidenhead headquartered SDL has signed an enterprise agreement with the United States Air Force (USAF) to provide the SDL Contenta Publishing Suite for Technical Order (TO) creation, management and delivery, which includes support of

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JFD partners with Armelsan

Posted 9 October 2019

JFD today announced a new partnership with Armelsan, a Turkey-based designer and supplier of sonar systems for the Turkish Navy.

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Serco to support US Navy C4ISR modernisation

Posted 9 October 2019

The US Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) has named Serco as one of eight awardees for an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) multiple award contract, with Serco continuing to support the US Navy with the

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Link Microtek introduces new dual-channel Ku-band rotary joint

Posted 9 October 2019

Hampshire based Link Microtek has released a new dual-channel Ku-band rotary joint which is ideal for satellite-on-the-move and radar applications.

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DIO project completes trio of buildings at Worthy Down

Posted 8 October 2019

Construction of a combined medical dental centre, physical training centre and band/drill area has been completed on the site of the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration at Worthy Down, with the three new

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Cambridge Pixel unveils enhanced HPx-346D

Posted 8 October 2019

Cambridge Pixel has expanded its range of radar interfacing hardware with the introduction of its dual redundant HPx-346D analogue to ASTERIX CAT-240 radar video converter.

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Royal Navy's final OPV named HMS Spey

Posted 7 October 2019

The fifth and final River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the Royal Navy has formally been named HMS Spey, as work on the vessel nears completion.

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Babcock secures MoD GSA contract

Posted 7 October 2019

Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence company, has secured a three year contract, with two year optional extension, for the Gun System Automation (GSA) 9 in-service support contract with the Ministry of Defence supporting the Royal Navy.

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RAF pilot seconded to Virgin Orbit space programme

Posted 3 October 2019

The Royal Air Force (RAF) and Virgin Orbit have selected the RAF pilot to be seconded to the company’s ground-breaking small satellite launch programme.

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Marshall containers selected by Kongsberg for NASAMS air defence system

Posted 3 October 2019

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has been selected by Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (Kongsberg) to provide container systems to house the Fire Distribution Centre (FDC) for one of its key customers.

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Context identifies group behind aerospace supply chain cyber attacks

Posted 3 October 2019

The Threat Intelligence and Incident Response Team at Context Information Security has identified a new threat group behind a series of incidents targeted at the aerospace and defence industries in the UK and

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Virgin Galactic signs Italian Air Force research flight contract

Posted 3 October 2019

Virgin Galactic has announced a new contract with the Italian Air Force for a research flight on the company’s SpaceShipTwo system during which Italian researchers will actively conduct experiments while they are in

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BAE Systems advancing USAF developed GaN semiconductor tech

Posted 2 October 2019

BAE Systems is working to transition short-gate gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology developed by the US Air Force (USAF) to its open foundry service.

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TT Electronics wins Ultra PCS electronic assemblies contract

Posted 2 October 2019

Provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, TT Electronics, today announced the company’s Fairford facility has been awarded a multimillion dollar electronic assemblies contract by

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QinetiQ acquires MTEQ

Posted 2 October 2019

QinetiQ has entered into an agreement to acquire Virginia based Manufacturing Techniques Inc. (MTEQ), a developer of next generation sensing solutions, more than doubling the size of its US operations.

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SubSea Craft reveals VICTA build schedule

Posted 1 October 2019

The unveiling of the prototype for the VICTA Class Diver Delivery Unit gained global attention at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019 and now the craft’s build timeline has been officially announced by its manufacturer,

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Dstl seeks industry wargame partners

Posted 1 October 2019

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is seeking potential new suppliers to help influence future wargame development, with a free 'Show and Tell' event planned on 7th November with its partners at The Manufacturing Technology Centre

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FAM pilot launches at HMNB Clyde

Posted 1 October 2019

Scotland’s largest military establishment, the HM Naval Base in Clyde (HMNB Clyde), has been selected as the first UK test site for a study that could change the way soldiers, sailors and aircrew are housed, with the 3,400 submariners, sailors and Royal

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JFD awarded China Shipbuilding & Offshore International contract

Posted 27 September 2019

Underwater capability provider for commercial and defence diving markets, JFD, today announced it has been awarded a multimillion pound contract for the design and build of submarine rescue equipment, including

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NMiTE supports Armed Forces veterans with Career Transition Showcase

Posted 24 September 2019

At The Green Dragon Hereford last Friday, NMiTE (New Model in Technology and Engineering) hosted a Career Transition Showcase for Armed Forces veterans.

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PPM Systems teams up with Corry Micronics

Posted 24 September 2019

Swindon based PPM Systems has partnered with US manufacturer Corry Micronics to distribute its RF products in the UK.

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DASA autonomous competition awards winners £3m

Posted 24 September 2019

A Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition has seen six companies awarded a share of £3 million to develop new semi-autonomous concept demonstrators for the British Army.

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UK and US experiment with autonomous logistics systems

Posted 24 September 2019

The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Ground Vehicle Systems Centre (formerly known as TARDEC), have hosted an experiment of prototype

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Kromek awarded two contracts for D3S products

Posted 24 September 2019

Detection technology specialist Kromek Group plc – which is headquartered in Sedgefield, County Durham – has been awarded two extension contracts relating to its D3S family of products and technologies designed to counter nuclear

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Rolls-Royce powers German Special Mission Wing Global 6000

Posted 23 September 2019

The first of three new Rolls-Royce powered Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft for the German Special Air Mission Wing has been handed over to the Federal Ministry of Defence.

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Britain's second carrier sets sail for sea trials

Posted 20 September 2019

Britain’s newest aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has sailed from Rosyth Dockyard for the first time.

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Wanted: Gamers to keep us all safe online

Posted 20 September 2019

QinetiQ and the British Esports Association are teaming up to raise awareness of the common skills between cyber security professionals and esports players during a special event at the Science Museum in London on Wednesday 25th September from

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BAE Systems tandem dry-docks USS Decatur & USS Stethem

Posted 20 September 2019

BAE Systems' San Diego Ship Repair team will tandem drydock two Navy destroyers, the USS Decatur & USS Stethem.

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BAE Systems establishes USAF SMC team

Posted 19 September 2019

BAE Systems has partnered with LinQuest, Booz Allen Hamilton, a.i. solutions, Space Vector, Advanced Core Concepts, VETS and GreenDart, to offer support for the US Air Force (USAF) Space and Missile Systems Center’s (SMC) Launch Enterprise – Systems

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MBDA and BDL agree to assemble missiles in India

Posted 19 September 2019

MBDA has signed an agreement with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) of India for the final assembly, integration and test (FAIT) of Mistral and ASRAAM missiles in India.

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JJ Churchill invests in tool room expansion

Posted 18 September 2019

Precision engineering firm JJ Churchill has announced that it has increased six-fold the space for its Tool Room Division.

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USAF F-35 facilities take shape at RAF Lakenheath

Posted 18 September 2019

Work is progressing on buildings that will be home to two US Air Force (USAF) F-35 squadrons at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk

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BAE Systems to open Technical Institute in Qatar

Posted 18 September 2019

With substantial progress being made on the contract between BAE Systems and the Government of Qatar for the provision of 24 Typhoon aircraft, nine Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers and a six-year availability support service – which came into

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BAE Systems awarded US Army M88A3 contract

Posted 18 September 2019

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a $318 million contract to upgrade M88 recovery vehicles to the M88A3 configuration designed for single-vehicle recovery of the latest version of the Abrams tank.

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QinetiQ and Cyient sign MoU on avionics for unmanned target systems in India

Posted 17 September 2019

QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyderabad headquartered engineering and technology solutions company Cyient, to offer avionics products for QTS'

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BAE Systems to integrate APS into Dutch CV90s

Posted 17 September 2019

BAE Systems announced today that it has been selected to integrate Elbit Systems’ Iron Fist Active Protection System into the Dutch Army’s fleet of CV90s following successful integration testing.

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IGC introduces FlexGround

Posted 17 September 2019

Intelsat General Communications (IGC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat S.A., today’s announced the introduction of FlexGround, a new service that provides military troops around the world with fast, resilient and secure communications for mobility

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Rolls-Royce achieves 50th MT30 milestone

Posted 16 September 2019

The 50th MT30 gas turbine has come off the Rolls-Royce build line in preparation for despatch to Japan.

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NIMCIS upgrade to enhance RNLMC and UK Armed Forces interoperability

Posted 16 September 2019

The New Integrated Marines Communications and Information System (NIMCIS) 4.0 programme provided by General Dynamics UK, is set to enhance interoperability between the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps (RNLMC)

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Airbus appoints Andrew Forbes as Head of MENA Secure Land Communications

Posted 16 September 2019

To maintain the growth and development of the Middle-Eastern and North-African advanced communications and collaboration solution markets, Airbus has appointed Andrew Forbes as the new Head of the Middle

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HMS Queen Elizabeth makes historic first visit to Canada

Posted 16 September 2019

The UK’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, last Thursday morning in an historic first visit.

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Tyron unveils its ATR-SP single piece rubber runflat

Posted 13 September 2019

Tyron unveiled its new single piece rubber runflat by Tyron Runflat Ltd. at the start of DSEI - the Tyron ATR-SP - which provides a choice of supplier for the single piece rubber runflat which up until now has not been available.

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BAE Systems and Marshall to collaborate on advanced aerospace tech

Posted 13 September 2019

BAE Systems and Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on advanced technologies for various next generation air platforms.

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BAE Systems wins contracts to support small boats across UK

Posted 13 September 2019

Contracts to support and maintain hundreds of high-speed rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) and other small boats used to help protect Britain’s shores have been awarded to BAE Systems under the Boats in Service Support (BISS)

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QinetiQ's Banshee providing primary target for US Army Target Management Office

Posted 13 September 2019

Trideum has partnered with QinetiQ’s Target Systems business to provide as the primary target, the Banshee Jet 80+ for operation on US Department of Defense (DoD) ranges, including the Orogrande and

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Protector aircraft given £100m boost

Posted 13 September 2019

The Ministry of Defence has signed a contract worth approximately £100 million to test the performance of the UK’s ground-breaking Protector aircraft.

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BAE Systems showcases all-terrain BvS10 at DSEI

Posted 12 September 2019

BAE Systems is showcasing for the first time a version of the BvS10 all-terrain support vehicle at DSEI 2019, which will significantly streamline information load and increase situational awareness for crews.

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MoD orders Leonardo/Thales protection system for RAF Shadow ISTAR fleet

Posted 12 September 2019

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has contracted Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS) to meet an Urgent Capability Requirement.

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JFD launches dual mode bite mouthpiece at DSEI

Posted 12 September 2019

JFD has today announced a major safety upgrade to its Stealth rebreathers range that will significantly reduce the potential for incidents when switching to bail-out gas during mine countermeasures and explosive ordnance disposal

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Airbus to develop ultra-high-resolution satellite tech for MoD

Posted 12 September 2019

Airbus has won a design study from the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to develop the technologies for a cluster of ultra-high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites for the UK

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Nasmyth Group teams up with MHD-ROCKLAND at DSEI

Posted 12 September 2019

At this week’s DSEI exhibition in London, Nasmyth Group is demonstrating its capabilities and working relationship with its key international partners, including MHD-ROCKLAND.

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Babcock Team 31 selected by MoD for UK Type 31 frigate

Posted 12 September 2019

Babcock Team 31 has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) as the preferred bidder to deliver its new warships.

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ADS hosts launch of Security Export Strategy by International Trade Secretary

Posted 11 September 2019

The UK security & resilience industry welcomed today’s launch of a new Security Export Strategy by International Trade Secretary Liz Truss at an event hosted by ADS at DSEI 2019 in London.

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Dstl award £3.2m contract to shape UK’s future combat vehicle fleet

Posted 11 September 2019

Today the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Chief Executive announced investment of £3.2m in a new research project to explore the latest vehicle technologies to boost the performance of UK Future

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RAF selects Leonardo for counter-drone research programme

Posted 11 September 2019

At the DSEI 2019 exhibition, Leonardo has announced that it has been selected by the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) to support the next stage of their research and development programme.

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MBDA contracted by DE&S to demo SPEAR-EW

Posted 11 September 2019

MBDA has been awarded a contract by Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) to demonstrate SPEAR-EW, which is a new electronic warfare version of the SPEAR weapon system family on order for the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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DASA autonomous competition awards winners £3m

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RAF pilot seconded to Virgin Orbit space programme

The Royal Air Force (RAF) and Virgin Orbit have selected the RAF pilot to be seconded to the company’s ground-breaking small satellite launch programme.

JJ Churchill invests in tool room expansion

Precision engineering firm JJ Churchill has announced that it has increased six-fold the space for its Tool Room Division.

Inzpire delivers on COBRA WARRIOR

A seven-strong team of ex-military training experts from Lincoln-based Inzpire Limited has recently completed the design and delivery of a major international exercise, working alongside 92 Squadron based at RAF Waddington.

BAE Systems establishes USAF SMC team

BAE Systems has partnered with LinQuest, Booz Allen Hamilton, a.i. solutions, Space Vector, Advanced Core Concepts, VETS and GreenDart, to offer support for the US Air Force (USAF) Space and Missile Systems Center’s (SMC) Launch

Audax win camera contracts with Vietnam military and police

Award winning global camera specialists Audax who are based in Plymouth and pioneers of Body Worn Video (BWV) technology, have recently won major contracts to supply the military and police in Vietnam with thousands of Audax cameras.

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