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Babcock to develop Busan base

Posted 23 February 2018

Further strengthening its international reach and its presence in South Korea, Babcock International has announced that it is to open a facility in Busan, South Korea’s second largest city after its capital Seoul.

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QinetiQ brings autonomy expertise to European research programme

Posted 23 February 2018

QinetiQ is to play a pivotal role in OCEAN2020, the first research programme awarded by the European Defence Agency as part of its European Defence Fund initiative.

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48m patrol boat completes sea trials

Posted 22 February 2018

BMT has successfully completed sea trials for the first of two 48m patrol boats destined for the Qatar Coastguard.

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Getac revitalises X500 server and X500 notebook

Posted 22 February 2018

Manufacturers of mobile rugged devices, Getac, today announced significant updates to its X500 notebook and X500 server products, further strengthening its proposition for the defence industry.

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Britain set to launch Combat Air Strategy

Posted 21 February 2018

A Combat Air Strategy will be launched to ensure Britain maintains a world-leading combat air capability, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced in front of the defence select committee today.

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Rolls-Royce to supply propellers and mission bay tech for Royal Navy’s Type 26

Posted 21 February 2018

Rolls-Royce has signed two contracts with BAE Systems to supply low-noise propellers and mission bay handling technologies for the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship.

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Happy 100th Birthday Owen

Posted 19 February 2018 · 1 Comment

Industry veteran Owen Jolly is this month celebrating his 100th Birthday.

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MoD agrees £260m deal with the US Government to support RAF C-17s

Posted 17 February 2018

A £260 million agreement with the United States Government to support RAF C-17 heavy lift transport aircraft into the next decade, has been signed by the MoD, Defence Minister Guto Bebb announced today.

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BAE Systems’ semi-autonomous software capabilities flight tested

Posted 15 February 2018

During an 11-day flight test, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) - in association with the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) - successfully demonstrated capabilities for its Distributed

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MoD submits final Typhoon proposal to Belgium

Posted 14 February 2018

The UK Ministry of Defence has today submitted its final Eurofighter Typhoon offer to Belgium.

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BAE Systems to modernise USS Philippine Sea

Posted 14 February 2018

BAE Systems will modernise the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea at its Jacksonville, Florida, shipyard under a new US Navy contract.

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BOXARR and Deloitte formed alliance to map complex business systems

Posted 14 February 2018

Software company BOXARR and business advisory firm Deloitte, have formed an alliance to provide businesses and organisations with solutions to analyse and optimise their complex technical, operational and

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Plymouth DE&S engineering apprentices win top awards

Posted 13 February 2018

Future engineers from Plymouth employed by Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), have scooped top awards at a ceremony attended by HRH The Prince of Wales.

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Inzpire to support new simulator facility

Posted 13 February 2018

Inzpire Limited have been sub-contracted by Lockheed Martin UK to provide aircrew instruction and technical support for the duration of a contract which will see Lockheed Martin UK provide a new simulator training facility at RAF Odiham.

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London City Airport returns to normal after WWII ordnance disposal

Posted 13 February 2018

London City Airport will be open as normal today, following the safe removal by the Royal Navy and Metropolitan Police, of a World War II (WWII) ordnance discovered in King George V Dock.

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Royal Navy bomb disposal deal with WWII device in Thames

Posted 12 February 2018

Royal Navy bomb disposal experts are working with the Metropolitan Police to safely remove a Second World War bomb found in the River Thames.

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BAE Systems to support US Navy SPAWAR threat detection

Posted 12 February 2018

The US Navy has selected BAE Systems to provide equipment and support services for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR).

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UKDSC and Axillium partner to develop CSIF

Posted 9 February 2018

Axillium Research has been awarded a new contract for a pilot project with the UK Defence Solutions Centre (UKDSC) - through ADS - to develop the Cross-Sector Innovation Framework (CSIF).

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BAE Systems to modernise head-up displays for UAE F-16s

Posted 9 February 2018

BAE Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin to modernise head-up displays (HUD) on F-16 aircraft for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces, replacing the fleet’s analog system with advanced digital technology.

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Improvements to Mare Harbour jetty in Falklands complete

Posted 8 February 2018

A state of the art jetty which will improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands has been completed by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO).

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BAE Systems providing sustainment services to USAF

Posted 6 February 2018

Under a $37 million (£26.5m) contract, BAE Systems will continue providing the United States Air Force (USAF) with support services that manage obsolete parts for aircraft, weapon systems and a range of electronics and

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First Naval Air Squadron embarks in HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 6 February 2018

A Naval Air Squadron has embarked in the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time - marking another first in the regeneration of the Royal Navy's carrier strike capability.

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DTC launches Special Role Radio

Posted 5 February 2018

Domo Tactical Communications (DTC) has announced the launch of its Special Role Radio (SRR).

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Airbus Defence & Space and Eurofighter provide Typhoon pilot’s perspective

Posted 5 February 2018

A new video gives viewers a pilot’s-eye view from the Eurofighter Typhoon's cockpit, providing a fly-along perspective with Spanish Air Force pilots operating from Morón Air Base on the outskirts of

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Baines Simmons wins two NATO contracts

Posted 5 February 2018

Baines Simmons, part of the Training & Consultancy division of global aviation services group Air Partner, has secured two separate contracts with NATO operating units, the Heavy Airlift Wing at Papa, Hungary and the AWACS unit (Airborne

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SEA to provide RNN upgraded portable DECKsim Virtual Reality Trainer

Posted 5 February 2018

The Royal Norwegian Navy (RNN) has become the first customer to order the upgraded portable DECKsim Virtual Reality Trainer to be delivered by Cohort plc company SEA.

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Cobham showcasing parachutist oxygen system at Singapore Airshow

Posted 5 February 2018

Cobham will be exhibiting at the Singapore Airshow 2018's trade days, 6-9 February at the Changi Exhibition Centre, in the UK Pavilion, highlighting its Oxygen System for Parachutists, with the PHANTOM Parachutist

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BAE Systems to modernise USS America and USS Cape St. George

Posted 2 February 2018

BAE Systems has received two US Navy contracts totalling $54.8 million, to modernise the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) and the guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71).

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Inzpire design and deliver Exercise STEEL DRAGON

Posted 2 February 2018

Inzpire Limited’s synthetic training and simulation experts have successfully designed and delivered the first Exercise STEEL DRAGON of 2018, which took place at the Royal Air Force’s Air Battlespace Training Centre throughout

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Atlas aircraft hangar opened by Defence Minister

Posted 1 February 2018

A £70 million hangar large enough to contain three of the RAF’s new Atlas transport aircraft at the same time was officially opened by Defence Minister Guto Bebb at RAF Brize Norton today.

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ADS SC21 awards ceremony held in Belfast

Posted 31 January 2018

Aerospace and defence companies from Northern Ireland will be among the highest achievers at an awards ceremony held in Belfast today for supply chain firms from around the UK and Ireland.

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Rolls-Royce announces Civil Aerospace and Defence leadership appointments

Posted 31 January 2018

Rolls-Royce announced today that Chris Cholerton, currently President – Defence, has been appointed as President – Civil Aerospace and Tom Bell, previously Global Sales & Marketing for Defense, Space

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BAE Systems awarded 40 Mk4 Naval Gun contract for Finland

Posted 31 January 2018

BAE Systems will produce and deliver Bofors 40 Mk4 Naval Guns for the Finnish Navy and its Hamina Class Squadron 2000 fast attack craft, under a contract with Patria, the prime contractor for the vessel’s mid-life upgrade and

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Boeing names Jeff Shockey to lead defence, space and security sales

Posted 31 January 2018

Boeing has tapped Jeff Shockey to be vice president of Global Sales and Marketing for its Defense, Space & Security unit, effective immediately.

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RAF radar in Shetland to cover UK's northern airspace

Posted 31 January 2018

A new RAF radar facility reinforcing the UK’s ability to track unidentified military or civilian aircraft will soon be powered up ready to operate.

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SEA awarded Soldier System Research and Development contract

Posted 30 January 2018

SEA (Systems Engineering & Assessment Ltd) has been contracted by a UK government agency to lead a team in the area of Soldier System Research and Development.

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Collaborative enterprise opens MoD contracts to new suppliers

Posted 30 January 2018

QinetiQ is to lead a new collaborative enterprise that will make it easier for industry and academia to conduct maritime research and development for the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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DIO sets out commercial strategy

Posted 29 January 2018

Earlier this month the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), set out its its commercial strategy setting out its vision for future ways of working with suppliers in the soft and hard facilities management,

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Thales delivers RRTT sonar suite to HM Naval Base Clyde

Posted 29 January 2018

Royal Navy submariners at HM Naval Base Clyde have taken delivery of a new sonar suite from Thales, the Rapidly Reconfigurable Training Technology (RRTT) system.

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Serco completes acquisition of BTP Systems

Posted 29 January 2018

Further to the announcement of 24 October 2017 regarding the acquisition of BTP Systems LLC, Serco has confirmed that, following receipt of the required approvals, the transaction has now completed.

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Defence Minister formally accepts Royal Navy's HMS Forth OPV

Posted 26 January 2018

Guto Bebb MP, the recently appointed UK Minister for Defence Procurement, visited BAE Systems’ Clyde shipyards yesterday to announce the formal acceptance of the first River Class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) by the

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BAE Systems launches new CV90 MkIV

Posted 25 January 2018

At the International Armoured Vehicles Conference in London yesterday, BAE Systems presented the next phase of development for the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) with the launch of the new CV90 MkIV.

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Artemis Optical partners with MTI on hybrid coating for defence

Posted 24 January 2018

Plymouth based designer and manufacturer of bespoke optical thin film coatings, Artemis Optical, has signed a three year business development and technology partnership with Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI), a

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EDM showcases its F-35 capabilities at Lockheed Martin event

Posted 23 January 2018

Provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, EDM, showcased its F-35 capabilities at last week’s Lockheed Martin Cockpit Event.

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Gresham appoints Martin Brabham as Sales Director

Posted 23 January 2018

Salisbury based defence and commercial power conversion specialist, Gresham Power Electronics, has appointed Martin Brabham as Sales Director.

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BAE Systems to deliver Mk 45 guns to US Navy

Posted 23 January 2018

The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $46.8 million contract option to deliver four additional Mk 45 Naval Guns.

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RUSI lecture by Chief of the General Staff to address increasing security threats

Posted 22 January 2018

A lecture being given at RUSI in Whitehall today by General Sir Nicholas Carter, Chief of the General Staff - Dynamic Security Threats and the British Army - is expected to call for greater investment to

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Peli launches new tactical torches

Posted 22 January 2018

To support Law enforcement and military professionals, Peli Products is launching new tactical torches, the 7110, 7610 and the 7620.

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UK and France commit to new defence cooperation

Posted 19 January 2018

The Prime Minister and French President have agreed a range of measures to strengthen defence cooperation between the UK and France at a summit at Sandhurst.

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INVISIO awarded DALO contract

Posted 19 January 2018

INVISIO has signed a framework agreement with the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), to supply communication systems to the Danish Army.

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Iain Harrison awarded CBE in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Posted 19 January 2018

Iain Harrison, Strategic Engagement Director at QinetiQ since September 2017, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List 2018 for his contribution to the British Army.

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Rolls-Royce announces further simplification of its business

Posted 18 January 2018

Rolls-Royce has announced that it is embarking on a further simplification of its business, including the evaluation of strategic options for its Commercial Marine operation and a reduction from five operating businesses

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Supacat's SOV-MH fleet accepted in New Zealand

Posted 18 January 2018

Supacat has announced that the fleet of Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) has been accepted by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence and goes into service with the New Zealand Defence Force early this year.

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Treehouse yields positive results for BAE Systems

Posted 18 January 2018

Gloucestershire based Innovation & Creative Training Company, Treehouse, has recently completed its first management development programme for BAE Systems’ Combat Air Product Support department, with the Managing

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ADS calls for Brexit transition deal

Posted 17 January 2018

Industry needs urgent agreement on a transition deal to ensure a smooth UK exit from the European Union, ADS President Colin Smith said at the ADS Annual Dinner 2018 earlier this week.

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Frequentis UK appoints Andy Madge as MD

Posted 17 January 2018

Former Managing Director (MD) of Defence and Intelligence for Lockheed Martin, Andy Madge, has joined the Managing Board of Frequentis UK, taking over responsibility for the UK and Ireland subsidiary of Frequentis AG, in a phased handover from

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Cobham to provide NATO electronic warfare training

Posted 16 January 2018

Cobham announced today that its Special Mission business has been awarded a follow on contract to deliver Operational Readiness Training to NATO for up to five years.

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Audacious makes first dive

Posted 16 January 2018

The fourth Astute class submarine, Audacious, which is being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, has achieved a significant milestone by completing her first ever dive.

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Leonardo to lead OCEAN2020 programme

Posted 16 January 2018

Leonardo has been awarded the lead project related to the first European Defence Found’s initiative, OCEAN2020, to boost Europe's defence capabilities, issued by the European Union under the ‘Preparatory Action on Defence Research’ programme - with

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MASS supports RAF-led Exercise Eagle Warrior

Posted 15 January 2018

MASS has been supporting the RAF-led Exercise Eagle Warrior at the RAF College, Cranwell, an event involving over 200 personnel, including several senior members of the RAF leadership team.

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Jonathan Lee Recruitment launches new website as it celebrates 40th anniversary

Posted 15 January 2018

Engineering and manufacturing recruitment specialist, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and will be marking the occasion with a number of events throughout

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Plymouth to get £5m new naval museum

Posted 11 January 2018

Work will begin this year on a £5 million museum to tell the story of the Royal Navy in Plymouth.

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MoD agrees £100m Puma support deal

Posted 10 January 2018

Just months after providing vital relief in the Caribbean, a £100 million deal to provide future support to the Royal Air Force’s fleet of Puma HC Mk2 helicopters through to March 2022 has been agreed.

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Farnborough International appoints Gareth Rogers CEO

Posted 10 January 2018

Organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow and operator of the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Farnborough International, has appointed former Southampton FC CEO, Gareth Rogers, as its new

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Royal Netherlands Air Force signs five-year deal with ETPS

Posted 9 January 2018

QinetiQ has agreed its first ever multi-year training contract on behalf of the Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS), in a five-year deal with the Royal Netherlands Air Force.

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MASS extends NATO JEWCS contract at RNAS Yeovilton

Posted 9 January 2018

MASS has consolidated its role as a supplier of electonic warfare (EW) services to NATO, by extending its service support contract to the NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) based at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton

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Defence Secretary visits Appledore yard to see Type 31e plans

Posted 8 January 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson paid a visit to Babcock’s Appledore shipyard this morning, as the company announced further details of its bid to help build a new class of warship, the Type 31e.

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Survitec sponsors naval proficiency award

Posted 8 January 2018

Safety solutions provider Survitec has sponsored and presented a prestigious naval commendation awarded to military personnel handling survival equipment in the field.

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Eurosam, Aselsan and Roketsan to define Turkish air and missile defence system

Posted 5 January 2018

Turkey has awarded Eurosam, Aselsan and Roketsan a contract for the definition study of the future Turkish Long Range Air and Missile Defence System. The contract award was made during the meeting of

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Colin Smith appointed President of ADS

Posted 5 January 2018

Colin Smith, Chairman of the Aerospace Growth Partnership and former Director of Engineering and Technology at Rolls Royce, has been appointed as the new President of ADS.

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Diamond Microwave relocates to Shipley

Posted 5 January 2018

Diamond Microwave, a specialist in high performance microwave power amplifiers, has relocated its design and laboratory facility to the historic Salts Mill in Saltaire, near Shipley, in the UK.

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BAE Systems to modernise USS Howard and USS Oscar Austin

Posted 4 January 2018

BAE Systems has received contracts from the US Navy to modernise the guided-missile destroyers USS Howard (DDG 83) and USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79).

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BAE Systems and Cranfield partner on first-of-its-kind Masters-level apprenticeship

Posted 4 January 2018

BAE Systems has partnered with Cranfield University to boost Britain’s engineering skills through a new postgraduate engineering apprenticeship programme, which will provide learners with a

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Cobham's WARPS tested in A400M AAR flight

Posted 3 January 2018

Cobham's Wing-mounted Aerial Refuelling Pods (WARPS) were recently put to the test by an A400M which successfully refuelled six Spanish Air Force F-18 fighters in a single mission as part of an air-to-air refuelling (AAR) human factors

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QinetiQ and MoD to invest £20m in MoD Shoeburyness

Posted 2 January 2018

QinetiQ and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) are investing £20 million into MoD Shoeburyness to upgrade the Environmental Test Centre (ETC) based at the range.

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Defence Secretary outlines industrial policy refresh at UK Defence Solutions Centre

Posted 2 January 2018

A three-pronged refresh to defence’s Industrial Policy has been unveiled by Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson at the UK Defence Solutions Centre in Farnborough.

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BAE Systems receives US Army contract for full-rate M109A7 production

Posted 2 January 2018

BAE Systems has received a US Army contract that clears the path to begin full-rate production of the company’s M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier vehicles.

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Ultralife upgrades its UBI-2590 batteries for military use

Posted 20 December 2017

Battery specialist Ultralife Corporation has upgraded its entire range of UBI-2590 batteries inspired by the superseded military performance specification 32383/3.

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Royal Navy completes Sea Ceptor firing trials

Posted 20 December 2017

The Royal Navy has successfully conducted the final First of Class firing trials of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system – completing the qualification firings of this cutting-edge new capability for the Royal Navy.

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QinetiQ, Inzpire and Close Air Solutions to bid for TSSP

Posted 19 December 2017

QinetiQ, Inzpire Limited and Close Air Solutions have signed a Collaboration Agreement, joining forces to bid for the Training & Simulation Systems Programme (TSSP) Joint Fires Synthetic Training project.

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Boeing unveils UAS refueller for MQ-25 competition

Posted 19 December 2017

Boeing for the first time is showing what it believes is the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) best suited for refuelling US Navy jets operating from aircraft carriers.

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BAE Systems contracts Laser Centrum for Swedish Mjölner programme

Posted 18 December 2017

BAE Systems has signed a contract with Czech manufacturer Laser Centrum CZ, Ltd. to produce mechanical components for the Swedish Army's Mjölner mortar system.

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BAE Systems to provide Royal Navy combat systems support

Posted 18 December 2017

BAE Systems has been contracted by the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Maritime Combat Systems (MCS) team to ensure the combat management systems, tactical networks and shared infrastructures aboard 38 Royal Navy platforms will

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UK receives 14th F-35B Lightning

Posted 18 December 2017

The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II which flew into Beaufort, South Carolina last week to take its place as part of the Lightning Fleet, set to operate from Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers and RAF Marham.

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GKN Aerospace signs support contract for South African Gripen RM12 engine

Posted 18 December 2017

GKN Aerospace has signed a three year contract extension worth over US$8 million (Initial order value ZAR 89M), covering the technical product support, maintenance and parts supply for the Gripen RM12

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Theorem release latest 3D PDF publisher with HTML5 output

Posted 18 December 2017

Tamworth based Theorem has released the latest version of its 3D PDF document publisher, which is part of the Publish 3D suite of products.

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Astronaut Tim Peake opens UTC Portsmouth

Posted 15 December 2017

Two years after blasting off to join the International Space Station, British astronaut Tim Peake formally opened the Roya Navy backed college which will produce the scientists and engineers of tomorrow.

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ADS highlights industry need for transition agreement in early 2018

Posted 15 December 2017

ADS said today that although confirmation that talks can start on transition and our future relationship with the EU is welcome progress, industry now needs to see urgent agreement reached on transition

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Tsunami Tsolutions joins IFS Partner Network for A&D sector

Posted 13 December 2017

IFS today announced that Tsunami Tsolutions LLC, a leading Aerospace & Defence (A&D)solutions provider based in North America, has joined the IFS Partner Network.

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First flight trial of MAGMA UAV completed

Posted 13 December 2017

The University of Manchester and BAE Systems, have successfully completed the first phase of flight trials with MAGMA – a small scale unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which will use a unique blown-air system to manoeuvre the aircraft - paving the way

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Catalyst report record year for aerospace and defence M&A

Posted 13 December 2017

According to data from Catalyst Corporate Finance (Catalyst), M&A activity in the global Aerospace & Defence (A&D) sector gained momentum in the second half of 2017.

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MASS wins MoD training support contract extension

Posted 13 December 2017

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved the take up of competitively obtained option prices from MASS for a two year extension to its existing Joint Warfare Support contract.

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Albacom secures contracts in India

Posted 13 December 2017

Dundee-based Albacom, which specialises in providing electrical components for the defence and aviation industry, has secured two six-figure contracts with Indian defence companies.

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JJ Churchill celebrates 80th birthday

Posted 12 December 2017

Leicestershire based engineering firm JJ Churchill - founded by Walter Churchill on Christmas Day 1937 - is celebrating eighty years in business by recruiting the highest number of apprentices in its history.

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Morgan wins £4.49m MoD body armour contract

Posted 12 December 2017

A £4.49 million defence contract has been agreed between Morgan Advanced Materials and the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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Defence Secretary in Doha as BAE Systems agrees Typhoon contract with Qatar

Posted 11 December 2017

BAE Systems and the Government of the State of Qatar have entered into a contract, valued at approximately £5 billion, for the supply of 24 Typhoon aircraft to the Qatar Emiri Air Force, along with a

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ADS welcomes progress to second phase of Brexit negotiations

Posted 8 December 2017

This morning's announcement that sufficient progress has been made for the next phase of Brexit negotiations to start will be welcomed by industry.

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CAE appoints Andrew Naismith as MD of CAE UK

Posted 8 December 2017

CAE today announced it has appointed Andrew Naismith as Managing Director of CAE UK plc.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth commissioned by HM The Queen

Posted 7 December 2017

Her Majesty The Queen today commissioned the UK's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth into the Royal Navy.

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Cranfield Uni and Pool Re partner to appoint Professor Andrew Silke

Posted 6 December 2017

Pool Re and Cranfield University today announced the appointment of Professor Andrew Silke as the Professor of Terrorism Risk Management and Resilience at Cranfield University.

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A state of the art jetty which will improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands has been completed by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO).

Treehouse yields positive results for BAE Systems

Gloucestershire based Innovation & Creative Training Company, Treehouse, has recently completed its first management development programme for BAE Systems’ Combat Air Product Support department, with the Managing

MASS extends NATO JEWCS contract at RNAS Yeovilton

MASS has consolidated its role as a supplier of electonic warfare (EW) services to NATO, by extending its service support contract to the NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) based at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton

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