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BAE Systems receives Lockheed Martin F-35 EW systems contract

Posted 23 May 2018

BAE Systems has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to ensure the readiness of critical electronic warfare (EW) systems on the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.

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UK poised for Defence Space Strategy boost led by RAF

Posted 23 May 2018

As the UK space sector’s world-leading experts gather for the first ever UK Defence Space Conference, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced the launch of the UK’s first Defence Space Strategy and pledged an uplift in

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Defence Secretary hosts first US-UK Defence Innovation Board meet at AI Lab launch

Posted 23 May 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the launch of a new artificial intelligence (AI) hub as he hosted the first ever joint US-UK Defence Innovation Board meeting on Monday, to explore

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DIO puts Commercial Strategy into action with Clyde Construction Framework

Posted 23 May 2018

A flagship 10 year construction framework has been awarded today by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), on behalf of the Ministry of Defence.

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Kelvin Hughes to supply SharpEye radar sensors for LCS and MMSC vessels

Posted 22 May 2018

Kelvin Hughes has been selected by bridge integrator OSI Maritime Systems Ltd (OSI) to supply a number of SharpEye solid-state naval radar sensors for installation on board Lockheed Martin’s LCS 27 and four

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Rolls-Royce MT30 to power Japan’s new frigate

Posted 22 May 2018

Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new class of frigates for the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF).

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4C Strategies signs strategic partnership with Cubic Global Defense

Posted 22 May 2018

4C Strategies and Cubic Global Defense - who have successfully cooperated in Australia over the past five years - signed an agreement to expand their cooperation to a global level, primarily for the defence sector,

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MASS delivers concurrent military training exercises

Posted 21 May 2018

A Joint Warfare Support Team led by Cohort company MASS has delivered two key Joint Forces Command training events at HQ British Forces Cyprus and at RAF St Mawgan in Cornwall.

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Britain and France sign test pilot exchange agreement

Posted 18 May 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson and French Minister of the Armed Forces Mme Florence Parly today held the first Defence Ministerial Council since the announcement of a permanent and regular forum for the discussion of UK-France

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AIA appoints Jason Yaley VP of Membership & Strategic Development

Posted 17 May 2018

America's Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has named Jason Yaley as its Vice President of Membership & Strategic Development.

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SEA demos TLS to South Korean market

Posted 17 May 2018

Cohort plc company SEA has demonstrated its role as a key supplier of Torpedo Launch Systems (TLS) at a UK defence services industry day on board the Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland in Pyeongtaek naval base, South Korea.

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New brand of refinishing lands in the UK

Posted 17 May 2018

A new high-end range of consumable products is now available nationwide to the UK’s finishing industry.

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SEA and partners deliver modelling and simulation findings to MoD

Posted 16 May 2018

SEA has led an industry team which has delivered its findings on the future of modelling and simulation to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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UK's F-35s set to arrive in Norfolk

Posted 16 May 2018

Britain’s next generation fighter jets - F-35 Lightning's - will start arriving at their new home early next month, the Defence Secretary has announced.

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Air Partner appoints Ian Holder as Managing Director of Baines Simmons

Posted 16 May 2018

Air Partner plc has appointed Ian Holder as Managing Director of Baines Simmons, reporting directly to Air Partner CEO Mark Briffa and he os also on the Group’s Operating Board.

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BAE Systems awarded £2.4bn by MoD for Royal Navy submarine programmes

Posted 14 May 2018

BAE Systems has been awarded a £1.5 billion contract for delivery of the seventh Astute class submarine and a further £900 million for the next phase of the Dreadnought submarine programme.

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Information Warrior 2018 advances Royal Navy bid for information supremacy

Posted 11 May 2018

The Royal Navy's recent three-week exercise exploring the adoption of emerging technologies to secure the information advantage at sea, Information Warrior 2018, saw QinetiQ, working at Portsdown

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Survitec to present full special ops range at SOFIC

Posted 11 May 2018

Safety solutions provider Survitec is to display its defence capabilities focused on the USSOCOM customer at the Special Operations Forces International Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa between 21st and 24th May.

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ADS Apprenticeship Reception supports Year of Engineering

Posted 10 May 2018

The annual ADS Apprenticeship Reception was held in the House of Commons last week, celebrating the important role of the 12,000 apprentices in the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space sectors.

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American student rocketeers compete to represent US at Farnborough finals

Posted 10 May 2018

This Saturday the Team America Rocketry Challenge National Finals Fly-Off take place at Great Meadow in The Plains, VA (outside Washington, D.C.), to determine who will win and represent the US at the

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Inmarsat to help Royal Marines mark 75th anniversary of WWII raids

Posted 10 May 2018

A team of Royal Marines is preparing for an historic 2,000-mile (3,200 km) journey along Norway’s coastline.

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EMCOR UK awarded DECA contract

Posted 10 May 2018

Facilities management provider EMCOR UK, has been awarded a multi-service contract with the Defence Electronics & Components Agency (DECA).

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Survitec agrees IWC license and supply for defence training

Posted 10 May 2018

Safety solutions provider Survitec has assumed responsibility for the sales, marketing, manufacturing and supply of the Inflatable Wall product portfolio under a license and supply agreement with Battlefield Sim Limited

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Serco to continue supporting US NESS

Posted 9 May 2018

Serco has been named the sole winner on an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to provide the US with life cycle sustainment, acquisition and integration support for Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (ATFP) Naval Electronic

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Lieutenant General Mark Carleton-Smith CBE appointed new Chief of the General Staff

Posted 9 May 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has today confirmed that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the appointment of the new Chief of the General Staff.

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Dstl analysts support Europe’s largest military exercise

Posted 8 May 2018

A team of analytic specialists from Dstl are providing vital analysis to support military commanders in Europe’s largest military exercise, Exercise Joint Warrior.

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Survitec showcasing inflatable MilPod at SOFEX

Posted 8 May 2018

Safety solutions provider Survitec is showcasing the launch of the newly designed, rapidly inflating SONICS Milpod at the 12th annual Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) show in Amman, Jordan, taking place 7-10th

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Royal Navy gets first unmanned minesweeping system

Posted 8 May 2018 · 2 Comments

Defence Minister Guto Bebb has announced that an autonomous minesweeper system that can safely clear sea lanes of mines has been handed over to the Royal Navy.

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Sir Simon Bollom appointed Chief Executive of Defence Equipment and Support

Posted 7 May 2018

The Cabinet Secretary, with the agreement of the Prime Minister, has announced the appointment of Sir Simon Bollom as the new Chief Executive for Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S).

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UK and Norway defence ministers plan sub-hunting cooperation

Posted 3 May 2018

The UK and Norway advanced their plans for international Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) co-operation in the North Atlantic, as the nations’ defence ministers flew in an American P-8A Poseidon from RAF Lossiemouth today.

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BAE Systems partners with Prismatic on solar powered UAV

Posted 3 May 2018

A new solar electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which has the potential to fly for up to a year before needing maintenance, has become a step closer to reality following a new agreement between two cutting-edge British

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BAE Systems to develop next-gen missile warning system for US Army aircraft

Posted 1 May 2018

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract to develop a next-generation missile warning system for aircraft that will protect pilots and crews from new and emerging threats.

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Royal Navy launches flagship initiative in Year of Engineering

Posted 27 April 2018

The Royal Navy has launched a national competition, aimed at all 11-18 year olds in full time education, asking them to come up with an innovative design for a ship capable of rescuing up to 1,000 people.

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Cobham wins T-38C radio retrofit contract

Posted 27 April 2018

Cobham Aerospace Communications has been awarded the contract to supply Boeing with advanced FliteLineTM communication and navigation radios for retrofit on more than 450 Northrop T-38C military trainer aircraft operated by the United States

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Battlefield forensics set to save lives

Posted 27 April 2018

Experts at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and their US colleagues have developed a system to identify weapons used by the enemy based on after-attack analysis.

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Peli showcasing new 7-Series tactical torches at Eurosatory

Posted 26 April 2018

Peli Products will be introducing new models in the Peli 7 Series LED tactical torches family - the 7110, 7610, 7620 and 7070R - at the biennial defence and security exhibition, Eurosatory in June (11th to 15th).

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RIAT set to celebrate RAF Centenary

Posted 26 April 2018

The RAF has confirmed that the full battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) - Lancaster, Spitfire, Hurricane and Dakota - will be part of the special RAF Centenary celebrations at The Royal International Airshow, alongside the Red Arrows and Typhoon

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QinetiQ acquires E.I.S. Aircraft Operations

Posted 26 April 2018

QinetiQ Group plc has entered into an agreement to acquire E.I.S. Aircraft Operations currently part of E.I.S. Aircraft Group, for €70 million on a cash-free, debt-free basis.

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New survey ship HMS Magpie on sea trials

Posted 26 April 2018

The Royal Navy’s newest vessel HMS Magpie has been in action already undergoing rough weather sea trials in the Irish Sea less than a month after being launched.

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Defence Secretary announces £80m Guardian to protect the skies

Posted 23 April 2018

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) will invest up to £80 million in a new computer system to boost the RAF’s speed and accuracy in protecting the skies, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

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JJ Churchill reduces machining ops by half

Posted 23 April 2018

Aerospace engineering firm JJ Churchill today announced that it has reduced its tooling costs by 5% with a 50% reduction in the number of machining operations on a specific critical part, achieved with Blue Photon technology which is marketed in

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Defence Secretary checks progress of first City Class Type 26 frigate

Posted 20 April 2018

The Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson MP, visited BAE Systems’ Clyde shipyards yesterday to gain an insight into the Company’s next generation digital ship design approach for the Type 26 frigates,

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SEA supplying TLS to navies in South East Asia

Posted 20 April 2018

Cohort company SEA is supplying its Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) to three South East Asian navies that have signed up for a solution based on technology originally developed for the UK Royal Navy.

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Defence Secretary launches £132m Scots sub-hunting aircraft home

Posted 19 April 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson cut the first turf on a £132 million facility for the UK’s new fleet of submarine hunting Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) at RAF Lossiemouth today.

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Osprey wins MoD contract to deliver Military IFP to No.1 AIDU

Posted 19 April 2018

Osprey has competitively won a three-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver Military Instrument Flight Procedures (IFP) Maintenance and Safeguarding services to the No.1 Aeronautical

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RAF’s legendary Dambusters squadron reforms to fly F-35s

Posted 18 April 2018

The squadron immortalised by the Dambusters raid of World War II has been reformed to fly the UK’s new F-35 fighter jets, the Defence Secretary has announced.

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Cobham opens refuelling pod workshop at RAF Brize Norton

Posted 18 April 2018

Cobham has established a new off-wing repairs and modification workshop at RAF Brize Norton to support the A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport 'Voyager' aircraft.

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BAE Systems and Milrem LCM sign maintenance support contract for Estonian CV90s

Posted 18 April 2018

BAE Systems and Milrem LCM, an Estonian provider of combat vehicle life-cycle management, have signed a contract to support Estonia’s fleet of CV9035 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).

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QinetiQ launch SyBard HA data diode

Posted 17 April 2018

QinetiQ have launched their new SyBard Highly Available (HA) Diode, a resilient and robust network device that connects two computer networks together in a strictly one-way manner, for fast and secure data transfer

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Martin-Baker wins KF-X ejection seat competition

Posted 13 April 2018

Martin-Baker has been awarded a contract to provide the escape system for the Republic of Koreas Air Force’s new fighter, KF-X.

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SDC awarded BPA by US DISA

Posted 13 April 2018

Provider of Inmarsat aeronautical satellite connectivity services to the US Military, Department of Defense (DoD), state and local agencies, Satcom Direct Communications (SDC), has been re-awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the US Defense

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University of Cambridge wins Boeing 2017 Supplier of the Year Award for Innovation

Posted 12 April 2018

The University of Cambridge has been recognised by Boeing among the company's 2017 Supplier of the Year Award winners - which honours 13 companies for the high-quality products, services and value

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BAE Systems invests £10m in MISC upgrade

Posted 12 April 2018

BAE Systems has announced a £10 million investment programme to upgrade its Maritime Integration & Support Centre (MISC) in Portsmouth - a specialist facility providing vital support for Royal Navy warships whilst researching future

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F-35Bs prepare for UK debut by practising tanking

Posted 12 April 2018

Thousands of feet above the Eastern Seaboard of the USA, four British jets of tomorrow – F-35B Lightning II stealth fighters – take on fuel from an RAF tanker, in preparation for their impending arrival in the UK.

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British Army’s rifle set for upgrade

Posted 12 April 2018

The Ministry of Defence is upgrading the British Army’s standard combat rifle to ensure troops are equipped with the best possible battle-winning kit, Defence Minister Guto Bebb has announced.

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WFEL appoints Ian Anderton as Managing Director

Posted 11 April 2018

WFEL Ltd. has announced the appointment of Ian Anderton as Managing Director, succeeding Ian Wilson, who will shortly retire from the company.

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Cobham wins KF-X oxygen system contract

Posted 11 April 2018

Cobham has received a contract from Korean Aerospace Industries Ltd (KAI) to design and supply a pilot Oxygen System for the future KF-X, an advanced multirole fighter aircraft currently under development.

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QinetiQ selected for EMD Phase of US Army’s Common Robotic System programme

Posted 11 April 2018

QinetiQ Group's US business, QinetiQ North America, has been selected as one of two suppliers for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) Common

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Lockheed Martin and Cobham team on NGJ-LB for US Navy

Posted 11 April 2018

Lockheed Martin and Cobham are joining forces for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) competition to replace the US Navy’s ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently on the E/A-18 Growler aircraft.

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JFD delivers submarine rescue equipment to RAN

Posted 10 April 2018

JFD has delivered brand new submarine rescue equipment to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) which means that, for the first time, the entire crew of an Australian submarine can be treated simultaneously.

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Cambridge Pixel's VSD selected for Middle Eastern Military Border and Maritime Security Programme

Posted 10 April 2018

Cambridge Pixel's Video Security Display (VSD) system has been selected as part of a military mobile protection programme in the Middle East, integrating multiple sensors (radar

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Leonardo to provide DAS for British Army's new Apache AH-64Es

Posted 10 April 2018

Leonardo has announced that it has been contracted by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide a defensive aids suite (DAS) for the British Army’s new fleet of Apache AH-64E helicopters.

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Additional Mk110s set to board US Navy LCS

Posted 10 April 2018

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics to provide two additional Mk110 Naval Gun Systems for the Independence variant of the US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).

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BAE Systems launching India Supplier Summit

Posted 9 April 2018

Signalling its continued commitment to and focus on Make in India, BAE Systems will host its first ever India Supplier Summit on 5th April in New Delhi, being held ahead of DefExpo, the country’s biennial Land, Naval and Internal Homeland

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Cobham's VigilOX tested on F-18 and T-45

Posted 9 April 2018

Cobham's VigilOX pilot breathing sensor system has recently flown three test flights on US Navy F-18 and T-45 aircraft, as acknowledged by Rear Admiral Sara Joyner during the House Armed Services Committee Hearing in February, 2018.

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New Royal Navy operations hub opens in Gulf

Posted 9 April 2018

Britain has cemented its enhanced and permanent presence in the Gulf with the opening of the United Kingdom Naval Support Facility at a ceremony at Mina Salman port in Bahrain last week.

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UK defence sector seeks partnerships in India

Posted 6 April 2018

The UK’s defence sector is looking to grow participation in the important Indian defence market, as ADS steps up its engagement with India.

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Babcock floats-up fourth Irish Offshore Patrol Vessel at historic ceremony

Posted 6 April 2018

Babcock has marked a key milestone in the build programme for the delivery of a fourth Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Irish Naval Service as it successfully floated the 90 metre vessel currently under

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CAMM completes qualification trials from 3-cell ExLS launcher

Posted 5 April 2018

MBDA and Lockheed Martin have jointly completed qualification of MBDA’s Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) from Lockheed Martin’s Extensible Launching System (ExLS) 3-Cell Stand Alone Launcher following a series

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Leonardo supplies RAF with missile decoy for air combat missions

Posted 4 April 2018

Leonardo has begun deliveries of its new ‘BriteCloud’ decoy to the UK’s Royal Air Force for combat missions following the Ministry of Defence’s formal go-ahead for the new technology.

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BAE Systems' AMPV enters testing phase with US Army

Posted 4 April 2018

BAE Systems has delivered all of the AMPVs (Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles) built under the Engineering and Manufacturing Design (EMD) phase to the US Army to begin the testing phase of the programme.

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Sophie Harker awarded prestigious Bee Beamont Award

Posted 3 April 2018

Lancashire based engineer Sophie Harker has picked up a prestigious award at a BAE Systems event celebrating engineering excellence.

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Rolls-Royce to supply 20 MTU engines for French Navy frigates

Posted 3 April 2018

Rolls-Royce has received its first order for the new sixteen-cylinder engines in its successful Series 8000 range, as French shipbuilder Naval Group has ordered a total of 20 MTU 16V 8000 M91L engines, each delivering up to

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Babcock highlighting naval support capabilities at SEA AIR SPACE

Posted 3 April 2018

Babcock International is to underline its special relationships in the USA and Canada, by featuring its international naval capability partner approach at SEA AIR SPACE at the Gaylord National Convention Centre,

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General Sir Nick Carter appointed Chief of the Defence Staff

Posted 28 March 2018

Her Majesty the Queen has approved the appointment of General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen to take over from Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach GBE KCB ADC DL as the next Chief of the Defence Staff this summer.

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Third Tide-Class Tanker arrives in Cornwall

Posted 28 March 2018

The arrival of RFA Tidesurge comes just weeks after her sister ship, RFA Tidespring, met up at sea with aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time.

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UK backs MBDA’s Brimstone missile to 2030 and beyond

Posted 27 March 2018

The United Kingdom has awarded MBDA a £400 million contract for the capability sustainment programme (CSP) of the advanced Brimstone air-to-surface missile, to extend its service life beyond 2030.

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Porton Down scientists on brink of titanium revolution

Posted 26 March 2018

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) in Porton Down has revolutionised the production of titanium by reducing the 40 stage process down to just two steps and potentially halving the cost.

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Plans for PTP redevelopment revealed

Posted 26 March 2018

QinetiQ and the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) are set to begin a £23 million redevelopment project at Portsdown Technology Park (PTP) that will create up to 100 jobs.

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BAE Systems, Cammell Laird and BMT to deliver extra Type 45 power

Posted 23 March 2018

The UK Ministry of Defence has appointed an alliance team led by BAE Systems to deliver its Type 45 Power Improvement Project (PIP).

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Bright young sparks rise to Royal Navy Engineering Challenge

Posted 23 March 2018

Youngsters from across the UK gathered at HMS Sultan, Gosport recently in order to compete in The Royal Navy Engineering Challenge - Exercise Clean Sweep to mark the Year of Engineering 2018.

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Gresham introduces 500W DC:DC converter for vehicle comms and security

Posted 22 March 2018

Gresham Power Electronics has introduced a 500W DC:DC converter for military and non-tactical vehicle mounted communications and security systems.

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Pioneering treatment could save limbs on the battlefield

Posted 20 March 2018

Biomedical engineers are pioneering a new technique for treating injured limbs which could reduce amputations after battlefield injuries

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Somerset engineering students attend STEM event at RNAS Yeovilton

Posted 20 March 2018

Colleges from Somerset recently attended a STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) event at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton.

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SafeSkys awarded RAF contract in Scotland

Posted 20 March 2018

SafeSkys has been awarded the contract for provision of Airfield Wildlife Control Services for the Royal Air Force (RAF) in Scotland at RAF Lossiemouth, RLG Kinloss and RAF Leuchars.

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Defence Secretary announces £3.7m Ajax threat detection deal

Posted 19 March 2018

The Defence Secretary has announced a £3.7 million deal to equip the Army’s next generation armoured vehicle with the latest in automated threat warning systems.

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Babcock supporting small businesses with Innovation Zone

Posted 19 March 2018

Babcock International is offering start–ups and small businesses the unique opportunity to showcase their latest innovations in the Babcock Innovation Zone at the Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) conference and exhibition

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Jacksons Fencing secures defence assets at Portsmouth Naval Base

Posted 16 March 2018

Jacksons Fencing has installed high security solutions at Portsmouth Naval Base, including Princess Royal Jetty, the shared border with the historic HMS Warrior 1980, an iconic harrier jump jet display and the base’s

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Defence Secretary boosts Britain's chemical capability

Posted 15 March 2018

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced measures to maintain the UK’s world-leading chemical analysis and defence capability, as he warned of the intensifying threats the country faces in his first keynote speech in the

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Dstl works with Nottingham Trent Uni on yarn to safeguard troops hearing

Posted 15 March 2018

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is supporting the Materials Research Exchange exhibition and conference (MRE), where among projects from industry and academia being presented there,

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Aish Technologies expands engineering capability

Posted 15 March 2018

Dorset-based advanced systems design and manufacturer Aish Technologies has announced it is to expand its engineering team, as a direct result of a number of recent major contract awards.

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Wincanton defence team maintains SC21 Gold

Posted 15 March 2018

Wincanton’s defence team, based in Bicester, has been re-awarded Gold in the 21st Century Supply Chains (SC21) programme at The Achieving Supply Chain Excellence event in Belfast.

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Dstl supports new science challenge in schools

Posted 15 March 2018

As the world marked International Women’s Day last week, staff at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) Porton Down organised an initiative to inspire girls to take up careers in science, technology, engineering and maths

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BAE Systems appoints Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, Managing Director, Maritime and Land UK

Posted 14 March 2018

BAE Systems has announced that Andrew Wolstenholme OBE will join BAE Systems plc from 24 May 2018, in a newly-created role on the Executive Committee as Group Managing Director, Maritime and Land

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Dstl launches 2018 Apprenticeship Scheme

Posted 14 March 2018

Cyber security, electrical engineering and project management are among a range of roles available at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) as it launches its 2018 apprenticeship recruitment campaign.

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New offshore patrol vessel named HMS Trent

Posted 13 March 2018

HMS Trent, the third of the Royal Navy’s five new Offshore Patrol Vessels, has been formally named at the Glasgow shipyard where she was built.

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CMS Strategic to deliver DSEI 2019 PR campaign

Posted 13 March 2018

CMS Strategic has been chosen to deliver the PR campaign for Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), the biennial defence and security event which returns to ExCeL London on 10-13 September 2019.

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Saudi Arabia signs MoI for 48 Typhoons

Posted 9 March 2018

Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom signed Memorandum of Intent (MoI) to finalise discussions for the purchase of 48 Typhoon aircrafts.

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Peli introduces its first wireless rechargeable light

Posted 9 March 2018

Peli has introduced its first wireless rechargeable light - the new 7070R tactical torch - which features Artificial Intelligence, works with Bluetooth app and offers Dual Switch Technology.

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UK steps up cyber defence

Posted 9 March 2018

UK Cyber Defence is getting a boost, following the opening of a new Defence Cyber School at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham. Published 8 March 2018

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Osprey wins MoD contract to deliver Military IFP to No.1 AIDU

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Cambridge Pixel's VSD selected for Middle Eastern Military Border and Maritime Security Programme

Cambridge Pixel's Video Security Display (VSD) system has been selected as part of a military mobile protection programme in the Middle East, integrating multiple sensors (radar and cameras) to provide comprehensive and effective

Kelvin Hughes to supply SharpEye radar sensors for LCS and MMSC vessels

Kelvin Hughes has been selected by bridge integrator OSI Maritime Systems Ltd (OSI) to supply a number of SharpEye solid-state naval radar sensors for installation on board Lockheed Martin’s LCS 27 and four LCS-based Multi Mission

Plans for PTP redevelopment revealed

QinetiQ and the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) are set to begin a £23 million redevelopment project at Portsdown Technology Park (PTP) that will create up to 100 jobs.

New survey ship HMS Magpie on sea trials

The Royal Navy’s newest vessel HMS Magpie has been in action already undergoing rough weather sea trials in the Irish Sea less than a month after being launched.

New brand of refinishing lands in the UK

A new high-end range of consumable products is now available nationwide to the UK’s finishing industry.

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