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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 bespoke support and training package.

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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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Inzpire's GECO Air enters service with Indonesian Air Force

Posted 5 December 2017

Inzpire is pleased to announce that its GECO Air tablet-based mission system has entered service with the Indonesian Air Force the Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Udara.

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Alcon invests in expanding its defence and security business

Posted 5 December 2017

Tamworth based Alcon Components Ltd has today announced a major continued investment plan focused on significant future expansion of their existing defence and security sector business.

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Dstl appoints Gary Aitkenhead as Chief Executive

Posted 5 December 2017

Gary Aitkenhead has been appointed as new Chief Executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).

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NSC's UBVT reaches full operational capability

Posted 4 December 2017

A British Army asset that allows soldiers to take control of virtual vehicles, experiment with weaponry and deploy in any role - the Unit Based Virtual Training (UBVT) system from NSC - has reached full operational capability after just four

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Business contribution to Britain's biggest warships recognised

Posted 2 December 2017

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin today recognised the vital contribution that businesses have made to the construction of the Royal Navy's largest ever ships.

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Formaplex welcomes new apprentice intake

Posted 1 December 2017

Manufacturers of composite tooling and lightweight component solutions, Formaplex, has taken on six new apprentices.

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QinetiQ emulates drone threat for Royal Canadian Navy

Posted 1 December 2017

QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) has introduced a new service to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) by emulating the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones.

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Royal Navy medics recognised for bringing life-saving device to the battlefield

Posted 1 December 2017

A Royal Navy-led team of medical experts have been recognised for helping to introduce a hi-tech life-saving device to the battlefield.

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French Armed Forces Ministry takes delivery of its first MMPs

Posted 30 November 2017

France's defence procurement agency, the Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), has accepted delivery of the first batch of 50 missiles and 20 firing posts constituting the new MMP system from MBDA, for

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Oxford Economics reveals BAE Systems' significant contribution to UK economy

Posted 30 November 2017

According to an independent report by Oxford Economics, BAE Systems productivity has increased by almost 35% over the past three years and its investment in skills and technology has increased year on year

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SEA research offers modelling and simulation tech advances

Posted 29 November 2017

Cohort company SEA is conducting research for the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) on Information Management (IM) techniques that could have a significant impact on the way data is presented as a service for

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Royal Fleet Auxiliary welcomes RFA Tidespring to the fleet

Posted 28 November 2017

Honorary Commodore in Chief of the RFA, HRH Prince Edward the Earl of Wessex KG, GCVO, was in Portsmouth yesterday to welcome RFA Tidespring to the operational fleet.

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Defence Minister reveals new fingerprint tech

Posted 28 November 2017

Cutting-edge fingerprint technology aimed at targeting criminals has been unveiled by Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin.

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Hypack adds support for Sonardyne Solstice sonar data

Posted 28 November 2017

Hypack has announced that its Hypack Max and Hysweep hydrographic surveying packages can now be used to process and display data from Sonardyne's Solstice side-scan sonar.

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Meopta to support line-of-sight tech for BAE Systems' CV90

Posted 27 November 2017

Czech optical specialist Meopta will support vital line-of-sight technology for BAE Systems' CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) as part of a Memorandum of Understanding with defence and security company Saab.

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5750 Components moves to new facility

Posted 27 November 2017

Knowsley-based 5750 Components Ltd has moved to a larger facility as the company continues with its ambitious expansion plans.

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QinetiQ launches UK laser 'centre of excellence'

Posted 24 November 2017

QinetiQ has opened a new 'centre of excellence' for the development and testing of advanced laser technology at its headquarters in Farnborough, UK.

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Defence Minister visits Ipswich company constructor of carriers' FLYCO

Posted 24 November 2017

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin has paid a visit to a small Ipswich-based company who have played a key role in the largest ships ever built for the Royal Navy, responsible for constructing the aircraft

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BAE Systems wins Scottish Large Employer Award 2017

Posted 22 November 2017

BAE Systems has been announced the winner of the Large Employer of the Year award at the Scottish Apprenticeship Awards held at Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

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SEA to showcase DECKsim at MITSG

Posted 22 November 2017

Cohort company SEA has been invited to outline the latest developments in portable training options for Flight Deck Officers (FDOs) at a meeting of the Maritime International Training Support Group (MITSG), to be held as a precursor to the I/ITSEC

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BMT strengthens defence team

Posted 22 November 2017

BMT today announced the appointment of Matthew Hart who will join the organisation's business development team.

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Kelvin Hughes secures SharpEye order for Pakistan Navy Submarine

Posted 22 November 2017

Following the announcement in February 2017 that Kelvin Hughes will be supplying the SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system to the mid-life upgrade programme for the Pakistan Navy's Agosta 90B-class (also known as

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Leonardo starts delivery of 16 AW101 Norwegian SAR helicopters

Posted 21 November 2017

Leonardo has announced that the first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters has been delivered to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security.

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EDM to showcase G-Cueing Ejection Seat at I/ITSEC 2017

Posted 21 November 2017

EDM announced today that it will be showcasing its G-Cueing Ejection Seat at I/ITSEC 2017.

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Boeing begins distribution of Rolls-Royce defence engines

Posted 17 November 2017

Boeing, through its subsidiary Aviall, has launched its parts sales and distribution agreement with Rolls-Royce in support of their global fleet of AE defence engines.

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Dubai Airshow: UK aerospace receives a boost

Posted 17 November 2017

Aerospace manufacturers have enjoyed a strong week of orders for new aircraft at the Dubai Airshow 2017, promising a multi-billion pound boost to UK industry.

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BAE Systems and AMMROC agree to support Hawk UAE fleet to 2020

Posted 17 November 2017

BAE Systems has signed an agreement with AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center) LLC to provide continued support to the Hawk aircraft fleet in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) until 2020.

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AEB releases UK Brexit conference results

Posted 17 November 2017

AEB has released the results of its UK Brexit conference held last month, providing valuable benchmarks and preparation checks for businesses as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

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BAE Systems to upgrade USS Tortuga

Posted 17 November 2017

BAE Systems' Norfolk, Virginia shipyard will perform a combination of maintenance, modernisation and repair on the USS Tortuga under a new $139.8 million US Navy contract.

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BAE Systems awarded DARPA contract to develop space evaluation and analysis testbed

Posted 16 November 2017

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $12.8 million to develop an innovative space evaluation and analysis testbed to support the

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HM The Queen to commission namesake aircraft carrier

Posted 16 November 2017

Her Majesty the Queen will formally commission her namesake aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, into the Royal Navy fleet in just three weeks' time.

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Pilot recruitment campaign visits Birmingham

Posted 16 November 2017

BA CityFlyer, a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, is visiting Birmingham at the end of November as part of a campaign to recruit new captains.

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Red Arrows presented with prestigious annual APA award

Posted 16 November 2017

The Red Arrows' outstanding contribution to promoting the UK has been recognised by the presentation of the Air Power Association's (APA) prestigious annual award.

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Formidable Shield 2017 successfully concluded

Posted 16 November 2017

The international maritime exercise Formidable Shield has come to a close following a month of successes and world-firsts.

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Marshall to provide AJAX turret simulator shelters

Posted 16 November 2017

Training of turret crews on the British Army's AJAX, the new multi-role family of medium armoured fighting vehicles that will transform the Army's modernised Division of the future, is to be carried out using simulator shelters

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Paragon adds second NEO800 3D printer

Posted 15 November 2017

Darlington based Paragon Rapid Technologies has become the only service provider in the UK to have two industry-leading NEO800 3D printers from RP Support.

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Xbox controllers, hoverbikes and robotic trucks trialled by British and US armies

Posted 15 November 2017

A world-first in the US has seen British soldiers controlling 4x4s with Xbox-style controllers and a UK driverless truck leading American trucks in an unmanned convoy.

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Dubai Airshow: QinetiQ and MGE partner on future UAE defence capabilities

Posted 14 November 2017

QinetiQ and Middle East General Enterprises (MGE) have announced a joint venture (JV) partnership in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to manufacture aerial and maritime targets to be used for test &

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UK and Australia step up defence relationship

Posted 14 November 2017

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin has been in Australia discussing defence equipment in the face of intensifying threats.

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Dubai Airshow: MBDA presents SmartGlider

Posted 13 November 2017

MBDA is presenting SmartGlider, its new family of air launched guided weapons, for the first time outside Europe, at the Dubai Airshow (12-16 November).

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MoD awards Leonardo A400M radar threat simulation contract

Posted 13 November 2017

Leonardo has announced a contract, signed with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), to provide equipment that will simulate radar threats to the RAF's new A400M transport aircraft prior to take-off.

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Dubai Airshow: SteelRock introduces NightFighter Counter-UAV

Posted 13 November 2017

Pioneering UK Company, SteelRock UAV, is introducing the world's safest counter-UAV system to the global aerospace, defence and security markets at the UK DIT Defence & Security Organisation (DSO) Stand in the UK

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Defence Secretary Williamson hosts first meeting with US Defense Secretary Mattis

Posted 10 November 2017

The Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has held his first bilateral meeting with his US counterpart, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, in London today.

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Cobham again awarded 'A-' CDP score

Posted 10 November 2017

Cobham has achieved another A- in CDP's globally recognised environmental performance assessment, positioning the company among the best in the aerospace and defence category.

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BAE Systems completes third life testing of F-35A airframe

Posted 9 November 2017

A full scale durability test airframe of the F-35A aircraft has successfully completed its third life testing, equivalent to 24,000 hours of 'flying', in the unique testing facility at BAE Systems' site in Brough, East

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DTC to demo Tactical IP Mesh advances at Milipol 2017

Posted 9 November 2017

Domo Tactical Communications (DTC), the wireless communication specialist will be demonstrating the latest advances of their wireless Tactical IP Mesh systems at Milipol 2017, in Paris later this month (21-24 November).

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Nasmyth appoints Paul Jones as Group CFO (Designate)

Posted 9 November 2017

Nasmyth Group today announced the appointment of Paul Jones as Group Chief Financial Officer (Designate), who will be working alongside Group Finance Director Maurice Edmonds.

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MBDA and SAFRAN partner on MMP for Australia

Posted 8 November 2017

MBDA and Safran Electronics & Defense have announced their global strategic partnership which will play a key role in response to the Commonwealth of Australia's Defence Industry Policy Statement to support the development of

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Babcock and BMT partner to develop future surface ships

Posted 8 November 2017

Babcock and BMT have signed a cooperation agreement, which outlines the principles of a strategic relationship that will see the companies collaborate to support the Design, Build, Construction and Support of future classes of

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CND wins Defence ERS Silver Award

Posted 7 November 2017

Cyber security company Computer Network Defence (CND) has been awarded the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award.

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Sonardyne's Mini-Ranger 2 USBL to support UXO surveys

Posted 7 November 2017

Deep BV, a Dutch survey company specialising in hydrography, marine geophysics and oceanography, has purchased underwater acoustic technology - the Mini-Ranger 2 Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) tracking system - supplied by

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Peli launches deeper Air Cases

Posted 7 November 2017

Peli Products has launched three new deeper cases in the Peli Air Case line, which are reengineered to be 40% lighter.

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MoD invests in helicopter simulation centre

Posted 6 November 2017

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced an over £90 million investment in a world-leading helicopter simulation centre to help train the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter pilots of the future.

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Rolls-Royce to extend naval repair and refit in the Gulf

Posted 6 November 2017

Rolls-Royce has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to provide naval shipbuilding, repair and refit activities across the Gulf region.

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ADS looks to Chancellor to boost supply chains

Posted 4 November 2017

The Chancellor's upcoming Budget should set aside more than £300 million investment in a £1 billion productivity improvement programme to boost manufacturing supply chains, ADS said today.

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Cobham appoints Gillian Duggan as EVP of HR & Communications

Posted 3 November 2017

Cobham plc has appointed Gillian Duggan as Executive Vice President (EVP) of HR & Communications.

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Swedish Army selects Bofors 155mm BONUS munition

Posted 3 November 2017

The Swedish Defense and Material Administration has awarded BAE Systems a contract to deliver 254 additional rounds of Bofors 155mm BONUS ammunition to the Swedish Army.

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Young designer's trophy design to be made by BAE Systems

Posted 2 November 2017

A young student who designed a trophy that will be presented to some of the world's leading engineers has been given a behind the scenes tour of BAE Systems' advanced manufacturing site where the trophy will be made.

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BAE Systems awards 15 Type 26 manufacturing contracts to suppliers

Posted 2 November 2017

BAE Systems has awarded a further 15 manufacturing contracts to suppliers of the Type 26 programme, which entered the manufacturing phase in July, increasing the number of UK maritime jobs supported by the programme

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Theresa May appoints Gavin Williamson as new Defence Secretary

Posted 2 November 2017

Gavin Williamson MP has today been appointed Secretary of State for Defence by Prime Minister Theresa May, following the resignation of Sir Michael Fallon.

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BAE Systems begins production of LRASM sensors

Posted 1 November 2017

BAE Systems has begun production of its sensor technology for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) following a $40 million order from prime contractor Lockheed Martin.

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Ideagen launches rebranded PleaseReview

Posted 1 November 2017

UK-based software firm, Ideagen, today announced it has launched its rebranded collaborative document co-authoring, review and redaction software, Ideagen PleaseReview.

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DIO awards HMNB Devonport Oil Fuel Depot jetty contract

Posted 1 November 2017

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded a contract worth approximately £43 million to VolkerStevin to construct a new jetty at Thanckes Oil Fuel Depot which provides fuelling facilities for the Royal

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New gate guard commemorates 100th anniversary of School of Special Flying

Posted 1 November 2017

A new gate guard was recently unveiled at HMS Sultan in order to mark the centenary of one of the most significant events in military aviation history which took place on the site 100 years ago.

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NAO reveals Royal Navy equipment cannibalisation doubled in last 12 years

Posted 1 November 2017

The National Audit Office (NAO) has today published the findings from its investigation into equipment cannibalisation in the Royal Navy.

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QinetiQ welcomes UAS Challenge winners

Posted 31 October 2017

Students from the University of Bath visited QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) following their victory in this summer's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Challenge.

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Martin-Baker presents papers on ejection safety issues at SAFE

Posted 31 October 2017

Martin-Baker have been imparting their knowledge by presenting papers on ejection safety issues critical to all who fly military jet aircraft at the 55th SAFE Symposium, taking place 30th October to 1st November, in

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Boeing awards MBDA contract for SDB-1 Diamond Back Wing Assemblies

Posted 31 October 2017

MBDA Inc. has announced a new contract award from Boeing to produce up to 21,000 Diamond Back Wing Assemblies for the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB-1).

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HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves Portsmouth for sea trials

Posted 30 October 2017

HMS Queen Elizabeth has sailed from Portsmouth Naval Base for the first time since arriving at her home port in August.

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Defence Secretary visits Tyneside shipyard as industry develops new frigate plans

Posted 30 October 2017

As part of his nationwide tour of UK shipyards, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon paid a visit to A&P Tyne near Newcastle today, one of the yards that could be involved in building a new class of

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NAO sees room for improvement in non-competitive defence equipment procurement

Posted 27 October 2017

Regulations introduced by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver better value for money for the taxpayer from non-competitive procurement, have the potential to deliver significant cost reductions

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RIAT putting RAF centenary centre stage

Posted 24 October 2017

A salute is being planned for next summer's Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), as part of official national celebrations recognising the Royal Air Force's 100th anniversary.

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Theorem launches multi-device visualisation app

Posted 24 October 2017

Tamworth based Theorem Solutions have launched a 'Multi-Device' Visualisation Experience App for augmented (AR), mixed (MR) and virtual Reality (VR) devices and markets.

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Kelvin Hughes' SharpEye selected by HHI for Philippine Navy FAP

Posted 23 October 2017

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have contracted Kelvin Hughes to supply I Band and E/F Band SharpEye radars for the Philippine Navy Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP) - awarded to HHI in October 2016 - to build two 2,600 ton

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Cranfield signs IMoU with CSU

Posted 23 October 2017

Cranfield University has signed an International Memorandum of Understanding (IMoU) with Colorado State University (CSU) to develop collaboration in both education and research activities.

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Survitec showcasing F-35 pilot solutions at SAFE Symposium

Posted 23 October 2017

Merseyside headquartered Survitec will be showcasing the company's F-35 pilot flight equipment and its Perfect Fit in Ten Days process at the SAFE Symposium, being held at the Caribe Royale Hotel and Convention Center in

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Crewsaver celebrates 60 years

Posted 23 October 2017

Marine safety equipment manufacturer Crewsaver is celebrating 60 years of pioneering lifejacket innovation in 2017, having first launched to the market in 1957.

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Chris Allam appointed MBDA UK Managing Director

Posted 23 October 2017

MBDA is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Allam to the role of MBDA UK Managing Director and to MBDA's Group Executive Committee.

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Dstl invites suppliers to contribute to advanced materials consultation

Posted 23 October 2017

A new enduring consultation has been launched inviting suppliers to help shape the future research activity as part of the Materials for Strategic Advantage (MSA) programme.

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Medway named as second new patrol ship

Posted 23 October 2017

A bottle of Chatham-made Dockyard Gin smashed against the bow of the 2,000-tonne warship, Medway, as it was formally named on Friday morning at BAE's Scotstoun yard on the Clyde by Lady Fallon, wife of Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon and sponsor of

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MBDA awards Saab subsystems order for Meteor

Posted 19 October 2017

Saab has signed a contract with MBDA for deliveries of subsystems for the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) missile system.

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BAE Systems upgrades 5,000th mine-resistant tactical vehicle for US and coalition forces

Posted 19 October 2017

BAE Systems, in support of the US Navy's Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic, has successfully upgraded the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and

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Maycast-Nokes wins National Apprenticeship Award

Posted 19 October 2017

Maycast-Nokes has won the Medium Employer Of The Year 2017 (East of England) at the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

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Cobham awarded contract for KF-X antenna suite

Posted 18 October 2017

Cobham Antenna Systems has been awarded a contract from Korean Aerospace Industries Ltd (KAI) to design and supply the fully conformal antenna suite for the future KF-X, next-generation indigenous multi-role fighter aircraft.

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Cammell Laird strikes Type 31e Teaming Agreement with BAE Systems

Posted 18 October 2017

Merseyside-based shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird announced today a new partnership with BAE Systems to position the companies to build five Type 31e Frigates.

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F-35 jet cleared for Carrier take-off

Posted 17 October 2017

The UK's F-35 fighter jet is now cleared for take-off from HMS Queen Elizabeth following successful trials using the ski-ramp design featured on the UK flagship.

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Government updates mergers regime to protect national security

Posted 17 October 2017

Measures to update the merger system and better protect national security have been set out today by Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark, which include enabling the government to intervene in mergers that raise

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DTC and MOHOC launch integrated video system

Posted 16 October 2017

Domo Tactical Communications (DTC) and MOHOC, Inc., makers of military-optimised helmet cameras, have announced the launch of a new wireless camera solution.

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AEB publishes new compliance fact sheet

Posted 16 October 2017

As increasing security threats and political instability across the globe fuel changes in export control regulations and frequent, new restrictive measures, a new fact sheet published by AEB, aims to support businesses engaged in global trade to

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Harriett Baldwin welcomes QinetiQ's graduate intake

Posted 13 October 2017

Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Harriett Baldwin, has welcomed the latest intake of graduates who will be part of the expansion plans for QinetiQ.

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QinetiQ flies Mirach and Firejet aerial targets together for first time

Posted 13 October 2017

QinetiQ has flown Mirach and Firejet aerial targets together for the first time during a live exercise from MoD Hebrides on the Western Isles of Scotland.

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BMT secures further R&D funding for hazardous response UAS

Posted 13 October 2017

BMT has secured funding through the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), to build a prototype Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) which will allow a team of responders to remotely assess a scene for potentially hazardous

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HMS Albion prepares for amphibious test

Posted 13 October 2017

The clouds do their best to obscure the harvest moon which casts its bright light on a docked-down HMS Albion as a large LCU Mk10 landing craft returns to 'mother', carrying the naval leaders of tomorrow for their first extended period at sea: six weeks

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Defence Ministers meet US Secretary of the Navy

Posted 13 October 2017

The Defence Secretary, Minister for the Armed Forces and Minster for Defence Procurement met US Secretary of the Navy, Richard Spencer, for the first time today.

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BAE Systems to enhance situational awareness of US Army troops

Posted 13 October 2017

BAE Systems will provide technical and other support services to enhance the situational awareness of troops around the world under a new four-year, $100 million contract from the US Army Intelligence and Security

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