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Sonardyne sonars to protect Middle East CNI facility

Posted 21 August 2017

Maritime security company, Sonardyne International Ltd, UK, has announced that its underwater intruder detection sonar technology, Sentinel, has been installed on the site of a new Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) facility in the Middle East to monitor unauthorised access from the sea.

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Marshall awarded Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Posted 18 August 2017

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group today announced that it has received a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award.

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Cornwall's Air Station stars in HMS Queen Elizabeth home port debut

Posted 18 August 2017

Cornwall's Air Station, RNAS Culdrose this week helped to welcome Britain's future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time.

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Dstl's contribution to HMS Queen Elizabeth carrier revealed

Posted 18 August 2017

With the Queen Elizabeth Carrier (QEC) arriving in Portsmouth for the first time earlier this week, the results of the significant contribution made by the Defence Science and Technical Laboratory (Dstl) - working behind the

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BMT develops visualisation tool for hazardous scene responders

Posted 17 August 2017

BMT has developed a mobile application to help responders safely assess hazardous situations. The system processes data captured by drones into real-time 2D and 3D maps of the scene, enabling responders to make fast,

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QinetiQ to lead next phase of MAPLE for Dstl

Posted 16 August 2017

QinetiQ has signed a £4.5 million contract to lead phase four of the Maritime Autonomous Platform Exploitation (MAPLE) project for the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).

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BAE Systems reaches F-35 production milestone

Posted 16 August 2017

BAE Systems' engineers working on F-35 Lightning II combat jets for the UK's new aircraft carriers, have reached a key production milestone.

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ADS supports practical solutions for Irish border

Posted 16 August 2017

The UK trade association for the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, said today that industry will welcome Government plans to make sure goods and people can freely cross the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish

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Aish Technologies acquired by AGI Holdings

Posted 16 August 2017

Poole-based defence systems manufacturer Aish Technologies Ltd has been acquired by AGI Holdings LLP. The investment affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company has purchased the entire share capital, in a move to strengthen its position in the

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PervasID appoints Peter Jackson as Vice President of Global Sales

Posted 16 August 2017

PervasID has appointed Peter Jackson as Vice President of Global Sales, to spearhead sales expansion and partner channels worldwide for their recently launched (patented) wide-area passive RFID detection Space

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DIO awards overseas consultancy framework contract

Posted 16 August 2017

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) - on behalf of the Ministry of Defence along with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office - have worked together to develop an overseas principal support provider (PSP) framework.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth makes Portsmouth debut

Posted 16 August 2017

Britain's future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time today.

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DIT DSO organising UK capabiity showcase at DSEI

Posted 16 August 2017

The Department for International Trade's Defence and Security Organisation (DIT DSO) Showcase will present current expeditionary and security capabilities with participation from 36 companies at this year's DSEI event,

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ADS highlights industry requirement for one-step Brexit transition

Posted 15 August 2017

Government plans to leave the EU customs union during a Brexit transition period will raise concerns of unnecessary disruption to trade between the UK and Europe, trade association ADS said today.

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BMT launching new design concept at DSEI

Posted 15 August 2017

This year's DSEI event in London (12-15 December) will see the launch of an innovative naval platform design from international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, BMT Group Ltd (BMT).

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MASS supports UK JFC exercise

Posted 15 August 2017

Cohort company MASS has provided training support with the planning and implementation of a major UK Joint Forces Command (JFC) exercise at a military base in Cornwall, centered on achieving over 90 training objectives set by the JFC.

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Horizon Technologies assigned NSNs to its FlyingFish SIGINT products

Posted 15 August 2017

Horizon Technologies has been assigned NATO Stock Numbers (NSNs) to its FlyingFish SIGINT products by NATO.

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Chris Stanley appointed Managing Director of MASS

Posted 14 August 2017

Cohort plc has appointed Chris Stanley as the new Managing Director of MASS, its defence technology subsidiary specialising in cyber, secure information systems, electronic warfare operational support (EWOS), training and contract

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BAE Systems introduces iMOTR

Posted 14 August 2017

BAE Systems has introduced iMOTR, an innovative, mobile multiple-object tracking radar (MOTR), which uses commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions to provide military test and evaluation ranges a higher degree of accuracy in tracking time, space, and

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Full steam ahead for Portsmouth Naval Base power plant

Posted 14 August 2017

BAE Systems is beginning work to install a specialist Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant at Portsmouth Naval Base which will recycle energy, reduce carbon footprint and save the Ministry of Defence up to £4million per year in

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Scott Ermeti promoted to Pelican Products President of International Business

Posted 11 August 2017

Pelican Products, Inc., global headquarters of Peli Products, has promoted Scott Ermeti to President of International Business.

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Renishaw and Aeromet work to optimise high-performance alloy

Posted 10 August 2017

Renishaw and Aeromet International Limited today announce a collaboration to establish additive manufacturing process parameters and material properties for Aeromet's A20X aluminium alloy.

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BMT to Provide Asset Management Support for MoD

Posted 9 August 2017

BMT Asset Performance Ltd and BMT Defence Services Ltd, subsidiaries of BMT Group (BMT), are pleased to be members of the Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) team, who has today announced that it has been awarded a contract valued at £48m for the

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33 employers awarded gold for supporting the Armed Forces

Posted 8 August 2017

The Ministry of Defence today announced the new winners of the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Awards, its highest badge of honour for organisations which have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and demonstrated

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A.O.G. Successfully handled by Brunel Air Cargo

Posted 4 August 2017

Brunel Air Cargo Services Ltd a global freight forwarding company specialising in Aerospace & Defence have recently handled an A.O.G. Shipment for one of its clients who had an aircraft positioned in St. Petersburg airport with an

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Oxley Inc. Receives Raytheon 3-Star Supplier Award

Posted 3 August 2017

Oxley Inc, part of Oxley Group is delighted to have been awarded a Supplier Excellence Award by Raytheon for performance throughout 2016.

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Cambridge Pixel unveils HPx-346

Posted 28 July 2017

Supplier of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, Cambridge Pixel, has announced the release of HPx-346, a compact, low power (less than five Watts), standalone primary radar input and network distribution card.

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HMS Astute ready for operations

Posted 27 July 2017

Royal Navy hunter-killer submarine HMS Astute has returned to the Fleet after completing a major capability upgrade and sea training period.

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RAFA appoints new President

Posted 26 July 2017

The Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) today announced the appointment of Air Marshal Sir Baz North as its new President, replacing Air Marshal Sir Dusty Miller.

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Gibraltar naval station receives £2m revamp

Posted 26 July 2017

Gibraltar's iconic 'Windy Hill' station is being partially rebuilt as part of a £2 million upgrade.

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Wildcat work to stay in UK

Posted 26 July 2017

Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin has announcesd that work on the AW159 Wildcat helicopter, produced by Leonardo Helicopters in Yeovil, will continue in the UK

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BAE Systems' sensors to detect military bridge fatigue

Posted 25 July 2017

Engineers based at BAE Systems' site in Telford, Shropshire, are testing an integrated Bluetooth and sensing technology which reports the remaining service-life of military bridging systems.

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Harmonic Drive UK showcasing servo actuators at Engineering Design Show

Posted 25 July 2017

High precision gearing specialist Harmonic Drive UK will be showcasing its range of servo actuators and gears created for applications in the aerospace and defence sectors at the Engineering Design Show at

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Defence Secretary visits UK's future Flagship

Posted 24 July 2017

Sir Michael Fallon visited the largest and most powerful ship built for the Royal Navy for the first time at sea today and met with members of the crew.

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BAE Systems expands BvS10 support with Italy's Goriziane

Posted 24 July 2017

BAE Systems has signed an agreement with the Goriziane Group SpA - an Italian company that specialises in the engineering and maintenance of vehicles and other heavy equipment - to support BAE Systems' highly mobile amphibious

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Further Forces retraining programme launched

Posted 24 July 2017

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) in partnership with the Gatsby Charitable Foundation has launched the Further Forces programme, a scheme to retrain Armed Forces Service-leavers to teach technical subjects, including science,

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Dstl scientists tackle space junk

Posted 24 July 2017

UK scientists at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) are leading an innovative experiment to tackle the growing problem of space junk.

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Icon transforming Victorian factory into modern manufacturing facility

Posted 24 July 2017

Together with its landlord Strawsons, Icon Aerospace Technology is investing £7 million to transform a Victorian factory into a modern, state-of-the-art production facility.

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Innovation Panel holds first meeting at MoD

Posted 24 July 2017

World class innovators including astronaut Tim Peake and McLaren Chairman Ron Dennis, gathered at the MoD today for the first meeting of the new Defence External Innovation Advisory Panel.

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Italy selects Marshall CT Scanner

Posted 24 July 2017

Italy has become the fourth NATO nation to select the Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group CT Scanner to provide deployed medical diagnostic facilities.

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Jonathan Lyle marks retirement from Dstl with charity walk

Posted 21 July 2017

Jonathan Lyle, Chief Executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down, will be marking his retirement after seven years at the organisation with a walk for charity.

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Defence Secretary reveals name of Royal Navy's first Type 26 as manufacture begins

Posted 20 July 2017

The Defence Secretary has revealed HMS Glasgow will be the name of the first of eight City class Type 26 frigates as he cut her first piece of steel at Govan shipyard in Scotland today.

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Eurosam, Aselsan and Roketsan launch strategic missile cooperation

Posted 20 July 2017

The heads of Eurosam, Aselsan and Roketsan – respectively Michel Vigneras, Faik Eken and Selçuk Yasar – signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) in Ankara (on 14 July), under the aegis of the Turkish Undersecretariat

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Inzpire to develop training for MoD Protector programme

Posted 19 July 2017

Lincoln-based Inzpire Limited has been awarded a contract to provide subject matter expertise to support the development of training for the RAF's future ISR asset, the Protector Remotely Piloted Air System.

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HMS Albion completes trials following £90m revamp

Posted 19 July 2017

After a £90 million revamp in her home base which took more than two years and saw 110 major changes and improvements carried out, the assault ship HMS Albion left Devonport to complete four weeks of sea trials.

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Stars boost Flying Start in BA safety video

Posted 18 July 2017

A team of celebrities including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rowan Atkinson, Rob Brydon, Sir Ian McKellen, Warwick Davis, Thandie Newton and Gordon Ramsay, have made appearances in a new British Airways pre-flight safety video, which launches in

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MoD awards £120m air power support contracts

Posted 18 July 2017

The UK Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced two contracts worth almost £120 million, to improve RAF training for fast jet pilots and make sure the Hercules C-130J aircraft can continue supporting UK Armed Forces

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Hesco launches Terrablock security barriers

Posted 18 July 2017

Manufacturer of defensive barriers and body armour, Hesco, is launching a new range of surface-mounted security barriers, Hesco Terrablock.

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BAE Systems deploys Semarchy's xDM platform

Posted 18 July 2017

BAE Systems has deployed Semarchy's xDM platform to harness the enormous amount of operational and engineering data the business relies upon.

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Gowling WLG launches Digital Risk Calculator

Posted 18 July 2017

External cyber security remains the biggest worry for European businesses, according to Gowling WLG's Digital Risk Calculator, which launches today.

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ODU Connectors marks introduction of new business model

Posted 17 July 2017

To improve their service to UK customers, ODU UK Ltd has introduced a new business model for 2017 and restructured to give a focus at the front-end, whilst at the same time shortening their supply chain, with direct-ship and customer

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Typhoon E-Scan radar flight trials commence

Posted 17 July 2017

Flight trials of the E-Scan radar have begun following the successful completion of ground tests using a UK Eurofighter Typhoon test aircraft, clearing the path towards full integration of the radar.

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DIO receives RoSPA Gold award for commitment to safety

Posted 17 July 2017

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) was recognised recently for its commitment to accident and ill health prevention with the highly prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Achievement

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Geopolitical factors drive maritime surveillance aircraft market

Posted 17 July 2017

According to new research by industry analysts Frost & Sullivan, the global airborne maritime surveillance market is growing, with geopolitical uncertainties and obsolete aircraft fleets driving requirements

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BAE Systems to deliver UK's first maritime autonomous systems testing service

Posted 17 July 2017

The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has awarded BAE Systems a grant of £457,000 to design and deliver the UK's first dedicated autonomous systems testing service.

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Eurofighter Typhoon completes live firing of Brimstone missile

Posted 17 July 2017

The first live firing of MBDA's Brimstone air-to-surface missile from a Eurofighter Typhoon has been successfully completed as part of ongoing development work to significantly upgrade the capability of the aircraft.

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Farnborough breaks June record

Posted 17 July 2017

Farnborough International today announced that record bookings were made for next year's Farnborough International Airshow 2018 during the month of June 2017, with participation already tracking way above previous editions of the Airshow, which has been

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RIAT celebrates USAF's 70th anniversary

Posted 17 July 2017

The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT), which took place over three days (July 14-16), attracted a record 160,000 people who came to join the airshow's celebration of the USAF's 70th anniversary and enjoy flying demonstrations by some of the

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Inmarsat gets behind Team Rubicon on emergency response

Posted 14 July 2017

Inmarsat is partnering with Team Rubicon UK, a military veteran-led disaster response NGO, to enhance its capabilities by providing satellite communications equipment and extra manpower in the form of volunteers.

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Cobham and Draken partner on MoD's ASDOT

Posted 14 July 2017

Cobham Special Mission (Cobham) today announced that it has signed a Teaming Agreement with Draken International for jointly developing solutions for the delivery of operational readiness training under the UK MoD's Air Support to Defence

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BA Captain flies aircraft spanning a century

Posted 13 July 2017

During a normal working week Captain Scott Butler can be found at the controls of a modern British Airways Embraer jet at London City Airport.

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Defence Secretary announces £40m investment in Typhoon defence system

Posted 13 July 2017

The Defence Secretary, Sir Michael Fallon, has announced an investment of £40 million to improve the defence of the Typhoon sustaining over 100 British jobs.

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UK's Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons revealed

Posted 13 July 2017

The Defence Secretary has announced the numbers of the UK's two new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons and the first commanding officer.

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MoD DIPR expands the role of Ploughshare

Posted 13 July 2017

The Ministry of Defence's Intellectual Property Rights group (DIPR) has signed an agreement with Ploughshare Innovations, expanding Ploughshare's role to provide technology transfer services across the wider MoD.

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DSEI to launch Innovation Hub

Posted 13 July 2017

The organisers of Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition are launching an 'Innovation Hub' for disruptive technologies at this year's event, which takes place at ExCeL, London in September.

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BAE Systems awards 14 companies Type 26 GCS contracts

Posted 13 July 2017

BAE Systems has awarded manufacturing equipment contracts to a further 14 companies for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS), helping to support around 550 jobs jobs across the UK maritime industry and bringing the total investment

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Cobham fuels students' interest in engineering

Posted 13 July 2017

Following the countrywide success of National Women in Engineering Day last month, female pupils from two local Dorset Schools were invited to visit Cobham Mission Systems' world class engineering facility on 4th July to learn about career

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BAE Systems to provide EW suite for SOCOM C-130s

Posted 13 July 2017

The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has selected BAE Systems to provide new electronic warfare (EW) systems for its fleet of AC/MC-130J aircraft. BAE Systems will upgrade the aircraft's survivability equipment with the

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Parliamentarians celebrate UK apprentices at House of Commons reception

Posted 12 July 2017

A hundred apprentices from some of Britain's leading aerospace, defence, security and space companies attended the ADS Parliamentary Reception in the House of Commons on Tuesday.

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WEC apprentices shoot for the stars

Posted 11 July 2017

WEC Group's engineering apprentices have put their new fabrication and machining skills to the test in order to manufacture major parts for a research space rocket.

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Lockheed Martin awarded F-35 modification contract

Posted 11 July 2017

Lockheed Martin Corp, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $5,577,714,486 modification to a previously awarded F-35 Lightning II low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot 11 advance acquisition

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BMT secures Customer Friend role with DSA

Posted 11 July 2017

BMT Asset Performance (BMT), supported by sister company BMT Defence Services, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, will act as 'Customer Friend' to the Defence Safety Authority (DSA) on a three-year contract.

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MBDA MMP programme receives AAT – Ingénieur Général Chanson Award

Posted 10 July 2017

On 27 June, the 44th French Association of Land Armaments (Association de l'Armement Terrestre or AAT) Ingénieur Général Chanson award was presented by DGA (Direction

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HMS Scimitar completes ASRP

Posted 10 July 2017

The Naval Base dockyard in Gibraltar has regained its symmetry as HMS Scimitar is now back in her old berth, having since late April been on dry land for her Annual Survey and Refit Period (ASRP) - a six-week programme of repair and refurbishment.

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EID signs €7.5 radio systems contract with Portuguese MoD

Posted 10 July 2017

Cohort company EID has finalised and signed a €7.5 million contract with the Portuguese Ministry of Defence (Portuguese MoD) to provide software-defined digital multiband, multirole and multimode tactical PRC-525 radio

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Identity of F-35B training squadron revealed

Posted 7 July 2017

The squadron which will train future Royal Air Force and Royal Navy F-35B Lightning pilots at RAF Marham has been announced as 207 Squadron.

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Bright young sparks visit HMS Sultan for engineering master class

Posted 7 July 2017

A group of bright young sparks from across the UK visited HMS Sultan recently for a Science and Engineering master class with the Smallpeice Trust.

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Martin-Baker Australia and Pilatus sign MRO deal

Posted 6 July 2017

Martin-Baker Australia and Pilatus Aircraft have today signed a Letter of Intent for Martin-Baker Australia to provide Ejection Seat Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul for the Royal Australian Air Force PC-21 aircraft.

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Royal Navy's Reserve Hub gets go ahead in Wales

Posted 6 July 2017

A brand new bespoke facility for the Royal Navy's Reserve Forces has been granted planning permission by Cardiff Council.

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Chances of hypersonic travel heat up with new materials discovery

Posted 6 July 2017

Researchers at The University of Manchester in collaboration with Central South University (CSU), China, have created a new kind of ceramic coating that could revolutionise hypersonic travel for air, space and

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HMG Paints partners with AGM on Graphene coatings

Posted 5 July 2017

HMG Paints has partnered with Applied Graphene Materials (AGM) to develop and commercialise Graphene containing coatings for a variety of industries.

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Peli-Hardigg to showcase bespoke rugged military equipment at DSEI

Posted 5 July 2017

Peli-Hardigg will be presenting its military and aerospace approved reusable plastic cases at DSEI, which is taking place at London's Excel, 12-15 September 2017.

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Embraer delivers first Phenom 100 for UKMFTS

Posted 5 July 2017

Embraer delivered the first Phenom 100 business jet to Affinity Flight Training Services yesterday, which has been selected to provide Multi-Engine Pilot Training to UK Armed Forces as part of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence´s

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QinetiQ invests £16.8m in upgrading MoD Hebrides air range

Posted 4 July 2017

As part of a joint investment programme, UK MoD and QinetiQ have agreed to invest £16.8m in two new BAE Systems tracking radars - to be installed on St Kilda - and upgrade two existing radars at MoD Hebrides.

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MBDA's Sea Venom/ANL completes first firing

Posted 4 July 2017

MBDA's Sea Venom/ANL anti-ship missile has successfully completed its first firing at the Île du Levant test range in France.

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Pilot makes history with first landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Posted 4 July 2017

A Merlin helicopter has landed on HMS Queen Elizabeth's enormous flight deck - the first aircraft to ever touch down on Britain's biggest warship.

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SNC-Lavalin completes Atkins acquisition

Posted 3 July 2017

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. has completed its acquisition of WS Atkins plc (Atkins), which is the UK's largest engineering and design consultancy with a wealth of expertise in various sectors, including aerospace, aviation, defence and security.

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Strategic defence partnerships supporting UK capability

Posted 3 July 2017

Defence's contribution to the UK economy was on show today as Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin visited the south west to hear how Ministry of Defence (MoD) research and industrial partnerships are supporting UK jobs, exports and

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BAE Systems to build Type 26 Global Combat Ship

Posted 3 July 2017

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) worth c£3.7 billion to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on the first ship in Glasgow in the

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Verotec chosen by Lockheed Martin for Multi Scout SV project

Posted 29 June 2017

Verotec - based in Curdridge, Hampshire - has been selected by Lockheed Martin to provide custom 19” 6U 600 mm deep rack cases to house part of the ISAR system in the AJAX next generation armoured fighting vehicles developed for

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BAE Systems and Leonardo collaborate on precision-guided munitions

Posted 29 June 2017

BAE Systems and Leonardo have announced an initiative to pursue collaborations on new precision-guided solutions that will offer US and allied military forces a range of low-risk, cost effective, advanced

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Type 23 frigates escort HMS Queen Elizabeth on maiden sea voyage

Posted 29 June 2017

Two Royal Navy frigates have joined HMS Queen Elizabeth to secure the seas around the giant aircraft carrier as she embarks on her maiden sea trials.

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OCS receives UTC Aerospace Systems contract extension

Posted 29 June 2017

Family owned total facilities management provider OCS, based in Crawley, Surrey, has been awarded a five-year (2+2+1), multi-service contract by UTC Aerospace Systems company, for its Goodrich Actuations Systems'

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Kelvin Hughes acquired by Hensoldt

Posted 29 June 2017

Kelvin Hughes announced today that it is to be acquired by Hensoldt (formerly Airbus Defence Electronics) as a result of an agreement by its owners ECI Partners to sell its investment in the company.

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Dstl draws more women into engineering

Posted 29 June 2017

Across the UK women make up less than 10% of the engineering workforce but Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is bucking this national trend, with more than double that figure of female engineers and scientists.

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Defence Secretary announces £48m Apache training contract

Posted 28 June 2017

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon today announced a six-year £48 million Apache helicopter training contract at the annual Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Land Warfare Conference.

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Gaming tech and F1 set to transform future cockpit development and military training

Posted 27 June 2017

Some of the latest gaming technologies, including commercially available interactive headsets and gloves, are being used in conjunction with advanced military aircraft simulators and F1

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JSK completes first manufacturing contract for Royal Canadian Navy

Posted 27 June 2017

JSK Naval Support - the joint venture between Canada's Kaycom Inc. and the UK's Cohort plc company SEA - has completed its first manufacturing contract for Canada's Department of National Defense with the supply of 66

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BAE Systems graduate named one of UK's top 50 women engineers

Posted 27 June 2017

A BAE Systems graduate who was instrumental in designing the first engineering badge for the Girlguides has been named one of the country's leading female engineers in The Daily Telegraph's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2017

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Cobham delivers inhalation gas sensor for pilot oxygen system

Posted 27 June 2017

Cobham has delivered the first Inhalation Gas Sensor to the US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine in support of the Aircrew Mounted Physiologic Sensing System (AMPSS 2.6) programme.

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RIAT celebrates USAF's 70th anniversary

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Martin-Baker Australia and Pilatus sign MRO deal

Martin-Baker Australia and Pilatus Aircraft have today signed a Letter of Intent for Martin-Baker Australia to provide Ejection Seat Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul for the Royal Australian Air Force PC-21 aircraft.

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