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First Typhoons delivered to RAFO

Posted 23 June 2017

The arrival of the first Typhoon aircraft, part of a batch of 12 of the combat jets scheduled to be delivered to the Sultanate of Oman, was marked with a ceremony, held on 21 June 2017 in the presence of the Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) - Air Vice-Marshal Mattar bin Ali bin Mattar Al Obaidani, at Adam Air Base, Oman.

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£135m infrastructure contract marks milestone in UK F35 programme

Posted 22 June 2017

The Defence Secretary announced that the Ministry of Defence has awarded a £135 million contract to support the new fast jets at RAF Marham.

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EW Europe highlights technology advances

Posted 22 June 2017

The electronic warfare community gathered in numbers at the recent AOC EW Europe 2017, which took place from 6-8 June in London, where examples of significant advances in technology highlighted a need for national forces to consider new equipment

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Defence Minister focuses on investment in Scottish expertise

Posted 22 June 2017

UK investment, innovation and support for Scottish jobs and skills were the focus for Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin today, when she visited two leading employers to meet small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and

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Alcon launches brake upgrade kits for armoured vehicles

Posted 21 June 2017

Midlands-based Alcon Components Ltd., have launched brake upgrade kits for defence and security armoured variants of Ford's F550 and Chevrolet's Suburban HD.

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Paris Air Show: Liberty to advance into aerospace

Posted 21 June 2017

British producer of speciality steels, Liberty, aims to put the aerospace market at the heart of its drive for worldwide growth over the coming years, its new chief executive told industry leaders during this week's Paris Air Show.

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Secretary of State for Defence to deliver DSEI 2017 keynote speech

Posted 21 June 2017

The Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP, has confirmed his attendance at Defence and Security Equipment International 2017 (DSEI) and will deliver a keynote speech during the exhibition,

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Paris Air Show: FIL launches 2018 Farnborough show

Posted 20 June 2017

At the Paris Airshow today, organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) - Farnborough International Limited (FIL) - detailed their plans for next year's show, which will take place from 16th 22nd July 2018 at the

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Paris Air Show: MBDA presents NCES

Posted 20 June 2017

MBDA has presented NCES (Network-Centric Engagement Solutions) at the Paris Air Show, a new network-centric ground based air defence architecture based on the latest real-time data exchange protocols.

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Paris Air Show: MBDA introduces SmartGlider

Posted 20 June 2017

MBDA introduced the new SmartGlider family of guided weapons at the Paris Air Show, which is designed to counter anti-access strategies and other emerging battlespace threats.

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Rolls-Royce and Aviall to support AE defence engines

Posted 20 June 2017

Rolls-Royce and Aviall have reached a new parts sales and distribution agreement, initially worth $3 billion at list prices, to support the global fleet of AE defence engines.

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Inmarsat and Thales conclude testing System 21 modem over Global Xpress

Posted 20 June 2017

In May 2017, Inmarsat and Thales executed a series of tests that successfully demonstrated communications using Thales' System 21 on Inmarsat's Global Xpress (GX) high-capacity steerable antennas,

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Rolls-Royce opens Defence Service Delivery Centre at RAF Lossiemouth

Posted 19 June 2017

Rolls-Royce has opened its latest Defence Service Delivery Centre in the UK, located at RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, to support the resident fleet of Typhoon combat aircraft.

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RAFA awards flying scholarships to six cadets

Posted 19 June 2017

Six air cadets have won flying tuition worth a total of £8,000 thanks to the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA).

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Rolls-Royce extends DoD support with US Marine Corp contract

Posted 19 June 2017

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new contract to provide engineering and logistics support for US Marine Corps KC-130J aircraft, bringing the company's total of Department of Defense (DoD) aftermarket contracts in the past

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Royal Navy minehunter set for early return to operations

Posted 19 June 2017

HMS Brocklesby has begun her sea trials programme, reaching another significant milestone in her upkeep period four months earlier than usual.

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Queens's Birthday honour for Dstl CEO

Posted 19 June 2017

Jonathan Lyle, Chief Executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down in Wiltshire has been made a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB).

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GKN Aerospace and ORNL join forces on additive manufacturing

Posted 19 June 2017

GKN Aerospace and the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have signed a five-year research agreement focused on additive manufacturing.

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Royal Marines' new battlefield helicopter tries its hand over the ocean

Posted 16 June 2017

The new wings of the Royal Marines - the Wildcat AH1 - have been dipping their toe in the water for the first time, supporting the biggest naval war games of the year.

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Amey appoints Amanda Fisher to lead FM, Defence and Justice businesses

Posted 15 June 2017

Public service provider Amey, today announced the appointment of Amanda Fisher as Managing Director of its FM, Defence and Justice Business, effective August 2017.

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ADS encourages Government to refresh Brexit strategy

Posted 14 June 2017

The industry association representing the UK's aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, has today said that the Government must refresh its Brexit strategy and reach out to a wider community to build consensus for its

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Boeing streamlines Defense and Space Unit

Posted 14 June 2017

Boeing has announced that it is taking the next step in making its Defense, Space & Security (BDS) unit more globally competitive by eliminating a layer of executive oversight.

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QinetiQ to host UAS Challenge 2017 at Snowdonia Aerospace Centre

Posted 14 June 2017

QinetiQ will provide Snowdonia Aerospace Centre as the venue for this year's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Challenge, organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

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BAE Systems awarded US Navy APKWS contract

Posted 13 June 2017

The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $180.5 million contract to continue producing Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rockets to meet the growing US and international demand for the systems.

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Baines Simmons wins RAFO consultancy contract

Posted 13 June 2017

Air Partner's aviation safety consultancy company Baines Simmons has been awarded a contract to provide aviation safety consultancy services to the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO).

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G7 Aerospace joins IFS Partner Network

Posted 13 June 2017

IFS has announced that G7 Aerospace Sdn Bhd, a leading enterprise solutions provider to the A&D sector in Malaysia, has joined the IFS Partner Network.

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Paragon showcasing latest manufacturing tech at DSEI

Posted 12 June 2017

Darlington-based rapid prototyping bureau, Paragon Rapid Technologies, will be showcasing its growing in-house capabilities to the defence and security sectors, as it returns to the industry's flagship event, DSEI, in

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Boeing triples UK supply chain direct spending to £2.1bn

Posted 12 June 2017

Boeing today reports that its direct spending with UK suppliers has tripled over the last six years to £2.1 billion, supporting an estimated 16,500 jobs in the tier one UK supply chain, a rise of 80% over the same period.

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Advanced Hawk makes first flight

Posted 8 June 2017

A concept of a future variant of BAE Systems' highly successful Hawk aircraft has flown for the first time at the Company's military aircraft facility in Warton, Lancashire.

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Peli introduces +1000 Lumens Compact Light

Posted 8 June 2017

Peli Products has introduced the rechargeable Peli 3310R and 3310R-RA (rightangle) LED torches with powerful performance bringing up to +1000 lumens to Peli's ultra-compact lights range.

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Airbus plans for Paris Air Show 2017

Posted 7 June 2017

At the Paris Air Show, which runs from 19th to 25th June 2017, Airbus will be showcasing its wide range of innovative technologies, products and services, including their commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and space systems.

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BAE Systems' tech supporting Land Rover BAR in Bermuda

Posted 7 June 2017

As Land Rover BAR battle it out in the semi-finals of the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda, BAE Systems adapted cutting-edge bone conductor technology has been providing Sir Ben Ainslie and the boys with a little extra help.

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BASIC consideration of Trident subs' vulnerability to cyber-attacks

Posted 6 June 2017

According to a new report from London-based think-tank the British American Security Information Council (BASIC) - entitled 'Hacking UK Trident: A Growing Threat' - Britain's Trident submarines may be vulnerable

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BAE Systems to develop liquid armour with Helios

Posted 6 June 2017

BAE Systems and Helios Global Technologies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further develop liquid armour technology.

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Raytheon recognises 33 suppliers for excellent performance

Posted 6 June 2017

Raytheon has recognised 33 suppliers for their excellent performance supporting programmes across Raytheon.

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BAE Systems integrates MOVINT into GXP suite

Posted 5 June 2017

BAE Systems has integrated capabilities called Movement Intelligence, or MOVINT, into its Geospatial eXploitation Products (GXP) line of software.

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Cranfield becomes first UK Uni to gain ELA accreditation

Posted 5 June 2017

Cranfield is the first University in the UK to receive accreditation from the European Logistics Association (ELA) in recognition of the high standards of teaching on the supply chain masters programmes delivered by Cranfield

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MCL secures role as UK MoD's key hearing protection provider

Posted 5 June 2017

Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL) has strengthened its position as the UK Ministry of Defence's leading supplier of hearing protection systems for the military with two further contracts worth a combined

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Lockheed Martin awarded contract for F-35 spares

Posted 5 June 2017

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $244,322,400 modification to a previously awarded delivery order, for the procurement of initial air vehicle spares in support of the F-35 Lightning II for the USAF, US Marine Corps and US Navy, as well as

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Serco tug paves way for arrival of QE Class carriers

Posted 2 June 2017

SD Tempest, the newest tug to be added to Serco's fleet of specialist support vessels, was officially named last Wednesday at a ceremony at Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth.

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10 years of handling REACh

Posted 1 June 2017

REACh the EU's regulation designed to protect human health and the environment from chemical risks celebrates its 10 year anniversary today.

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Peli celebrates its 20th Anniversary in Europe

Posted 1 June 2017

Producer of rugged cases and professional portable lighting solutions, Peli, is celebrating 2o years since it opened for business in Barcelona in 1997, with the office now managing nearly 100 countries across EMEA (Europe, Middle East

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Richard Adam joins Board of BMT

Posted 31 May 2017

Design, engineering and risk management consultancy, BMT Group Ltd (BMT), has announced that Richard Adam has joined the Board as a non-executive Director.

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Electronic Warfare to counter hypersonic weapons

Posted 30 May 2017

At this year's EW Europe 2017 conference, Paul Bradbeer, EWOS Technical Sales Manager, MASS, will tell delegates that Electronic Warfare (EW) must evolve to counter the challenges of hypersonic weapons which will deliver their lethal

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BAE Systems and QinetiQ partner on E-X-Drive

Posted 25 May 2017

QinetiQ has signed a teaming agreement with BAE Systems to support international exploitation of the E-X-Drive electric drive system for tracked combat vehicles.

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Graham Beall appointed CEO of Chess Technologies

Posted 25 May 2017

Chess Technologies Ltd has today announced the new position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the opening of their first office in the United States, as part of an accelerated growth programme for the company.

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QinetiQ to enable virtual training links across RAF bases

Posted 25 May 2017

A QinetiQ project is to allow Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon pilots to train together in virtual environments from different locations by linking simulators at the squadrons' Main Operating Bases (MOBs).

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BMT signs submarine framework agreement with NDMA

Posted 25 May 2017

BMT Defence Services (BMT) has won a contract with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) to provide consultancy support for the New Norwegian Submarine Acquisition programme.

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QinetiQ and Rockwell Collins partner on MCOS and GNSS receivers

Posted 25 May 2017

QinetiQ and Rockwell Collins have signed a global Alliance Agreement to collaborate on the development of next generation high assurance, Multi Constellation Open Service (MCOS) and secured Global Navigation

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Cranfield Uni reveals UK manufacturing skills shortages

Posted 24 May 2017

New analysis by Cranfield University has today revealed key skills shortages within UK manufacturing.

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Serco sees Directorate changes

Posted 24 May 2017

Serco Group plc today announced that Lynne Peacock and Ian El-Mokadem will be appointed as Non-Executive Directors of Serco with effect from 1 July 2017.

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SEA addressing feasibility of wireless maritime comms at UDT

Posted 24 May 2017

SEA will be outlining how it is working to utilise wireless technology to fulfil next generation maritime communications requirements at the Underwater Defence Technology (UDT) Conference in Bremen next week (30 May - 1

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BMT Design & Technology appoints Peter Behrendt as MD

Posted 22 May 2017

BMT Design & Technology (BMT) has announced the appointment of Peter Behrendt as Managing Director.

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B-Cam joins Made in Britain

Posted 22 May 2017

Supplier of body-worn security cameras for military, government, police and security providers, B-Cam Ltd - that makes its products in the UK - has joined Made in Britain, which supports and promotes British manufacturing, enabling buyers and consumers at home

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HMS Diamond tests Sea Viper missile system

Posted 19 May 2017

Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond has tested her Sea Viper missile system off the coast of Scotland.

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BAE Systems delivers first RAFO Typhoon

Posted 19 May 2017

The first Eurofighter Typhoon for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) has been formally delivered in a ceremony held this week at BAE Systems' Military Air & Information business at Warton, Lancashire.

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General Sir Chris Deverell to make DSEI keynote address

Posted 18 May 2017

General Sir Chris Deverell KCB MBE ADC Gen, Commander, Joint Forces Command will be delivering a keynote address at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition on Tuesday 12 September.

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Oxley gains PAR 64 LED replacement approval

Posted 18 May 2017

Following the successful launch of the Oxley Par 64 LED Replacement Landing Light, Oxley has now been granted a PMA providing FAA approval for the replacement of incandescent bulbs on aircraft.

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Achieving the Difference welcomes Jim Gilhooly as a Partner

Posted 18 May 2017

Achieving the Difference has announced that Jim Gilhooly has joined as a Partner in the practice.

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SEA supplies SHOL training application to Norweigian Navy

Posted 18 May 2017

Cohort company SEA is providing a new portable Ship/Helicopter Operating Limits (SHOL) training application on a ruggedised laptop to the Royal Norwegian Navy, enhancing its DECKsim Flight Deck Officer training system.

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Peli extends TrekPak system

Posted 18 May 2017

The customisable TrekPak Divider System launched last year with Peli Air has been extended across a range of Peli's space-saving protective cases.

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Martin-Baker US16E Ejection Seat results validated

Posted 17 May 2017

The US Air Force (USAF) has validated the test results for the US16E Ejection Seat for all F-35 variants and that light weight pilots are now cleared to fly.

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Leonardo appoints Alessandro Profumo CEO

Posted 17 May 2017

The Board of Directors of Leonardo have appointed Mr Alessandro Profumo Chief Executive Officer (CEO), giving him responsibility for the unitary management of the Company and the Group.

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SEA upgrades Decksim with VR and AR tech

Posted 17 May 2017

SEA has unveiled further developments of its aviation training simulation systems by integrating the latest virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) capabilities into the technology.

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UK manufacturers call on Government to close skills gap

Posted 17 May 2017

The UK manufacturing industry is calling on Government to step up and do more to encourage young people to consider engineering as a career and thereby help close the ongoing skills gap.

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CND looks to St Lucia as Caribbean cyber-security hub

Posted 17 May 2017

Computer Network Defence (CND) is looking to open a hub in the Caribbean and has identified the island of St Lucia as its preferred location.

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TMD introducing PTX8807 at EW Europe

Posted 17 May 2017

West London based manufacturer of professional microwave and RF products, TMD Technologies Limited (TMD), will be presenting its new line of PTX8807 Ka band TWT (Travelling Wave Tube) based MPMs (Microwave Power Modules) for high performance EW and

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Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier to deliver DSEI keynote

Posted 17 May 2017

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier KCB CBE DFC, Chief of the Air Staff, will be delivering a keynote address at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition on Wednesday 13 September.

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Rolls-Royce to supply MT30s for Korean frigates

Posted 17 May 2017

Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply MT30 marine gas turbines to power the next three ships in the Republic of Korea Navy's Daegu-class frigate programme.

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SEA builds Decksim capability with ASIST

Posted 16 May 2017

Cohort company SEA is enhancing its deck simulation technology used for training Flight Deck Officers by incorporating a virtual representation of the Curtiss Wright Aircraft Ship Integrated and Secure Traverse System (ASIST) into the DECKsim

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BMT supporting WatSub's ISR entry

Posted 15 May 2017

BMT Fleet Technology Ltd (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, is supporting this year's University of Waterloo Submarine Racing Team (WatSub) entry 'Bolt', in the International Submarines Race (ISR).

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Boeing to upgrade British Army Apaches

Posted 15 May 2017

Boeing has been awarded a $488,076,762 modification contract, for the remanufacture of 38 AH-64 Apache aircraft (and three Longbow crew trainers and associated spares) for the British Army.

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Cranfield PhD student wins NATO innovation award

Posted 12 May 2017

Cranfield PhD student, Alessandro Busachi, has won a NATO innovation challenge against competition from around the world.

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General Sir Nick Carter to deliver DSEI keynote

Posted 11 May 2017

General Sir Nick Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen, Chief of the General Staff, will be delivering a keynote address at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition on Wednesday 13 September.

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ADS sign MoU with ETSA to enhance UK capabilities

Posted 11 May 2017

A new partnership to boost Training and Simulation (T&S) opportunities to industry has been launched after ADS' Training and Simulation Industry Group (TASIG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Training and

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BMT appoints new Technical Director

Posted 11 May 2017

BMT Defence Services (BMT) has appointed Mark Sullivan as Technical Director

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Peli appoints Estefania Fenoy as EMEA Director of Marketing and Communication

Posted 11 May 2017

Peli Products has appointed Estefania Fenoy as Director of Marketing and Communication for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Getac launches ZX70 fully rugged tablet

Posted 10 May 2017

Getac has launched the ZX70, a 7 fully rugged Android tablet engineered to meet the growing needs of mobile transportation and field service professionals.

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Thales connects Tornado full mission simulators

Posted 10 May 2017

Thales has connected Tornado full mission simulators at Lossiemouth in the north of Britain, to Marham in the south.

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QinetiQ appoints two new Directors

Posted 9 May 2017

QinetiQ announced today the appointment of James Willis as Managing Director (MD) Cyber, Information & Training (CIT) and Steve Fitz-Gerald as MD Maritime, Land & Weapons (MLW).

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Leonardo signs first company to work with RAF's RCO

Posted 9 May 2017

Leonardo announced at the IDEF exhibition in İstanbul today, that it has signed up as the first company to partner with the newly-established Rapid Capability Office (RCO), within the Royal Air Force (RAF) HQ Air Command.

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BMT appoints Sarah Kenny as Chief Executive

Posted 9 May 2017

BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has appointed Sarah Kenny as the successor to Peter French, the current Chief Executive who retires in September.

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Inmarsat and Cobham launch SB-UAV

Posted 9 May 2017

Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM have announced the launch of the Inmarsat SwiftBroadband unmanned aerial vehicle (SB-UAV) satellite communications service, intended for use with the Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR UAV 200 terminal.

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Stadium IGT joins ADS to advance in defence and aerospace markets

Posted 8 May 2017

Supplier of wireless connectivity solutions, power products, human machine interface and electronic assemblies, Stadium Group, today announced that the company's HMI division (Stadium IGT Ltd.) has joined ADS.

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Rolls-Royce and Kale Group create defence aero engine joint venture

Posted 8 May 2017

Rolls-Royce and Kale Group have announced the formation of a joint venture company to target aero engine opportunities in Turkey.

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Rolls-Royce and Garden Reach agree to MTU assembly in India

Posted 8 May 2017

Rolls Royce and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) have agreed the final assembly of MTU Series 4000 engines in India.

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ADS stresses need for new Government to boost productivity

Posted 8 May 2017

The UK trade association for the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, has said today that the UK's future economic success will depend on a new Government working with industry to achieve a major boost in

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ZeroAlpha and SFC partner on MoD fuel cell trials

Posted 4 May 2017

Provider of hybrid power solutions to the stationary and mobile power generation markets, SFC Energy, has announced an exclusive new defence industry sales partnership with Cardiff-based supplier of networking hardware, software

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Peli-Hardigg showcasing miltary protection solutions at IDEF

Posted 4 May 2017

Peli-Hardigg will present its robust cases solutions for protecting sensitive equipment military in hostile environments and assuring kit arrives operational to guarantee critical mission success, at the IDEF 2017 13th

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GKN Aerospace fuel systems selected for Predator B MQ-9B

Posted 3 May 2017

GKN Aerospace has signed a development agreement with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) covering the design, development and manufacture of fuel bladders for the MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)

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BAE Systems and Ray Service team to support Swedish mortar

Posted 3 May 2017

BAE Systems has contracted Czech manufacturer Ray Service to deliver key components for the Swedish vehicle-mounted mortar system known as Mjölner.

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BAE Systems launches Audacious

Posted 2 May 2017

Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute class attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy, was launched last Friday by BAE Systems at its site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, UK.

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Kahootz joins ADS

Posted 2 May 2017

Provider of the Defence Share platform for the UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD), Kahootz, has been accepted as a member of ADS.

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Atkins to develop cyber security for HumanDrive CAV

Posted 2 May 2017

Atkins has been chosen to develop the cyber security model and framework for the HumanDrive Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) project.

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First UK company certified by BSI and registered on OASIS

Posted 2 May 2017

Produmax is the first UK company to be independently assessed by BSI (British Standards Institution) and achieve certification to prEN 9100:2016 Quality Management Systems - requirements for aviation, space and defence

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Andy's wizard website helps secure the world

Posted 27 April 2017

A website created out of boredom on a kitchen table in Bath a decade ago has grown to become the go-to place for the world's biggest security agencies.

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Typhoon completes Meteor dual firing

Posted 27 April 2017

A Eurofighter Typhoon has successfully completed a simultaneous firing of two MBDA Meteor Beyond Visual Range air-to-air missiles as part of a major programme of work to integrate the weapon on to the aircraft.

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Aish Technologies' enclosures support Royal Navy Shared Infrastructure

Posted 27 April 2017

Poole-based defence systems manufacturer, Aish Technologies, is supporting the Shared Infrastructure project - one of the most significant projects to affect ship tech in recent times - by supplying tough

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Peli unveils drone protecting Storm Case

Posted 27 April 2017

Producer of tough rugged cases, Peli, has introduced a case which is ideally proportioned for safely carrying drones.

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GKN Aerospace opens GA-ASI Predator B landing gear production line

Posted 26 April 2017

GKN Aerospace's Fokker business and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), yesterday officially opened the highly automated production line of landing gear systems for Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper RPA,

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ADS sign MoU with ETSA to enhance UK capabilities

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General Sir Chris Deverell to make DSEI keynote address

General Sir Chris Deverell KCB MBE ADC Gen, Commander, Joint Forces Command will be delivering a keynote address at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition on Tuesday 12 September.

BMT signs submarine framework agreement with NDMA

BMT Defence Services (BMT) has won a contract with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) to provide consultancy support for the New Norwegian Submarine Acquisition programme.

BMT appoints Sarah Kenny as Chief Executive

BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has appointed Sarah Kenny as the successor to Peter French, the current Chief Executive who retires in September.

Oxley gains PAR 64 LED replacement approval

Following the successful launch of the Oxley Par 64 LED Replacement Landing Light, Oxley has now been granted a PMA providing FAA approval for the replacement of incandescent bulbs on aircraft.

Royal Marines' new battlefield helicopter tries its hand over the ocean

The new wings of the Royal Marines - the Wildcat AH1 - have been dipping their toe in the water for the first time, supporting the biggest naval war games of the year.

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