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Pearson Engineering Counter-IED rollers head for Afghanistan

Posted 24 April 2017

Pearson Engineering has secured its position as market leaders in the supply of Counter-IED rollers following contract award by the US Army Contracting Command.

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Kelvin Hughes welcomes PM

Posted 24 April 2017

Last Thursday Kelvin Hughes welcomed the Prime Minister Theresa May, to its Enfield Head Office, design and manufacturing facility.

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F-35's Meteor integration moves forward

Posted 24 April 2017

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded MBDA a contract to pave the way for the integration of the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) on its new F-35 stealth fighters.

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Construction begins on fifth OPV for UK Royal Navy

Posted 21 April 2017

BAE Systems welcomed Mr Tony Douglas, Chief Executive Officer of Defence Equipment and Support, to its Govan shipyard in Glasgow today to cut the first metal and begin construction of SPEY, the fifth and final River Class Batch 2 Offshore

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MBDA awarded £323m CAMM contract for UK Armed Forces

Posted 21 April 2017

MBDA has a secured a £323 million deal for the next batch of air defence missiles for the British Army and Royal Navy, providing the Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM).

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MBDA to support Royal Navy Type 45 Sea Viper system

Posted 21 April 2017

MBDA has received a £175 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for further In-Service Support to the Sea Viper weapon system, securing a key capability of the Type 45 fleet.

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UK and US mark F-35A milestone

Posted 21 April 2017

Senior leaders from the US Department of State, US Air Force (USAF) and the Royal Air Force (RAF) gathered together on Wednesday to highlight a significant F-35A Lightning II programme milestone.

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MCL receives MoD order extension

Posted 21 April 2017

Marlborough Communications Ltd (MCL) announced today a contract extension to an initial order from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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Supacat wins Queen's Award

Posted 21 April 2017

Supacat has won the Queen's Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth.

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Thermoteknix tech tested on Salisbury Plain

Posted 20 April 2017

Night vision and thermal imaging equipment developed by British company, Thermoteknix Systems Ltd., has been tested by the UK defence forces during the Army Warfighting Experiment (AWE) 2017 at the MoD Salisbury Plain Training Area.

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BFPA launches training passport scheme

Posted 20 April 2017

The British Fluid Power Association (BFPA) has launched a new training passport scheme for individuals working in the fluid power sector.

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BAE Systems maintains lamination skills at Portsmouth

Posted 19 April 2017

The traditional and highly-skilled art of laminating in shipbuilding is being safeguarded by BAE Systems in Portsmouth, Hampshire, with two of the company's most experienced laminators having been trained as NVQ assessors to

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MoD secures £1.4bn deal for Royal Navy's new attack sub

Posted 19 April 2017

The MoD has negotiated a new £1.4 billion contract for the Royal Navy's new attack submarine, the sixth in a total fleet of seven, which will protect the UK's new aircraft carriers and nuclear deterrent.

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Peli-Hardigg showcases rugged protection for defence at AFCEA

Posted 19 April 2017

Peli-Hardigg will be showcasing its rugged protection for defence solutions, namely their Min Mac Rack and V-Series Rack Mount cases, at the AFCEA show in Bonn, Germany next week (26-27 April).

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MoD and Leidos open Defence Fulfilment Centre (DFC)

Posted 18 April 2017

Leidos and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) have unveiled an £83 million state-of-the-art military logistics hub alongside MoD Donnington in Shropshire.

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DSEI expands Strategic Conferences for 2017

Posted 18 April 2017

Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) has today announced the launch of its expanded DSEI Strategic Conferences that will feature five sessions covering policy, strategy and the implications on future equipment programmes.

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GKN's RM12 Gripen engine completes 100% renewable biofuel flight

Posted 18 April 2017

A Gripen fighter from the Swedish MOD with a GKN RM12 engine powered by 100% renewable biofuel has successfully completed the first biofuel demonstration flight in a single engine installation on 28 March 2017.

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MoD engages industry and academia for battlefield autonomy

Posted 18 April 2017

The Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin has challenged industry and academia to design pioneering autonomous systems that can resupply our front-line troops.

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F-35 deploys to Europe for the first time

Posted 15 April 2017

F-35A Lightning IIs, Airmen and accompanying equipment arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, today, marking the aircraft's first overseas training deployment to Europe.

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Rolls-Royce appoints Paul Stein Chief Technology Officer

Posted 14 April 2017

Rolls-Royce has announced that Paul Stein has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Warren East.

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University of Sheffield's AMRC named a Boeing Supplier of the Year

Posted 13 April 2017

The University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) received international recognition for its outstanding research and development as it was named a Supplier of the Year by The Boeing

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Babcock grows Australian footprint with new contracts and jobs

Posted 13 April 2017

Babcock International Group plans to expand its Australian and New Zealand footprint in 2017-2018 after 12 months of growth which has seen its employee count increase by 22% and its regional revenues lift by 25%.

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500th Eurofighter Typhoon produced

Posted 13 April 2017

The 500th Eurofighter Typhoon has been delivered to the Italian Air Force during a special ceremony held at Leonardo Aircraft Division's Turin site.

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BAE Systems selected to design US Army's space and missile defence tech

Posted 13 April 2017

BAE Systems was selected by the US Army to research and develop hardware and software solutions for the design of next-generation space and missile defence technologies.

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ADS says industrial strategy must prioritise high value sectors

Posted 13 April 2017

The UK's future economic success depends on an industrial strategy that delivers radical improvements in innovation and focuses on high value design, according to ADS, the UK trade organisation representing the

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Saab signs contract extension with MoD

Posted 12 April 2017

Saab has signed a contract extension with the UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the provision of Support and Services to the Direct Fire Weapon Effects Simulator (DFWES) capability.

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NATO to establish European Centre for Countering Hybrid Threats

Posted 12 April 2017

Several NATO Allies and European Union members came together in Helsinki yesterday, formally agreeing to establish a European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats in the Finnish capital.

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UK Defence Secretary visits India

Posted 12 April 2017

Sir Michael Fallon is currently on a visit to India (from 11 to 14 April) - the third British Cabinet Minister to visit the country this month - aiming to further the defence and international security partnership.

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Plextek, RFEL and 4Sight to develop adaptive imaging for DSTL

Posted 12 April 2017

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has engaged with RFEL, Plextek and 4Sight Imaging, to develop its video enhancement research capability.

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Oxley appoints JAC

Posted 12 April 2017

Oxley Group has appointed Japan Aerospace Corporation (JAC) as its representative in Japan.

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Prince of Wales given Royal welcome by BAE Systems

Posted 11 April 2017

BAE Systems welcomed His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales to its Submarines' site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria today.

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Atkins and Gama Aviation awarded new Military Airworthiness contracts

Posted 11 April 2017

Atkins and Gama Aviation have secured further contracts with the Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) and Headquarters Air Command (HQ Air) to continue providing independent Military Airworthiness Review (MAR)

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SEA to upgrade ANPS for Royal Navy

Posted 10 April 2017

Cohort company SEA has been awarded a UK Ministry of Defence contract to upgrade the Ambient Noise Prediction System (ANPS) for the UK Royal Navy.

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NSC to maintain support for UK Defence Academy

Posted 10 April 2017

NSC will continue to support future commanders and staff officers from all three UK Armed Services to at least March 2018.

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Glasgow companies help tackle youth unemployment

Posted 10 April 2017

BAE Systems, Street League and Skills Development Scotland have hosted a celebratory event at Glasgow Warriors Stadium for a third cohort of 12 young people aged 16-24 who have successfully completed work experience under the 'Movement

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BAE Systems signs CV90 vehicle support contracts with Estonia

Posted 10 April 2017

BAE Systems and the Estonian government have signed contracts to maintain and sustain the country's fleet of CV9035 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).

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F-35 Lightning II's UK arrival moves closer

Posted 10 April 2017

Readiness for the arrival of the UK's first F-35 Lightning II jets took another step forward with the awarding of a contract by the US Department of Defense F-35 Joint Program Office.

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General Dynamics awarded contract to develop battlefield network for British Army

Posted 6 April 2017

General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited has been awarded a £330 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to design and develop the next-generation tactical communication and

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Peli launches Vault and Adventurer protective cases for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Posted 31 March 2017

Peli Products today launched two cases for the just-announced Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, called the Peli Vault and the Peli Adventurer.

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Dstl and OS partner to enhance aerial mapping technologies

Posted 31 March 2017

Ordnance Survey (OS) has signed an agreement with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), negotiated by its technology transfer arm, Ploughshare Innovations, to allow it to licence various forms of cutting

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Pilots take F-35 Lightning II simulator 'flights'

Posted 31 March 2017

A flight engineering simulator created by BAE Systems is ready to be 'flown' by F-35 Lightning II pilots for the first time as they prepare for flight trials on the UK's new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier next year.

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Teddington increases manufacturing capabiliites

Posted 30 March 2017

Cornish engineering specialist Teddington - which specialises in electronics, critical systems, control panel technology, appliance controls and valve fabrication for sectors such as defence, aerospace, energy and transport -

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Mayfair stores alerted to Westminster terrorist attack by new app

Posted 30 March 2017

When news of the terrorist attack spread across London, Chanel stores in Mayfair and Knightsbridge were already aware of the threat, thanks to a free app called Spotlight, being trialled by Scottish security company

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Nasmyth delivers critical component for BAE Systems' Hawk in-flight refuelling

Posted 30 March 2017

Simon Beech, Chief Operating Office (UK) of Nasmyth Group attended BAE Systems' prestigious Chairman's Award scheme to celebrate the delivery of a key component for an aircraft in-flight refuelling

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Cobham and Helisota partner on helicopter training and support

Posted 29 March 2017

Cobham Helicopter Academy has signed its first collaboration agreement with leading helicopter maintenance and repair specialist, Helisota.

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Pearson Engineering selected for Spanish 8 x 8 Demo Phase

Posted 28 March 2017

Tyneside's Pearson Engineering has been awarded a contract by General Dynamics European Land Systems Santa Bárbara Sistemas (GDELS-SBS) to supply and integrate its range of combat engineering and counter-mine

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UK and France launch strike missile project with MBDA

Posted 28 March 2017

In London today the United Kingdom and France have signed an agreement to launch a joint concept phase of the Future Cruise / Anti-Ship Weapon (FC/ASW) programme with MBDA.

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QinetiQ to deliver Royal Navy's inaugural IW17 exercise

Posted 28 March 2017

QinetiQ is to support the Royal Navy in delivering the first Information Warrior (IW17) exercise, which aims to drive the future development of cutting edge warfare capabilities.

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MCL to supply MoD hearing protection

Posted 28 March 2017

Marlborough Communications Ltd (MCL) has been awarded a £9.9m contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to supply and support hearing protection systems and communication ancillaries for specialist land, maritime and air applications.

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Survey shows UK manufacturing and engineering firms believe Brexit will be good for business

Posted 28 March 2017

Ahead of Theresa May triggering Article 50 tomorrow, a survey by The Engineer in collaboration with Subcon 2017 has revealed a marked increase in the number of manufacturing and

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Osprey to provide Safety Support to SACC DT

Posted 28 March 2017

Osprey CSL has been awarded a new contract to provide External Safety Support to the Situational Awareness Command and Control (SACC) Delivery Team (DT) at UK MoD.

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Getac partners with Trivalent on rugged computing data protection

Posted 27 March 2017

Getac today announced a partnership with provider of next-generation data protection services, Trivalent, to deliver seamless and robust next-generation data protection for the first time on rugged computing

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QinetiQ demos digital VR classroom

Posted 24 March 2017

QinetiQ has demonstrated how emerging technology could make training more efficient and effective, in a showcase attended by military VIPs at QinetiQ's Training Innovation Facility in Farnborough, UK.

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AEUK hosts Stealth Boat challenge for local schools

Posted 23 March 2017

Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) recently held a STEM day event arranged in conjunction with The Smallpeice Trust, a national education charity, involving staff and students from nine schools across the county at AEUK's Winfrith site.

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Harriett Baldwin leads UK's LIMA delegation

Posted 23 March 2017

On her first visit to Malaysia, Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin is leading a strong British delegation to the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition, as the UK deepens bilateral defence,

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HRH The Princess Royal names jetty for Navy's giant aircraft carriers

Posted 22 March 2017

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has officially named the jetty which will house the Royal Navy's giant new aircraft carriers in Portsmouth.

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SEA unveils ASW system for smaller vessels

Posted 22 March 2017

Cohort company SEA is launching a low cost, small Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) solution based on application of its innovative thin line KraitArray towed sonar.

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SEA and Cranfield Uni install APT at UK's Defence Academy

Posted 20 March 2017

Cohort company SEA has built upon its credentials as a leading supplier of flight deck simulators by installing an Aircraft Procedural Trainer (APT) with Cranfield University Centre for Simulation and Analytics at the Defence

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Defence Secretary confirms 30,000 defence jobs in South West

Posted 20 March 2017

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon visited the Royal Marines (RM) base at Chivenor last Friday to underline the importance of the South West to the defence of the UK.

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Precision Technologies joins Midlands Aerospace Alliance

Posted 17 March 2017

Precision Technologies is building upon its 25 years presence in the aerospace sector by becoming the latest member of the Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA).

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MoD signs £14m contract for lifesaving medical tech

Posted 17 March 2017

A Basingstoke company is set to deliver lifesaving medical monitors to the UK Armed Forces under a £14 million deal with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) that will sustain almost 50 jobs.

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BAE Systems to modernise USS Vicksburg

Posted 17 March 2017

The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $42.9 million contract for the modernisation of the USS Vicksburg (CG 69), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser.

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Altus introduce latest Rehm innovation

Posted 17 March 2017

Distributor of capital equipment for the electronics assembly industry, Altus Group, has updated its product portfolio with the latest innovation from Rehm, specialists in thermal system solutions, which was presented at the recent IPC Apex Expo

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Arup and Mabey deliver first rapid assembly polymer bridge

Posted 16 March 2017

The world's first modular glass-fibre, reinforced polymer bridge has been launched by Arup with Mabey becoming the first licensed distribution partner.

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BIAS signs Kallman as US agent

Posted 16 March 2017

It was announced today that Kallman Worldwide will represent one of the GCC region's fastest-growing industry events, the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS),in the United States, beginning with the 2018 edition.

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RAF puts full force behind Air Tattoo

Posted 16 March 2017

Reflecting its close relationship with the Royal Air Force (RAF), the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) has confirmed that this summer's flying display will feature some of the RAF's most iconic aircraft, including the world famous Red Arrows.

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MoD Single Source Contract rate reduced

Posted 16 March 2017

The Defence Secretary has announced the lowering of the baseline profit rate for contracts placed under Single Source Contract Regulations from 8.95% to 7.46%.

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Tunisia receives DefenCell MACs for border security

Posted 16 March 2017

Over 900 units of the DefenCell MAC range of geotextile lined metal gabions have recently been delivered to the Tunisian authorities for deployment on the Tunisian Libyan border, which is part of Tunisia's ongoing efforts to enhance

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Success for CISR Alumni

Posted 16 March 2017

Two former students from the Centre for International Security and Resilience (CISR) - Cranfield Defence and Security, Cranfield University - have become the highest-ranked military officers in their countries in recent weeks.

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Funding available for Human and Social Sciences Research

Posted 16 March 2017

The MoD, via the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory's (Dstl's) Defence and Security Analysis Division, is seeking to appoint a contractor to lead, manage and deliver human social and behavioural sciences research for up

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F-35 successfully conducts first firings of MBDA's ASRAAM

Posted 15 March 2017

The F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter jet has successfully conducted its first firing trials of the MBDA Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM).

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BAE Systems contracts VOP CZ for BvS10 components

Posted 15 March 2017

BAE Systems has issued a contract to the Czech company VOP CZ to produce components for BvS10 armoured all-terrain vehicles.

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Dstl competition well received by Kaggle community

Posted 15 March 2017

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory's (Dstl) data science competition on Kaggle has attracted over 5,000 submitted solutions - equating to over £2.5 million of research - a seven fold return on the cost of running the

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MBDA unveils Mistral ATLAS-RC

Posted 15 March 2017

MBDA has unveiled a new short range air defence system called Mistral ATLAS-RC at HOMSEC 2017 (14-16 March, Madrid).

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Plextek receives Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation from IASME

Posted 14 March 2017

Design and innovation consultancy, Plextek have achieved the Cyber Essentials Plus Accreditation from independent certifying body, IASME.

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Morgan recruits its highest number of female graduates

Posted 14 March 2017

At a time when UK industry is reportedly losing 50,000 talented young girls a year from science, technology and engineering jobs, one materials manufacturer is reversing the trend after recruiting a record number of females onto

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DTC launch DEL500 Mobile Dust and Fume Extractor

Posted 14 March 2017

Direct Tool Company (DTC) have just launched the new DEL500 Mobile Dust and Fume Extractor by Delton Tools.

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SC Group appoints Alison Kennett Director and General Manager

Posted 14 March 2017

SC Group has appointed Alison Kennett as Director and General Manager with responsibility for governance and operations of the engineering group's Devon, UK, headquartered businesses, which include Supacat, SC

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Defence Secretary announces 1,500th signing of Armed Forces Covenant

Posted 14 March 2017

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced that 1,500 UK organisations have now signed the Armed Forces Covenant and pledged to treat our Service personnel and veterans fairly.

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BAE Systems completes further Brimstone integration flight trials for Typhoon

Posted 14 March 2017

A further series of flight trials of Eurofighter Typhoon with the low-collateral, high precision MBDA Brimstone air-to-surface weapon have been successfully completed at BAE Systems' site in Warton,

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Portsmouth Naval Base receives electric cars

Posted 14 March 2017

Portsmouth Naval Base will be welcoming a fleet of a different kind this week with the arrival of the first batch of 48 electric Nissan e-NV200 vans to support the Royal Navy's operations at the base.

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SEA supplies first simulator to air ambulance sector

Posted 14 March 2017

Cohort company SEA has utilised its aviation simulator technology to provide the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity with an interactive helicopter system aimed at bolstering public engagement.

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CAE expands UAE operations

Posted 13 March 2017

CAE today announced that its Defence and Security business unit has expanded its operations in the United Arab Emirates by moving to new facilities in Abu Dhabi.

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Jetty completion marks major milestone in Carrier works

Posted 13 March 2017

Work to ready a historic jetty at Her Majesty's Naval Dockyard Portsmouth for the arrival of the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy has been completed.

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QinetiQ applies WiPPR for accurate single-pass airdrops

Posted 13 March 2017

QinetiQ North America (QNA) has received a $3 million contract from the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) for its Wind Profiling Portable Radar (WiPPR) technology.

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Cambridge Pixel unveils HPx-400e Dual-stream PCI Express radar input card

Posted 10 March 2017

Cambridge Pixel has extended its range of primary radar input cards with the introduction of the dual-stream HPx-400e PCI Express radar acquisition card.

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Enterprise Control Systems, Blighter and Chess Dynamics partner to develop AUDS

Posted 10 March 2017

Enterprise Control Systems Ltd, Blighter Surveillance and Chess Dynamics have teamed up to develop the AUDS (Anti-UAV Defence System) to detect, track and defeat malicious and errant unmanned

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Supacat teams with Rheinmetall on DVOW

Posted 9 March 2017

Supacat and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Netherlands (RMMV NL) have teamed to offer Dutch-built Supacat Protected Vehicles for the 12kN air assault vehicle (AASLT) and a 12kN light-weight protected vehicle requirements as part of the

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Royal Navy's first new OPV formally named

Posted 9 March 2017

The first of the Royal Navy's new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) has been formally named in Scotland today.

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F-22 joins Air Tattoo's USAF 70th salute

Posted 9 March 2017

One of the world's most advanced fighter jets will be making a welcome return to the Royal International Air Tattoo this summer as part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the US Air Force.

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TVS SCS awarded MoD contract to supply Royal Navy

Posted 9 March 2017

TVS Supply Chain Solutions (TVS SCS) has secured a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the supply of general stores equipment to the Royal Navy fleet.

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Exova signs framework agreement with Saab

Posted 9 March 2017

Testing, calibration and advisory services provider, Exova, has signed a multi-million pound framework agreement with global Aerospace and Defence business, Saab, to deliver materials technology expertise and testing services over the next

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Defence Minister launches new Army apprentice awards

Posted 8 March 2017

Defence Minister Mark Lancaster has launched the Army Apprenticeship Awards as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

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Kelvin Hughes launches new drone detection radar

Posted 8 March 2017

Kelvin Hughes will be launching its new drone detection system at the Home Office Security & Policing exhibition, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Hampshire (7-9 March).

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Dr Lucy Mason appointed Head of the Defence and Security Accelerator

Posted 8 March 2017

On International Women's Day, Dr Lucy Mason (right) has been appointed as Head of the Defence and Security Accelerator.

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SEA to outline future soldier tech at London conference

Posted 8 March 2017

Experts from Cohort company SEA will explain how the soldier of the future can be more effective when they present at the Future Soldier Technology conference in London on March 13-14.

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SimCentric Technologies launch North America Office

Posted 8 March 2017

SimCentric Technologies opened its North America Office on 1st March 2017, in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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Getac launches MX50 for dismounted soldiers

Posted 7 March 2017

Getac has today unveiled its first rugged mobile device designed specifically for the defence sector (based on focus group discussions with end users).

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Fokker and RNLAF sign support agreement

Posted 6 March 2017

On 3 March GKN Aerospace's Fokker business and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) signed a multi-million Euro total support agreement for a five-year period, covering standard parts supply and services for all of the RNLAF's aircraft,

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The UK's best apprenticeship

Posted 2 March 2017

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) will be attending this year's What Career Live event at Birmingham's NEC (3 to 4 March).

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Defence Minister launches new Army apprentice awards

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Plextek, RFEL and 4Sight to develop adaptive imaging for DSTL

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Prince of Wales given Royal welcome by BAE Systems

BAE Systems welcomed His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales to its Submarines' site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria today.

BAE Systems to modernise USS Vicksburg

The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $42.9 million contract for the modernisation of the USS Vicksburg (CG 69), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser.

Exova signs framework agreement with Saab

Testing, calibration and advisory services provider, Exova, has signed a multi-million pound framework agreement with global Aerospace and Defence business, Saab, to deliver materials technology expertise and testing services

NSC to maintain support for UK Defence Academy

NSC will continue to support future commanders and staff officers from all three UK Armed Services to at least March 2018.

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