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DSEI: Defence Minister heralds HORIBA MIRA's 'Last Mile' win

Posted 15 September 2017

Provider of defence vehicle design, engineering and testing - HORIBA MIRA - has been awarded two contracts for the development of autonomous systems in the Defence and Security Accelerator's Last Mile competition.

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DSEI: Defence Minister highlights UK innovation

Posted 14 September 2017

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin today announced some of the latest developments in UK defence innovation at the Defence and Security Equipment International Exhibition (DSEI 2017) in London.

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DSEI: Defence Secretary delivers keynote speech

Posted 13 September 2017

Secretary of State for Defence Sir Michael Fallon delivered the keynote speech at the Defence and Security Equipment International 2017 at the Excel Centre.

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DSEI: General Dynamics showcases AJAX training solutions

Posted 13 September 2017

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK will deliver a comprehensive state-of-the-art training solutions package for the British Army as part of the AJAX programme, with these solutions - particularly the immersive Crew Turret

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DSEI: Lockheed Martin unveils Outrider

Posted 13 September 2017

Lockheed Martin unveiled a new small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) at DSEI, that has been designed and developed in the UK.

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DSEI: General Dynamics showcases EAGLE ahead of MRV-P trials

Posted 13 September 2017

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK and General Dynamics European Land Systems is showcasing its EAGLE 6x6 at DSEI, just a month before it enters trials for a part of the UK's Multi Role Vehicle – Protected (MRV-P) programme.

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DSEI: Sea Ceptor User Group launched

Posted 13 September 2017

HMS Argyll, the first vessel to be fitted with MBDA's Sea Ceptor, is at DSEI 2017, marking the launch of the Sea Ceptor User Group, as Sea Ceptor itself makes its DSEI debut

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DSEI: Cobham launches ICE

Posted 13 September 2017

Cobham have launched a new Integrated Communications Environment (ICE) product range at this week's DSEI event, which provides major improvements to existing communications systems on platforms.

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DSEI: BAE Systems unveils NAUTIS 5

Posted 13 September 2017

BAE Systems has today unveiled NAUTIS 5, the latest version of its flagship Mine Counter Measures (MCM) system, at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition.

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DSEI: Dragonfire laser turret unveiled

Posted 13 September 2017

The new laser weapon demonstrator being built for the UK Ministry of Defence has been unveiled for the first time by the UK Dragonfire consortium at DSEI 2017 in London.

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DSEI: Avon showcasing AvonAir

Posted 13 September 2017

Avon Protection is displaying its AvonAir range at DSEI this week, the first adaptive powered air system which delivers user configurable modules, adaptable protection factor, increased time on task and reduced physiological burden through the systems

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Thales invests in UK-based trials and training centres for autonomous systems

Posted 12 September 2017

Today Thales is announcing a major commitment to develop future autonomous and unmanned technology across air and sea by investing in two new UK-based trials and training centres.

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MBDA unveils Land Ceptor air defence system at DSEI

Posted 12 September 2017

MBDA's Land Ceptor air defence system is making its show debut in the outside vehicle park at DSEI 2017 in London from 12-15 September.

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BAE Systems introduces Ironclad UGV at DSEI

Posted 12 September 2017

BAE Systems has introduced Ironclad - a new Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) - at DSEI this year, designed to take on some of the most dangerous jobs that soldiers currently face.

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General Dynamics showcases PIRANHA 5 at DSEI

Posted 12 September 2017

At Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), General Dynamics Land Systems–UK and General Dynamics European Land Systems are showcasing PIRANHA 5, General Dynamics' 8x8 platform that is a candidate for the British Army's

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Cummins ISL9 achieves new 536HP rating for defence applications

Posted 12 September 2017

Cummins has announced that its ISL9 diesel engine is now available up to 536 hp for fast response defence applications

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Boeing begins construction of its first European production facility in Sheffield

Posted 12 September 2017

Boeing today ceremonially broke ground at the Sheffield Business Park site where its first European manufacturing facility will be built after Sheffield City Council recently granted planning

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Kelvin Hughes to demo naval tactical navigation software at DSEI

Posted 12 September 2017

Kelvin Hughes will be showing its latest tactical software features for the company's naval navigation and situational awareness displays through an interactive multiscreen system.

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DSEI: Babcock showcasing Arrowhead frigate design

Posted 12 September 2017

Babcock will be presenting its new 120m general-purpose frigate Arrowhead at DSEI this week, which the company says is set to change the shape of the international maritime security market.

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Chess launches Sigma LEO at DSEI

Posted 12 September 2017

Long range coastal and border surveillance is set to be enhanced with the launch today of Sigma LEO by Chess Dynamics at DSEI.

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Chess Dynamics launching EO recce system at DSEI

Posted 11 September 2017

Chess Dynamics is going to launch a quick fit electro optical (EO) system designed for reconnaissance vehicles, at DSEI tomorrow.

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Advanced Engineering 2017 reveals keynote speakers

Posted 11 September 2017

Advanced Engineering 2017 today announced its keynote speaker line-up, which will include talks from ADS, Boeing, WEAF and Meggitt.

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Britain's second aircraft carrier named in Rosyth

Posted 11 September 2017

HMS Prince of Wales, the second of the Royal Navy's two future flagships being built by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, was officially named last Friday during a ceremony in Rosyth, Scotland.

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ADS encourages partnership with industry to enhance national security

Posted 7 September 2017

ADS, the UK trade organisation representing the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors - with over 1,000 member businesses - said today that the Government should work more collaboratively with industry

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Enhanced AUDS counter-UAS system to be revealed at DSEI

Posted 7 September 2017

The AUDS counter-UAS defence system, a fully integrated military grade detect-track-identify-defeat counter drone solution, has been enhanced for deployment on military and commercial security and surveillance vehicles

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Chess showcasing Sea Eagle at DSEI

Posted 7 September 2017

Following successful tracking trials earlier this year, the full production standard Sea Eagle FCRO (Fire Control Radar Optical) naval radar and electro optical fire control system is being exhibited by Chess Dynamics at DSEI next week.

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Kelvin Hughes launches new ECDIS

Posted 7 September 2017

Kelvin Hughes has launched its latest Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) - type approved to meet the latest International Hydrographic Office (IHO) and International Maritime Organisation (IMO) standards - which it will demo at DSEI

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CAE helicopter SW-4 FFS enters service with Polish Air Force

Posted 5 September 2017

Today at the MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition, CAE announced that the Polish Air Force has accepted into service a CAE 3000 Series SW-4 full-flight simulator (FFS).

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Tek launching ProTEK Harness Buckle Cover at DSEI

Posted 4 September 2017

Tunbridge Wells based Tek Military Seating Ltd. is introducing a quick release buckle cover - designed to protect fixing points from the ingress of water and dust - at next week's DSEI at the ExCel in London's Docklands.

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Take-off for Scotland's airline

Posted 1 September 2017

Loganair, the only airline based in Scotland, today celebrated a historic occasion as it took to the skies under its own colours for the first time in 25 years.

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Cobalt to exhibit at DSEI for first time

Posted 1 September 2017

Cobalt will be exhibiting at DSEI for the first time later this month, demonstrating its new handheld detection system Resolve, which identifies hazardous materials - including explosives and CWAs - through sealed opaque containers.

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BAE Systems marks 10 years of Project Management Higher Apprentices

Posted 1 September 2017

The first week of September will mark the 10 year anniversary of the first intake of Project Management Higher Apprentices at BAE Systems.

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Babcock built OPV to dock at DSEI

Posted 1 September 2017

As countries around the globe look to enhance their border control, maritime security and protection of their exclusive economic zones, the visit of the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), LE Samuel Beckett to DSEI 2017 is a timely reminder of Babcock's long

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Glasgow engineers up periscope on a century of submarine innovation

Posted 31 August 2017

An innovative firm of Glaswegian engineers are today celebrating 100 years of being the sole periscope and optronics mast supplier to the Royal Navy's submarines.

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FliteTrak to make its mark at Dubai Airshow

Posted 30 August 2017

UK-based FliteTrak will be showcasing its innovative ViatorAero system for 'intelligent' airline seating and launching new products at the Dubai Airshow, 12-16 November 2017, as it sets its sights on the multibillion dollar aerospace market

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Chemring launching latest RESOLVE at DSEI

Posted 30 August 2017

Chemring Technology Solutions will launch a major capability upgrade of its award-winning RESOLVE Electronic Warfare (EW) system at DSEI 2017 (12-15 September), exploiting its wideband sensor collection capability to deliver automatic

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DSEI launches People and Skills Day

Posted 29 August 2017

For the first time Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) will be dedicating a day - Friday 15th September - to one of the most important aspects of the defence and security sector, its workforce, with the Defence Growth Partnership (DGP)

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RAF Red Arrows to tour Middle East

Posted 29 August 2017

On a visit to Kuwait, Sir Michael will announce that the Reds will perform in the country as part of a wider regional tour, with a programme that will promote the United Kingdom's long-standing relations across the Gulf, plus UK trade and investment

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MBDA to help develop Romanian tactical missiles

Posted 25 August 2017

During the visit of French President Macron to Romania yesterday - within the framework of the Strategic Agreement between Romania and France - MBDA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Romanian state-owned defence group

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Maycast-Nokes first foundry to reach National Apprenticeship Awards' regional finals

Posted 25 August 2017

Essex-based aerospace and defence foundry, Maycast-Nokes, has reached the regional finals (East of England) for this year's National Apprenticeship Awards.

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Carol Vorderman receives flying award

Posted 24 August 2017

Carol Vorderman, an honorary Group Captain and Ambassador for the RAF Air Cadets, has received a prestigious aviation award.

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ODU to introduce new military connectors at DSEI

Posted 23 August 2017

Connector systems' supplier ODU will be showcasing some of its new military connector developments at next month's DSEI 2017.

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NATS recognised as ERS Silver Award winner

Posted 23 August 2017

NATS has been awarded the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award for its strong and continued commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community.

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TEK and SKYDEX introducing blast matting solution at DSEI

Posted 22 August 2017

Designer and manufacturer of ProTEK vehicle seating, Tek Military Seating and SKYDEX Technologies, Inc., provider of engineered impact and cushioning solutions, have partnered to develop a new blast floor matting system

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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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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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AEB and CILT(UK) organise complimentary compliance conference

Posted 16 August 2017

To help British trader to become Brexit-proof before 2019, global trade and supply chain experts in manufacturing and trade businesses are being invited to attend a free conference in Warwick on 11th October 2017,

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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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Cobham delivers comms suite for Land Rover Tour of Peru

Posted 15 August 2017

Cobham Satcom's sponsorship of the Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 kicked-off last month with delivery and testing of its Explorer terminals that will keep participants safe and connected during the gruelling expedition, which

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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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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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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Airbus' Finkenwerder site

Posted 24 July 2017

As part of their first official tour of Germany, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Finkenwerder Airbus site with their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

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Transport Secretary sees Manchester Airport transformation begin

Posted 21 July 2017

The Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, visited Manchester Airport today to see work begin on its 10 year, £1 billion transformation programme.

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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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UK and Ireland SMEs receive SC21 award for operational excellence

Posted 19 July 2017

Fourteen UK and Ireland SMEs have been recognised for their operational excellence from the 'Supply Chains for the 21st Century' (SC21) programme.

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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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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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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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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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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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Europe's airports concerned about post-Brexit connectivity

Posted 11 July 2017

The European airport industry today renewed its warning about Brexit and its potential impact on European air transport, connectivity and the wider economy during a public hearing on the subject in the European Parliament1 in

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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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Harmonic Drive UK to address gear lubrication issue at ESMATS

Posted 10 July 2017

Aerospace gearing specialist Harmonic Drive UK will address the issue of gear lubrication in the space industry during a presentation at this year's European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium (ESMATS) at the

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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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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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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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Peli launches International Photo Contest 2017

Posted 4 July 2017

Peli Products has announced the launch of its International Photo Contest for creative professional and amateur photographers to capture images of Peli products being used.

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Cranfield and Boeing inspire female students to 'Aim High'

Posted 30 June 2017

In support of last week's International Women in Engineering Day, Cranfield teamed up with Boeing and other industry partners to host 'Aim High', an engineering careers showcase for young female students.

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Space Industry Bill introduced to House of Lords

Posted 28 June 2017

Lord Callanan, Parliamentary under Secretary of State for Transport, introduced the Space Industry Bill - developed jointly by the Department for Transport, UK Space Agency and Civil Aviation Authority and supported by the Health and

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UK students take on world at International Rocketry Final

Posted 28 June 2017

Six students from The Sweyne Park School, Rayleigh, Essex, competed in an international fly-off against teams representing the USA, Japan and France at the Paris Air Show last week.

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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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UK's flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth takes to sea for the first time

Posted 26 June 2017

History was made today as HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first QE Class aircraft carrier, set sail from Rosyth to commence first stage sea trials off the north-east of Scotland.

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STG Aerospace supports International Women in Engineering Day

Posted 26 June 2017

In support of International Women in Engineering Day, STG Aerospace interviewed one of its female engineers - Rhian Bache, Design Engineer at STG Aerospace - to get her personal perspective.

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Old meets new at Air Tattoo

Posted 26 June 2017

The Royal International Air Tattoo's celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force at RAF Fairford on 14-16 July will feature a special 'then and now' formation of American fighter aircraft, as a North American P-51D Mustang from the

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UK industry receives £13bn boost from Paris Air Show orders

Posted 24 June 2017

ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt and Business Minister Richard Harrington welcomed a boost to the UK economy of around £13 billion from aircraft orders and commitments announced at the Paris Air Show this week.

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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

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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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Paris Air Show: GKN and Boeing to complete 737 BBJ for Dutch government

Posted 21 June 2017

GKN's Fokker business and Boeing Business Jets have today signed a contract for the design and completion of the interior of a new Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) for the Dutch government.

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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: Delta orders 10 more A321ceo

Posted 20 June 2017

At the Paris Air Show today, Delta Air Lines placed an order for 10 more Airbus A321ceo aircraft, having just ordered 30 of the aircraft type last month.

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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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Paris Air Show: Viva Air signs MoU for 50 A320s

Posted 20 June 2017

Viva Air, the Latin America low cost carrier group owned by Irelandia Aviation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 50 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 35 A320neo and 15 A320ceo. The agreement paves the way for the

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Paris Air Show: CDB Aviation orders 45 A320neo

Posted 20 June 2017

Dublin based CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC (CDB Aviation) has become Airbus' latest customer for the A320neo, having signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 45 aircraft, consisting of 30 A320neos and 15 A321neos.

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Paris Air Show: easyJet deploys Airbus Skywise

Posted 20 June 2017

EasyJet announced today that it is enhancing its predictive maintenance programme, with the launch of the Airbus Skywise platform.

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Paris Air Show: Boeing raises new aircraft demand forecast

Posted 20 June 2017

Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new airplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1 trillion dollars.

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Paris Air Show: A320 Airspace interior unveiled

Posted 19 June 2017

Following last year's introduction of the A330neo and A350, Airbus has announced the introduction of the A320 to the Airspace family.

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Paris Air Show: GECAS orders 100 A320neo

Posted 19 June 2017

Paris Air Show: GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric has signed a firm order for 100 A320neo Family aircraft at the 52nd International Paris Air Show.

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TMD presents Engineering Achievement Award

Posted 19 June 2017

At the end of May, TMD (TMD Technologies Limited) presented the annual Brunel Engineering Celebration of Achievement Award for the 'engineering project with the most commercial potential' at the Brunel University in London.

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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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Paris Air Show: A380 given a boost

Posted 19 June 2017

At the Paris Air Show, Airbus has unveiled a development study for an enhanced A380, the A380plus, which includes aerodynamic improvements such as large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4% fuel burn savings.

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Advanced Engineering lists UK's top 20 high value manufacturing hotspots

Posted 16 June 2017

Advanced Engineering 2017 has published its ranking of the UK's high value manufacturing hotspots, as it opens registrations for this year's show.

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Porvair to showcase fuel tank inerting tech at Paris Air Show

Posted 15 June 2017

Porvair Filtration Group will be showcasing its fuel tank inerting filter technology at this year's Paris Air Show, demonstrating why this key component is now part of the largest commercial passenger aircraft ever built

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HMS Queen Elizabeth makes Portsmouth debut

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

Britain's second aircraft carrier named in Rosyth

HMS Prince of Wales, the second of the Royal Navy's two future flagships being built by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, was officially named last Friday during a ceremony in Rosyth, Scotland.

AEB and CILT(UK) organise complimentary compliance conference

To help British trader to become Brexit-proof before 2019, global trade and supply chain experts in manufacturing and trade businesses are being invited to attend a free conference in Warwick on 11th October 2017, organised by AEB

DSEI: Sea Ceptor User Group launched

HMS Argyll, the first vessel to be fitted with MBDA's Sea Ceptor, is at DSEI 2017, marking the launch of the Sea Ceptor User Group, as Sea Ceptor itself makes its DSEI debut

Boeing begins construction of its first European production facility in Sheffield

Boeing today ceremonially broke ground at the Sheffield Business Park site where its first European manufacturing facility will be built after Sheffield City Council recently granted planning permission.

DSEI launches People and Skills Day

For the first time Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) will be dedicating a day - Friday 15th September - to one of the most important aspects of the defence and security sector, its workforce, with the Defence Growth

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