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Raptor Photonics Limited

RAPTOR PHOTONICS APPOINTS A NEW DISTRIBUTOR IN INDIA

Raptor Photonics Ltd. (Raptor) is pleased to announce that S M Creative Electronics Ltd (SMCEL) has been appointed as a distributor of its camera solutions in India. With its headquarters at Gurgaon (Haryana), SMCEL is a distributor and value-added reseller for variety of components and sub-assemblies in high technology areas. It has longstanding relationships with Indian Space and Defense…

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Smiths Interconnect

Smiths Interconnect receives contract from General Atomics to develop multi-function RF microwave assembly for Air-to-Air Radar System

Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated multi-function RF systems, subsystems, antennas, RF and MW components, connectors and cable assemblies  for Aerospace and Defense, announced the award of a development partner contract from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to design a multi-function microwave transmit and receive assembly ideal for Radar and…

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Peli-Hardigg™

The Greatest Gift is the One that Lasts a Lifetime!

Peli Presents Original Christmas Gifts of Under 60 euros

Looking for the ideal Christmas gift that your loved ones will adore without spending a fortune? Peli™ Products, the leader of protective cases and lighting solutions, presents some Christmas gifts ideas for less than 60€. These gifts will protect what your family and friends value the most and will light up their Christmas even more! The ultimate Personal Utility Cases Make sure your loved…

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Raptor Photonics Limited

RAPTOR APPOINTS A NEW SALES MANAGER

Raptor Photonics Ltd, a global manufacturer of SWIR, CCD, EMCCD and CMOS cameras, has announced that Peter Hagen has joined the company as Sales Manager. As a key part of Raptor’s growth strategy to expand and pursue new markets, Peter will be responsible for growing sales worldwide. Peter has previously held leadership positions in the automotive industry.   Contact: Raptor Photonics Ltd…

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Pearson Engineering

Pearson Engineering unveils SLICE - providing Main Battle Tanks with enhanced ‘plug & play capability’.

Pearson Engineering’s new product ‘SLICE’ is designed to provide Main Battle Tanks with an organic, scalable, and modular approach to mobility when it is needed. In response to an emerging concept to ‘march divided and fight united’, SLICE enables Main Battle Tanks and other armoured vehicles to rapidly fit, operate and remove a wide range of Front-End Equipment such as Mine Ploughs and Dozer…

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Barrett Communications

Barrett Communications continues to deliver emergency communications to Vanuatu

Perth, Western Australia – Monday 2nd November 2020 – Barrett Communications recently delivered High Frequency (HF) radio communications equipment for the first phase an inter – island project under the Vanuatu-Australia Defence Cooperation Program. This equipment will be used to upgrade an existing Barrett HF system which is almost 20 years old. The new equipment supplied is the Barrett 4050 HF…

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Horstman Defence Systems Limited

Horstman Defence Systems continues to recruit and support apprenticeships

Horstman continues to recruit during these challenging times, having recently recruited three new apprentices, a long term temporary employee who has decided to pursue a career in engineering, and two external candidates. One who was being made redundant from a local engineering firm, the other a local school leaver. This brings our total apprentice number to 7, or 6% of our current workforce.…

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Peli BioThermal

Newest Golden Hour™ Products Add Ultra-Light Option to Golden Hour Family

Golden Hour One equips individual soldiers with life-saving blood products in far-forward combat areas Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, announces Golden Hour™ One, a line of two new versions of ultra-light, reusable thermal packaging containers each designed to carry one unit of whole blood to far-forward combat areas. The newest Golden Hour products are…

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Leonardo DRS

ARMY VEHICLE MODERNIZATION: MOUNTED MISSION COMMAND AND ONBOARD POWER

The Army’s Future Lies in All Domain Command and Control. Leonardo DRS’ tactical mission command system and onboard vehicle power can play key roles Battlefield technologies—from combat management systems and vehicle power generation to cyber-hardened network computing for C4I—are at the top of the Army’s modernization priorities. Leonardo DRS has been one of the Army’s best providers of these…

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Leonardo DRS

OBVP SYSTEM IS TOP HONOREE FOR 2020 MILITARY & AEROSPACE ELECTRONICS INNOVATORS AWARDS

Award is the Second Top Recognition Received by the Company This Year ARLINGTON, VA, OCTOBER 15, 2020 – Leonardo DRS announced today that its Land Electronics business and partner, Allison Transmission, were recognized with a top award from the 2020 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards. The publication honored them for the development of the TITAN On-Board Vehicle Power system…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS AWARDED TOP PRIZE FOR INNOVATIVE C4I INTEGRATION SYSTEM

Honored with Platinum Status by 2020 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards ARLINGTON, VA, OCTOBER 16, 2020  ̶ Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that its Land Electronics business was recognized with a top award from the 2020 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards for its C4I network integration Data Distribution Unit system. Panelists from the aerospace and…

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PPM Systems

ViaLite confirms virtual presence at APG Expo and CABSAT

Following ViaLite’s success at the state-of-the-art virtual ConnecTechAsia show, the company will continue to embrace virtual events, by exhibiting at the virtual editions of the CABSAT show and APG Fall Tech Expo.

The CABSAT show will take place on the 9th and 10th November, having been rescheduled from the original dates in March/April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CABSAT is the Middle East and Africa’s only event for the broadcast, satellite and content communities and attracts over 14,000 visitors. This year, visitors will be in virtual attendance and the advanced online platform will allow attendees…

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Peli-Hardigg™

PELI releases its NEW 2021 Wall Calendar

12 Months, 12 Inspiring PELI moments to navigate the coming year

Peli™ Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of virtually indestructible cases and advanced lighting systems, is pleased to announce the release of the 2021 PELI Wall Calendar. The creation of the yearly calendar has been a unique company tradition for more than 10 years now and its release is a long-awaited give-away for PELI fans every year. Once more, the calendar revisits…

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Lincad Ltd

Lincad launches LIPS 16 battery

Lincad, UK designer and manufacturer of bespoke batteries and charging systems, is pleased to announce the launch of its LIPS 16 (lithium-ion power system) battery. The LIPS 16 represents the latest in lithium-ion battery technology and design and is suited for use in the most demanding environments, with a fully metallic enclosure (sealed to IP55) offering excellent physical protection and…

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Raptor Photonics Limited

Raptor receives prestigious innovation award for Owl 1280 Vis-SWIR camera

Raptor Photonics, a leader in innovative digital camera solutions announced today that its Owl 1280 Vis-SWIR camera has been recognized among the best by the 2020 Laser Focus World Innovators Awards. An esteemed and experienced panel of judges from the optics and photonics community awarded Raptor Photonics as a Gold honoree recognizing the most innovative products impacting the photonics…

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Oxley Developments Company Limited

Oxley Wins Prestigious ‘Made in The North West’ Export Award

Cumbrian based aerospace & defence manufacturer, Oxley Group has won the prestigious 2020 Made in the North West Export Award.  The awards are a celebration of the most successful and inspiring manufacturers from across the region. The Export Award is presented to the manufacturing company deemed by the judges to be the most outstanding exporter in terms of international presence, export…

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Leonardo DRS

HUNTSVILLE, AL Land Electronics Systems Engineering Center of Excellence

Systems Engineering Center of Excellence The Leonardo DRS Land Electronics line of business provides advanced components and systems to address critical gaps and needs in platform and network capabilities, as well as field and sustainment level diagnostic tools. Our newly constructed 131,500-square foot facility, located in the heart of aerospace & defense technology-rich Huntsville Alabama…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS RECEIVES $44 MILLION COMBAT COMPUTING SYSTEMS CONTRACT

ARLINGTON, VA, OCTOBER 14, 2020 ̶ Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide advanced situational awareness hardware and software for an allied Middle Eastern customer. The total fixed-price contract is worth $44 million. Under the contract, the Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business unit will provide a significant number of tactical mission systems to be…

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Lutra Associates Ltd

LUTRA ASSOCIATES HELP SURVIVAL SYSTEMS LIMITED(SSL) WIN £1.3M ORDER FROM UK MOD TO SUPPLY HELICOPTER UNDERWATER ESCAPE TRAINING MODULES (HUETM) AND SUPPORT- FOR ROYAL NAVAL AIR STATION YEOVILTON UNDERWATER ESCAPE TRAINING PROGRAMME

SSL is delighted to announce that it has been awarded an order from the UK MoD to supply two HUETS - SSL’s Modular Egress Training Simulators (METS®) - for use at the Royal Navy Centre of Maritime SERE and Underwater Escape Training (RNCMSUET) RNAS Yeovilton. The contract awarded in June 2020 requires SSL to provide 2 METS®, spares, and support for several years. SSL will satisfy this…

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JFD

Enhancing Special Operations Forces Capability by Prioritising Equipment Performance, Safety and Reliability

Deploying maritime Special Operations Forces (SOF) has always presented significant challenges.  These challenges are further compounded when insertion and extraction is undertaken at sea over long distances.   In today’s geopolitical environment the response to evolving threats demands a rapid response capability.  As a consequence, more than ever, SOF requires reliable, safe and rapidly…

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