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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS DELIVERS 70,000TH MOUNTED FAMILY OF COMPUTER SYSTEM TO THE U.S. ARMY

ARLINGTON, VA, July 7, 2020. Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that the company has delivered its 70,000th mission command computing system known as the Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS), to the U.S. Army. The delivery marks two decades of providing the U.S. military advanced tactical computing units for ground combat vehicles and command post operations. MFoCS systems provide…

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Peli-Hardigg™

PELI agrees a big donation to several fire, police and humanitarian entities, among them, Red Cross

A large number of PELI Torches and Lighting systems have been donated for several uses

PELI Products, being the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases and advanced lighting systems, is uniquely positioned to provide support to those most in need. After its large donation of PELI 9600 Lighting systems to the Italian Red Cross at the beginning of the crisis, PELI decided to help its closer community in Barcelona; the city where the Europe,…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS RECEIVES $104 MILLION AWARD TO PROVIDE NEXT-GENERATION MISSION COMMAND MOUNTED COMPUTING SYSTEMS

Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a production delivery order contract for the next-generation of U.S. Army mission command computing systems called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems II (MFoCS II). This modular, scalable system supports the Army’s current modernization strategy for ground combat vehicles, combat service support vehicles and command posts. The…

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PEI-Genesis

NHS delivery drone built using latest connector

PEI-Genesis has partnered with Windracers and Southampton University on the Windracers ULTRA (unmanned low-cost transport aircraft) project. As part of its sponsorship of the project, PEI-Genesis has provided a crucial connector free of charge during development, ahead of the test flights in the coming weeks. The civilian drone project will see crucial NHS supplies carried to the Isle of Wight,…

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PPM Systems

New Distributors Sought to Aid ViaLite Expansion

ViaLite Communications is seeking to appoint new distributors as part of the latest expansion in the company’ reseller network. The company is searching for distributors who operate in Europe and Latin America. In Europe, ViaLite would like to be contacted by potential distributors from Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland) as well as those in Turkey and Switzerland.…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS RECEIVES CONTRACT AWARD FOR PRODUCTION OF INSTALLATION KITS FOR MOUNTED FAMILY OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has received a competitively awarded contract worth up to $206 million to deliver vehicle installation kits (I-Kits) for the next generation Mounted Family of Computer Systems II (MFoCS II). The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract was issued on behalf of the U.S. Army Project Manager Mission Command and PEO Command Control Communications –…

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Cargostore Worldwide

Cargostore Launch TwinDeck Unit to Stability & Aid Range

The growth of Cargostore’s Intermodal Stability & Aid Range in the past year has seen the launch of several products to better support projects globally, including the Secure Storage Container, the Tricon range and more. The latest addition comes in the form of the TwinDeck unit, which has an additional mid-deck inside the container. This extra deck doubles the floor space, allowing the…

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PPM Systems

ViaLite RFoF Links for Aircraft Timing Test Support

High accuracy timing and synchronization signals are an essential requirement in mission-critical IT systems, which is why a leading military aerospace company is using ViaLite RF over fiber (RFoF) distributed GPS/GNSS equipment. ViaLite’s GPS lossless distributed multi-port fiber optic links are being used to simultaneously transport the company’s timing signals from GPS antennas to multiple…

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Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited

AGI pledges commitment to support Armed Forces community

Defence engineering firm Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited (AGI) is pleased to have become one of the latest employers in the Southwest to be acknowledged by the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for demonstrating its commitment to being a forces friendly employer. The three tiered government scheme encourages businesses to advocate their support for the Defence community.…

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Phoenix Dynamics Limited

Weight saving with Phoenix’s Lightweight Cable Assembly

Weight saving with Phoenix’s Lightweight Cable Assembly Phoenix Dynamics have developed our knowledge and understanding to meet needs of the Aerospace Market. Our engineers have developed our Light Weight Harnessing Systems to help reduce the weight of our cable assemblies. These assemblies perform the same as standard cable assemblies and meet our high-quality standards and AS9100 / ISO9001.…

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Greenray Industries Inc.

Frequency Control Solutions

New N623 series VCXO offers very low phase noise performance

New N623 series VCXO offers very low phase noise performance The new N623 VCXO (voltage controlled crystal oscillator), available at 100MHz, features a 9mm x 14mm SMD package, sinewave output and supply voltage of +5.0VDC. Max Phase Noise Floor -173dBc/Hz. Used in systems as the frequency reference where low phase noise performance is critical. • Operating Temperature: -40 to +85°C •…

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Leonardo DRS

POWER SUPPLIES GRAPPLE WITH OPEN SYSTEMS, AND THE NEED FOR MORE POWER

The emerging SOSA standard seeks to promote interoperable 12-volt embedded power systems, yet this level may not be enough. Is there a need for 28, or 48-, or even higher voltages? May 1, 2020 -- Electrical power aboard military ships, planes, combat vehicles, and command posts typically is a design afterthought, and rarely gets widespread consideration alongside headliners like laser weapons,…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS RECEIVES CONTRACT TO DIGITIZE ARMY HOWITZER FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS

ARLINGTON, VA, May 27, 2020  ̶  Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command to provide mission-critical computing systems for the M777A2 Lightweight 155MM Towed Howitzer. The  indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is worth up to $21,470,307 and was awarded on February 19, 2020 with the first delivery order worth $6,319,…

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Peli-Hardigg™

Peli presents its New Blog with more Insightful Contents and inspiration than ever!

PELInsights Blog now offers contents to support end users and brings more expertise for specific applications

The new Blog of Peli™ Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective case solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, is now Live! Its user-friendly design allows visitors to access content related to specific PELI product ranges with posts, tutorials and videos as well as content made specifically for professional areas of interest in industries…

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Tyron Runflat Limited

Runflats for Military and Off Road Vehicles

It is now common practice to fit runflats to military vehicles and the discussion has moved on to why rubber and not the cheaper composite solution.

Rubber has three particularly significant advantages. Firstly, rubber absorbs shock from impact resulting from curb strikes, potholes and operating in hostile environments. Rubber drastically reduces the vibration and stresses transmitted through the runflat to the wheels, axles, and drive shafts with little change to the handling of the vehicle whilst retaining a degree of comfort for the…

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TSS International

Armour Mobility®

There was a time when Commercial Armoured Vehicles (CAV) such as the Toyota LandCruiser, Nissan Patrol and Mercedes G-Wagen needed protection only against guns.

B6-armoured vehicles quickly became the standard in a rapidly developing industry. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan presented a new threat with the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and called for new types of vehicles: the Mine Resistant and Ambush Protected vehicle and Armoured Personnel Carrier (MRAP and APC). Protection against IEDs also inspired the development of the V-hull, which deflects…

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RUBB Buildings Ltd

The Rubb Rapid Deployment Shelter has been designed for quick, flexible and easy construction using a small workforce, without the aid of mechanical handling equipment.

The RDS can be easily connected together using access links. These can also be incorporated into the gable ends and sidewalls of larger Rubb structures. Further protection to the Rapid Deployment Shelter can be included by means of a sun screen cover. This protects these rapid deployment shelters, containment centres and tents from the rays of the sun so that the structure does not overheat.…

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RUBB Buildings Ltd

While the rest of the UK is in lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many essential workers are ensuring the country doesn’t come to a complete halt.

The port sector is one such industry that is essential to the smooth running of the UK, allowing the flow of goods to continue in these difficult times. Port of Tilbury, which erected a 30m twin span x 78m long Rubb storage structure in 2019, gave some insight into the numbers behind the flow of goods in March. Their post on social media revealed that Tilbury’s ‘quay’ workers were responsible…

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Aero Metals Alliance

GOULD ALLOYS IS PROUD TO BE A SUPPLIER OF METALS TO GARDNER AEROSPACE

GOULD ALLOYS GOULD ALLOYS IS PROUD TO BE A SUPPLIER OF METALS TO GARDNER AEROSPACE A STRATEGIC LONG TERM AGREEMENT BETWEEN BOTH ORGANISATIONS SEES A PURCHASE AND SUPPLY PARTNERSHIP THAT COVERS A BROAD RANGE OF METALLIC RAW MATERIALS FOR MULTIPLE AIRCRAFT PROGRAMMES FOR A NUMBER OF GARDNER’S GLOBAL CUSTOMERS. GARDNER AEROSPACE DEMANDS A SUPPLY PARTNER WITH GLOBAL SUPPLY AND PROCESSING…

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Smiths Detection

Smiths Detection launches Ultraviolet Light Upgrade Kits for checkpoints capable of killing 99.9% of microorganisms on baggage tray

Smiths Detection today announced the launch of its new ultraviolet (UVC) light kits capable of destroying up to 99.9% of microorganisms present on baggage trays at the security checkpoint. Demonstrating heightened hygiene standards will be important as airports seek to restore the confidence of travellers and staff during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. UVC is one way that airports can do this,…

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