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David Brown Santasalo

David Brown Santasalo USA marks two decades in business

In late 2020, David Brown Santasalo USA marked 20 years as a leading supplier of service and repair to major industrial markets across the USA. Since operations began in 2000 as a service support facility in Greenville, SC, DBS USA has delivered service, repair and overhaul to customers in the Fiber & Paper, Rubber, Rendering & Dewatering, Food & Beverage, Wastewater, and Sugar as…

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HMG Paints Ltd

HMG Paints Ltd receive UK Business Hero Award

Manchester based HMG Paints Ltd have been awarded a UK Business Hero Award from the British Chambers of Commerce. Announced by The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, HMG were honoured with the award after converting alcohol stocks into hand sanitiser to support locally and nationally during the pandemic.  Based on World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended formulations, thousands of litres…

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HMG Paints Ltd

HMG Paints gain Made in Britain Accreditation

The Made in Britain accreditation mark will be carried across HMG's range of products. HMG Paints, the UK’s Largest Independent Paint Manufacturer, have attained Made in Britain accreditation. Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community, the company will now carry the Made in Britain collective mark across its packaging and products along with its marketing materials and…

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INTERFACE CONCEPT

IC-EM2-XMCa – Removable mass storage XMC module

Quimper, France, April 06, 2021 - Interface Concept, leader in the design and manufacturing of COTS embedded boards and systems, is pleased to introduce the IC-EM2-XMCa, a removable SSD mass storage XMC module equipped with one M.2 site. This XMC card is the first in the embedded market to feature a front sliding drawer, allowing to mount, replace or upgrade an M.2 NVMe Solid-State Drive (SSD)…

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Smiths Interconnect

Smiths Interconnect receives contract from Mitsubishi Electronic Company to develop an integrated G-Band Satellite Based Antenna system for the Japan Space Agency

Development contract is part of the Global Observing SATellite for Greenhouse gases and Water cycle (GOSAT-GW) program  Smiths Interconnect has announced receipt of a contract from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation to participate in the development of a G-band satellite for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).   Smiths Interconnect will design a component with dual band millimeter wave…

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Data Device Corporation

DDC’s Single Board Computer chosen by KHI for MMX Mars sampling mission!

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has chosen DDC’s SCS750G4® Single Board Computer (SBC) for use on the MMX program for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Data Device Corporation (DDC) announces that Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI), developer of the Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) sample collection manipulator system, has chosen DDC’s SCS750G4® Single Board Computer (SBC) for use on the MMX program for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).  MMX is planning to collect surface material from Phobos (the larger of the two Mars’ moons) and…

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PPM Systems

ViaLite Launches Ground-Breaking 6 GHz Bandwidth RF over Fiber Outdoor IP Rated Module

The Black OEM from ViaLite is the latest in the Mil-Aero range of stand-alone RF over fiber modules. Operating in frequencies from 10 MHz to 6 GHz, it provides the widest RF bandwidth for a product in this format and covers VHF, UHF, L, S and C-bands.

With an industry-leading spurious free dynamic range (SFDR) of 109 dB/Hz at 1500 MHz and 104 dB/Hz at 5 GHz, it is the widest SFDR RF over fiber product in outdoor rated module format. In addition to this, the Black OEM features a USB-C field controllable option, which enables the user to adjust the gain settings accessed by a port which is secreted behind a waterproof plug. The product is in a…

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Leonardo DRS

Arab Gulf States Bolster Land Forces With New Battle Management Systems

Dubai – As the United Arab Emirates (UAE) enhances the situational awareness capabilities of its army, other Arab Gulf States are also seeking to provide their land forces with state-of-the-art systems to keep their troops well informed of their operating environment and increase their lethality on the battlefield. Acquiring information in real time in a changing battlefield during intense…

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Leonardo DRS

On-Board Vehicle Power Gains Attention In UAE, To Be Tested As Other Militaries Await Results

Dubai – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Army, like other militaries worldwide, is seeking solutions to the challenge of ensuring that its troops have unobstructed access to electrical power while on the move or deployed in remote areas. The On-Board Vehicle Power (OBVP) could provide the answer to the problem. The Leonardo DRS and Allison Transmission OBVP design uses a Transmission Integral…

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CP Cases Ltd

Accreditation & Certification in Defence - A Helpful Guide

When working and supplying within the Defence Industry, certain procedures need to be taken into account. Standards need to be met to guarantee customer satisfaction, reliability and efficiency of a company’s products or services. There are different types of processes that you as a company can go through to create peace of mind for your clients. By having your product line and/or services…

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JFD

JFD establishes JFD North America to provide underwater capabilities to the USA and Americas

JFD has established an entity to focus on growth in the USA and Americas JFD North America utilizes JFD’s three decades of expertise in underwater life support applications and services JFD North America will be supported by JFD’s partner Chase Defense Partners JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defense markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc…

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Pearson Engineering

Pearson Engineering completes first virtual Factory Acceptance Test to provide MW370 mine clearance vehicles.

Undeterred by the current restrictions on global travel, Pearson Engineering has completed the company’s first virtual Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) as part of a U.S Government Foreign Military Sales contract to provide mine clearance vehicles to a Middle Eastern customer. The milestone was achieved using a combination of technologies to allow Government contract officers the same access as would…

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INTERFACE CONCEPT

Interface Concept, a leader in commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions is announcing a new 6U VME 1/10/40 Ethernet Switch Board.

Interface Concept, a leader in commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions is announcing the ComEth4000e, a new 6U VME 1/10/40 Gigabit Ethernet Switching board, dedicated to Defense and industrial high-computing applications. Compared to its ComEth4000a predecessor, the ComEth4000e Gigabit Ethernet switch features 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet ports made available via special mezzanine boards, on a 1-…

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Avon Protection

Avon Protection launch new compact respiratory protection solution

Avon Protection are pleased to announce the launch of the CH15, a revolutionary new, ultra-thin, single size portable escape hood that provides a minimum of 15 minutes of respiratory vision and facial protection against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear threats. The last decade has clearly demonstrated how the threat profile has changed significantly. Today most threats are…

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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 Experienced members of the aerospace and defense community reviewed and…

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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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Barrett Communications

Barrett Communications is pleased to announce the release of the 4050 Control Handset, a further enhancement to the versatility of the Barrett 4050 HF SDR Transceiver.

The Barrett 4050 Control Handset combines smartphone-style ease-of-use with the touchscreen intuitiveness that users of the Barrett 4050 HF SDR Transceiver are familiar with. The streamlined design - including a built-in microphone and loudspeaker - makes the 4050 Control Handset the perfect substitution for the Barrett 4050’s control head in mobile installations. Its unobtrusive size easily…

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Smiths Interconnect

Smiths Interconnect flies high on F-35 aircraft

Working with principal partners to deliver safety, reliability, and performance

All military programmes are valuable contracts to secure as they are typically long-term commitments that will generate stable future revenue for the businesses. The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II (previously known as Joint Strike Fighter/JSF) programme falls into this category, dating back to the late 1990s when the need for a 5th Generation aircraft began to evolve. The F-35 Lightning II…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS HAS LONG EXPERIENCE DEVELOPING AND INTEGRATING TACTICAL C4I COMBAT COMPUTING SYSTEMS

ARLINGTON, VA, FEBRUARY 23, 2021  ̶  The Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business unit is a leading provider of advanced C4I battle management systems on ground vehicle for allied militaries around the world. These tactical mission systems are designed to provide ultra-reliable, on-the-move computing capability with the latest cyber secure technologies for mission-critical applications in harsh…

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Cargostore Worldwide

Cargostore Appoints Andrew Hart as New CEO

Container specialist Cargostore Worldwide announced today that Andrew Hart has been appointed new CEO of the company. Currently VP Offshore and formerly CEO of Freight Forwarders Kenya and AFEX Group, Mr Hart will succeed Justin Farrington Smith and assume responsibilities on 1 March 2021.  Outgoing CEO Mr Farrington Smith said, “Having led Cargostore since 2016 and through its second change in…

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