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OHB Digital Solutions GmbH

WE ARE RELOCATED!!!

For about 20 years, OHB Digital Solutions "lived" in a single-family house near the idyllic Leechwald forest.

During coffee breaks on the terrace, we could see some chickens, cats and even deers there. But the old house was no longer up to date: the infrastructure and connection to public transport were too bad, the house technology (internet) was outdated, and it was also getting too small for us. Therefore we were very happy when we found our office rooms at the new location in Kärntner Straße! Here…

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NP Aerospace

Ukrainian Angel of Mariupol Visits NP Aerospace Armour Factory

Yuliia Paievska, the famous ‘Taira’ Angel of Mariupol who saved 500 Ukranian lives in the conflict visited NP Aerospace’s Foleshill Road facility this week to find out what goes into manufacturing life-saving armour used by Ukrainian soldiers. Left to right: Vladyslav Shatilo, National Guard Officer, Paramedic, frontline combat unit Oleksii Soloviov, Specialist Coach, frontline combat…

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Barrett Communications

Barrett continues to support US Federal Agency

Perth, Western Australia, July 26, 2022 – Barrett Communications – in collaboration with Royal Communications Inc. (RCI) – has delivered High Frequency (HF) high power radio communications systems to assist in comprehensive communications coverage across the US. An undisclosed United States Federal Agency has recently installed high power HF radio systems into all states and territories of the…

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JFD

JFD completes three consecutive Submarine Rescue Exercises in Quarter One 2022

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has supported three international submarine rescue operations in the first quarter of 2022. JFD facilitated these exercises across the globe against the backdrop of the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic, with one exercise taking place in Australia and two in the…

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NP Aerospace

Ukrainian Angel of Mariupol to Visit NP Aerospace Armour Factory

Yuliia Paievska, the famous ‘Taira’ Angel of Mariupol who saved 500 Ukranian lives in the conflict is set to visit NP Aerospace’s Foleshill Road facility tomorrow (Thursday 21st July) to find out what goes into manufacturing life-saving armour used by Ukrainian soldiers. She will be accompanied by a group of Ukraine frontline military and humanitarian personnel who are in the UK training for the…

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AdaCore

Rheinmetall Air Defence extends the use of AdaCore's safety-critical software development tools for advanced air defence system

BRISTOL, UK, July 19th, 2022 – AdaCore, a trusted provider of software development and verification tools, today announced that Rheinmetall Air Defence, one of the world's foremost makers of advanced air defence systems, is extending its use of AdaCore tools and the Ada programming language. Rheinmetall's Air Defence product range includes cannons, radar and sensor trackers, fire control…

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PPM Systems

Easy Rack Chassis Integration with Passive RF & Optical Cards

ViaLite's new range of Passive RF and Optical Cards offer expanded capabilities for the 3U rack chassis and ODE-B3U enclosures, providing a convenient option whereby carrier cards can be integrated with rack-mounted applications internally, rather than secured to a chassis externally. The cards can be easily added to an existing system. Additionally, as they're predominately designed for Satcom…

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Adler and Allan

New guidance issued on underside fuel tank corrosion in the MOD

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has released new guidance for the management and maintenance of rectangular single-skin or double-skin integrally bunded metallic tanks storing fuel across the defence estate.

Matt Graystone, National Account Manager for Defence at Adler and Allan, discusses the changes you may need to make to your assets and maintenance regime to ensure compliance. Your fuel storage tanks may need to be replaced or repositioned Any fuel storage tank that can’t be visually inspected underneath is required to be replaced or repositioned on minimum 300mm skids. The guidance applies to…

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CP Cases Ltd

AluCurve Vs. AluWeld: What's the difference?

Aluminium flight cases are an incredibly useful product complete with strength and style. These cases are able to withstand severe impact and protect valuable contents, whilst being lighter and more resistant than traditional designs. At CP Cases, we offer two varieties of aluminium flight cases with individual qualities that are beneficial to different purposes: AluCurve and AluWeld. Here we…

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Barrett Communications

Barrett Expands Range of Transportable Systems

Stackable, transportable and field deployable, Barrett’s range of Rapid Field Deployment Systems (RFDS) are field proven across the globe. In addition to the 4050 RFDS system (P/N BC405801) that offers HF and UHF/VHF crossgate operations, Barrett now offers tactical Hf and VHF transceiver and amplifier systems ready mounted in 19” 5RU rugged cases. The HF solution - the PRC-4090 HF Rapid Field…

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OHB Digital Solutions GmbH

Meet us in Madrid and Berlin!

OHB Digital Solutions will be at the World ATM Congress in Madrid, Spain (booth 963) from 21-23 June and at the ILA in Berlin, Germany (booth 210) from 22-25 June! We will present our GNSS Quality Assurance System "GIDAS", especially the latest member of the GIDAS product family, the GIDAS portable.   We are very much looking forward to the next week and to meet you there!

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Iveco Defence Vehicles

Iveco Defence Vehicles unveils its new logo and visual identity

With a dynamic, solid, and innovative design, the new IDV logo conveys an immediate sense of resilience, strength, and focus.

The three letters are designed to represent the brand’s guiding principles and to symbolize the company’s unstoppable drive for technological advancement and its readiness to master new challenges with determination, passion, and dedication. Proud of its past, Iveco Defence Vehicles is looking forward to the future. The brand-new logo and the new visual identity will have their premiere at the…

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JFD

JFD surveys US vessels with the aim of providing further submarine rescue assurance to the US Navy

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has recently undertaken its first Vessel of Opportunity (VOO) surveys in the United States, on vessels whom may be designated Submarine Rescue Motherships (MOSHIPs) operated by/for the US Navy. JFD was contracted to complete VOO assessments for the US…

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NP Aerospace

World Record for Sahara Body Armour Marathon Runner

HE TOUGHEST FOOTRACE ON EARTH.IN BODY ARMOUR.FOR MENTAL HEALTH. Image: Copyright Support Our Paras. Photographer Jon Bromley. Media interviews available Ex-Para Jonny Mortimer Hendry has won a world record for being the first person to run the 250km Moroccan Marathon des Sables wearing NP Aerospace body armour to raise money for Support our Paras and mental health awareness. Jonny Mortimer…

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PPM Systems

Space Force to Use ViaLite’s Wideband Links for Satellite Backhaul

With their ability to operate simultaneously across the L and S-bands, Wideband fiber optic links from ViaLite are to be used in the backhaul network for the US Space Force’s new satellite mesh network.

The Force’s initial Tranche 0 constellation will be made up of 20 transport satellites, which will send data to defense-based assets on a space-based mesh network, and eight tracking satellites tasked with sensing, command and control, and data transport. The L and S-band Wideband cards supplied, housed in 3U rack chassis units, are designed to provide wide dynamic range performance for…

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Barrett Communications

Barrett Releases New Range of Automatic HF Antenna Tuning Units

Barrett Communications is pleased to announce the release of its new range of Automatic HF Antenna Tuners (ATUs). The 4045 Automatic HF Antenna Tuner, the 4049 Automatic Tuning Mobile HF Antenna and the 411 Automatic HF Antenna Tuner have been specifically designed to interface with Barrett 4000 series transceivers. Available in both black and NATO green, the 4045 ATUs are housed in a compact,…

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4GD Ltd

4GD to deliver “smart” urban warfare training targets to the British Army

London, 21 April 2022 – Immersive close combat training technology specialists, 4GD, have been awarded a contract to supply first-to-market smart urban warfare training targets to the British Army. SimStriker, which first started development in lockdown in 2020, represents a new generation of intelligent training adversary and is set to add a layer of tactical performance analysis to the 4GD…

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OHB Digital Solutions GmbH

Advanced Jamming and Spoofing System upgraded with real-time capability

In the light of the Ukrainian war, reports emerged that the full spectrum of Navigation Warfare is being used within Ukraine on both sides. This especially includes GNSS jamming and spoofing and has a significant influence on troop and also civilian operations in the area. The most recent reports of system malfunctions due to GNSS signal issues show that there is a clear need for improvement in…

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JFD

JFD awarded contract by Navantia to support Spanish Navy’s new Submarine Rescue Mothership

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, was awarded a contract by Navantia to conduct a Ship Survey and Suitability Assessment of the Spanish Navy’s new Submarine Rescue Mothership (BAM-IS).  Navantia, the Spanish state-owned military shipbuilding company, is in the process of completing the…

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Smiths Interconnect

New high-power connectors for demanding defense applications

HBB circular connector series now available in the five-pole version Smiths Interconnect announced today the launch of its HBB five-pole connector in addition to the already existing single-pole version. The new five-pole is an expansion on the existing HBB platform. The new configuration consists of the existing size 21 shell but contains five poles, each with size eight contacts as well as two…

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