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PPM Systems

SDSC-UK to Feature PPM Systems’ Optical Distribution

At the 2023 edition of the UK’s most diverse and forward thinking expo, SDSC-UK, PPM Systems will be displaying the proven and mature RF over fibre solutions enabling the next step in capability performance across the land ECM (Electronic Counter Measures), ESM (Electronic Support Measures) and EW (Electronic Warfare) domains. The event, formerly known as 3CDSE (Three Counties Defence and…

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Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS On Board Vehicle Power System Shines in Major U.S. Army Evaluation

ARLINGTON, Va.–Oct. 9, 2023– Leonardo DRS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRS) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated its On Board Vehicle Power (OBVP) technology to provide vehicle-based electrical power in support of vehicle-based weapon systems. The OBVP demonstration was part of a recent U.S. Army Operational User Assessment focused on vehicle to vehicle, and vehicle to grid power generation…

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Oxley Developments Company Limited

Oxley Wins Contract on the British Army’s Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank

Oxley Group has secured its position as leading the global market in vehicle lighting following the award of the contract for LED lighting for the British Army’s upgraded Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank (MBT). The contract, awarded by Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL), is worth £1.39M. Oxley Group will be providing internal cabin lighting, breach lighting and task lighting for the programme,…

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AdaCore

Digital Security by Design driving investment in the automotive sector and embedded systems

The Digital Security by Design (DSbD) programme from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is transforming digital technology and creating a more resilient, and secure foundation for a safer future. DSbD announces £1.2m funding for a Thales UK led consortium demonstrator project called RESAuto which is investigating the potential impacts of new technology on safety and privacy. A further £993k…

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NP Aerospace

NP Aerospace Receives Volvo Defense Contract for Vehicle Armour Development

First International Volvo Armoured Truck Cab Showcase at DSEI London \12-15 September Booth H7-110. Global armour manufacturer, NP Aerospace, has been awarded a new development contract by Volvo Defense for the design, manufacture, and supply of composite armoured cabs for militarised versions of their Volvo FMX Series trucks. As part of the contract which was won via competitive bid in…

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Avon Protection

Avon Protection and OPEC CBRNe announce partnership

The agreement will see the companies partner on the development of CBRN protective suit technologies   Avon Protection, a renowned leader in innovative personal protective equipment, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with OPEC CBRNe, a designer and manufacturer of chemical, biological and antiviral suit systems. This collaboration aims to revolutionise CBRN protective suit…

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Kromek

Kromek returns to DSEI, London ExCel Centre, 12-15 September 2023

Kromek, the radiation and biological detection specialists headquartered in Sedgefield, County Durham, are returning to DSEI, Europe’s largest security and defence exhibition with over 2800 exhibitors, at London’s ExCel Centre from 12-15 September 2023. Government, military, and civilian personnel from the UK and more than 150 countries are expected to attend. The company will be part of the…

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Peli BioThermal

Peli BioThermal Exhibit Life-Saving Range at DSEI

Company’s industry leading Golden Hour™ products showcased at leading defence and security exhibition. Peli BioThermal, the life science industry’s partner from discovery to distribution, will be exhibiting its award-winning products at DSEI 2023. The company’s team of experts will be sharing knowledge and showcasing its life-saving products at the world’s largest gathering of the defence and…

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Barrett Communications

Emergency communications where they are needed most: Bringing HF radio to the Caribbean

The Rainbow Radio League and Barrett Communications are bringing vital emergency communications infrastructure to the Caribbean. Here’s how an ambitious relationship was born with the vision to save lives.  In St Vincent and the Grenadines, and the surrounding islands, emergency communications equipment is transforming disaster response. Located in the Caribbean’s hurricane belt and in proximity…

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HMG Paints Ltd

HMG Paints, is excited to announce the relaunch of Ferrozinc, a revolutionary water-based rust converter.

HMG Paints, a leading manufacturer of high-quality coatings and paints, is excited to announce the relaunch of Ferrozinc, a revolutionary water-based rust converter. With its exceptional performance and ease of use, Ferrozinc is the go-to solution for rust conversion in areas where shot blasting, or complete rust removal is impractical or impossible. “Ferrozinc has been a popular product for…

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NP Aerospace

Supacat and NP Aerospace Hand-Over Recovery Vehicles to the British Army

This week, Supacat and NP Aerospace will be delivering new Lightweight Recovery Vehicles to British Army units in Tern Hill and Leuchars as part of the UK Ministry of Defence Protected Mobility Engineering and Technical Support (PMETS) contract. The Lightweight Recovery Vehicle (LWRV) designed by Supacat and NP Aerospace as engineering authority for PMETS have successfully reached Initial…

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Barrett Communications

JOIN US AT DSEI 2023, 12-15 SEPTEMBER, LONDON

Barrett Communications will again be exhibiting our range of HF & VHF radio communications solutions at DSEI and we would like to invite you to visit us at stand H1-246. DSEI is the world leading defence and security event from 12th to 15th September 2023 at ExCel London. If you are looking to attend DSEI, Barrett have been given an exclusive offer, by Clarion Events (the DSEI event…

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AdaCore

AdaCore Announces GNAT Pro for Rust

AdaCore’s flagship development environment enables certifiable high-integrity Rust embedded software development AdaCore, a trusted provider of software development and verification tools, today announced the early-access availability of GNAT Pro for Rust. For the first time, AdaCore’s GNAT Pro subscribers will be able to develop safety- and security-certifiable embedded applications using Rust…

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HMG Paints Ltd

HMG hosts Bank of England Representatives

Manchester based, HMG Paints recently had the privilege of welcoming representatives from the Bank of England to their Riverside Works headquarters in Manchester. The visit, held on 12th July, provided an opportunity for an insightful discussion on various aspects of HMG Paints' operations, SME’s role in the economy, manufacturing and the broader economic landscape. The delegation from the Bank…

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PPM Systems

PPM Provides the Power for Huge Satellite Test Chamber

RAL Space is the UK’s national space laboratory and an integral part of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). Its aim is to advance the understanding of space and the environment for everyone’s benefit. In support of this work, RAL Space has introduced anew thermal vacuum chamber for testing satellites – the largest in the UK! The bespoke vacuum chamber is part of RAL Space’s…

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EOS Defence Systems

L3Harris VAMPIRETM systems bound for Ukraine to be equipped with EOS Gimbal technology

EOS Defense Systems USA, Inc, the U.S defence subsidiary of Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has been selected to provide the EOS AS-65 gimbal, developed for the R150 remote weapon system (RWS), as the positioning component for the L3Harris Vehicle Agnostic Modular Palletized ISR Rocket Equipment – or VAMPIRETM. The VAMPIRETM system is a vehicle-agnostic, rapid weapon deployment solution that gives…

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NP Aerospace

Canadian DND Contracts NP Aerospace Canada for Land Equipment Program

The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) has awarded NP Aerospace Canada the Land Equipment Program - Engineering Technical Support Services Contract (LEP-ETSS) following a competitive tender. The contract will run for up to five years with NP Aerospace Canada as prime contractor, forming a strategic alliance with Marshall Land Systems Canada with the support of specialist suppliers and…

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Avon Protection

Avon Protection awarded NATO contract for CBRN protective boots & gloves

Avon Protection has been awarded a three-year contract, with two optional one-year extensions, by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) for CBRN protective boots and gloves. The framework contract will allow NATO nations and partners to place orders for Avon Protection’s EXOSKIN-B1 boots and EXOSKIN-G1 gloves. Launched in 2022, the EXOSKIN range of boots and gloves are manufactured from…

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G&H Aerospace and Defense

G&H Enhances Coatings Expertise with Acquisition of Artemis Optical

G&H, a leading provider of precision optics and photonics solutions, announced today the acquisition of Artemis Optical, a leader in advanced thin-film coatings. This acquisition further enhances G&H's product portfolio and creates new opportunities for vertical integration and the cross selling of enhanced combined capabilities. Under the new company name, G&H | Artemis, this…

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NP Aerospace

Ukraine Ambassador Visits NP Aerospace to Present Frontline ArtArmor Initiative

Ambassador Vadym Prystaiko of Ukraine in the UK is set to visit NP Aerospace in Coventry on 10th July to thank staff responsible for manufacturing life-saving armour to support the frontline and to present a significant art initiative (pictured above) which aims to raise funds for charity. Since 2022, with the support of NATO Governments, NP Aerospace has delivered and is on contract for over 90…

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