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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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PPM Systems

ViaLite Seeks New Distributors in Reseller Network Expansion

ViaLite is seeking to further expand its RF over fiber reseller network with new distributors in Europe and South Africa. In Europe, ViaLite is particularly interested in talking to potential distributors from Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland) and Greece. “We are excited to be able to offer the chance for new distributors to come on board as part of our reseller …

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Texelis

IDEX 2021: Texelis axles ordered for Yugoimport Milosh and Lazar III vehicles

The order will see Texelis supply driveline equipment for Milosh and Lazar III vehicles to be delivered by Yugoimport to the Serbian Army and Serbian Police in 2021. Limoges, France, 21 February, 2021: Texelis has received an order from Yugoimport to supply a relevant quantity of axle sets for Milosh 4x4 armoured personnel carriers and drivelines for Lazar III 8x8 armoured vehicles to be…

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Vision4ce

Vision4ce unveils the CHARM 100NX which includes the Jetson Xavier NX, the world’s smallest AI supercomputer!

The Xavier NX provides more than 3 times the AI processing performance of the earlier Jetson TX2 processor. Do you require super sophisticated technology to help with your video processing?  Vision4ce latest board the CHARM-100NX is a standalone video processing board for embedded video and image processing applications, designed to host the GRIP View software and can include the field proven…

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Lutra Associates Ltd

LUTRA HELPS SURVIVAL SYSTEMS LIMITED DELIVER AND RECOVER HELICOPTER UNDERWATER TRAINING SYSTEMS TO RNAS YEOVILTON AND “THE DUNKER”

Stalbridge, UK,  10th February 2021; In a contract placed with Survival Systems Limited of Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in  June 2020, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) ordered two  Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Systems (HUETS) for delivery to the Royal Navy Centre for Maritime SERE and Underwater Escape Training (RNCMSUET).   To meet this requirement SSL have provided  …

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Survival Systems Limited

A CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR RNAS YEOVILTON AND THE RNCMSUET “THE DUNKER”

2 Survival Systems Limited METS® Delivered to RNCMSUET via Santa’s present store

In a contract placed  in June2020, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) ordered two  Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Systems (HUETS) from Survival Systems Limited (SSL), based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, for delivery to the Royal Navy Centre for Maritime SERE and Underwater Escape Training (RNCMSUET).  Manufacture is now complete, and the units have been sent to the North Pole ready for…

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OPEC CBRNe

NEWLY RELEASED ANTI-VIRAL PPE COVERALL OFFERS COMPREHENSIVE COVID-19 PROTECTION

Specialist UK based CBRNe garment manufacturer, OPEC CBRNe, has today released a new antiviral PPE coverall, which is targeted for COVID-19 protection. The all-in-one garment, known as the Viper-Type 4, is a reusable coverall offering protection against contaminated liquids, aerosol particulates, blood and blood borne pathogens, and viruses such as COVID-19. This highly protective lightweight…

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Will-Burt Company

The Will-Burt Company to Participate in IDEX 2021

Demonstrating the latest technology in land, sea, and air defense systems.

The Will-Burt Company is attending the International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) located in Abu Dhabi, February 21-25, 2021. Participating in IDEX is an opportunity to present the strengths of our company and connect with government departments, businesses, and armed forces internationally. IDEX is hosted at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) comprised of 12 indoor…

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