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Barrett Communications

Barrett Communications USA Corp deliver their first order of US manufactured Barrett 4050 HF SDR transceivers

The Barrett 4050 HF SDR is the first of the Barrett 4000 series products to be manufactured in the USA. The initial order for a US State Government Department follows on from ongoing relationships that both Barrett Communications USA Corp and Royal Communications, the USA Authorised Barrett Representative, have with many US state and federal government departments. Barrett CEO, Mr Andrew Burt…

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PPM Systems

Perfect Fit as PPM Systems teams up with Corry Micronics

RF products from US manufacturer Corry Micronics will now be available from PPM Systems in the UK. The new partnership sees RF amplifiers, RF switches, switch matrixes, RF and microwave sub-systems added to PPM’s existing portfolio of RF over fibre systems, antennas, software-defined radio, spectrum analysers and more. Corry Micronics has its roots in the US defence and security industries, the…

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PEI-Genesis

PEI-Genesis Senior Leadership Team Announcement

PEI-GENESIS PROMOTES PETER AUSTIN TO EVP AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

As companies around the world look to their next phase of operations in an ever-changing world, PEI-Genesis, a global leader in the design and assembly of custom engineered connectors and cable solutions, has promoted Peter Austin to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately, as announced today by Steven Fisher, the company’s president and CEO. “Peter…

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PPM Systems

ViaLite Debuts New Hyper Wide Dynamic Range Link & High Sensitivity Receiver

The launch of ViaLite Communication’s newest RF over fiber products caught the attention of the SATELLITE Show’s attendees this year, with technology improvement bringing increased functionality for teleport operators.

ViaLite’s RF over fiber experts launched an L-Band HTS - Hyper Wide Dynamic Range (HWDR) Series 2 (S2) RF over fiber link; covering 400-2500 MHz and providing up to 115 dB/Hz2/3 spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR). The preceding S1 offered ground-breaking SFDR upon its launch, with that range now being greatly improved upon by the S2. The HWDR links are ideal for full satcom transponder…

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Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited

Aeronautical & General Instrument’s (AGI) Mechanical Design Intern, Ben Butler has recorded a vlog charting his 3D printing progress supporting the current PPE shortage.

Aeronautical & General Instrument’s (AGI) Mechanical Design Intern, Ben Butler has recorded a vlog charting his 3D printing progress supporting the current PPE shortage. Poole based engineering company, AGI responded to a plea from the 3D Crowd Big Print Project for volunteers to get involved in 3D printing headband components that form faceshields. This is in response to the national…

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Critical Solutions International (CSI)

AirBoss Defense Group Awarded First Commercial Sale of Bandolier Multi-Purpose Lightweight Clearing Charge System to the Netherlands DMO

AirBoss Defense Group (ADG) announced today that the Netherlands Defense Meteriel Organisation (DMO) has placed an initial order of 500 Bandolier Multipurpose Lightweight Explosive Clearing Charge Systems as part of a 5-year program to advance their demolitions capabilities. The contract also provides Bandolier training programs for DMO combat units. The Bandolier is a modern explosive charge…

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Peli-Hardigg™

PELI Products main goal is to support Emergency Services and Military for the current crisis

Making medical equipment portable and ensuring its protection during transport and deployment is crucial under the world’s current circumstances

Over the past 40 years Peli Products, the leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, has seen a significant evolution in its capability and capacity to research, design, develop and manufacture world leading products. This evolution was born out of the need to solve a particular set of problems faced by military personnel, first responders, law enforcement officers…

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Marontech Communications

Texelis’ production re-starts to support the French Army and other key customers

The company recommences production at its Limoges facility in close cooperation with official government guidelines

Production has re-started at the Texelis production facility in Limoges, France in support of key customers, such as the French Army which is heavily committed to ongoing operations such as Operation Resilience in France and Operation Barkhane in the Sahel. As a strategic supplier to the DGA, Texelis has ensured the continuous supply, throughout the Covid-19 emergency, of critical spare parts…

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Oxley Developments Company Limited

Oxley Group Supports Front Line Workers with PPE Manufacture

Oxley Group has responded to the Covid-19 crisis by designing and manufacturing vital PPE equipment to support front line health workers in the NHS and the care sector. The team, based in Ulverston, Cumbria usually manufactures high specification LED lighting, EMI filters and electronic components for leading aerospace and defence customers around the world.  But following a request for support…

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Concurrent Technologies

Concurrent Technologies announces support for Acromag Carrier Board

Single slot 6U VPX I/O Solution

Concurrent Technologies and Acromag have together delivered a single slot, stand-alone I/O controller for 6U VPX™ deployments.  The base product consists of a Concurrent Technologies processor XMC module fitted on an Acromag VPX452x carrier which has four sites for AcroPack® modules.  The combination enables a wide variety of I/O combinations to be available within a single slot.  Air and…

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Concurrent Technologies

Concurrent Technologies and TR G4x/msd Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

Concurrent Technologies, today announced that its TR G4x/msd 3U VPX rugged server board has achieved VMware Ready™ status.

This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process TR G4x/msd has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and is supported on VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 6.7 for production environments. “We are pleased that Concurrent Technologies TR G4x/msd qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and…

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Concurrent Technologies

Concurrent Technologies announces their involvement and progression in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) compatible rugged solutions

Rugged Inference at the Edge

Concurrent Technologies announces their involvement and progression in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) compatible rugged solutions. These solutions are designed to provide Inference at the Edge capabilities in the type of uncontrolled and challenging environmental conditions typically found in intelligence gathering equipment within the defense, transportation and exploration…

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Concurrent Technologies

Concurrent Technologies Announces a new High Performance AdvancedMC Processor Board

Compute Intensive AdvancedMC processor board based on an Intel® Xeon® processor D-1500.

Concurrent Technologies announces a single module, full-size or mid-size AdvancedMC® processor board based on the Intel® Xeon® processor D-1500 product family. With high performance PCI Express® (PCIe®) Gen 3 connectivity on the backplane, AM E4x/msd is ideally suited for applications within the industrial, test, wireless, scientific and semiconductor markets that require multi-processor or multi…

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Concurrent Technologies

Concurrent Technologies announce an alliance with Vanguard Rugged Storage

New VPX Storage Solutions

Concurrent Technologies, a leader in high performance embedded computer solutions, has teamed up with Vanguard Rugged Storage to provide an enhanced range of storage solutions for VPX based systems.  With the adoption of workload consolidation and Artificial Intelligence based inference at the edge technologies in addition to more traditional signal processing applications, the need for storage…

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Peli-Hardigg™

Peli-Hardigg™ Light Lift™ Series Rotationally Moulded Cases

Same Protection with 30% less Weight Barcelona, April 2020 - To ease the burden of logistics professionals everywhere, Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, has introduced the Peli-Hardigg™ Light Lift™ Series rotationally moulded cases. The advanced material used to build Peli-Hardigg Light Lift series cases makes them up to 30%…

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Peli-Hardigg™

PELI Supports the Italian Red Cross Organisation with Product Donations

A large number of PELI 9600 Linear Lighting units have been donated to help build and maintain field hospitals and emergency first response centres across Italy

Europeans are coming together to face the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis gripping the continent as well as the rest of the world. Although some areas of Europe are less affected by the crisis than others, those with larger numbers of COVID-19 cases are in dire need of support. PELI Products, being the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases and advanced…

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Lincad Ltd

Lincad wins new battery repair contract from UK Ministry of Defence

Lincad, UK designer and manufacturer of specialist batteries and chargers, has won a significant new contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the repair of the L118 Light Gun Battery Power Management System (BPMS). All work will be carried out in Lincad’s new repair facility which was recently opened at its site in Surrey. The L118 is a compact 105mm howitzer which is both helicopter…

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Cargostore Worldwide

Cargostore Launch Innovative Suite of Products to Suit Growing Industry Demand

Cargostore Worldwide is the UK’s leading supplier of ISO shipping containers and DNV 2.7-1 certified Cargo Carrying Units (CCUs) for onshore and offshore projects. With offices in London and Abu Dhabi and depots across the globe, we provide a seamless and fast service with the flexibility to meet any client requirement. Our Intermodal Division supplies ISO certified storage and shipping…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS VETRONICS RUGGED COMPUTERS DECLARED STANDARD GEAR ON THE JLTV

MFoCS II has dismountable tablet computers, rugged servers, docking stations, cables, and three sizes of sunlight-readable touch-screen display units. March 2020 -- WARREN, Mich. – U.S. Army vetronics experts have declared a common family of rugged vehicle-mount computers from the Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business unit in Melbourne, Fla., to be standard equipment on the Joint Light Tactical…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS RECEIVES CONTRACT FOR ARMY MORTAR FIRE CONTROL COMPUTERS

ARLINGTON, VA, March 23, 2020  ̶  Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Elbit Systems of America to provide advanced rugged tablets as the Fire Control Computer Two (FCCII) for U.S. Army Mortar Fire Control Systems. The $20.6 million contract, was awarded in October 2019. The FCCII hosts the software which enables the warfighter to interact with the overall…

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