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Display Technology Ltd

Displays for Night Vision Systems (NVIS)

As part of the Military portfolio, Display Technology Ltd based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire has the capability to provide displays for use in Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS), from one of their Display partners Litemax, based in Taiwan. These displays have an NVIS cap filter on the LED backlight, which enable both day mode (50% brightness off) and night mode, see graph below: The NVIS cap…

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Leonardo DRS

LEONARDO DRS RECEIVES $105 MILLION AWARD TO PROVIDE NEXT-GENERATION MISSION COMMAND MOUNTED COMPUTING SYSTEMS

ARLINGTON, VA, JULY 14, 2021 -- Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded its third production delivery order contract for the next-generation of U.S. Army mission command computing systems, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS) II. This modular, scalable system supports the Army’s current modernization strategy for ground combat vehicles, combat service support…

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Avon Protection

MCM100 Deployed at the 50th Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) Exercise

The 50th Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise, the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, took place in the Baltic Sea from 6-18 June. Air and maritime assets from NATO allies and partner nations were involved in the live training events. Training focus areas included maritime interdiction, mine countermeasure and amphibious operations. The exercise enhances flexibility and…

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4GD Ltd

4GD to demonstrate urban warfare synthetic co-location training at AWE21

Close combat training technology specialists, 4GD, have signed a contract of participation with the British Army to demonstrate the capabilities of their SmartFacility synthetic training environment at the Army Warfighting Experiment (AWE) 2021. Incorporating two new products that were launched in January this year, ACIES and ECFECTUS, 4GD will showcase its dismounted close quarters combat…

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JFD

JFD awarded capability support contract for UK MOD Astute class submarine

Four-year contract to provide life support services for Astute class submarines.

Four-year contract to provide life support services for Astute class submarines. Delivered by JFD’s dedicated submarine solutions division. JFD selected as an experienced and trusted prime defence contractor providing the best solutions to enhance availability. JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and…

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NP Aerospace

NP Aerospace Achieves Certification to NIJ 0117.01 for New Bomb Disposal Suit

The new NIJ Certified 4030 ELITE Bomb Suit from NP Aerospace NP Aerospace has announced that its new 4030 ELITE Bomb Disposal Suit has been certified to NIJ 0117.01, the US National Institute of Justice Public Safety Bomb Suit standard, by the Safety Equipment Institute. The official report was received this week after an intensive 18 month development and testing program - opening up…

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CP Cases Ltd

Why are custom foam inserts for cases so important?

Whatever you’re transporting or storing, you want your equipment or goods in perfect condition. Foam inserts for cases can offer complete protection, whether they’re holding medical, electronic, military or camera equipment, or some other delicate items. How do they do this? Well, foam inserts for equipment cases have several vital properties. They are: Precisely shaped to provide full support…

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NP Aerospace

Si Hannaford Runs 13-Minute Mile in NP Aerospace Bomb Suit During Ultra-Triathlon

WO2 Si Hannaford, Bomb Disposal Operator for the British Army, has run an impressive 13-minute mile in an NP Aerospace Bomb Suit - 13 days into a 26-day £100k ultra-triathlon fundraiser for the Felix Fund and the Hummingbird Centre. Si ran the mile in the 35kg fully operational and unmodified NIJ certified 4030 ELITE Bomb suit on Sunday 13th June in John O’Groats, Scotland. The run was in…

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JFD

JFD demonstrates world-class capabilities during successful NATO Submarine Rescue System exercise

NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) successfully deployed as part of the latest ‘in-water’ training exercise Exercise demonstrates JFD’s proven capability to instantly respond to submarines in distress at any location worldwide in order to save lives JFD continues to provide world-leading submarine rescue support against the COVID backdrop JFD, the world-leading underwater capability provider…

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Vision4ce

UAV Applications For ISR Border Surveillance

Need mission critical hardware and software for video tracking image processing applications? Vision4ce has designed and developed robust video trackers, including image processing solutions designed for critical operations were video imagery and recording information is vital for border control, rescue missions, public safety and surveillance missions. These highly reliable units contained on…

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JFD

JFD is developing a state-of-the-art communications upgrade for the NATO Submarine Rescue System

JFD’s bespoke solution, delivered through subsidiary Fathom Systems, will enable first direct visual communications with rescuees from within the Submarine Rescue Vehicle. The communications upgrade will enhance treatment by allowing medical assessments to be made before rescuees arrive on the surface  JFD continues to deliver the required levels of support, availability and assurance to the…

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Peli-Hardigg™

Peli Releases 31 New Peli-Hardigg Cases with Its Innovative Light Lift Technology

Light Lift Rotomoulded Cases Offer 30% less Weight While Maintaining the Same Level of Protectio

Barcelona, June 2021 – To offer the widest selection of cases, Peli Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high- performance protective cases, has introduced 31 new case sizes to the innovative, groundbreaking Peli-HardiggTM Light LiftTM case line, a series of rotationally moulded cases that was conceived to ease the burden of logistics professionals everywhere. These…

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CP Cases Ltd

IP Ratings & Standards for Enclosures Explained

An IP rating is useful as it defines how well an enclosure protects its contents from outside factors in a specific and precise way, rather than relying on generic or vague terms such as ‘waterproof’ or ‘dustproof’. Testing the enclosures of products is important for safety purposes and to ensure product performance. It also gives buyers and sellers confidence in the safety and functionality of…

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Lincad Ltd

Lincad appoints Eltron Technologies as North American sales agent

Lincad is pleased to announce that it has appointed Eltron Technologies to assist with business growth  across the USA and Canada. Focused on the defense and industrial OEM market segments, Eltron Technologies is a manufacturer's representative partner with agents operating across the whole ofNorth America. Eltron Technologies will be focused on securing new customers for Lincad’s latest range…

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CP Cases Ltd

What is Foam CNC Machining?

Foam CNC machining is a type of cutting technology that can be used to cut foam to meet exact specifications, making it ideal for cutting custom foam inserts. The foam inserts used in protective packaging are essential to ensure the safety of its contents. To create the empty spaces for the product to lay in, precise machinery cuts away the excess material from a solid block of foam, leaving…

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JFD

JFD celebrates a decade of successful ocean exercises for Australia’s world-class submarine rescue system

JFD completes ten years of participation in the Royal Australian Navy’s Black Carillon submarine rescue exercises

JFD completes ten years of participation in the Royal Australian Navy’s Black Carillon submarine rescue exercises The rigorous testing which underpins the annual Black Carillons, ensures global certification of this important sovereign capability Replicating real-life emergencies, these exercises help to ensure that JFD is “rescue ready” at 12 hours’ notice to respond to a disabled submarine…

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Texelis

Texelis and QinetiQ announce strategic partnership

The agreement will see the companies jointly deliver in-wheel Electric Hub Drive technology to the military armoured vehicle market.

Texelis and QinetiQ have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly deliver in-wheel Electric Hub Drive technology to military armoured vehicles. Under the Strategic Partnership, Texelis will manufacture the Hub Drive technology at scale to meet market demands; while QinetiQ will bring the core electrification technology and expertise. The joint approach will leverage both organisations’…

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PPM Systems

Expansion for ViaLite’s Distribution Network as Austria and Switzerland Join the Fold

ViaLite’s long term distributor in Germany, EMCO Elektronik, has extended its coverage to include Austria and Switzerland, giving access for those countries to ViaLite’s advanced RF over fiber systems along with comprehensive product support.

EMCO has been a ViaLite distributor since 2013, and has been serving industries such as satcom, automotive, research, telecommunications, health, military, test and inspection for 30 years. It is an experienced specialist dealer and consultant for system technology, measuring devices and components in the areas of electromagnetic compatibility and radio frequency. “With their experience in…

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JFD

JFD conducts world-first simultaneous build of three submarine rescue vehicles

JFD is currently building three submarine rescue vehicles (SRV) due for delivery in 2021 and 2022 Alongside the SRV builds, JFD has continued to operate and maintain five of the world’s submarine rescue systems including conducting global exercises Production remains on schedule despite impacts of COVID-19 demonstrating JFD’s ability to effectively mitigate risks and to continue delivering on…

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David Brown Santasalo

David Brown Santasalo to work with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann and WFEL on the UK Mechanised Infantry Vehicle Programme

David Brown Santasalo (DBS) is pleased to confirm they will work with Defence manufacturer, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and WFEL on their UK Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) Programme. The scope of the project is to supply fully assembled and tested BOXER MIV powerpacks over a 10-year period. The finished units will then be delivered to WFEL in Stockport, where they will be integrated into the…

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