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PPM Systems

ViaLite Adds Resilience to Critical GPS Timing Services

ViaLite’s RF over fiber systems can carry GPS/GNSS timing signals over long distances with very low signal degradation. However, the same cannot be said of GPS signals before they reach the GPS/GNSS antenna, as these weak radio waves are highly susceptible to jamming or spoofing. Timing-critical infrastructures in areas such as defense and cyber security can now be protected from this kind of…

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JFD

JFD successfully completes NSRS Golden Arrow exercise 2021

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets, and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, successfully completed a comprehensive submarine rescue exercise to mobilise the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). The exercise, titled Golden Arrow, was the first deployment of the whole rescue spread since September 2019 and the first sea deployment…

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Smiths Interconnect

TSX fixed chip attenuators offer excellent broad band RF performance to 50 GHz

Smiths Interconnect delivers increased power handling in a small surface mount package. Smiths Interconnect announced today the release of its new TSX Series of fixed chip attenuators optimized to combine high frequency and power in a small package.   The acceleration of demand for communication and data transmission in the digital age is creating a huge market for broadband connectivity. Higher…

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Smiths Interconnect

Eclipse Global Connectivity, Smiths Interconnect and ST Engineering iDirect Collaborate to deliver a new Airborne ISR SATCOM capability for Mil/Gov Operators

Aircraft SATCOM system interoperable with current and future commercial and military satellites PARIS / TAMPA, FL / HERNDON, VA —19 January 2022 — Eclipse Global Connectivity, Smiths Interconnect and ST Engineering iDirect (iDirect) today announced their collaboration to deliver an integrated airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (A-ISR) satellite communications (SATCOM)…

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Vision4ce

Low Latency Video Streaming with Vision4ces’s CHARAM 100NX

The CHARM100 range of video processing hardware supports low latency video streaming. Our low SWaP hardware platforms can capture multiple video inputs (from analog video to 3G-SDI), encode and stream them using RTSP or MPEG-TS with delays of less than 40ms (2 frames). Video capture and streaming can be combined with our video processing functions such as tracking, classification, stabilization…

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  • Company: JFD
JFD

JFD welcomes RAdm (Ret) John Weale, CB, OBE, as Senior Defence Advisor

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is pleased to welcome Retired Rear Admiral John Weale, CB, OBE, as Senior Defence Advisor to support the company’s continued growth within both the UK and international defence markets. RAdm Weale (Ret) has gained over 35 years’ experience within the…

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  • Company: 4GD Ltd
4GD Ltd

Defence Procurement Minister launches new Defence SME Action Plan from 4GD METAlab

4GD, 28 January 2022 - Close combat technology specialists, 4GD, and their close allies, D3A and 2iC, welcomed the Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quin, at 4GD's research facility in Berkshire to launch the new Defence Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Action Plan. The new Action Plan sets out the department’s priorities and aims to maximise opportunities for SMEs to do business with…

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Tyron Runflat Limited

Tyron receives new ATR-Carbon order

Tyron Runflat Ltd has doubled production of its All-Terrain Runflat (ATR) Carbon system as it prepares to deliver full vehicle sets to an international armoured vehicle manufacturer. This second order for the ATR-Carbon system includes full sets for the vehicle prototype, test vehicles and the first vehicle batch. The patented ATR-Carbon is a re-designed version of Tyron’s ATR-Multi-Piece (ATR-…

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Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS Assured Positioning, Navigation, and Timing

U.S. military positioning technology relies heavily on Global Positioning System (GPS). Yet, in recent years, jamming, spoofing and other forms of interference have grown in frequency and severity. This creates risks for military forces when encountering technologies that degrade the GPS capability on combat vehicles. The solution to this challenge is Assured Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (…

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NP Aerospace

NP Aerospace Backs $3.2m Canadian University Armour Development Program

NP Aerospace is confirmed as one of the main industry partners leading the NSERC* Alliance Program to research and develop new Canadian-made ceramic add-on vehicle armour. The 5-year, $3.2m+ program involves three Canadian universities (University of Alberta, University of British Columbia and York University), a federal government science and technology organization (Defence Research and…

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PlastPack Defence PPD

New capital will ensure the global defence industry and military access to environmentally friendly ammunition boxes

Næstved's innovative PlastPack Defence is the world’s only manufacturer of lightweight, carbon- saving packaging solutions for military transport and storage. And with a seven-digit investment from Impagt Invest Zealand and Spring Nordic, the company is now taking the next step in global marketing. The company will be adding more sales resources to sell the innovative solutions to the military…

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World Defense Show

Saudi Arabia’s World Defense Show to generate thousands of jobs plus SAR700 million economic impact, according to EY report

Founded by the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), Saudi Arabia’s inaugural World Defense Show is set to have a major impact on the Kingdom’s local economy, according to a report by consultancy Ernst & Young (EY) –generating thousands of jobs plus an economic impact of SAR 700 million. As Saudi Arabia looks to localize 50% of its military expenditure under national Vision 2030…

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NP Aerospace

PFN Group Announces NP Aerospace Divestment

Saskatchewan Canada based PFN Group of Companies has divested its holdings in NP Aerospace. The company has sold its shares in 11046896 Canada Inc to NP Aerospace CEO and shareholder, James Kempston for an undisclosed sum. PFN revealed plans to divest NP Aerospace in July 2020 as part of its strategy to focus on military and defense closer to home with its 100% owned company Pro Metal…

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Wiltshire Ballistic Services Ltd

Announcement from Wiltshire Ballistic Services Ltd

We are very pleased to announce that we now have UKAS accreditation to ISO17025 for EN1063 and 1522/23. We are happy to extend the scope further if our customers need it, but this was the quickest way to get UKAS accreditation after their teams were in isolation for the past couple of years! If you would like any further information, please contact our Ballistics Manager, Mark Blanchard at:…

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PPM Systems

Controlling the Electromagnetic Spectrum

Whether in theatre or at a test range, an increasing number of electronic devices are used to control the spectrum and ensure readiness on the battlefield. These devices create a multitude of RF spectrum emissions on the ground, air or sea. It is crucial to monitor and manipulate these RF emissions using spectrum monitoring and security jamming. The data thus received is used for collecting…

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Calian

Calian Continues to Deliver Seamless, Mission-Critical Military Training Throughout Global Pandemic

Team meets demand for military training while adhering to COVID-19 restrictions Calian® Group Ltd., (TSX: CGY), a diverse products and services company providing innovative healthcare, communications, learning and cybersecurity solutions delivered more than 10,000 hours of mission-critical military training during the global pandemic. The demand for military training has continued—and even…

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JFD

JFD appoints Managing Director for Asia to strengthen local services

JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Sunil V. Uchil as Managing Director Asia. This promotion will not only strengthen relationships and enhance support for JFD’s existing clients in the region, but will also enable JFD to build long term and…

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OHB Digital Solutions GmbH

OHB SE appoints Bernhard Czar as new CEO of OHB Digital Solutions GmbH

OHB Digital Solutions GmbH is pleased to announce that Bernhard Czar has been appointed new CEO of the company. Bernhard an experienced business leader, will succeed Andreas Lesch and has assumed responsibilities on 1st November. Andreas leaves the company to devote himself exclusively to his own company, a plan that he has had in mind since long. We are thanking him for his contributions to OHB…

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PlastPack Defence PPD

New capital will ensure the global defence industry and military access to environmentally friendly ammunition boxes

Næstved's innovative PlastPack Defence is the world’s only manufacturer of lightweight, carbon- saving packaging solutions for military transport and storage. And with a seven-digit investment from Impagt Invest Zealand and Spring Nordic, the company is now taking the next step in global marketing. The company will be adding more sales resources to sell the innovative solutions to the military…

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CP Cases Ltd

What are server racks?

Server racks are used to house and transport technical and IT equipment. The category of server racks covers a number of varied products. It includes open or partly open framed cabinets into which mountable servers can be inserted, perhaps as part of an office’s IT infrastructure. On the other hand, server racks can also be highly secure enclosed cases suitable for transporting advanced IT and…

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