Aerospace, Military & Defence

Astute and Epsilor – ready for Armoured Vehicle Show, London – Booth A5

The team will be showcasing exciting mobile power technology including the new highest-energy 6T rechargeable lithium NATO batteries and a 12-volt drop-in replacement for lead acid batteries Defence procurement specialist, Astute Electronics, is joining forces with world-renowned manufacturer of mobile energy products, Epsilor, to exhibit their powerful new battery solutions …

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Exxelia low voltage MLCCs in 0402 case size now in ESA QPL

Exxelia, takes a step ahead in the miniaturisation of electronics for space. The manufacturer of high-rel passive components designed for harsh environments announces that CEC and CNC series of low voltage ceramic capacitors have received the QPL certification based on ESCC n°3009 specification, for the 0402 case size. It is …

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Keysight Technologies teams with European Space Agency, Airbus, SpaceTech GmbH to evaluate radar for icy moons exploration antenna

Keysight Technologies, Inc. has announced that the FieldFox handheld RF analyser was used in the evaluation of the impedance of the radar antenna for icy moons exploration (RIME), a key component of one of the ten science payloads of the European Space Agency’s Jupiter icy moons explorer (JUICE) spacecraft scheduled for launch …

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Rockford wins multi-million pound contract for aircraft panels

Rockford has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to deliver aircraft panels to a world-leading defence aircraft manufacturer. In a move that simplifies a fragmented supply chain, Rockford will now deliver complete electronic systems to the aircraft manufacturer, rather than the customer building it themselves and relying on many businesses …

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QinetiQ flies Mirach and Firejet aerial targets together for first time in support of international maritime exercise Formidable Shield

QinetiQ has flown Mirach and Firejet aerial targets together for the first time during a live exercise from MOD Hebrides on the Western Isles of Scotland. QinetiQ is supporting eight NATO countries as they take part in international maritime exercise, Formidable Shield. In a first for QinetiQ, two Firejets and …

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Protecting land, sea and air

RF Safe-Stop is the ultimate in deactivation technology, from Teledyne e2v – a leading provider of innovative technology for high performance systems and equipment. RF Safe-Stop is a state-of-art, non-contact jamming system with the ability to bring moving targets across land, sea and air to a controlled stop at a …

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QinetiQ to support international maritime exercise Formidable Shield

QinetiQ is due to support eight NATO countries in the Outer Hebrides as they take part in an international maritime exercise, Formidable Shield. One of the most sophisticated and complex of its type ever undertaken in the UK, the live exercise will be used to test NATO countries integrated air …

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Raytheon UK delivers ‘smart’ power to the frontline

Supporting operations and survivability in the field, Raytheon UK’s 10-channel Power Switch Node is fully programmable, compact and lightweight Raytheon UK has unveiled a new 10-channel Power Switch Node (PSN) in response to emerging in-field and operator requirements for military land vehicles. Based on qualified in-service technology selected for the …

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Defence Minister announces HORIBA MIRA as project winners in the MOD ‘Last Mile’ competition

HORIBA MIRA – a world leader in defence vehicle design, engineering and testing – has been awarded two contracts for the development of autonomous systems in the Defence and Security Accelerator’s Last Mile competition. The win, which was announced by Defence Minister, Harriett Baldwin, at DSEI on September 14th 2017, …

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Leonardo-led team to demo ‘active armour’ to protect British Army vehicles and their crews against current and future weapons

Leonardo has been selected by the UK Government’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to lead a team of UK companies in work that will help protect British Army vehicles against current and future weapons. Under a Technology Demonstrator Programme (TDP) called ‘Icarus’, the team will develop and demonstrate a …

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