Aerospace, Military & Defence

TECHMODAL WINS MULTI-YEAR ROYAL NAVY TRANSFORMATION CONTRACT

Techmodal, the Bristol and London based data specialists, have been successful in their bid to deliver positive transformational change in people, analytics and associated digital communications for the Royal Navy. Supporting Navy Command’s senior leadership in their programme to transform the Navy in 1000 days, under this framework contract Techmodal …

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Combat Proven Technologies launches Mini Micro Data Link System

Combat Proven Technologies (CP Tech) launches the Mini Micro Data Link System (M2DLS). The M2DLS is an advanced single unit digital data link system specifically designed for micro and small size platforms which are sensitive to Size, Weight and Power (SWaP). An effective solution for most requirements known today, this …

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Smiths Interconnect acquires Reflex Photonics to expand into high speed data transmission market

Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of Reflex Photonics, Inc. (“Reflex”). Founded in 2002 in Montreal, Canada, Reflex is a recognized global leader in rugged high-reliability optical transceiver modules for space, defence, …

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TT Electronics powers up its US presence in aerospace and defence

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, today announces it has agreed to acquire a US based business that designs and manufactures power electronics for defence and aerospace markets, enhancing TT’s ability to engineer complete power converters. TT has agreed to acquire Excelitas Technologies Corp.’s, …

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U.K.’s AWE Selects Cray Shasta to Support Security and Defence Research

Global supercomputer leader Cray, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, today announced that the United Kingdom’s Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) has selected the Cray Shastaä supercomputer to support security and defence of the U.K. The Shasta system, purpose-built for the exascale era, was chosen due to its ability to run mixed …

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Lincad launches Four Channel Caravel Mk2 charger with orders from UK Ministry of Defence

Lincad, a leading provider of batteries and charging systems to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), has launched an enhanced capability version of its world leading Caravel Mark 2 charger. Representing the very latest in battery charger technology and design, Lincad’s new Four Channel Caravel Mk2 charger is set to …

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Servo drive for harsh environments takes off at DSEI 2019

An ultra-high power density servo drive proven to operate in the world’s most demanding environments and applications is being launched by Elmo Motion Control at Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019. The Elmo Gold Triple Bee provides continuous currents of 270A and up to 16kW of qualitative power, making …

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THE LATEST WAY FOR SECURITY FORCES TO STOP DRONES IS NOW AVAILABLE, SKYWALL AUTO RESPONSE

OpenWorks Engineering is pleased to announce the release of the world’s first vehicle mounted drone capture system, SkyWall Auto Response. The system provides security forces with a way of protecting a large area using the operationally proven SkyWall net capture technology, already deployed at critical national infrastructure around the world. …

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Chemigraphic receives investment boost from NVM

Chemigraphic, the leading provider of Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) to the fast-growth medical technology, defence and power systems sectors, today announces that it has received £7 million investment from NVM Private Equity (NVM), from its Vintage III fund. The investment will help to accelerate Chemigraphic’s international growth and drive continued …

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Arrow Electronics and IBM Aim to reinvent airport operations with new IoT solution

The Smart Airport Asset Management Solution, co-created with IBM, enables airport operators to improve the performance of escalators, moving walkways, baggage handling systems and potable water cabinets Arrow Electronics has launched the Smart Airport Asset Management Solution, an innovative IoT solution co-created with IBM. Based on an Arrow-designed and sourced …

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