Aerospace, Military & Defence

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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Space applications scaled with COTS-to-radiation-tolerant and radiation-hardened Arm Core MCUs

Microchip announces the space industry’s first Arm-based microcontrollers (MCUs) that combine the low-cost and large ecosystem benefits of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) technology with space-qualified versions that have scalable levels of radiation performance. Based on the automotive-qualified SAMV71, the SAMV71Q21RT radiation-tolerant and SAMRH71 radiation-hardened MCUs implement the widely deployed Arm Cortex-M7 …

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Marine electronics – And why it goes wrong

Water is easy to keep out of things – seals and plastics are excellent barriers. However, water vapour can permeate right through those same plastics and barriers almost as if they were not there and in large volumes. Once inside the vapour condenses, causes problems and is kept in the …

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Three steps to powering defence

In many ways, the Internet of Things (IoT) embodies the spirit of the defence industry, with a unit of devices working harmoniously to achieve one common goal in the most effective and efficient way. It makes sense, then, that the military and security sectors are seeing increased adoption of IoT …

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Silver Atena – system supplier for air taxis

Silver Atena, supplier of safety-relevant electronics systems and performance electronics, is increasingly positioning itself in aerospace in the areas of electric and autonomous flying. The company has been a sought-after system supplier for the aerospace industry for decades and is intensively engaged in the new technical challenges for vertical take-off …

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Lincad receives Bronze Award in the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme

Lincad, a leading UK manufacturer of batteries, chargers and power management systems for military and industrial applications, has been given a Bronze Award in the Employer Recognition Scheme run by the Armed Forces Covenant. A long-standing signatory to the Covenant, Lincad has pledged to support members of the armed forces …

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