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British Army and Royal Air Force announced to present at SMi’s UAV Technology conference in London

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SMi reports: SO1 Robotics and Autonomous Systems, British Army & Remotely Piloted Air Systems: Programme Manager (Reaper & Protector), Royal Air Force to present at UAV Technology 2019. SMi’s UAV Technology conference 2019, will take place on the 30th September – 1st October 2019 in...

FLIR Systems Awarded $1.8 Million British Army Contract

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has been awarded a $1.8 million contract by the British Army to deliver the FLIR Black Hornet 3 Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS). The order is for an experimental procurement of the combat-proven Black Hornet PRS and part of the...

“Industrial Collaboration, Technology Transfer and Industrial Cooperation” are the themes of the UK’s attendance at IDEF 2019

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Industrial Collaboration, Technology Transfer and Industrial Cooperation are the UK’s main themes with more than 15 UK companies exhibiting on the UK stand at IDEF 2019, and many more exhibiting independently or with their Turkish partners. The UK delegation is led by Mark Goldsack,...

MBDA Sees Strong Year Ahead

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David Oliver - MBDA held its annual UK press conference in London on 20 March when CEO Antoine Bouvier, chief financial officer Peter Bols and UK managing director Chris Allam reported on the company’s 2018 annual results and its vision for the future. Peter Bols...

Elbit Systems awarded a contract to provide Battle Management Application

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Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems UK Ltd., was awarded an initial contract of circa £10 million (approximately US$13 million) and a potential maximum value of £40 million, from the UK Ministry of Defence (“MoD”) to provide the MORPHEUS Battlefield...

Next generation capability on display at DVD 2018 for Defence Land Equipment

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Held at Millbrook Proving Ground, the UK’s leading test and development facility for military equipment, DVD2018 showcased the advanced technology and innovation that will provide the British Army with vital land power today and into the future. At the event, attended by more than 6,000...

Blue Thunder Over London

In response to the 2nd June acts of political violence in London, the Blue Thunder unit of the British Army’s Special Air Service (SAS) was deployed for the first time in the UK. Blue Thunder is a 70-person unit formed after the Islamic State...

UKMFTS Moves Forward

The eighth of 29 Airbus Helicopters H-135T3 light utility helicopters for the rotary-wing training component of the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) programme has arrived at Airbus Helicopters’ UK facility at Oxford Airport in central England. A $1.4 billion amendment to the UKMFTS contract...

MIV Programme Controversy

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Uncertainty surrounds the British Army’s Mechanised Infantry Vehicle programme amid reports in October that the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) wants a single source purchase of vehicles from, as opposed to a competitive tender. The MIV programme focuses on a eight-wheel drive armoured vehicle requirement,...

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