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Link Microtek optical encoding technology delivers secure wireless communications for QinetiQ test facility

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Engineers at a QinetiQ naval-communications test and evaluation facility at Portsdown in Hampshire are reaping significant benefits from the recent installation of an Azdec optical MLC (mobile local communications) system designed and developed by Link Microtek, the manufacturer of optical, RF and microwave products. Dubbed...

Inzpire Limited announce QinetiQ as new majority shareholder

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Lincoln-based Inzpire Limited (Inzpire) has announced Monday 22 October, that QinetiQ Group plc (QinetiQ) has agreed to become a majority investor in the company, with an 85% share ownership (with the agreement to acquire the remaining 15% after two years). The two founders of Inzpire...

RAF receives 20th Atlas Transport Aircraft

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of the 20th next-generation Atlas transport aircraft as the programme continues to meet key development milestones. Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson announced the arrival today at a gala dinner at the Royal International Air...

Future Trends to Watch

A number of trends are influencing the development of future combat vehicles. They will also shape efforts to upgrade existing vehicle fleets in order to extend their capabilities and to allow them to remain relevant as battlefields change. Current trends can perhaps be best be...

RUAS progress increases Maritime Relevance

As Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS) have improved in terms of range and load capability, they have moved into the tactical sphere encompassed by naval needs for Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA). The utility and cost of acquiring and deploying unmanned aerial systems (UAS) is witnessing...

Cohort to deliver latest and best technologies to MoD

Cohort plc companies MASS and SEA have been selected to form part of a new UK Ministry of Defence maritime research and development programme being managed by defence technology company QinetiQ. QinetiQ has been awarded a contract by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)...

Inzpire Limited Design and Deliver Exercise STEEL DRAGON

Inzpire Limited’s synthetic training and simulation experts have successfully designed and delivered the first Exercise STEEL DRAGON of 2018, which took place at the Royal Air Force’s Air Battlespace Training Centre throughout January. The 4-week Exercise, which delivers Joint Fires and Air-Land Integration training to...

QinetiQ emulates drone threat for Royal Canadian Navy

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QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) has introduced a new service to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) by emulating the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones. The live demonstration was carried out in November 2017 from a Halifax-class frigate under the C$8.5M Unmanned Targets Repair, Overhaul and...

QinetiQ launches UK ‘centre of excellence’ for laser technology

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QinetiQ has opened a new ‘centre of excellence’ for the development and testing of advanced laser technology at its headquarters in Farnborough, UK. The new facility, named Dragonworks, will serve as a test bed for all technologies associated with high-energy lasers for military or commercial applications. It includes...

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Vehicle-based applications for laser weapons
Although a few remaining hurdles are pushing the operational advent of laser weapons to the mid-2020s, they promise to bring cost-effectiveness and efficiency to the future capabilities equipping warships. Upon hearing the words ‘laser weapons’ one cannot help but picturing Luke Skywalker, the hero of...

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