Members with Capabilities in this Area
We develop breakthrough products and systems, and address technology critical issues for our clients worldwide. Established over 50 years ago, we employ a team of more than 400 engineers, designers and scientists on our sites in Cambridge UK, Boston MA and Singapore.
We provide a full system development capability from technology consultancy, proof-of-concept demonstration and system design, through to manufacture and support of deployable equipment for our Defence and Security clients.
We have world leading skills in security, sensing, location and wireless technology, covering short-range radar systems, optical sensing systems for surveillance, CBRNE and authentication applications, complex data fusion; global, regional and local positioning systems as well as wireless system design for communication, surveillance and Force Protection.
Our skills are both broad and deep across a range of scientific and engineering disciplines including product design, user-centred design, simulation and algorithm design, low power electronics, system validation and programme management.
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies/Raydex is the leading source of specialty interconnect solutions for challenging environments. Our core competencies include wire and cable for High Temperature, Industrial and Aircraft Engine applications. Our global manufacturing capabilities also include engineering and certification services; custom cables; optical fiber; Mil-Aero contacts and connectors; RF/Microwave, specialty and filtered connectors; cable assemblies; complex harnesses; integrated installation kits; lightweight ARINC trays; racks and shelf assemblies.
Capabilities: Cabin management systems,equipment; Aircraft components; Wiring,cables; AS 9100; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Electrical components; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; AS 9200; Effluent water treating equipment; Government relations; Periscopes; Fault diagnosis equipment; Lifts; Cameras systems,equipment
The Manufacturers UK SME of The Year & Manufacturer of The Year 2010 Castle Precision is a high performance machining supplier of complex parts and packages to leading multi-national companies in the Aerospace and Defence sectors. Our team of over 160 highly trained personnel operate an advanced, fully-computerised manufacturing facility based in Scotland. Castle's exceptional facilities, machinery, people and systems set it apart as a leader within the sub-contract machining sector. In recognition of this, Castle Precision was the first company based in Scotland to be awarded the Supply Chain 21st century (SC21) Bronze status as well as becoming The Manufacturer's - UK SME of the Year & overall Manufacturer of The Year 2010.
Causeway Aero offers full design to manufacture capability for aircraft structures and turnkey cabin interior solutions.
Our mission is to provide our clients with a cost effective, quality product and service, on time, every time.
We aim to achieve this through our agile model of engagement, built on the core skills and capabilities of Causeway Aero combined with the proven supply chain excellence in Northern Ireland, the wider whole Irish and UK networsk and the unique alignment of Industry Academia and Government locally.
Extensive recent investments from our funders has given Causeway Aero the resources to deliver on our mission and bring something new and exciting to the aerospace supply chain for our customers.
We provide a true Tier 1 / 2 capability, reducing the risk and management of multiple individual providers our customers.
· Full end to end product development
· Strategic / tactical offload
· Build to print
· Product enhancement
· Weight / cost reduction
· Design to manufacture
Capabilities: Airframes; Mechanical components; AS 9100; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Research & development; Engineering and mechanical; Managed services; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; General
CCP Gransden are flexible and dynamic AS9100 Accredited SME specialising in the design and manufacture of advanced composites. Based in Belfast Northern Ireland, CCP offer our clients performance improvements by the intelligent use of advanced composites and our world class manufacturing capabilities.
To meet the individual needs of our clients, CCP Gransden has invested in the creation of a unique and world class automated, flexible manufacturing cell to produce high quality aerospace grade advanced composites in a fast and repeatable manner. Our cell is centred around an 1100T Engel press that has a work area of 1.8x1.3m .
Our manufacturing capabilities currently include (but are not limited to); -
• Thermoforming of large continuous-fibre reinforced thermoplastics
• Composite Overmoulding utilising advanced thermoplastic polymers
• High Pressure RTM including variations such as GAP RTM and WET RTM
• Compression Moulding
• Prepreg Curing
• Filament Winding
• Wet Lamination
We have over 10 processes available in-house for manufacturing advanced composites from both Thermosets and Thermoplastics (including continuous fibre reinforced PEEK, PPS and PEI), thereby giving us increased flexibility to meet the challenging needs of our clients. We can facilitate supply in low, medium and high volumes (thanks to our ability to manufacture composites in as little as 1 minute using our state of the art automated manufacturing processes and lean manufacturing approach).
Capabilities: UAV; AS 9100; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; ISO 9001; OH SAS 18001:1999; Canopies; Composite materials; Tooling; ISO 14001; ISO 9001:2003; Windscreen systems; Forming; Containers; Plastics and plastic coated components; Pressing; Stampings; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Weapons storage; Technology transfer; Amphibious; Armoured; Boats,crafts; Armoured protection components; Air sea rescue; Storage tanks; Manuals; Synchros; Cases; Armour; Bus,coach; General
CDS Support Ltd, trading as CDS Defence Support, provides a range of support services essential for the delivery and Through Life Management (TLM) of systems and equipment.
Key services include:
- Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)
- Technical Documentation
- Environmental Management & Consultancy
- Functional & Systems Safety Management
- Independent Safety Advice
- Independent Safety Auditing
- Auditing & Quality Management
- Bid Support
- Site Co-ordinating & Installation Design Authority (SCIDA)
- Multi-domain secure systems management
- Project Management
- Information Assurance
Operating from Government-approved secure premises, our team of industry and ex-military engineers has extensive experience in providing technical support.
Our Subject Matter Experts provide tailored solutions to suit any supportability requirements that are both cost-effective and appropriate in meeting your needs.
CDS DS conforms to all recognised military and commercial standards, and holds ISO 9001, ISO14001, OHAS 18001, ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials Plus
With over 50 years’ experience, CDS Defence Support division brings wide ranging experince to government, defence and prime contracting organisiations.
Capabilities: Accreditation,Certification Services; Environment; Project management; NATO , MoD approved; ISO 9001; ITAR approved; Logistics; OH SAS 18001:1999; Training consultancy; ISO 14001; Software consultancy; Management systems; Human factors; Communications consultancy; Land systems; Documentation,drawing; Failure mode analysis; Hazard analysis; Post design services; Risk assessment; Safety analysis; Systems analysis; Engineering and maintenance training courses; Availability services; Education courses; Information systems,technology consultancy; Firearms training; Training simulation; Maintenance simulation; Army training courses; Proposal, tender preparation; Disaster relief training courses; Naval training courses; Manuals; Configuration management; Leadership training courses; Electronic document management; Printing; Publications; Languages training courses; Support services; Communication training; Continuing professional development; Forms; e-Learning; Interactive learning development tools; Life cycle costing; Conflict management training; Corporate security training; Obsolescence management; Medical training; Conflict resolution; Weapons training; Training facilities; Electronic counter measure training; Explosive search training; CLAS consultants; Safety engineering; Team building training; Reliability analysis and testing; Questioned documents; e-Media
The Centre for Competitiveness was established by the private sector as not for profit, independent, membership organisation to actively support the development of an internationally competitive economy through innovation, productivity and Quality Excellence in the private, public and voluntary sectors of the economy.
Charles Kendall Procurement utilises decades of experience in support of the supply chain for air, sea and ground forces, supplying high-quality certified spares, bespoke packages, consumables, engineering items and ground handling equipment at optimum value.
Clover Shipping is a specialist freight forwarder primarily servicing the defence, aerospace and manufacturing industries. The company has developed its services and capabilities over the years and holds numerous accreditations and certificates( further details available).
We operate a 20,000sq ft facility which has enabled us to expand our secure warehousing handling and stock management activities.
Capabilities: Cargo systems; Distribution; Project management; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; ISO 9001; ITAR approved; Logistics; Supply chain management; Payloads; Cargo handling; Containers; Operational requirements; Storage facilities; Air freight,charter; Stock control; Packaging equipment,materials; Racks,racking; Freight forwarding; Packaging components and equipment; Transport sea,road,air; Weapons storage; Facilities management; Trials management; Storage equipment; Lifting equipment; Pallets; Support services; Managed services
Cohort is an AIM quoted independent high technology business operating in defence and related markets. Its hallmarks are innovation, agility and responsiveness. It was formed in 2006 to acquire and grow businesses providing independent technical advice and a cost-effective and flexible supply of niche high technology products and services.
It has four well established subsidiaries providing a wide range of services and products for UK and international customers. Its main activities are in defence but it also supplies markets including security, transport and education. MASS is an independent systems house with a defence and security market focus. MCL designs, sources and supports advanced electronic and surveillance technology. SCS provides independent technical advice and services, primarily to the defence and security sectors. SEA is an independent systems engineering and software company, operating in defence and transport markets.
Also based in Coventry, Colledge & Morley is a globally respected manufacturer of precision gears, splines and spline shafts for the F1 industry as well as for the aerospace, defence, printing, medical, machine tool and instrumentation markets.
Spurs, helical gears, bevel gears and worms/wormwheels can be engineered to the precision sizes required by customers. In addition, Colledge and Morley also provides design solutions, advises customers on gear design solutions, advises customers on gear design issues, materials and treatments, and works with them to optimise power transmission delivery and minimise wear and noise.
Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in helping organisations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments. We support clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-depth investigations, handling sensitive political issues and providing practical on-the-ground protection and support.
Our unique combination of services, geographical reach and the trust our clients place in us ensure we can help them to effectively solve their problems and realise new opportunities across the world.
Copas consistently delivers world class engineering excellence (AS 9100, ISO 9001) in 3, 4 & 5 Axis Milling, cost effectively by optimising advanced production technologies, driven by our highly skilled responsive team.
COPAS - ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE
Shaun Copas founded Copas in 2006, combining his expertise and dynamism, to deliver world leading quality machined components, cost effectively for his clients. As his clients have grown so has his company and reputation for creating excellence together.
Copas is a trusted, dynamic, inspirational, progressive company that continuously strives to improve quality and efficiency, allowing us to deliver solutions and value to our clients.
Copas is a market leader and has an enviable record for capability, innovation and reliability, due to rapid response production logics running through its DNA. Exporting globally across multiple market sectors, including aerospace, rail, energy, automotive, photonics and electronics.
Our experienced CAD/CAM engineering and quality departments, will assist and liaise, to ensure your components are expertly programmed, produced and quality checked to exacting standards (AS9100, ISO 9001 certified).
QUALITY - AS9100, ISO 9001
Copas's core strength is our meticulous attention to detail. Delivering excellence for our clients, through our highly skilled team, advanced innovative production systems and respected quality department. 100% inspection verified by CMM.
Our highly experienced and respected quality department will convert your designs and specifications into FAI (First Article Inspection) reports including COC (Certificate of Conformity) for materials specified to produce your precision milled components.
3, 4 & 5 AXIS MACHINING CAPABILITIES
We manufacture 3, 4 & 5 Axis precision engineered components in
- Hard Metals and
Post machining finishes are available in:
- Silver Plate,
- Bead Blasting,
- Electoless Nickel or
- Powder Coated.
Over the next 5 years, Copas will be implementing an ambitious growth strategy that will see us relocating to a new factory, doubling our workforce and capacity.
COPAS ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE
Copas employs a team of over 40 skilled personnel and have plans to double our workforce within the next five years. In order to deliver and maintain our reputation for excellence. Copas has establised its Academy of Excellence to train our employees in how to deliver our core values across the company.
Copas supports a range of local charities and groups to give something back into the local community to support development and inspire the next generation.
COPAS ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Copas are part of the global community and we take our environmental responsibilities very seriously, so that we can say we played our part in reducing waste and protecting the planet for future generations.
Capabilities: Aircraft components; AS 9100; Engineering; Machining; Mechanical assembly; ISO 9001; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; Emergency & Safety; General
Copernicus Technology Ltd help their clients in Aerospace, Rail and Technology-driven sectors to successfully:
- Decrease downtime
- Increase dispatch rates
- Safely reduce support costs
Every year billions of dollars are wasted in unsuccessful repairs caused by intermittent faults in avionics, components and wiring. Copernicus Technology Ltd finds these 'undetectable' faults with the market-leading and award-winning range of intermittent fault detection and integrity testing technology: the Ncompass-Voyager and the IFDIS.
Products & Services:
- Ncompass-Voyager and IFDIS equipment and test services
- 'Forensic' testing and investigations of LRUs, components and No Fault Found
- Data Exploitation of maintenance data to detect and quantify 'rogue' LRUs and causes of downtime
We also provide specialist training & consultancy in Maritime Patrol Aircraft operations & support.
If you have avionics or wiring faults or No Fault Found problems that no-one can solve then contact Copernicus Technology Ltd now and find out how we can help you.
Capabilities: Engineering; Aerospace consultancy; ISO 9001; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Test facilities; Electronic technology; Research & development; Training consultancy; Test equipment; Training systems; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Operational simulation; Engineering and maintenance training courses; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Data recorders; Processing systems,equipment; Communications test equipment; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Availability services; Electronic engineering equipment; Non-destructive testing equipment
Sub contract metal finishing company providing various surface treatments to a wide range of industries.
Surface treatments include but are not limited to:
Anodising, Hard Anodising, Aluminium Chromating, Electroless Nickel Plating, Tin Plating, Gold Plating, Wet Painting, Powder Painting, Dry Film Lubricant Application.
Cranfield University is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. We bring together aeronautical engineering, materials and manufacturing knowledge with expertise in the security and defence fields. As the academic provider to the UK’s MOD, and with close commercial partnerships with leading organisations such as Airbus, BAE Systems, Boeing and Rolls-Royce, Cranfield has been at the forefront of aerospace and defence technology for over 60 years. We offer a unique gateway for teaching and research, underpinned by advanced facilities, some of which are unique. From the development of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and infrared camouflage materials, through to humanitarian de-mining activities, and insights right across the business of flying, Cranfield is providing specialist knowledge to military personnel, emergency services, governments and NGOs in the UK and around the world.
CRITICAL Software provides systems and software services for safety, mission and business-critical applications, helping to ensure that clients meet the most demanding quality standards for safety, performance and reliability. The company’s data management services and solutions also provide clients with the information they need to manage their important assets and processes, helping them to achieve better business performance.
CRITICAL Software’s core competencies cover a wide range of areas, including system planning and analysis, system design, verification, development, integration and maintenance. The company has been operating in mature markets since 1998, when NASA became its first client. The company works worldwide across a range of market sectors, with offices in Portugal, the United Kingdom, Germany and the USA.
Capabilities: Rotary Wing; Cabin management systems,equipment; AS 9100; Accreditation,Certification Services; Communication systems,equipment; Space systems; Aerospace consultancy; NATO , MoD approved; ISO 9001; OEM Approved; Outsourcing; TickIT; Software consultancy; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Defence systems; Navigation systems,equipment; Weapon systems; Supply chain management; Propulsion control systems; Steering systems; Ground support systems; Search and rescue systems,equipment; Management systems; Information & signal processes; UAV systems; Maintenance management services; Communications consultancy; Safety analysis; Software modelling; Systems analysis; Sonar equipment,systems; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Operational systems; Information systems,technology consultancy; Software design; Boat communications; Intercommunication equipment; Software testing and validation; Vibration analysis and testing; Tracking equipment; Air traffic control; Test beds,rigs; Command,control systems; Tactical information; Training simulation; Aerial surveillance systems,equipment; Radar systems,equipment; Displays; Air defence simulation; Data simulation; Flight control simulation; Radar simulation; Monitoring; Vessel traffic management; Programme,integrator prime contractorship; Tactical simulation; Geographical information systems; Simulation systems; Digital mapping based intelligence systems; Asset tracking,management; Communication training; Software; Crisis,disaster,emergency management; Integrated systems; Systems engineering; Communications; Computerised moitoring systems; Hostile environment training; Defensive tactics training; Data conversion services; Safety engineering; Location,tracking sytems; Digital signal processing; Electronic warefare simulation; Installation design, intergration,certification; Displays data; Landing Gear
Croom Precision has over 34 years’experience in partnering with global healthcare and aerosapce companies as an outsourced manufacturing service of orthopaedic medical implants and aerospace components. Croom Precision strives for long lasting strategic partnerships, working with over 72% of its customer base for over 20 years in offering innovative and cost effective solutions at superior quality. Croom Precision operates a vertically Integrated Management System which is accredited to AS9100, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14001 and has achieved SC21 Bronze Status.
The company hosts a number of manufacturing technologies including Metallic Additive Manufacturing, 5 Axis Milling, Swiss Auto Turning, Multi Axis Grinding, Media Finishing, EDM, Collaborative Robotics, Additive Manufacturing and Automated Metrology.
Croom Precision incorporates an organic ethos of research and innovation through its vertically managed team which is driven to add value to the strategic partnerships of its customers. Croom Precision strives to make busineess better together with its partners by delivering forward thinking solutions at a competitive cost whilst holding quality paramount in all its operations. In positioning itself to lead in new manufacturing technologies, the team at Croom Precision offers superior knowledge in industry 4.0 advancements and continuously invests in its academic partnerships with UCD,UL and QUB. The company offers agile and flexible manufacturing environments, which are steered to attend to every customers individual request.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Airframes; Aircraft components; Mechanical components; AS 9100; Engineering; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Design; AS,EN9100; Engine components; Metals; ISO 9001; ISO 14001; Avionics; ISO registered; Precision machinery and components; Engineering and mechanical; Inspection equipment; Meteorological equipment; Test Capabiltiy; Landing Gear; General