Members with Capabilities in this Area
Airbus Group (www.airbus-group.com) is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2013, the Group – comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of £50.3 billion (XRT €1.18) and employed a workforce of around 144,000. This includes a 17,000-strong British workforce and a UK turnover of close to £2.5 billion, making the Group a major contributor to the UK economy.
The Group builds on a proud 100-year British heritage united under a common brand. Airbus designs and builds its aircraft wings in the UK. Airbus Defence and Space is the UK’s largest space company; the biggest supplier of large aircraft to the RAF and a world-leader in cyber security. As Britain’s civil helicopter hub, Airbus Helicopters holds 55% of the UK’s offshore oil and gas helicopter market and is a key supplier to the Ministry of Defence.
Airbus Group’s 450 apprentices, collaborations with more than 20 British universities and annual spend of £500M in UK R&D make it a champion of UK innovation and skills.
An established UK Defence SME with a global reach, specialising in rugged electronics packaging, display systems, low signature cathodic protection and subcontract manufacturing. Product ranges include:
- Electronics Cabinets and Enclosures
- Multifunction Operator consoles,
- Panel PC and LCD displays
- Low Signature Cathodic Protection Systems
These products are designed and manufactured by Aish Technologies in its modern, secure facility in Poole, England. Aish products benefit from a number of core competencies:
- Electronics hardware integration
- Protection of electronics in harsh environments
- Signature management relating to corrosion protection
- Design of rugged operator workstations and displays
- Post design and support services
- Value engineering and design for production
- Water cooling for naval and military systems
Customers that have taken advantage of Aish Technologies’ unique blend of experience and innovation include BAE Systems, Thales, Lockheed Martin, SEA, Babcock, Electric Boat and Force Protection.
Capabilities: Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; Engineering; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Sheet metal components & processes; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; Heat exchangers; AS 9200; Containers; Electromagnetic compatibility; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Hardware design; Control panels; Switches and switchgear; Racks,racking; Processing systems,equipment; Boat communications; Vibration analysis and testing; Underwater equipment; Marine engineering equipment; Electronic engineering equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Webbing; Vibration mountings; Ship lighting; Ship stabilization equipment; Anchors; Ship propulsion and controls; Integrated circuits; Replenishment-at-Sea; Keyboards; EMC,Tempest design; Ruggedised products; Ruggedised; Monitors; Control desks,consoles
ADL manages a 35 year PFI (2006-41) to deliver the infrastructure for the British Army in Aldershot and Salisbury Plain.
An electronic component distributor supporting UK and International customers alike, through our locations in the UK, USA, Mexico, China, Israel, India and Australia.
Astute provides the best in component supply, anti-counterfeit mitigation, logistical solutions and new-design support, primarily for the high reliability market sector.
We are proud to deliver what British companies are best known for, Quality and Service.
Our activities are shaped by our customers, whether that is shielding you from the threat of counterfeit components, working with your design teams to introduce the latest in cutting edge technology or through life support programs for legacy products, Astute have been collaborating with Defence primes to become the partner of choice.
An AS9120, ISO9001 and SC21 approved supplier.
Design – Fulfilment - Support
Capabilities: Connectors; Fasteners; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; Engineering; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Aftermarket support (MRO); Distribution; Project management; Design; Electrical components; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Logistics; Outsourcing; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; Bearings; Seals,mounts,rings; Springs; Lubricants & solvents; AS,EN9120; Supply chain management; Adhesives; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Actuators; Generators; Motors; Sensors; Fans and blowers; Labelling systems and services; Batteries; Computer components; Filters; ISO 9002; Wires and wiring; AS 9200; Connectors electrical; Plastics and plastic coated components; Electromagnetic compatibility; Engineering and mechanical; Hardware design; Quality,reliability; Capacitors; Control panels; Fuses; Switches and switchgear; Stock control; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Availability services; Facilities management; Audio communication; Alternators; Accessories; Inverters; Lamps; Pumps; Tubes; Compressors; Electrical components; Microwave components; Electric power supply equipment; Converters; Electronic engineering equipment; Tools; Calibration devices; Printed circuits; RF components and sub systems; Circuit boards; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Fault diagnosis equipment; Materials testing; Optical test equipment; Displays; Monitoring; EMC,Tempest products; Webbing; Vibration mountings; Defence management, acquisition, marketing training courses; CBRN consultancy; Spares agency,parts supply; Leadership training courses; Amplifiers; Microprocessors; Plugs and sockets; Solenoids; Decoys; Gyroscopes; Ship stabilization equipment; Digital receivers; Integrated circuits; Resistors; Tape; High voltage equipment; Action data; Transponders; Couplings; Propellants; Power conversion machinery; Distance measuring equipment; Dessicants; Lifts; Valves; Winches; Ladders,staging equipment; Barcode systems,equipment; Sound suppression equipment; Procurement consultancy; Life cycle costing; Managed services; Obsolescence management; Warning lights; EMC,Tempest design; Tagging systems asset,vehicle; Business process automation; Battery charging systems,equipment; Specialist covert lighting; Ruggedised products; Digital signal processing; Light bars; Installation design, intergration,certification; Uninterruptable power supplies; Modems; Monitors; Ultra-violet detection lighting; Searchlights
ASV Global is a world leader in autonomous vessel technology. The company designs, builds and operates ASVs on a worldwide basis and has developed its own, industry leading, autonomous control system, ASView®.
With offices in the UK, US and Brazil, ASV’s 70+ employees support commercial, scientific, and military clients across the globe. The capabilities of the ASV Global team span the lifecycle of Autonomous Surface Vehicles with specialist expertise and experience in platform concept design, build and commissioning, operation and maintenance, control system development and advanced autonomy.
ASV Global has produced more than 80 vehicles and developed more than 30 different payload packages. ASV platforms include including mine countermeasure vehicles, marine target drones, long endurance survey catamarans, oil field services vehicles and station keeping buoys.
All ASV Global platforms are operated using the ASView® autonomous control system. ASView® has also been used for the conversion of numerous existing vessels to enable them to operate unmanned, autonomously and by direct remote control.
ASV actively participates in a range of unmanned maritime systems experiments and is involved in a variety of advanced autonomy development programmes where the company provides both technology and demonstrator platforms. ASV Global has been involved in the development of an industry code of conduct for the operation of maritime autonomous surface systems.
ASV Global products are available for lease and purchase alongside comprehensive support and training packages.
For more information, go to www.asvglobal.com.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Electronic technology; Plating; Forming; Pressing; Structural engineering; Marine services; Radio control systems; Remote control vehicles; Systems integration; Boats,crafts; Electric vehicles and components; Targets, ranges and management; Anti submarine; Maritime security; Remote control vehicle equipment; Ship,boat builders; Mines and mine warfare equipment; Bodies,conversions; Specialist; Patrol
ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK is a leading supplier to the UK MoD, the Royal Navy and to other defence departments and corporate customers internationally. With its staff of around 280 highly qualified employees it provides a diverse range of products and services in the defence and security markets.
With a long heritage of underwater defence technology, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK has expertise in every area of maritime technology, delivering world leading solutions that cover both submarine and surface ship systems.
We are a centre of excellence for maritime and port security, and also unmanned systems. Our business delivers products and services for protection both above and below the water line.
Audiotel International has firmly secured is position as market leader in the security sector for over 35 years, manufacturing innovative security products to meet the needs of Commercial, Defence, Law Enforcement and Government organisations worldwide.
The expertise and knowledge within our business, underpins the innovative development of sophisticated security products to protect any organisation from all types of threats including Counter Terrorism, Intellectual Property Protection, Surveillance and Counter Surveillance.
A comprehensive product range includes Non Linear Junction Detectors (NLJD), Harmonic Receivers and RF Differential Detectors, suitable as fixed or mobile solutions.
Our products have an almost limitless range of applications for every area of Security & Policing, keeping you ahead in a competitive, global environment.
We have a worldwide reputation for excellence – which is underlined by the fact that we export more than 70% of our products to over 90 countries around the globe through our international distributor network.
A specialist Electronic Manufacturing Service provider. design, manufacture, test of high technology, high mix, low to medium volume, complex, defence and aerospace electronic products where product quality and reliability is most important. Adopting lean manufacturing concepts including autonomous cellular manufacturing cells equipped with the latest surface mount equipment , through hole and box build technology with shared resources in design, microelectronics and conformal coat. Design activities include concept to prototype development and Design for Manufacturing services. The micro-assembly facility is a class 10,000 cleanroom for bare die attach, wire bonding and skilled integration processes for RF and microwave frequency products. Obsolescence Management service and a well defined strategy preventing counterfeit devices being accepted. Quality system aligned to specific needs of aerospace, defence and high reliability industries. Accredited to BS EN (AS)9100 including ISO9001:2001 and workmanship standards to IPC A 610 Class 3 and J.STD-001 Class 3. SC21 Silver Award winner.
Capabilities: NATO , MoD approved; ISO 9001; Search and rescue systems,equipment; Batteries; Torches; Leather and leather products; Armour personal,body; Uniform; Breathing apparatus; Binoculars,monoculars; Footwear; Helmets; Goggles,glasses; Holsters; Headphones,headsets; Knives,bayonets; Night observation systems,equipment; Riot,crowd Control equipment; Personal protective equipment; Diving systems; Counter terrorist equipment; Countermeasures equipment; Tools; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Diving clothing,systems,equipment; Clothing; Markers,beacons and illumination; Webbing; Flags; Distress signals; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Medical equipment; Safety and security nets; Survival equipment; Weapon carriage; Transponders; Shields,visors; Television equipment and engineering; Ear defenders; Control,restraint equipment; Truncheons,battons; Telescopic mountings; Anti-riot equipment; Covert systems,equipment; Protective clothing systems; Embroidery; Flares and pyrotechnics; Flood protection equipment; Distress signals
Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd is an independent electronic-scanning radar and sensor provider. It delivers an integrated multi sensor package to systems comprising the Blighter e-scan radars, cameras, thermal imagers, trackers and software solutions. Blighter radars combine patented solid-state Passive Electronically Scanned Array (PESA) technology - utilising digital beamforming (DBF) on transmit and receive - with advanced Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) and Doppler processing to provide a robust and persistent surveillance capability and an unmatched combination of high reliability, accuracy and performance with a low cost of ownership. Products are manufactured under a BS EN ISO 9001;2008 certified management system. Blighter Surveillance Systems Ltd is based at Great Chesterford on the outskirts of Cambridge England.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Communication systems,equipment; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; Defence systems; Warning systems; Information & signal processes; Ground equipment; Aerials,antenna; Tracking equipment; Surveillance systems,equipment; Command,control systems; Aerial surveillance systems,equipment; Radar systems,equipment; Digital image processing; Protection,security systems,equipment; Thermal imaging systems,equipment; Airport,port,transport security; Counter surveillance systems,equipment; Perimeter protection,security; Electronic monitoring systems; Digital signal processing
Cablescan manufacture and develop high performance electrical cable assemblies / wiring harnesses / cables and control panels for military and aerospace, we have achieved the SC21 Silver standard and are certified to AS9100 / ISO9001 Since formation in 1994 our reputation and level of business has developed by bringing cost reduction and added value to many programmes, capabilities include laser wire marking, automatic testing and machine overbraiding. Our large onsite stockholding of ground vehicle material and facilities operating from a 30,000 square feet facility in Brough in the UK and Nagele in the Netherlands enables Cablescan to respond to UoR requirements. With onsight Engineering and prototyping capability Cablescan are positioned to support product development through to volume manufacture.
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.
CEEMA has been trading for over 38 years providing a range of Engineering, Electronic/ Mechanical and Specialist Engineering/Design/Manufacturing Services for the Defence, Aerospace, Automotive, Scientific and Commercial sectors.
Our core services and expertise include concept design, mechanical design, electronic design, PCB design & layout, testing & test equipment. We also operate a specialist CAD design and support service which can be provided independently where the design has already been established.
In addition, we provide specialist Technical Recruitment Services, for both Contract and Permanent requirements, serving clients operating within the Defence, Automotive, Aerospace, Scientific, Manufacturing and Commercial sectors.
Capabilities: Engineering; Manufacture; Personnel recruitment and selection; Project management; Design; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Engineering and mechanical; Electronic engineering equipment
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.
Martech is part of the CodaOctopus Group of companies and together with our sister companies, we are a team of over 50 engineers and technical specialists with more than 25 years’ experience in developing technology for defence, aerospace and sub-sea.
At Martech we specialise in the design, development and manufacture of custom electronic technology for test, measurement, instrumentation and control as well as product development and reverse engineering/re-engineering for obsolescence management.
Founded in 1988 we have over 25 years of expertise in engineering innovative solutions for challenging applications, and pride ourselves on being able to respond to the many and varied technical challenges we face.
Part of the CodaOctopus group of Companies since 2006, Martech, together with US based sister company Colmek, is the electronic design and manufacturing centre of expertise and works closely with sister company CodaOctopus Products on its market-leading technologies for marine applications.
Capabilities: UAV; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Test facilities; Electronic technology; Fans and blowers; Test equipment; Flying training; Solar arrays; Leather and leather products; Rubber mouldings components; Government relations; Marine services; Aerials,antenna; Aircraft armament; Communications test equipment; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Underwater equipment; Test beds,rigs; Vehicle testing; Nuclear engineering equipment; Radar systems,equipment; Fault diagnosis equipment; Non-destructive testing equipment; Maintenance simulation; Equipment bags; Air sea rescue; Detection systems,equipment; Ammunition; Bomb,blast,explosion suppression devices; Digital receivers; Mechanical equipment; Mortars and mortar location equipment; Bodies,conversions; Campsite equipment design and provision; Vehicle mounted shelters
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.