Members with Capabilities in this Area
3SDL offer innovative, cost effective consultancy and airborne surveillance capabilities in the Aerospace, Defence & Security sectors. A wealth of experienced subject matter experts with extensive knowledge in the fields of ISTAR, Tactical Data Links, Communications and Information Assurance can support businesses and governments in acquisition, development and de-risking capability expansion. Built on a proven reputation in the growing areas of UAS, AIS and Cyber Security, 3SDL provide cutting edge solutions at affordable rates. Combined with a comprehensive training portfolio, providing courses on all aspects of the procurement cycle, from CONOPS to OT&E for a range of international customers, the diversity of skills within 3SDL allow rapid, proactive and agile support for businesses facing the varied challenges of the Aerospace, Defence and Security sectors.
Accles and Pollock are part of the global metals and engineering solutions business Liberty House Group.
Manufactures of precision manipulated and coiled tube assemblies for high integrity applications in sectors such as; power generation, aerospace, scientific, marine, oil and gas.
Main products include rigid and flexible pipes, aerospace ducts, tube coils, convoluted tube and bespoke tubular products supplied with full product traceability.
Capabilities include: CNC multi-stack tube bending facilities integrated with non contact co-ordinate measuring equipment. End forming. The latest technology manual, automated and laser welding housed in a class 10000 clean room. Brazing. Super cleaning processes including ultra-sonic cleaning. NDT facilities including: radiography, fluorescent penetrant inspection and magnetic particle inspection (CTT).
Accles and Pollock hold approvals such as AS9100, NADCAP, ISO9001, TS16949 and numerous customer approvals including Rolls Royce.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; Aircraft components; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Design; Sheet metal components & processes; Tooling; Fire control systems,equipment; Fuel systems; Hydraulic systems,equipment; Temperature control equipment; Fans and blowers
ADEPT-NX Ltd is a portfolio company able to provide the services of non-executive directors to SME businesses looking to develop in the Aerospace and Defence sectors. Operating Boards find it invaluable to have the assistance of an experienced non-exec with the ability to offer objectivity and provide a different perspective on all aspects of their business. In addition ADEPT- NX Ltd can undertake projects such as market research, strategies for sales and business expansion and drive strategy implementation. Dick Martin, ADEPT-NX's MD has over 25 years experience in the A&D industry at board level and is a member of the Aerospace Members Committee, SC21 Steering Group, AGP Supply Chain Working Group, Finance Forum, and the Skills and Job Retention Group Governance Board (SJRG). He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and is a Chartered Director.
Capabilities: Machining; Mechanical assembly; Compressors; Gas turbine engines and accessories
AEI Systems is a highly focused, world-leading defence organisation with BS EN ISO 9001:2008 quality approval, specialising in the design, development, manufacture, test, supply and logistic support of Air, Land and Naval weapons and weapons systems. AEI Systems is the Design Authority (DA) for ADEN, ASPEN and INSPEKTA. AEI Systems refurbishes HS804 and M39 guns and specialises in gun barrel manufacture ranging from 20 mm to 105 mm calibre. Working from a modern office and factory complex in Ascot, Berkshire, AEI Systems is conveniently located close to the M3, M4 and M25 motorways and London Heathrow airport. Utilising modern Computer Aided Design (CAD), Simulation, Project Data Management (PDM) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems. AEI Systems responds promptly to customer demands for new and innovative solutions and delivers new and ‘off the shelf’ products in a timely manner. .
Capabilities: Aircraft components; Customer approved; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Aftermarket support (MRO); Design; NATO , MoD approved; OEM Approved; ISO 9001:2003; Weapon systems; Testing,certification; Engineering and mechanical; Aircraft armament; Cannon; Guns and gun equipment; Trials management; Anti tank
Aero Metals Alliance (AMA)
Provides materials and supply chain management services to the world’s leading aerospace companies. We currently operate form Fourteen Service Centres in five countries through the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
This enables us to aggregate demand across a single supply chain on behalf of the world’s leading OEMs whilst at the same time providing a truly responsive local service to meet the needs of individual sub-contractors anywhere in the world.
Aero Metals Alliance includes some of the world’s leading metal suppliers; Gould Alloys, Service Centres Aero, Wilsons, Sunshine Metals and Progressive Alloy. Together, these companies deliver a complete range of aerospace and high performance metal products from ten destinations across the globe. Our intention will be to grow this alliance by introducing partners who can add value to the global aerospace industry.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Machining; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Landing Gear
Aeromet International Ltd is a UK-based, world leader in the production of premium quality Aluminium and Magnesium Sand Castings, Aluminium Investment Castings, SOPHIA High Property Aluminium Investment Castings and A20X High Property Castings for the aerospace, military and defence industries from its 3 facilities.
Aeromet also offers castings fully machined, surface treated/painted, assembled and kitted as per customers requirements. Aeromet hold NADCAP, AS 9100, BS EN ISO 9001 and ISO14001 approvals. Aeromet also offer a Rapid Prototyping service.
Aeromet has developed, patented and received full aerospace approval for its new alloy A20X, which is the world's strongest commercially available cast aluminium alloy. A20X is in use in production programmes now.
Aeromet's Worcester facility is the only Boeing approved investment foundry in Europe.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Connectors; Pipes,ducts,hoses; AS 9100; Customer approved; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Design; Aerospace consultancy; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Missiles,rockets,sub-munitions; Engine components; Alloys; Metals; Speciality metals; ISO 9001; OEM Approved; Research & development; Canopies; Tooling; ISO 14001; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Fuel systems; Supply chain management; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Actuators; Generators; Treatment; Payloads; NADCAP; Batteries; Engineering and mechanical; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Medical equipment; Test Capabiltiy
Set up in August 1999 to wind, test and assemble Electric Motors for Hamilton Sunstrand-Shannon (now Collins Aerospace) serving the Aviation Sector.
Aerowind currently operate under AS9110 rev C from BSI UK.
Customer base includes companies such as; Collins Aerospace systems (Formally UTC, Hamilton Sundstrand) and Safran Cabin (Formally Sell Zodiac Aerospace Gmbh).
Rewind capability accross a broad spectrum of both AC/DC Aircraft units, both civilian and military, Product type would include but not exhaustive to Armatures, Rotors, Stators and Fields
Capabilities: Electrical components; ISO 9001; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Generators; Motors; Plating; Fans and blowers; AS,EN9110; Electrical test equipment; Fault diagnosis equipment; Balancing dynamic testing; Solenoids
AERTEC Solutions is an international engineering and consultancy specialised in aeronautics.
It was founded in 1997 and today carries out activities in the aviation sector, the aeronautical industry and aerospace & defence systems.
We are currently a Tier 1 supplier for Airbus Group for manufacturing engineering services and programme management for their commercial and military aircraft. We also participate in the world’s largest aerospace programmes, such as the Beluga, the A380, the A350XWB, the A400M, A320 or A330MRTT, among others.
AERTEC Solutions designs aerospace systems for aircraft, unmanned aerial platforms and high dynamic vehicles, both for commercial and for military use. Our products include lightweight tactical RPAS vehicles, designed in-house with our own technology. These products include TARSIS 75 and TARSIS 25, for observation and surveillance missions.
Our workforce is made up of over 500 professional aeronautics experts, with offices in Spain, the UK, Portugal, Colombia and the United States.
Capabilities: UAV; Engineering; Manufacture; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Missiles,rockets,sub-munitions; Tooling; UAV systems; Engineering and mechanical; Construction management; Test beds,rigs; Guided weapon systems,equipment; Integrated systems; Systems engineering
AirBorn is at the forefront in providing a service of specialist design, manufacture and supply of Cable Assemblies for Mil/Aero, Communications and Quality Industrial Markets.
Our UK Production facility offers a total manufacturing service that provides customers with assured quality and total support. Our services are available from prototype and test cables through to complex screened projects – working with you from short term developments to long term projects.
- Flight Control Systems, HUD, HDD
- Stores Management Systems
- Air Data Computers
- Automatic Landing Gear Systems
- VCR Black Box Units
- Missile Seeker Systems
- Telemetry, Engine and Chassis Cable Assemblies for the Motorsport industry
- Prototype & Test Equipment Assemblies
- Concentrically and Helically Laid Assemblies
Capabilities: Connectors; Wiring,cables; AS 9100; Engineering; Mechanical assembly; Electrical components; ISO 9002; Effluent water treating equipment; Torches; Materials testing; Safety harness
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.
AKKA is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with activities spanning the defence, aerospace, automotive and rail sectors. Working with OEMs and Tier one suppliers, we provide unrivalled support on a local and transnational basis.
With more than 21,000 permanent employees working from 24 countries, we are the leading engineering consultancy in our sector.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Cabin management systems,equipment; Airframes; AS 9100; Customer approved; EASA approved; Engineering; Aftermarket support (MRO); Accreditation,Certification Services; Project management; Design; Communication systems,equipment; Aerospace consultancy; AS,EN9100; ISO 9001; Outsourcing; Research & development; Software consultancy; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Test equipment; Systems integrator; Entertainment system; Ground equipment; Engineering and mechanical; Human factors; Failure mode analysis; Mathematical modelling; Stress analysis; Cost analysis,management systems; Information systems,technology consultancy; Software design; Audio communication; Software testing and validation; Test beds,rigs; Command,control systems; Recording systems,equipment; Electronic engineering equipment; RF components and sub systems; Displays; Monitoring; EMC,Tempest products; Digital receivers; Publications; Transmissions; Digital video links; Support services; Asset tracking,management; e-Learning; Life cycle costing; Systems engineering; Obsolescence management; EMC,Tempest design; Communication installation,integration; Assurance systems; Radio,video carrying systems; Digital signal processing; Speech analysis,recognition systems,equipment; Enhancements systems,equipment; Control desks,consoles; Transporter transceiver equipment; Landing Gear; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; Emergency & Safety; General
Allen-Vanguard are globally renowned providers of Electronic Countermeasures to government and security forces around the world. Their range of operationally proven products provide a capability that can be applied to the whole continuum of operations and scenarios which may encounter Radio Controlled IEDs and/or drones (UAS).
The vehicle countermeasure systems are fielded extensively with leading NGOs, OGDs and Peace Keeping organizations as well as with numerous Private Security Companies. Allen-Vanguard’s core technology is at the heart of the US SYMPHONY program, the only system authorized by the US for provision to coalition forces. The manportable systems provide a powerful capability that can be used in the full range of dismounted scenarios and can also be used as a substitute vehicle capability.
In addition to the vehicle and manportable systems Allen-Vanguard offers full training and support packages that can provide users with a truly turnkey capability solution to the threat.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Mechanical assembly; Communication systems,equipment; Defence systems; ISO registered; Crisis,disaster,emergency consultancy; Counter terrorist equipment; Countermeasures equipment; Explosive ordnance disposal systems,equipment; Threat analysis; Counter terrorism consultancy; Jamming equipment
Altran ranks as the undisputed global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D). The company offers clients an unmatched value proposition to address their transformation and innovation needs. Altran works alongside its clients, from initial concept through industrialisation, to invent the products and services of tomorrow. For over 35 years, the company has provided expertise in Automotive, Aeronautics, Space, Defence & Naval, Rail, Infrastructure & Transportation, Energy, Industrial & Consumer, Life Sciences, Communications, Semiconductor & Electronics, Software & Internet and Finance & Public Sector. The Aricent acquisition extends this leadership to semiconductor, digital experience and design innovation. Altran generated revenues of €2.9 billion in 2018, with some 47,000 employees in more than 30 countries.
Capabilities: UAV; Customer approved; Accreditation,Certification Services; Project management; Aerospace consultancy; NATO , MoD approved; Test facilities; OH SAS 18001:1999; TickIT; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Training consultancy; Software consultancy; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Defence systems; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Propulsion control systems; Plating; Systems integrator; Forming; Solar arrays; Software design; Software testing and validation; Command,control systems; Waste disintegrators,shredders; Explosive detection systems,equipment; Integrated systems; Systems engineering; Assurance systems
ASP is an international supplier of raw material in the form of tube, special extrusions, bar, sheet, plate as well as components. Specialising in high performance aluminium alloys and other advanced alloys (including titanium, magnesium and an exclusive range of bespoke powder metallurgy alloys).
ASP holds AS9100C/ISO9001 and ISO 14001.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Plating; Forming; Precision machinery and components; Tubes
Amfax has over thirty years’ experience in providing engineering design and manufacturing solutions to the aerospace and defence industries. Specialising in software, electronic and electro-mechanical design. Our core capabilities cover everything from project management, consultation, design, manufacturing, testing, documentation to training and long term system support.
Amfax has built on its strong partnership with National Instruments (Platinum Partner) to become a world class test system solutions provider, delivering high quality, high performance and cost effective automated test equipment (ATE).
We have also developed our own PCB and PCBA ground breaking measuring solution for safety/mission critical applications – Amfax a3Di.
Capabilities: ISO9001, AS9100, Automated Test Equipment (ATE), PCB/PCBA Measuring System, Engineering Consultation, Design and Manufacture, Avionic Equipment, Electro-Mechanical Equipment, Wiring Harnesses and Cables, Build-to-Print, PCBA assembly, PDS and Through Life Support.
Capabilities: Wiring,cables; AS 9100; Engineering; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; ISO 9001:2003; Ground support systems; Test equipment; Systems integrator; IPC 610 Class 3; ISO registered; Information & signal processes; Wires and wiring; Ground equipment; Engineering and mechanical; Data communication; Documentation,drawing; Hardware design; Workstations; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Processing systems,equipment; Communications test equipment; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Software design; Test beds,rigs; Electronic engineering equipment; Printed circuits; RF components and sub systems; Circuit boards; Fault diagnosis equipment; Non-destructive testing equipment; Optical test equipment; Manuals; Software; Integrated systems; Computerised moitoring systems; Measuring systems,equipment; Automated data capture; Data conversion services; Test Capabiltiy