Members with this Capability
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
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.
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
Anglo has an unrivaled reputation for composite engineering excellence and the provision of innovative solutions across a wide spectrum of the worlds major markets: these include Defence, automotive, machine tools, aerospace and healthcare.
Anglo Krempel has a particular capability in the manufacture of composite radomes and antenna shrouds/covers.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; De-icing equipment; Aircraft components; Connectors; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Fasteners; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; AS 9100; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Communication systems,equipment; AS,EN9100; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Pneumatic & hydraulics; ISO 9001; ITAR approved; ISO 9001:2003; Bearings; Seals,mounts,rings; Springs; Lubricants & solvents; Adhesives; Actuators; Temperature control equipment; Motors; Sensors; Plating; Fans and blowers; Stabilisers,stabilisation equipment; Forming; Filters; Paint; Ground equipment; Precision machinery and components; Pressing; Rubber mouldings components; Stampings; Structural engineering; Marine services; Maritime transport; Capacitors; Control panels; Switches and switchgear; Anti-static materials; Boat communications; Intercommunication equipment; Audio communication; Alternators; Instrumentation equipment; Inverters; Pumps; Tubes; Abrasives; Accumulators; Compressors; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Underwater equipment; Laser systems,components; Robots and robotics equipment; Boats,crafts; Armoured protection components; Microwave components; Combat engineering equipment; Marine engineering equipment; Converters; Frequency changers; Tools; Calibration devices; Inspection equipment; Telemetry equipment; Monitoring; EMC,Tempest products; Anti-vibration materials and manufacture; Webbing; Seats and seating systems; Nanotechnology; Vibration mountings; Spares agency,parts supply; Maritime security; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Servo systems and components; Ship,boat builders; Cladding protection and deception equipment; Ship lighting; Decoys; Gyroscopes; Ship stabilization equipment; Pressure control components; Shock protection equipment; Anchors; Floatation equipment; Rigging and ropes; Ropes; Noise control equipment; Ship propulsion and controls; Cryogenic equipment; Resistors; Synchros; Tape; Port and ship agencies; Couplings; Radiography equipment and components; Propellants; Distance measuring equipment; Release mechanisms; Drogues; Gauges; Inflatable structures; Deck equipment; Ship classification; Dessicants; Decompression chambers; Cathodic protection equipment; Replenishment-at-Sea; Valves; Winches; Anti-skid materials; Flow meters; Anemometers; Meteorological equipment; Steering gear; Sound suppression equipment; Retransmission equipment; Telescopic mountings; Branded goods; Mirrors; EMC,Tempest design; Jamming equipment; TETRA systems,equipment; Safety harness; Ruggedised products; Chains; Scramblers; Giftware; General
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
Leaders in the supply and manufacture of high precision, close toleranced machined components and assemblies in metals and plastic including composite materials for the aerospace and defence industry.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Cabin management systems,equipment; Aircraft components; Connectors; Fasteners; AS 9100; Customer approved; Engineering; Machining; Mechanical assembly; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; Alloys; Metals; Speciality metals; OEM Approved; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Composite materials; ISO 14001; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Bearings; Seals,mounts,rings; Sensors; Ground equipment; Plastics and plastic coated components; Precision machinery and components; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Couplings; Release mechanisms; Landing Gear; Monuments (Includes, Lavatories & Galleys, Bulkheads & Skins); Seats; Stowage; Electrical Systems (includes IFE & IFC,Lighting, Monitoring & Comms); Misc. Furnishings & Fixings; Emergency & Safety; General
Since being founded in 1956, Beagle Technology Group has been involved with the development and support of many major programmes across all market sectors and has invested heavily in incorporating technology across the business. Our expertise lies in the creation of value added niche engineering from concept to supply.
Beagle Technology Group designs and manufactures metallic and composite parts and structures, as well as highly finished components for the Aerospace, Marine and Defence markets.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Pipes,ducts,hoses; Mechanical components; Wiring,cables; AS 9100; CAA approved; Customer approved; EASA approved; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; NATO , MoD approved; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Structural,smart; ISO 9001; ITAR approved; OEM Approved; Surface engineering; Logistics; Test facilities; BS EN ISO 14001:2004; Training consultancy; Composite materials; Tooling; ISO 14001; Cockpit systems,equipment; Lubricants & solvents; Supply chain management; Adhesives; Plating; Treatment; Doors; Fans and blowers; Testing,certification; IPC 610 Class 1; EFQM; ISO registered; Forming; NADCAP; UAV systems; Signature reduction equipment,systems; NAMAS; Pressing; Rubber mouldings components; Structural engineering; Engineering and mechanical; Weapons storage; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Spares agency,parts supply; Ship,boat builders
BeaverFit is the leading proponent of the functional fitness movement. By listening to the operational demands of the Military, it became clear that there was a need for front-line strength and conditioning products that could be easily transported and erected anywhere in the world. The FOB Locker and Tactical Gym Box were designed to cater for the multi-faceted needs of troops in a remote theatre environment, both of which can be fully integrated with our Functional Training Rigs making BeaverFit the world leader in deployable fitness equipment.
BeaverFit have a solid reputation for innovation as we design and manufacture all equipment ourselves in our UK facility, using S355 (5mm) High Tensile British Steel.
BeaverFit proudly supplies the British Forces, including the Army, RAF, Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Special Forces, and last year supplied over 100 FOB Lockers for the US Marines, US Navy and Navy SEALS. We are generating significant interest from Militaries across Europe, Middle East, as well as Asia and the Pacific Region.
We design military-specific equipment that can be deployed overseas, and used in the most remote locations. We ensure our equipment is safe to be air freighted (we now have UK Armed Forces ‘Air Portable’ status on our front-line equipment) and moved without the danger of damage, in a simple and easy-to-use way.
Bradbury Group Ltd is the UK’s largest manufacturer of steel doors and security grilles and cages. Ongoing investment in advanced production equipment and third party certifications (including LPS 1175 & Secured by Design) ensures we are able to offer bespoke engineered, superior quality products in impeccable lead-times. The group operates under four divisions: Bradbury Security (security doors), Extendor (grilles and cages), Martin Roberts (architectural steel doors), and Newton Security Doors (communal entrance doors).
Bradbury doorsets provide solutions for acoustic, fire, and security, and are widely used in the protection of major utilities, and government and national infrastructure. We offer the UK’s widest range of LPS 1175 certified security doors, certified to the UK’s benchmark in physical security standards, and we are the only company worldwide able to produce LPS 1175 SR3 security grilles. These Extendor Eclipse grilles are also certified and approved by CPNI for use by UK government departments and critical national infrastructure.
All products are custom made to suit individual requirements and are designed, tested and certified to perform in the most extreme of environments. All products are available on a supply only basis, and we also offer a fully co-ordinated design, manufacture, and installation package.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Plating; Forming; Access control systems,equipment; Pressing; Fire protection,prevention; Locks and bolts; Perimeter protection,security; Entry systems; Electro mechanical locks; Grilles,shutters; Anti-attack hinges
Bray Plastics are a ISO9001 UKAS certificated plastic and metal fabricator who specialise in the design of engineered plastic assemblies and components; CNC machined, lasered, formed, cast, fabricated, injection moulded, 3D printed etc. to customer specifications.
Our expertise developed over the decades means we provide our customers with value-added solutions. Using our knowledge and experience means we are adept at providing design solutions to cater for hazardous and demanding environments including radiation and blast shielding.
Examples of our MOD projects include:
- Pressure plates for armoured vehicle recovery trucks
- Shaped charge explosive housings for bomb disposal
- Custom munitions cases for the Special Forces
- Pilot knee mount for fast jet and helicopter crews
- Screen housings for communication equipment
We provide a wide range of services, covering every stage of the production process.
From concept to testing, we offer advice, prototyping, tooling and production of one-offs to medium production runs.
Capabilities: UAV; Aircraft components; Mechanical components; Coatings,treatments; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Communication systems,equipment; Engine components; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; ISO 9001; Composite materials; Navigation systems,equipment; Sensors; Plating; Rubber; Forming; Cabinets; Containers; Plastics and plastic coated components; Precision machinery and components; Pressing; Rubber mouldings components; Sonar equipment,systems; Intercommunication equipment; Instrumentation equipment; Night observation systems,equipment; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Laser systems,components; Surveillance systems,equipment; Armoured protection components; Magnetic and non-magnetic components; Combat engineering equipment; Marine engineering equipment; Nuclear engineering equipment; Calibration devices; Radar systems,equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; Displays; Detection systems,equipment; Fire protection,prevention; Explosive ordnance disposal systems,equipment; Blast protection; Vibration mountings; Corrosion inhibition,treatment; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Bomb,blast,explosion suppression devices; Cladding protection and deception equipment; Decoys; Pressure control components; Telephone systems,equipment; Noise control equipment; Mechanical equipment; Specialist; Sound location equipment; Couplings; Radiation monitoring systems,equipment; Alarm systems,equipment; Geophysical survey equipment; Cathodic protection equipment; Ultra sonic equipment; Telescopic mountings; Cases; Thermal imaging systems,equipment; Mounted lighting; Jamming equipment; Ruggedised products; Ruggedised; ISO container design; Radio,video carrying systems; Speech analysis,recognition systems,equipment; Enhancements systems,equipment; General
Caparo Accles and Pollock are part of the global and diverse Caparo Group of Companies.
Manufactures of precision manipulated and coiled tube assemblies for high integrity applications in sectors such as; power generation, aerospace, scientific, marine, oil and gas.
Diameters range from ? to 8 in materials such as Stainless Steel, High Alloy Steels, Titanium, Aluminium and Inconel.
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).
Caparo Accles and Pollock hold approvals such as AS9100, NADCAP, ISO9001, TS16949 and numerous customer approvals including Rolls Royce.
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
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