thebigword is a global, technology-enabled language service provider, that provides translation (written word) and interpreting (spoken word) services. thebigword employs 600 people based in 14 offices in nine countries, working with more than 14,000 linguists worldwide.
At the centre of thebigword approach is delivering customer-focused solutions of the highest possible quality, and making the global communication process smooth for its wide range of Government and Private-sector clients.
thebigword is the only linguistic solutions organisation globally who have a dedicated Defence arm.
Our client's include; MOD, NATO, BAE, FCO, HOME OFFICE, DWP, NHS, HMRC, GO and Non GO. We provide management and linguistic solutions to clients in austere and hostile environments with a proven record of deployments in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Serra Leone, Cameroon, Tunisia, Bosnia and the Ukraine.
Face to face Interpreting
Cultural awareness training
Capabilities: NATO , MoD approved; ISO 9001; ISO 14001; Education courses; Audio communication; Languages training courses; Communication training; e-Learning
Founded in 1982, Thermoteknix Systems Ltd is one of the worlds leading innovators and manufacturers of thermal imaging technology. The company was recognized in 1998 by the prestigious Queen's Award For Export Achievement and the Queen's Award for Enterprise (Innovation) in 2008 and again in 2015.
Thermoteknix develops a range of solutions for the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries including clip-on thermal imagers for image intensifiers, thermal imaging binoculars and OEM thermal imaging modules which are incorporated into many well known, high profile third party products.
Thermoteknix UK headquarters are in Cambridge where a highly skilled team of Engineering, R&D, Production, Sales, Marketing and Technical Support specialists are based. A dedicated network of Thermoteknix overseas offices and agents serves nearly every country in the world.
Thermoteknix products all share a heritage of technical superiority, successful operation in harsh conditions and long term support from a company committed to customer satisfaction.
Capabilities: Binoculars,monoculars; Night observation systems,equipment; Displays; Homeland security; Thermal imaging systems,equipment; Airport,port,transport security; Counter surveillance systems,equipment; Cameras systems,equipment; Infra-red systems,equipment; Imaging systems,equipment; Passenger screening,searching systems,equipment
UK owned and operated cloud services provider with own software. We optimise performance by building cloud accelerators and storage vaults to deploy in mission critical locations, supporting remote wipe and archiving to reduce security impact. We have developed energy efficient computing, with cost reduction and miniaturisation benefits.
Thinklogical, A Belden Brand, manufactures high performance secure video distribution and KVM (keyboard, video and mouse) extension/switching systems for defence, intelligence and homeland security applications including C4ISTAR, command and control, naval ship’s bridge and combat information center, VTC, surveillance, UAV ground control operations, and visualization, simulation and training.
Supporting all common audio-visual and IT formats including 4K video, Thinklogical products provide true "any to any" connectivity, facilitating instant situational awareness, enhanced cyber security and a reduced insider threat. Thinklogical manufactures the only mid to large scale fibre optic KVM switch/matirx that is IA accredited to manage multiple security domains through a single system, thereby reducing infrastructure costs and minimising the requirement to air gap networks.
ISO 9001:2015 certified, Thinklogical products are IA accredited to the Common Criteria EAL4, NATO NIAPC, TEMPEST SDIP 27 Level B and U.S. DoD JITC UC APL 2013.
Capabilities: Communication systems,equipment; Command,control systems; EMC,Tempest products; Intelligence systems; Control desks,consoles
ThinkTank Maths is a mathematics research organisation providing innovative solutions to challenges in engineering and unprecedented complexity in space, defence, energy, oil & gas - where off-the-shelf technology, software and established mathematics are inadequate: trusted reasoning sytesm for rovers and UAVs, planet re-entry, system design optimisation, etc.
Military & Law Enforcement Products
Thomas Jacks Ltd have exclusive UK distribution for a number of brands and a large range of products offering COTS (Commercial Off The Shelf), MOTS (Military Off The Shelf) and custom solutions for the law enforcement, emergency services and military markets.
Due to the sensitive nature and restrictions placed on military equipment, especially those that are ITAR (International Trade in Arms Regulations) controlled, a great deal of what Thomas Jacks Ltd offer to the law enforcement and military community can only be supplied directly to the end-user. Some unrestricted products can be supplied through trade partners who demonstrate a history of working directly with law enforcement and military customers and can evidence the reporting and compliance procedures we require.
We are the authorised UK distributor for Adventure Lights, Argonaut Water, Cobra Optics, CORTAC, Energizer Hard Case Tactical, Hazard 4, Illumiglow, KinetiXx, L-3 Warrior Systems, L-3 CyTerra, Laserluchs, Powerflare, Pulsar, Swatscope, Wiley X, W+R and Yukon. We also distribute L-3 EOTech, Sofradir-EC, Vortex Optics and Opticron to the law enforcement, military and security markets.
Our product offering is extensive and includes Overt/Covert Personal Identification Beacons, Safety Lights, Helmet Lights, Vest Lights, Tactical Lights, Weapon Lights/Lasers, Infrared Vehicle Lights, Portable Remote Control LZ/DZ/HLZ Lighting solutions, Milspec Chemical Light Sticks, Rugged Miniature Red Dot Sights, Holographic Sights, Night Vision solutions, Camera-mounted Night Vision systems, Eyesafe Infrared Laser Illuminators, Thermal Imagers, Infrared and Thermal Combat ID and marker solutions, Laser Rangefinders, Laser Aimers/Illuminators, Ballistic/Protective Eyewear, Tactical Gloves/Gear, Day Optics including Binoculars, Monoculars, Spotting Scopes and Tactical Periscopes.
Working closely with our customers, including the Ministry of Defence, Police Forces, Fire, Rescue and Ambulance Services, the Environment Agency and many other Government Agencies, we ensure that they receive a product that matches their requirements. Our customer commitment and the close working relationships we have with all the brands we distribute means that we have established an enviable reputation of supplying, on time and within budget COTS, MOTS and custom solutions that meet or exceed the end-users specific operational requirements.
As a company, we are committed to providing excellent customer service, technical and product backup. We are certified to ISO 9001:2008.
Capabilities: ISO 9001; Optical systems,equipment,components; Torches; Leather and leather products; Armour personal,body; Binoculars,monoculars; Accessories; Helmets; Goggles,glasses; Holsters; Night observation systems,equipment; Surveillance systems,equipment; Personal protective equipment; Sighting systems,equipment; Electro optical equipment and engineering; Infra red systems; Equipment bags; Markers,beacons and illumination; Infra red equipment,materials; Weapon carriage; Distance measuring equipment; Cases; Thermal imaging systems,equipment; Imaging systems,equipment; Specialist covert lighting; Protective clothing systems; Silencers
Thompson Aero Seating is recognised for cutting-edge design, engineering and manufacture of premium business-class, full flat-bed airline seating. Our bespoke solutions maximise passengers’ personal space and, through intelligent design, they optimise every inch of the cabin. Many major airlines enjoy the benefits of our innovative seating, differentiating their brands and delivering new revenue streams through increased customer loyalty and passenger numbers. Proven reliability and easy maintenance also mean the total cost of ownership of a Thompson seat is amongst the lowest in the industry.
Thormac is a leading custom plastics, injection moulding and contract manufacturer which has been manufacturing in Shannon since 1979. We specialise in plastic design, prototyping, large part moulding and value added assembly. We cater for low volume with a high max.
We manufacture in our 40,000 sq foot facility, which includes a clean room with over 19 machines ranging from 30Tonne to 1100 Tonne. We work with a varied range of engineering plastics including Silicone, PA66, PA^,PC, PVC, PMMA, TPU, PBT,PVDF and our technical support capability is key to our growth.
We have already completed a number of plastic for metal substitutions. We also process bespoke plastics developed by our customers and processed on our customers behalf.
ADVANCE - the official quarterly magazine of ADS, the trade organisation advancing UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries - delivers regular comprehensive coverage of all the latest issues and developments, concerning these sectors both here in the UK and overseas. ADVANCE serves as a forum for all stakeholders in these sectors from government, the armed/security forces and industry to exchange views and opinions. It is a must read for all those involved across the entire supply chain with award winning journalists, industry commentators and analysts providing authoritative insights that get beyond the headlines, plus daily online news at www.adsadvance.co.uk
Titania develop network security auditing software. Our security and compliance tools enable auditors and end user organisations to harden their systems and produce expert level reports on their networks at a fraction of the time and cost of manual testing, helping them stay secure in the face of cyber threats.
Used by the FBI, U.S. DoD, NSA and across 80 countries, Nipper Studio provides a fast and cost effective way to securely audit over 100 different types of network device. Much more detailed than a scanner, the reports enable you to maintain a higher level of network security between penetration tests.
Paws Studio is a compliance auditing tool for your workstations, servers and laptops. You can produce compliance reports in seconds using either the pre-defined policies (including PCI DSS, SANS, USGCB, Cyber Essentials) or your own customised compliance policy.
Capabilities: Software modelling; Software design; Software; Protection,security systems,equipment; Computer telephony integration; EOD software; Intelligent character recognition
Titanium Industries are the Worlds largest independent stockholder and processor of Titanium and high performance metals with extensive worldwide stocks and 16 worldwide sales locations, all accessed by one common computer system visible to all.
We are a World class supplier approved to the highest standards, AS9100 Rev C in all locations plus numerous customer approvals and can process metal internally to meet most customer requirements.
We have Saws, guillotines and water jets, all in house.Visit us at www.titanium.com to see the company or email us at Uksales@titanium.com with your enquiry.
We offer Performance metal solutions.
Capabilities: ISO 9001; ISO registered; Software modelling; Information systems,technology consultancy; Software design; Electronic document management; Software; Forms
TMD Technologies Ltd (TMD) is a world leading supplier of innovative microwave and RF products for radar, EW and communications applications. Defence and Security is a very important market sector for TMD, although the company also produces equipment for laboratory applications such as EMC testing and scientific research.
Specifically, TMD’s products include specialised transmitters, ultra-compact microwave power modules (MPMs), high voltage power supplies, microwave tubes and instrumentation amplifiers.
Product platforms can be ground-based, naval or airborne, the latter including fast jet, helicopter and Unmanned Aerial vehicles (UAVs).
TMD is a multiple UK Queen’s Award winning company; succeeding in 2004 and 2005 for International Trade and Innovation respectively.
Capabilities: Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Mechanical assembly; Electrical components; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; ISO 9001; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Test facilities; Electronic technology; Avionics; Fans and blowers; Test equipment; Financial services; FAA approved; Solar arrays; Cabinets; Leather and leather products; Pressing; Communications test equipment; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; CBRN agent protection; Alarm detection; Surveillance systems,equipment; Command,control systems; Guns and gun equipment; Armoured; Grenades and dischargers; Electric power supply equipment; Electronic engineering equipment; Nuclear engineering equipment; Calibration devices; Radar systems,equipment; Grit blasting; Tensile,compression testing; Infra red systems; Data simulation; Flight control simulation; Cloth manufacturers; CBRN equipment; Bomb,blast,explosion suppression devices; Pallets; Simulation systems; Defence acquisition and support systems; Action data; Surveillance training; Counter surveillance systems,equipment; Systems,equipment rental; Installations; Ruggedised products; ISO container design; Digital signal processing; Vehicle mounted shelters
Tml are world class CNC precision engineering sub-contractors specialising in 5 axis prismatic machining, 9 axis mill turning, multi axis EDM as well as standard CNC machining.
By investing heavily in some of the worlds most advanced equipment Tml can handle prototype and product development quantities as well as production volume scheduled orders and direct-to-line feed.
We also offer our customers help with DFM and can provide a complete bespoke solution by providing kitting and sub-assembly in our clean facility as well as sourcing surface treatments.
We hold AS 9100 Rev C with BSI and work with many Aerospace primes who individual approvals we additionally hold. As well as working in the aerospace sector, Tml work closely with several other top-end commercial, security and industrial customers fulfilling their quality machined parts requirements.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Mechanical components; AS 9100; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Aftermarket support (MRO); Design; Missiles,rockets,sub-munitions; Drives,transmission; Engine components; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Alloys; Metals; Sheet metal components & processes; Speciality metals; Structural,smart; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Composite materials; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Fuel systems; Weapon systems; Supply chain management; Hydraulic systems,equipment; Actuators; Temperature control equipment; Generators; Motors; Fans and blowers; ISO registered; UAV systems; Cabinets; Containers; Catering equipment; Torches; Pressing; Engineering and mechanical; Tank,track vehicles and components; Aerials,antenna; Aircraft armament; Ship modelling and movement simulation; Bomb carriers; Masts,towers; Periscopes; Gas turbine engines and accessories; Gearboxes and gearing; Electrical components; Cannon; Gunfire simulation; Guns and gun equipment; Sighting systems,equipment; Armoured; Guided weapon systems,equipment; Bridging systems; Torpedoes; Aerial surveillance systems,equipment; Microwave components; Combat engineering equipment; Driving simulation; Grenades and dischargers; Electric power supply equipment; Electric vehicles and components; Explosive detection systems,equipment; Tensile,compression testing; Infra red systems; Condition monitoring; Targets, ranges and management; Anti submarine; Diving clothing,systems,equipment; Remote control vehicle equipment; Anti tank; Fibre optic equipment; Pressure control components; Radioactive waste management; Weapon carriage; Thermal imaging systems,equipment; Mounted lighting; Cameras systems,equipment; Digital CCTV surveillance networks; Infra-red systems,equipment; Electro mechanical locks; Questioned documents; Silencers; Landing Gear
Torchlight enables the transformation of Criminal Justice, Defence and Intelligence agencies. We support Governments to achieve ever greater levels of assurance and performance in an increasingly complex global security environment.
We understand current and future technologies and how to optimize their use to deliver coherent capabilities at all levels within an organization. We design, integrate and deliver operationally proven procedures, training and equipment to develop organizations so that they can proactively address future and existing criminal, terrorist and security threats.
Capabilities: Training consultancy; Crisis,disaster,emergency consultancy; Recording systems,equipment; Converters; Digital image processing; Security; Emergency preparedness,response; Homeland security; Mobile technologies for SOCO; Protection,security systems,equipment; Crisis,disaster,emergency management; Emergency planning; Police training; Surveillance training; Threat analysis; Counter terrorism consultancy; Custodial equipment,systems; Medical training; Communication installation,integration; Forensic services; Forensic science equipment; Forensic science consultancy; Installations; Data recovery; Scientific support management systems; Telecoms investigators training; Biometric systems; Bomb disposal training; Ordnance,munitions consultancy; Digital evidence recorder; Electronic counter measure training; Evidence tracking systems; Explosive search training; Fingerprint recognition systems,equipment; IED disposal training; ISO container design
Mechanical and Electronic design and low volume manufacture for Defence and Government. EMC and TEMPEST specialists.
Capabilities: Engineering; Mechanical assembly; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Electronic technology; Electromagnetic compatibility; Electronic engineering equipment; Electromagnetic shielding ,protection equipment; EMC,Tempest products; Integrated circuits; Integrated systems; EMC,Tempest design
As a contractor to the MoD (UK) for over 30 years and a long and successful association with the Royal Navy & Royal Fleet Auxiliary, we now design, manufacture, supply and maintain a wide variety of Communication and Surveillance systems.Working closely with the Naval Departments we have developed economical and highly efficient systems to comply with the changing needs of modern military applications.Equipment supplied by TIS can now be found in Navies worldwide.This unique blend of experience and skills provides our customers with access to the most advanced technical systems with proven reliability and efficient maintenance at a realistic cost to the highest QA standard of BS EN ISO 9001.
Capabilities: Communication systems,equipment; Electrical components; BS EN ISO 9001:2000; ISO 9001; Fire control systems,equipment; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Warning systems; Lighting; Wires and wiring; Connectors electrical; Ducting; Fuses; Aerials,antenna; Intercommunication equipment; Audio communication; Headphones,headsets; Night observation systems,equipment; Alarm detection; Surveillance systems,equipment; Recording systems,equipment; Aerial surveillance systems,equipment; Electric power supply equipment; Electronic engineering equipment; Printed circuits; RF components and sub systems; Circuit boards; CCTV; Displays; Fire protection,prevention; Monitoring; Amplifiers; Plugs and sockets; Semi conductors; Solenoids; Microphones,broadcast equipment; Telephone systems,equipment; Integrated circuits; High voltage equipment; Fire,smoke detection,alarm equipment; Television equipment and engineering; Alarm systems,equipment; Signalling equipment visual; Keyboards; Obsolescence management; Communication installation,integration; Cameras systems,equipment; Digital CCTV surveillance networks; Detection lighting; Personal alarms; Radio,video carrying systems; Break glass detection systems,equipment; Enhancements systems,equipment; Radio alarms; Portable alarm systems,equipment
We are a CNC turning shop, with fixed and sliding head machines. We are also the only company in Ireland to provide molly coat solutions.