Wagtail UK was established in 2003. It provides detection dogs and related services for government agencies such as UK Border Force, HM Revenue & Customs, Police, Trading Standards and Armed Forces. Wagtail is contracted by the UK Border Force to provide ‘Body Detection Dogs’ (for illegal immigrants) in Northern France 24/7, 365 days a year. A service for it has won the prestigious ‘Home Office Supplier of The Year’ award. Its sister company ‘Conservation Dogs’ is an innovative pioneering company providing a centre for training of specialist detection dogs for both Wildlife Crime Detection and Wildlife Conservation. An international, multi-award winning company, Wagtail dogs can detect, firearms, explosives, drugs, cash, tobacco and products of animal origin including ivory, pangolin scale, bush meat, leopard skin and ‘live’ animals. The Wagtail International School of Excellence (WISE) is an international training school, providing specialist dog training courses for government agencies and private clients.
Watership Associates specialises in supporting chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) arms control, preventing supply, deterrence, elimination, disablement and protection. The company brings together CBRN professionals and CBRN orientated business professionals to provide specialist advice. The company’s associates and partners are experts in their respective disciplines with significant experience in defence, security and resilience sectors and many years’ experience in delivering CBRN capabilities in the Military and Government service or within industry. CBRN related services provided by Watership Associates include:
- Business-to-business support:
- Business Development including Stakeholder Engagement
- Bid Support
- Technology Brokering
- IP Commercial Services
- Technical consultancy including:
- Preparation of emergency plans/checklists.
- Vulnerability and risk assessments.
- Advice on command and control processes, information Management requirements and media and communications issues.
- Training including:
- Individual skills
- Specialist skills
- Collective training
- Operational support including:
- Deployed Specialist Advisors
- Watership Reach-back©
Capabilities: CBRN services
West Middlesex Surface Treatments (WMST), based in Uxbridge, West London, offers the widest range of wet surface treatments available in the UK, including high quality zinc, alocrom, chromic acid anodising, sulphuric acid anodising, cadmium, copper, chrome, silver, gold, tin and nickel treatments. Stainless steel passivation and hydrogen de-embrittlement can be also undertaken. WMST is also equipped with the latest facilities required to ensure that some of the most difficult processes are carried out in accordance with the most stringent environmental standards.
IT hardware and software distributor
A foundry and engineering group specializing in copper based sand castings, ferrous and non ferrous centrifugal castings, proof and finish machining. We supply the defence and aerospace industries with high integrity cast products which can be supplied cast or finish machined and fully tested.
The Westminster Group is a specialist security group operating worldwide via an extensive international network of agents and offices in over 50 countries.
The Group’s principle activity is the design, supply and ongoing support of advanced technology security solutions and the provision of long term managed services, consultancy and training services to governments and government agencies, non-governmental organisations and blue chip commercial organisations worldwide.
The Mission of Westminster Group plc is to be recognised as a worldwide centre of excellence for the provision of Fire, Safety, Security and Defence products and services.
WFEL is an established world leader in tactical military bridging, supplying 40 armed forces across the world for over four decades. Our expertise is built on a century of engineering excellence and innovation, includes concept design, prototype manufacture and full scale production of a range of rapidly deployable, modern bridging systems for use in military and disaster relief scenarios, most notably the MGB and DSB bridging systems.We also provide value-added inspection, repair and maintenance, spares and training services, both in the field and at our UK-based engineering site in Stockport, where we employ a team of 250 highly-skilled engineers and support staff. Our in-house research and development function enables WFEL to provide additional military-grade engineering solutions across the defence sector, including aeronautical and vehicular equipment. We are a prime contractor to the both the UK Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defense, and operate a global sales network. We are a prime contractor to the both the UK Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defense, and operate a global sales network.
The Company was founded in 2001. We manufacture high quality engineered, turned and milled components from one off to large batch quantities. We specialise in Aerospace , Medical Defence and Security. We also have Tool Making Capability and can offer Reverse Engineering Consultancy and manufacture.
Whiteland Engineering Ltd is a sub-contract precision engineering company based in the South West specialising in the supply of high quality machined components in a variety of materials, using the latest CNC technology. We have experience in many industries and we are proud to work closely with our customers in order to enhance their products.
We are adaptable enough to cater for one-off prototypes through to production in volume. Our dedicated "Planning and Estimating Team" can evaluate and price all your requirements in a timely fashion.
The main industries we support include Aerospace, Defence (MOD), Oil and Gas, Printing & Packaging, Marine & Tobacco.
Our services include:
• Precision machining in large and small batches
• Specialised mechanical assemblies
• Complete assemblies of jigs, tools and fixtures of all types including gauges
• Spares for various types of machinery
• Reverse engineering and manufacture complete to customer specification
Williams Advanced Engineering provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, and manufacturing services to deliver energy efficient performance to the motorsport, automotive, defence and healthcare sectors.
Working in close collaboration with its customers, Williams Advanced Engineering helps meet the engineering challenges of the 21st century, with its expertise in electrification, aero and thermodynamics, advanced lightweight materials and vehicle integration.
Capabilities: Engines; Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; UAV; Airframes; Aircraft components; Engineering; Fabrication; Machining; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Project management; Design; Aerospace consultancy; Electrical components; Drives,transmission; Engine components; Pneumatic & hydraulics; Metals; Speciality metals; Surface engineering; Outsourcing; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; Test facilities; Electronic technology; Research & development; Composite materials; Cockpit systems,equipment; Fire control systems,equipment; Auxiliary power supplies and equipments; Heat exchangers; Hydraulic systems,equipment; Steering systems; Generators; Motors; Computer components; Solar arrays; AS 9200; Cabinets; Pressing; Engineering and mechanical; Management,organisation; Data communication; Tank,track vehicles and components; Land systems; Operational requirements; Failure mode analysis; Hardware design; Mathematical modelling; Post design services; Software modelling; Stress analysis; Systems analysis; Aircraft armament; Acquisition,logging,recording,telemetry; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Graphic design; Cost analysis,management systems; Operational systems; Contract pricing,negotiating,bidding; Software design; Test beds,rigs; Alarm detection; Firearms training; Electric vehicles and components; Frequency changers; Calibration devices; Explosive detection systems,equipment; Grit blasting; Optical test equipment; Maintenance simulation; Air sea rescue; Infantry simulation; Army training courses; Driving training; Firearms simulation; Vessel traffic management; Leadership training courses; Remote control vehicle equipment; Heating systems; Printing; Integrated circuits; Synchros; Defence acquisition and support systems; Action data; Systems engineering; Security; Battery charging systems,equipment; Ruggedised products; Automated data capture; Reliability analysis and testing; Sirens; Anti-theft systems,equipment; Promotional products; Test Capabiltiy; Landing Gear
Wilson James provides safe, secure, customer-led solutions to more than 300 clients across the UK and Europe.
Wilsons is an independent, privately owned business with a family ethos. Supplying high performance semi-finished metals and alloys, to meet the demanding requirements of high technology industries, in the UK, Europe and throughout the world for over 60 years.
Wilson's stock range is unequalled, with over 3000 items of Aerospace released products, and an extensive range of commercial materials including one of the UK's biggest ranges of Copper Nickel fittings.
Wincanton is a leading provider of supply chain solutions to the aerospace, defence and security sectors with over 65 years experience. Wincanton designs, implements and manages secure, cost-efficient supply chains for leading defence primes enabling them to operate more efficiently, effectively and safely in a highly competitive and compliance-driven sector. Our expertise is recognised within the Supply Chain 21st Century (SC21) programme, being the first company to receive the Gold accreditation. Our commitment to SC21 is clear with all sites accredited. Our expert services deliver complete supply chain solutions on a global scale managing inbound flows, specialist storage and distribution. We are leaders in production logistics with a range of supporting services including protective packaging design and manufacture and consultancy. Wincanton works in partnership with our customers, delivering strategic solutions which continue to redefine and shape the future of defence logistics.
Winslow Adaptics design, develop and manufacture an extensive range of interconnect and mechanical solutions for the industrial electronics sector including, industrial, commercial, defence aerospace, oil & gas, medical, rail and nuclear.
The Winslow portfolio includes:
Adapters to mitigate device obsolescence and allocation, from simple 1:1 “off the shelf” footprint conversion to complex ASIC software retargeting
Test and prototyping modules to suit all device types and applications, specialising in fast turnaround, bespoke solutions.
All types of PCB interconnect including cross referral of standard “me too” products to cost effective custom solutions.
Mechanical components from Jermyn transistor pads, bushes, and component holders to the creation or reengineering of small metal and plastic parts
Winslow Adaptics have been manufacturing in the UK for 40 years and a have a proven track record of delivering timely solutions with the highest quality of service. A fully integrated facility enables us to provide many solutions at all volumes, from just one piece right through to production quantities.
Capabilities: Connectors; Engineering; Mechanical assembly; Electrical components; ISO 9001; Electro mechanical,electronic manufacture; IPC 610 Class 1; IPC 610 Class 2; IPC 610 Class 3; IPC 610 Instructor; Wires and wiring; Connectors electrical; Electrical test equipment; Electronic test equipment; Test beds,rigs; Circuit boards; Plugs and sockets; Semi conductors; Integrated circuits
WMG is an academic department at the University of Warwick specialising in providing the link between industry and academia. We engage with companies to enable the application of value-adding innovation, new technologies and skills deployment. Our expertise spans three capability areas: Digital, Materials & Manufacturing, and Operations & Business Management. We work with industry to deliver research projects, knowledge transfer activities and provide professional and executive education. WMG has been engaged with the aerospace and defence industry for over 25 years. We work in a range of relevant areas with expertise including Engineering Materials (Metals, Polymers & Composites), Automation & Robotics, Simulation & Modelling, Product Lifecycle Management, Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics, Service & Supply and e-Security.
AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Woodford Engineering Consultancy offers a unique civil and military aircraft systems expert capability founded on decades of experience gained in the fluid, mechanical and avionics systems departments of OEM aircraft design office organisations. WEC holds AS9100 rev.C quality accreditation.
- New systems specification, design & development
- In-service product development, incident and root cause analysis, modifications
- Systems Performance analysis and modelling
- Test requirements, planning, management, analysis and reporting
- Requirements management
- Equipment and system-level qualification and certification
- Systems safety cases and analysis: FHA, PHA, PSSA, FMECA, FMEA, CCA, PRA, ZHA etc.
- Emerging technology research and development programmes
- Project management of major work packages
- Liaison between equipment suppliers, OEMs and certification authorities
WEC employs 50 professional engineers at our Manchester and Bristol offices.
Capabilities: Fixed Wing; Rotary Wing; Cabin management systems,equipment; Airframes; AS 9100; Customer approved; Accreditation,Certification Services; Design; Aerospace consultancy; AS,EN9100; ISO 9001; ITAR approved; OEM Approved; Research & development; ISO 9001:2003; Avionics; Cockpit systems,equipment; Propulsion control systems; Systems integrator; Engineering and mechanical; Failure mode analysis; Hazard analysis; Mathematical modelling; Post design services; Risk assessment; Safety analysis; Systems analysis; Support services; Systems engineering; Landing Gear; General