defence

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems Launch Military Vehicle Joint Venture

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems Launch Military Vehicle Joint Venture

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have launched a new, independent UK-based joint venture (JV) for military vehicle design, manufacture and support – known as Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL). Headquartered in Telford in the West Midlands, the JV will sustain around 450 jobs across the UK and is well positioned for future growth. RBSL intends to …

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BAE Systems Calls for Nationwide Effort to Develop Skills for Industry 4.0

BAE Systems Calls for Nationwide Effort to Develop Skills for Industry 4.0

BAE Systems has called today for a concerted and co-ordinated effort by industry, Government and the education sector to ensure the UK can fully benefit from the digital revolution and Industry 4.0. Nigel Whitehead, Chief Technology Officer at BAE Systems, stated that defence, aerospace, engineering and manufacturing sectors need to work together and prioritise investment …

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BAE Systems Completes Acquisition of the Riptide Business

BAE Systems Completes Acquisition of the Riptide Business

BAE Systems, Inc. has announced the purchase of the key assets of Riptide Autonomous Solutions, a Plymouth, Massachusetts-based provider of innovative, affordable unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) technology and solutions. Specializing in small UUVs, Riptide’s platforms are sophisticated yet simple, efficient, and highly flexible, offering performance discriminators within this domain that include greater depth, range, endurance, …

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First Stamco Ship to Have the Naval Dome System Installed

First Stamco Ship to Have the Naval Dome System Installed

Naval Dome’s Endpoint maritime cyber defence system has been successfully installed to a Piraeus-based Stamco Ship Management operated 57,692GT Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC). The vessel, chartered to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines, is the first of 55 PCTCs under Stamco management scheduled to be protected by the award-winning multi-layered cyber defence solution. “Our commitment to …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne Creates Rocket Engine with 3D Printer

US-based rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer, Aerojet Rocketdyne has successfully conducted a number of what is called hot-fire tests of its newest rocket engine, the first to be produced by 3D printing technology. The RL 10 upper-stage rocket engine features a core main injector constructed by additive manufacturing technology and is hoped to pave the …

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Harmonic Drive UK

Harmonic Drive UK Delivers the Latest in Compact Servo Actuator Design

One of the UK’s leading technology and precision manufacturing specialists has promised greater cost-effectiveness with the release of its newest range of compact hollow shaft servo actuators. Harmonic Drive UK has designed and created a pioneering, new product to be used as a compact, lightweight alternative to those currently on the market. The CanisDrive hoped …

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