Plextek launches new defence business unit

Cambridge, UK, 11 September 2019 – UK-based engineering and design consultancy, Plextek, is launching a new defence business unit called Plextek DTS (Defence Technology Solutions), to help government agencies, defence suppliers and military stakeholders find new exploitation paths to support UK forces. Building on the successful growth of Plextek’s defence market over 30 years, Plextek DTS will further develop trusted technology partnerships through specialist R&D support, technology exploitation and design partner services, including system supply and manufacture. The launch of Plextek DTS will allow customers to safely explore and address…

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Registration Opens for the Only Armoured Vehicles Conference in the World focused Exclusively on Weapon Systems – FAVWS 2019

SMi reports: The 4th annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference is set to return to London on 5th and 6th June 2019. As armoured vehicles are required to operate across diverse environments and against varying enemy forces, they need to be able to deliver the firepower required to eliminate these adversaries. Modern armoured vehicles continue to rely on a myriad of weapon systems to deliver the lethality required to achieve their mission objectives. For this reason, SMi Group are delighted to present Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems (FAVWS) conference,…

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Registration opens for the Defence Aviation Safety Conference, Supported by the DSA

The Defence Aviation Safety Conference will convene in London on the 29-30 April 2019 Conference organisers, SMi Group are delighted to announce that registration has officially opened for the Defence Aviation Safety Conference, the leading event dedicated to aviation safety in the defence and military environment. Supported by the Defence Safety Authority (DSA), UK MoD, this highly anticipated two-day event will bring together senior military leaders with responsibility for safety in the aviation domain as well as international defence experts from government and industry. Whilst it will predominantly be focused…

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Registration Opens for 2019’s Military Space Situational Awareness Conference

Senior military, government and industry stakeholders to present at the 14th annual Military Space Situational Awareness Conference in April Space is becoming more congested, competitive and contested with thousands of small LEO satellites set to be put into orbit over the next decade. These assets offer the opportunity to provide un-dreamt of levels of connectivity but are also cluttering space at an unprecedented level and debris is now posing a huge risk to vital space assets. With these important issues in mind, registration is now live for the 14th annual…

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telent and Digital Global Systems partner to defend against national security threats

Warwick, 6 November 2018: telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), the leading mission-critical network solutions provider, has partnered with Digital Global Systems (DGS), provider of enhanced RF perimeter monitoring technology to provide critical asset protection for authorities. The DGS CLEARSKY™ solution leverages patented and advanced analytics to detect and report on abnormal signal activity in real time. This provides early warning of potential threats beyond the range of cameras, indicated by the use of mobile phones and other active devices, making it ideal for telecommunications, transportation, utilities, public safety, government and…

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Boeing to deliver briefing on KC-46 tanker and its ongoing efforts with Italian Air Force at Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference this December

SMi Group reports: The £300 Early Bird discount for the Military Airlift and Air-to-Air Refuelling Conference is available until 28th September In recent news: Boeing Awarded $2.9 Billion for Fourth KC-46A Tanker Production Lot. “The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $2.9 billion contract for 18 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spares, support equipment, spare engines and wing air refuelling pod kits. With this fourth production lot, Boeing now is on contract for 52 KC-46 tankers.” * Source: Boeing, Sept 11, 2018. Following on from this, SMi are thrilled to announce,…

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Preliminary Attendee List Released for Close Air Support Conference 2018

SMi Reports: Registration for the 4th annual Close Air Support conference closes in just over 3 weeks. SMi Group’s 4th annual Close Air Support conference will commence in London on 6th and 7th June 2018. The event has already attracted a global audience of experts from the military, research and industry. Nations attending include: Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, UK, USA, and more. Attending organisations include: Alkan, Brazilian Air Force, Canadian Armed Forces, Czech Air Force, Equipment Capability Wing, French Air Force, German Air Force, Glenair, IABG, MBDA UK…

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8 key topics discussed at Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems 2018

SMi reports: The 3rd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference will be returning to London this June SMi’s 3rd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference will be returning to London this summer to host a wealth of debate and discussions around developing the next generation of fire superiority for armoured combat vehicles. With asymmetric warfare at an all-time high, armoured vehicles are continuously required to operate across diverse environments against varying enemy forces, and need to be able to deliver the firepower required to eliminate these heterogeneous hazards….

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Two Interviews Have Been Released on Military Space Situational Awareness 2018

SMi Reports: The Military Space Situational Awareness conference takes place in London in just two weeks SMi Group’s 13th annual Military Space Situational Awareness conference will commence in London on the 25th and 26th April 2018. In the lead up to the event, an interview with the conference Gold Sponsor, ExoAnalytic Solutions and newly retired RAF Squadron Leader Ralph ‘Dinz’ Dinsley, who will be chairing the 13th annual Military Space Situational Awareness conference, has just been released. The full interviews are available to download from the website download centre here…

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SimCentric exhibiting at I/ITSEC 2017 in Orlando, 27 Nov – 1 Dec

SimCentric Technologies will be exhibiting at I/ITSEC 2017 in Orlando 27 Nov – 1 Dec on the Bohemia Interactive Simulations Booth #2235. SimCentric shall demonstrate numerous enhancements to their flagship VBS3Fires FST Pro enabling full spectrum offensive fires, close air support and UAV vectoring capabilities with incorporation of realistic Collateral Damage Estimates and Battle Damage Assessment utilising our Ambience pattern of life generation tool. Completing this configuration is our MediaMate smart device live streaming application simulating a UAV Rover 5 ISR feed in a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) integration….

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