QinetiQ Australia to design UAS flight test range
QinetiQ Australia has been awarded a contract to design and construct an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Flight Test Range (FTR) on behalf of the Queensland Government.
Comprehensive training options released for Flight Test professionals
A new course catalogue has been published by the Empire Test Pilot’s School (ETPS) to provide flight test professionals with details of its comprehensive range of training courses covering knowledge and skills development for both military and civilian flight test programmes. With full and highly flexible learning options for engineers, pilots and aircrew, the catalogue features dedicated training courses for both fixed wing and rotary wing...
Wanted: Gamers to keep us all safe online
The cyber security industry needs people. Esports is on the rise. The natural aptitudes that make gamers and cyber professionals good at their jobs are incredibly similar. Could the future of our online security come from the exploding world of competitive video gaming?
The £67m contract to develop secure satellite navigation receivers
QinetiQ has won a £67m contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) to develop multi-constellation satellite receivers under the UK Robust Global Navigation System (R-GNS) programme.
Upgraded training facilities with a new digital LMS
Last week, the Empire Test Pilot School (ETPS) welcomed back Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier to MOD Boscombe Down for a tour of the new facilities and to celebrate the successful transformation of test pilot and engineer training.
Agreement enables military capability for the future
QinetiQ has signed an agreement with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to modernise 16 of the country’s critical defence facilities, firmly positioning the UK as a world-leader in the generation and assurance of military capability. This amendment to the Long Term Partnering Agreement (LTPA), a 25-year contract under which QinetiQ provides experimentation, test, evaluation and training support to the MOD, secures £1.3bn of revenue...
Partnership to help transform defence engineering services
The Aurora Engineering Partnership has been appointed by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) as their Engineering Delivery Partner for Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S).
Taking control of the Royal Canadian Navy drone threat
A new service to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has been introduced by QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS). It is emulating the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones.
QinetiQ to recruit over 100 to support CIT business
To support the growth strategy for QinetiQ's Cyber, Information and Training (CIT) business, the company is launching a campaign to recruit over 100 new employees.
Active protection for our armed forces
A number of systems based on the MUSS self-protection systems are to be delivered; QinetiQ will work with a number of sub-contractors, including Airbus Defence and Space who are contracted to deliver the systems, for evaluation.
Galileo PRS signal accessed via the cloud
In a world first, the Public Regulated Service (PRS) of the European satellite network Galileo has been delivered via the 'cloud', paving the way for its automated use by the security and emergency services and critical national infrastructure (CNI) as the secure position and timing service of choice across Europe. Accessing PRS via the cloud overcomes a major problem for some potential PRS users due to the security protocols required when managi...