Aerospace & Defence
Spectra Group launches SlingShot Tactical Operations Centre System
Spectra Group has announced the addition of a new product to their portfolio: the SlingShot Tactical Operations Centre System (STOCS). Spectra’s STOCS adds additional capability and operability to the already hugely successful SlingShot tactical satellite communications system.
DSEI 2021 and the British Army put integration in the spotlight
DSEI 2021’s Land Zone will put the power of integration in the spotlight as the British Army looks to build momentum across industry to support its Land Operating Concept for the coming decade.
Arnold Defense announces orders for FLETCHER Land Based 2.75" Rocket Launcher
Arnold Defense, the St. Louis based manufacturer of 2.75" rocket launchers, has announced the receipt of two major orders for their unique FLETCHER Land Based, Laser Guided Rocket Launcher. The FLETCHER precision guided 2.75"/70mm weapon system was first unveiled in 2017 at DSEi in London.
UK Strategic Command to lead top-level participation at DSEI 2021
The UK’s new Strategic Command will lead government participation at DSEI 2021 as it engenders multi-domain integration with the support of the UK defence community.
UK MoD to focus on Integrated Response to Future Threats
DSEI 2021 will put integration in the spotlight as the UK Ministry of Defence and the British Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and UK Strategic Command work to develop and maintain organic integration at all levels and across all domains.
SEOSAT/INGENIO satellite begins its journey to Kourou
The Spanish optical Earth observation satellite SEOSAT/INGENIO will begin its journey from Torrejón air base in Madrid (Spain) to Kourou, for a launch on a Vega rocket. SEOSAT, acronym for Spanish Earth Observation Satellite, is a high-resolution optical satellite devoted to civil use, to be placed in orbit at an altitude of 670km with a launch scheduled on 18th November, 2020.
Ultra receives $31m order for ORION Tactical Communications Systems
Ultra has announced that the US Marine Corps Systems Command branch has placed a $31m order for Ultra ORION X500 radio systems for the Line of Sight Radio System (LRS) Project supported by the Terrestrial High Capacity Communications Program Office.
Ultra secures Sonobuoy Test Facility Upgrade contract
Ultra has secured a contract from QinetiQ to support them in replacing the entire Sonobuoy Test Facility (STF) system at the British Underwater Test & Evaluation Centre, MOD BUTEC.
MoD taps into new technologies to embrace data at scale
Oracle has announced that Defence Digital, a department in the UK’s Ministry of Defence, is making Oracle Cloud Infrastructure available within the MODCLOUD Multi-Hybrid suite of secure services, meeting the rapid demand for real time information advantage. Oracle’s flexible hybrid cloud infrastructure enables the choice and scale of technologies to manage data in a highly compliant environment.
3 major trends driving growth in the 3D printing
Reports suggest that global aerospace 3D printing materials market size will cross the $495m mark by 2026. Growing popularity of additive manufacturing in the production of intricate lightweight cabin interiors of aircrafts will favour business growth over the coming years. Saipriya Iyer explains.