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AIDING THE DEFENCE INDUSTRY

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Defence

Become the best

We understand that to be the best you have to have the best people working with you – and nothing puts that more into focus than working with the MOD.

We supply to all the forces, across all tiers of the supply chain. We understand the unique pressures faced in this industry and have developed processes specifically to deal with these:

Defence

We provide
expertise in: 

  • Fast track service for UOR projects
  • Scheduling software that allows us to supply for build requirements and fulfil spares demands
  • Delivery of parts to specified shelf-life requirements and with associated paperwork
  • Technical skills to enable reverse engineering and assistance with obsolete material equivalents
  • Processes in place to manufacture ITAR restricted products under a licence agreement

Land

Our involvement in land vehicles has always been broad; we made the tyres for the gun carriage for Winston Churchill’s funeral, and have more recently been a key supplier for the Force Protection Foxhound vehicle.

Other component parts have included tracks for EOD remote handling equipment, battery mats and straps, projectile rammers, baton rounds and bump stops. We also supply direct to research organisations across the defence industry including nuclear and land systems.

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Defence

Sea

Our range of naval product applications has varied from submarine torpedo tube seals to Cruise missile control cable covers; acoustic rubbers for noise suppression to bespoke parts for the Royal Yacht Britannia.

For a long time we have been involved in the provision of design and build components for refurbishment programmes on Royal Navy ships, supplying into BAE Systems Surface Ships Support items including D-fenders, tank straps and military specification materials.

Our close links with Naval Dockyards means that in times of urgent operational requirements, we are able to advise on and supply solutions to meet challenging deadlines.

Air

We are closely involved in development projects with prime contractors such as Rolls Royce to assist in the resolution of engineering obstacles.

Our involvement in other defence aviation applications is varied, from the historic manufacture of OEM parts for Supermarine Spitfires, through to components for aircraft ground handling equipment for Typhoon aircraft.

We were involved in the deployment of specialised seals for environment sensors for flight controls, and worked on the Lynx and Future Lynx Helicopters.

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Trusted by the best

We work with all tiers of the defence supply chain and are approved by several major aerospace Tier 1 manufacturers, such as Agusta Westland. We also work with the defence research and development establishments in offering solutions to problems in the field.

Products that we have supplied into the defence industry include:

  • Arial mounts
  • Tank straps
  • Door hatch gaskets
  • Porthole rubbers
  • Rubber Bellows
  • Battery Support Mats
  • Projectile Rammers
  • Ground box seals
  • Fuel tank gaskets
  • Ammo box gaskets
  • Tank lid gaskets
  • Tool tray inserts
  • Transit Packing Case Inserts
  • Coupling bushes
  • Door seal strips
  • Gaiters/sleeves
  • Rubber feet/foot
  • Rubber Boots
  • EMC / RFI Housing gaskets
  • Rubber plugs/bungs
  • Torpedo Seals
  • Acoustic Rubbers
  • Q Mounts
  • Scupper Rubbers
  • Cockpit Ladder mounts
  • Aerial Mounts & Seals
  • Ammo Box Seals
  • Jerry Can Seals
  • Rubber Tracks
  • Landing Light Gaskets
  • Sonar Shrouds
  • Butt Pads
  • Hydraulic Seals
  • Non Silver Staining expanded rubber

MOD images courtesy of defenceimagery.mod.uk © Crown copyright 2019

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