Defence

R&D tax claim detected

Posted on 19 Jun 2013 by

TM looks at how Mineseeker Operations reclaimed over £125,000 in R&D taxes with the help of Wolverhampton-based tax specialist R&D Tax Claims. (Advertisement feature)

The last word: Maintain vanguard

Submarine down the Clyde river. Photography by easylocum.

This month’s Last Word is delivered by guest writer Hugh Scullion, general secretary of the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions. He states the case for renewal of the UK’s Vanguard fleet of submarines as government prepares to publish its Trident Alternatives Review this summer.

New BAE radar installed on HMS Iron Duke battleship

Posted on 5 Mar 2013 by

BAE Systems has installed a new radar system on HMS Iron Duke that can cut through interference equivalent to 10,000 conflicting mobile phone signals and detect objects as small as a tennis ball travelling at three times the speed of sound, more than 25 kilometres away.

BAE Systems: £1 billion revenue risk from US defence cuts

Posted on 21 Feb 2013 by

Despite a £1.5 billion fall in sales from £19.2 billion to £17.8 billion, defence group BAE Systems managed to cushion the blow to profits by implementing manufacturing efficiencies, making redundancies and selling off businesses in its land and armament division.