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James Willis, Steve Fitz-Gerald to Join QinetiQ in Managing Director Roles

James Willis, currently head of defense and security at Vodafone UK, and Steve Fitz-Gerald, formerly CEO of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, will join QinetiQ as managing directors for two different business areas. QinetiQ said Tuesday both appointees will also serve on the company’s executive committee and report directly to CEO Steve Wadey. “James and Steve have proven …

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QinetiQ to Supply Launch & Recovery Control Equipment for JFK Aircraft Carrier

A QinetiQ subsidiary has received a $41 million contract from General Atomics to deliver hardware and software for the electromagnetic aircraft launch system and advanced arresting gear of the U.S. Navy‘s future aircraft carrier. QinetiQ North America will update, procure, assemble and test launch and arresting control hardware for integration into USS John F. Kennedy (CVN …

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Kongsberg-Milrem-QinetiQ NA Alliance Develops Robotic Fire Support & Force Protection System

A team composed of Kongsberg, Milrem and QinetiQ North America will introduce a jointly developed remotely operated robotic fire support and force protection system at the 2017 Ground Robotics Capabilities Conference and Exhibition in Springfield, Virginia. The system comprises Milrem’s THeMIS modular unmanned ground vehicle equipped with a hybrid diesel-electric drive, Kongsberg’s PROTECTOR remote weapon station and …

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QinetiQ, Milrem Unveil Hybrid Unmanned Ground Vehicle; Jon Hastie Comments

QinetiQ North America and Milrem have introduced a modular, hybrid unmanned ground vehicle the companies designed to help soldiers perform their missions on the battlefield. Titan is built to incorporate Milrem’s Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System for military applications along with QinetiQ’s tactical robot controller and robotic applique kit, Milrem said Monday. …

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QinetiQ Gets $2.7M in DARPA Funds for Electric Hub-Drive Tech; David Moore Comments

QinetiQ has received $2.7 million in funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to continue work on the company’s electric hub-drive technology. The technology will form part of an electric propulsion system to replace gearboxes, differentials and drive shafts with electric motors contained within the wheels, QinetiQ said Tuesday. QinetiQ was …

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QinetiQ Unit to Provide MK2 Robotic System Post-Production Support to Navy

A business unit of QinetiQ has been awarded a potential $31.7 million contract perform post-production support work on the Man Transportable Robotic System MK2 for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract carries a one-year base value of $10.3 million and work could extend through August 2019 if all options are exercised. QinetiQ …

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QinetiQ Partners with Cobham to Support U.K. Military’s Aircrew Training, Flight Test Programs

Cobham has secured an 18-month, $2.9 million contract from QinetiQ to support the Empire Test Pilots’ School and Rotary Wing Test and Evaluation Squadron based at a British military airfield in Wiltshire, England. The agreement calls for Cobham to deliver one Bell 412 HAR2 helicopter as well as provide aircrew training services and deploy maintenance personnel …

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QinetiQ NA to Build Launch-Recovery Control Tech for Navy’s JFK Carrier

QinetiQ North America has been awarded a $16 million contract to provide control technology for launch and recovery platforms that General Atomics is building for integration onto a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. QNA said Tuesday it will assemble and test control software and hardware of the  Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear for the USS …

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Steve Wadey Assumes CEO Role at QinetiQ

Steve Wadey, formerly managing director of MBDA’s U.K. business, has taken on his new role as CEO at QinetiQ. Wadey, whose appointment was announced in January 2015, is tasked to steer QinetiQ’s organic-plus growth strategy and lead more than 5,000 employees in the U.K., U.S., Belgium and Australia, QinetiQ said Monday. …

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QinetiQ Buys SR2020’s Seismic Data Processing Tech; Magnus McEwen-King Comments

QinetiQ has bought SR2020‘s seismic imaging and processing technology for approximately $1.7 million to complement QinetiQ’s distributed acoustic sensor and vertical seismic profiling offerings. QinetiQ acquired the SR2020 platform to allow QinetiQ’s OptaSense business to provide, analyze and interpret subsurface seismic data for customers, OptaSense said Monday. Magnus McEwen-King, a managing …

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European Space Agency Taps QinetiQ Baffle for Euclid Telescope; Malika De Ridder Comments

QinetiQ has received a $2.9 million contract to build a baffle for the European Space Agency‘s Airbus-built Euclid space telescope. The baffle is a black cylindrical structure and is built to prevent stray light from entering into the telescope’s optics, QinetiQ said Sept. 30. ESA led the development of the Euclid mission with Thales Alenia Space Turin in an effort …

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