LA International

International House
Festival Way

Contact: Ben Smith
Tel: 01782 203040
Fax: 01782 203050

Established in 1982, LA International is an HMG approved Defence Contrator operating within the Contract and Permanent Recruitment Industry.
Operating from our Headquarters in North Staffordshire, England, LA International has a significant presence and reputation within the ICT, Engineering and Defence markets within the UK and Europe.
In 2008, LA International was voted the UK’s Best Public Sector Supplier at the National Recruiter Awards for Excellence along with winning the coveted Gold Award for its outstanding contribution in supporting the UK Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces. In 2009, the award for Best UK IT & Project Management Supplier went to LA International for its work in providing recruitment services to organisations across multiple market sectors.
LA International is recognised as having the largest database of Security Check (SC) and Developed Vetting (DV) resources in the UK maintained by our DISA trained On-site Security Controllers.

Al Taif Technical Service

P.O. Box 43337
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Contact: John Hunter
Tel: 024185558
Fax: 024185550

Al Taif Technical Services is a leading Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services provider for defense-related land systems, armored combat vehicles, main battle tanks, tracked and wheeled heavy utility and ground support equipment in the UAE and the Gulf region.
Services Overview:
Maintain, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) any heavy vehicles and equipment in our world-leading facilities.
Undertake state-of-the-art research to determine prototypes and modify single parts or complete pieces of equipment.
Build capability within armed forces through our maintenance school.
Ensure that your technology needs are met through our world-class information management systems.

Capital International

Maple House
192-198 London Road
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9RD

Contact: Liam McDowell
Tel: +44 (0)1444 235577
Fax: +44 (0) 1444 243574

International recruitment specialists in Aerospace, Defence & Space

Capital International offers you a rewarding recruitment partnership based on our specialist understanding of your field of expertise.

Aerospace, Defence & Space is one of only five industries in which Capital International has specialised since 1983. Our ability to select the most skilled candidates, complemented by our market-leading dedication to service excellence, means Capital has built lasting supplier relationships with clients including BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Thales, Diehl, Aerosystems, Lockheed Martin, Qinetiq, Raytheon Systems, EADS and Eurocopter, and Ultra Electronics.

Above all, those years of experience have taught us the value of your time. Capital works to understand your culture and organisational structure as well as specific qualifications and technical skills required. Add to that the unrivalled strength of our candidate database, built up over more than 20 years, and you are connected only to those candidates who have the optimum technical, market and cultural fit for the role.

Our market knowledge, coupled with a clear grasp of your business priorities, providing you with the most talented individuals in UK and European Aerospace, Defence and Space.

Consolite Technology Limited

St.Martins Business Park
Bells Lane
BA12 6LY

Contact: Nick Rice
Tel: +44 (0)1747 840900
Fax: +44 (0)1747 841500

Consolite Technology is a specialist in night vision goggle (NVG) compatible lighting. Consolite offers a unique “one stop shop” in NVG lighting systems, supplying filters, compatible light assemblies and complete interior and exterior lighting upgrades, designed and developed in-house.

Consolite systems are extensively used on military aircraft, warship and vehicle equipment.

Consolite is also the UK stockist and distributor for Korry Nightshield filter materials, Lumitron filtered LEDs and lamps and Hoffman EL lamp filter materials.

Consolite has a well equipped dark room test facility and can provide a sub-contract assembly capability and rapid prototyping by stereolithography.

MTL Group

Crucible Works,
Darnall Road,
S9 5AB
United Kingdom

Contact: Owen Hall
Tel: +44 (0) 1142 617979
Fax: +44 (0) 1142 425177

MTL Group Ltd
A Leading supplier of components manufactured from Armour Plate

ARMOUR PLATE COMPONENTS – MTL Group stocks and processes in excess of 10,000t of quenched and tempered steels per year, and is one of the largest stockists and suppliers of armour plate in the UK. We hold a wide range of armour steel stock and can supply kits of parts or stock sheets. We have pre-booked mill-rolling slots with the major European steel mills, which allow us to react quickly to our customer requirements.

BLAST ARMOUR – MTL Group specialises in the supply of components for blast applications, ranging from cut and formed parts up to fully-finished vehicle blast floors and wheel arches ready to fit.

BALLISTIC ARMOUR – MTL Group has vast experience in working with ballistic steel up to 700HB and can supply cut, formed, machined and fabricated components to customer requirements. Our waterjet facility allows us to process high, hard ballistic steel up to 200mm thick without affecting any of the material’s properties.

PERFORATED ARMOUR – MTL Group can offer a bespoke service for the supply of perforated armour cut to customer requirements using our 20m x 3.2m bevel head laser, cutting either vertical or angled holes.

ARMOURED ALUMINIUM – MTL Group has direct links with the major mills for armoured aluminium and can supply components ranging from a simple waterjet cut profile to a fully machined and painted fabrication in both blast and ballistic grades

LASER CUTTING ARMOUR – To compliment our seven existing laser cutting machines, MTL Group has invested in a 20m long x 3.2m wide Messer Bevel machine, capable of cutting materials up to 25mm thick and also chamfers and weld preps of up to +/-50°.

WATERJET CUTTING ARMOUR – Our four-head 12m x 3m Bystronic waterjet is one of the leading machines on the market, capable of cutting materials up to 200mm thick. It cuts the hardest material without any Heat Affected Zones (HAZ), thus eliminating any changes in material properties.

CNC PRESS BRAKING ARMOUR – MTL Group has invested in a new Ursviken 640t robotic CNC press brake, the largest installation of its kind in the world, to compliment our existing capacity of three press brake machines. This new press brake has a 600kg capacity robotic handling system and is capable of pressing components up to 7.2m wide.

ARMOUR FABRICATION FACILITY – MTL Group has more than 30 coded welders with experience of working with a range of materials up to 600HB. Our facilities enable us to handle fabrications up to 10t in weight and 8m in length by 4m wide, and we also have a range of robotic welding cells for high-volume components.

CNC MACHINING ARMOUR – MTL Group has an impressive range of CNC machining centres, and has both the ability and experience to machine armour plate up to 600HB

Northrop Grumman UK

4600 Parkway
Solent Business Park
United Kingdom
PO15 7AZ

Contact: Roberto Clementi
Tel: 0845 67 102 67
Fax: 0845 67 102 68

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Europe Ltd
Remotec UK Ltd
Park Air Systems UK Ltd
Northrop Grumman IT UK Ltd
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems Europe
Sperry Marine Ltd

Multipart Solutions

Logistics House
Buckshaw Avenue

Contact: Phil Ainscough
Tel: 01257 225376
Fax: 01257 225747

At Multipart we deliver inspirational support services, providing parts and components logistics to a growing number of customers.

Multipart is a service partner in total aftermarket logistics and product support services throughout the UK and Europe, providing unrivalled experience, expertise and capability across the whole spectrum of logistics activity. Significantly enhancing customers’ business performance through effective management of the supply chain, Multipart has two sector-focused divisions.

Multipart Supply Chain Solutions, providing specialist logistics solutions to the automotive and non-automotive sectors.

Multipart Defence, providing a range of services to support the vehicle fleet and logistics requirements of the British Armed Forces around the world.

Rhino Linings UK

PO Box 220
EX31 2WQ

Contact: Don Wilbourne
Tel: 0870 20 74466
Fax: None

Spray on Protective Coatings with excellent Blast Mitigation Properties, adheres permanently to virtually any surface, can be applied to any thickness or colour, choice of formulas for different applications – including Fire Retardant formulas, high chemical resistance for tank linings, superb impact and abrasion qualities for high ware and tare applications, choice of finishes for Anti-slip applications, cures 100% solid in under 20 seconds, eco friendly with no VOC’s of CFC’s, an extremely versatile product for a multitude of different solutions, available as a complete application process from Rhino Linings UK.

Silicon Valley Group

Lakeview House
Lightwater Road
GU18 5XQ

Contact: Norman Wilson
Tel: 01276 455900
Fax: 01276 455910

Silicon Valley Systems Ltd is an independent British systems house that offers consultancy, systems studies, design, rapid prototyping and systems integration services for defence systems. Capability exists in Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV), Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) and Communications for Urban ISTAR applications. The Company also provides consultancy services to NATS, CAA and Eurocontrol for Air Traffic Management systems.

Silicon Valley Consultants Ltd is a leading recruitment agency that provides permanent and contract staff to the UK defence industry.

Tharsus Engineering Ltd

Glen Street
Tyne & Wear
NE31 1NG

Contact: Peter Sayer
Tel: 0044 191 483 2816
Fax: 0044 191 428 0063

Engineering led Sheet metal manufacturing company. Many years experience in the defence market. Complete service from design, prototyping to batch and volume production. ISO 9001:2000 approved

Hardigg France SAS

Urbaparc Bat A2, 2-6 Boulevard de la liberation,
F-93200 St Denis

Contact: Maurice Morsia
Tel: +33 (0) 148 13 15 50
Fax: +33 (0) 148 13 05 07

European Distribution Centre for all of Hardigg’s Products, Mobile Armoury, Mobile Master, Mobile Medical, Mobile office, shock mounted 19″ racks, Stormcases, Containers for Future warrior systems, ATA300, CAT1, AGE, WSTAGE containers.

ERA Technology Ltd

ERA Technology Ltd.
Cobham Plc.
Cleeve Road
KT22 7SA

Contact: Vladimir Stoiljkovic
Tel: +44 (0) 1372 367175
Fax: +44 (0) 1372 367119

ERA Technology works at the leading edge of many advanced technologies. The business was founded in 1920 and today provides specialist, high value-added, technology-based services including design and development, testing, assessment and expert advice.

The company has built an international reputation for technical expertise through constant innovation at the leading edge of technology. ERA’s services reduce technical and commercial risk, improve the operational performance of engineering infrastructure assets, and enhance the competitiveness of products and systems.

ERA has over 25 years experience in antenna design and can help system integrators to achieve a competitive edge by developing state-of-the-art, cost effective technology that precisely meets their individual needs. AES (Antenna and Electronic Systems) undertakes product design, development, prototyping, and, where appropriate, supply of antenna technology based on application of its technical know-how and intellectual property.

ERA also has specialist electronics and software engineering expertise and undertakes the design and development of novel and customised sensor and communication equipment for its clients. The business unit provides creative solutions to problems where unusual or complex design requirements or stringent regulatory constraints must be met.

The group has experience in developing equipment ranging from satellite communications sub-systems, industrial image processing systems and remote sensing systems to RF communications systems for both commercial and government customers. This includes equipment that operates in both static and rugged mobile environments at frequencies from VHF to the millimetre wave bands. The group also has world class specialist knowledge of ultra-wideband radar and explosives detection equipment for security, de-mining and geophysical remote sensing applications.

ERA Technology is a Cobham plc company. Cobham is a global company engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading edge aerospace and defence systems in the air, on land and at sea.

Jonathan Engineered Solutions

410 Exchange
USA 92602

Contact: Michael McCormack
Tel: 1-714-665-4401
Fax: 1-714-368-7002

Manufacture linear motion, access solutions and custom engineered solutions to the defence industry. Products include steel and aluminum telescopic slides, ruggedised housings, trays, seat assemblies and control panels.

Tactiq Ltd

352 Buckingham Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4ER

Contact: Vincent Ellis
Tel: 01753 563845
Fax: 01753 874365

Embedded systems, electronics, software and user interface product development consultancy.


Unit 17. New Forest Enterprise Centre
Chapel Lane. Totton.
SO40 9LA

Contact: Paul Uglow
Tel: 02380861888
Fax: 02380861555

Damco is a global freight forwarder, part of the Danish APM Group. We provide the means to move cargo by, air, sea and road globally.


Havnegade 53
5000 Odense C

Contact: Jeanette Hollowell
Tel: +45 66 135 700
Fax: +45 66 131 111

Specialised in weapon, sensor platform and mast sloutions. ATGM/ETS/EMSS; Anti Tank Guided Missile, Elevated TOW System, Elevated Missile and Surveillance Systems. Add on Armor, Panels, Electronics and Harness.


Boulevard Industriel, 101
BE-7700 Mouscron

Contact: Geoffrey Ducrocq
Tel: +32 (0) 56 85 75 30
Fax: +32 (0) 56 85 75 38

Specialist in injection moulding of technical parts in plastics and composites materials.

Specialist in injection tools since 1950


PO Box 2440
SN10 2WF

Contact: James Purves
Tel: 44 1380 730077
Fax: 44 1380 730099

Protection Systems for all applications from Body Armour, 4×4’s and Tracked Vehicles