DMA HEADED UP STRONG U.K. AUSA PRESENCE
By Julian Nettlefold, Editor BATTLESPACE
11 Oct 07. The DMA presented a UK Pavilion at its’ fifth AUSA exhibition.
DMA, Stand number is 1862 – DMA UK Information. The DMA is the largest defence trade association in the UK, specialising in defence and public security business. With over 650 member companies, from the largest corporations through to small consultancies, the interests of which cover the widest range of defence and security applications, from fighting platforms to consultancy and management services. Our mission is “To assist UK industry to benefit from defence business at home and overseas.”
The DMA has excellent links to the UK Ministry of Defence and its equivalent bodies overseas, enabling its members to receive a wide range of support from exports advice through to practical activities such as exhibitions, seminars and other networking events. The DMA can be used as the first point of contact for overseas Governments or companies seeking a UK company for products or partnership.
Contact: Toni Adnams, Project Manager
T:+44(0) 1428 602618
M:+44(0) 784 333 9456
F:+44(0) 1428 604567
AB Connectors – Stand No. 1860 – has over 50 years experience as a pioneer manufacturer of hostile environment connectors, harness and system design and over 25 yrs working with the USA Army. AB Connectors Limited, part of the TT electronics plc group of companies is a Global company which has facilities in the UK (Wales) and the USA (Smithfield, N.C). AB Connectors is a recognised market leader in the design and manufacture of high performance interconnection systems for the modern military needs, especially for communication and power distribution boxes for armoured vehicles. AB Connectors has a number of specialist offerings on the many MRAP vehicles currently being built in the USA.
On Show is: A variety of the specialised Box Systems for Armoured Military Vehicles including power distribution systems. A Portable Power System which allows unsupported power supply for the remote operating warfighter, a Nato Slave Start Coupler and a Nato Slave Start connector complete with integral 12 Volt converter for re-charging GPS, Laptops, Cell phones etc.
BCB International Ltd – Stand No. 1863 – suppliers of personal military equipment, battlefield systems & survival kits. Outdoor clothing & equipment, marine survival & emergency equipment, protective clothing for extreme conditions & humanitarian supplies for large scale disasters.
Suppliers to DOD, DHS & federal agencies, NATO, Mid-East & Pacific Rim Countries. Established in UK 1853.
Description: International manufacturer + distributor of Personal Protective, Safety & Survival gear/equipment; Military Personnel Operations equipment; Special Forces & Security/Law Enforcement equipment; Tactical Command & Control capabilities; EMOE & MOE capabilities; Marine First Aid & Survival Kits; CBRN Safety; Natural Disaster + Humanitarian Aid + Relief
Suppliers to DOD, DHS & federal agencies, UN, NATO, Mid-East & Pacific Rim Countries. Established in UK 1853.
Contact: Peter W. James
6550 First Avenue North
City: St. Petersburg
Telephone: 727 345 7152
Fax: 727 345 7319
Blazepoint – Stand No. 2062 – Blazepoint made a number of key announcements during AUSA. These included:
* The signing of a UK Distribution Agreement with Fargo Electronics, a global leader in secure technologies for card identity systems. Following Fargo’s acquisition by HID Global last autumn, and the subsequent significant investment in its international business, Fargo has been seeking new distributors in specific geographies to expand its current channels and help develop business in existing and new markets. Fargo’s full range of identity card issuance systems, including secure card printer/encoders, materials and software will complim