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Oxley Group Ltd

Oxley specialises in the design and manufacture of advanced electronic and electro-optic components and systems for air, land and sea applications within the military sector. Established in 1942, Oxley has manufacturing facilities in the UK and USA and enjoys representation worldwide. The company’s products include night vision and LED lighting, data capture systems and electronic components. Oxley has pioneered the development of night vision compatible lighting. It offers a total package incorporating optical filters, equipment modification, cockpit and external lighting along with fleet wide upgrade services including engineering, installation, support, maintenance and training. The company’s long experience of manufacturing night vision lighting and LED indicators, coupled with advances in LED technology, has enabled it to develop LED solutions to replace incandescent and fluorescent lighting in existing applications as well as becoming the lighting option of choice in new applications such as portable military hospitals, UAV control stations and communication shelters.

05 Apr 11. General Dynamics Itronix announces the introduction and immediate availability of the rugged, ergonomically designed GD3070 Tablet PC. Larger than a personal digital assistant (PDA) and smaller than a fully-rugged notebook, the GD3070 delivers business-critical computing performance with a daylight-viewable screen and extended battery life for mobile workers throughout Europe and the Middle East. With sales, service and technical support located in Europe, the GD3070 is a cost-effective computing option for mobile workers within public utilities, surveying companies, field service representatives and others. The GD3070 comprises an 18-centimeter, high-resolution touch-screen display enabling users to easily pinpoint information on maps or view imagery in bright sunlight. Equipped with an Intel® Z530P low-power processor, 120 gigabit hard-drive, large memory and lightweight dual battery pack, mobile workers can manage large data files as well as process complex computing operations quickly and efficiently for up to 10 hours.
GD3070 features:
* Rugged magnesium chassis and impact absorbing polycarbonate casing
* Ergonomic design for single-handed operation
* Operating temperature from -20?C to +60?C
* FCC, CE, EMI/Safety CSA
* Meets United States MIL-STD-810G for:
* Humidity
* Altitude
* Shock
* Drop
* Vibration
Specifications overview:
* Intel Z530P Atom processor
* One 200 pin DDRII Socket
* 18 cm LCD display with touch-screen panel
* Full backlit keyboard
* Barcode scanner
* Integrated 2.0 Mega Pixel camera
* Global positioning system
* Bluetooth, WiFi and integrated Ethernet connectivity
* 225 x 145 x 39.8 mm dimensions
* 1.2 kg weight depending upon configuration

10 Feb 11. Thales reveals next-generation global datalink system. Thales detailed its new Multi-Function Data Link Range Extension System (MFDL-RES) during the company’s annual TechnoDay event in Paris on 3 February. The company says the MFDL-RES offers a global datalink network that supersedes the capabilities of the existing NATO Link 16 network and Thales is now looking to export it to countries that do not have access to Link 16. (Source: Jane’s, IDR)

01 Apr 11. The US Army is to test and evaluate Textron Systems’ SoldierEyes smartphone-enabled analysis and battle tracking system.
SoldierEyes is a system that addresses warfighters’ ability to gain and maintain situational awareness in full-spectrum operations. The system uses cloud architecture, is fully operable within government-fielded communications environments and tracks all warfighting functions. SoldierEyes devices and systems are able to connect via FASTCOM, a new mobile, secure battlefield cellular network that can be hosted on manned

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