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12 October 2022
Chess Dynamics has launched its next generation, digital, electro-optical surveillance system (EOSS) to provide long-range surveillance and situational awareness for maritime, coastal and border environments.
10 October 2022
SEA AWARDED MAJOR TECHNICAL AND PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT UPGRADE CONTRACT WITH THE ROYAL NAVY
08 September 2022
Our sincere and heartfelt condolences go to the Royal Family
19 April 2022
SEA’S ROADFLOW FUSION SELECTED TO HELP REDUCE EMISSIONS FOR BRISTOL CLEAN AIR ZONE
28 February 2022
Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL) and its technology partner Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have been awarded a contract to deliver demonstrations of their highly-automated ground and air resupply network, providing innovative capability based on the latest autonomous technology as part of Project Theseus.
24 January 2022
SEA, a leading UK traffic safety and enforcement system provider, has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Transport Technology and Associated Services (TTAS) framework. This will allow local authorities to easily access SEA’s range of intelligent ROADflow traffic enforcement solutions to improve road safety and positively change driver behaviour.
10 January 2022
EID, a military communications specialist, and Critical Software, an international technology provider, have formed a strategic partnership to expand their supply and market coverage to offer flexible and agile C4I solutions for national and international customers.
10 January 2022
SEA has completed an installation of its Red Light Safety Enforcement System (RLSE), at a railway level crossing in Greenland Mill, Bradford-on-Avon. As the first RLSE installed in Network Rail’s Western region, the solution will help improve road safety and save lives.
15 November 2021
Our customers often face individual challenges where one size does not fit all and they need the best to help them win. Chess Dynamics is one of the few companies able to offer rapid prototyping for complex systems.
05 November 2021
SEA, the UK’s defence and security electronic system specialist, has completed the purchase of the remaining 50% of JSK Naval Support (JSK), which it now owns outright.
20 October 2021
SEA, the UK’s defence and security electronic system specialist, has completed successful trials of its anti-submarine warfare (ASW) thin line towed array, KraitArray, in the English Channel - proving its exceptional sensing performance in small vessels.
13 October 2021
Interactive system emulation reduces reliance on expensive hardware
15 September 2021
Chess to design and build an ultra-high accuracy positioner for the UK Royal Navy. Custom positioner to accurately direct a high energy laser system. MoD contract in partnership with Thales for the Capability Demonstrator Programme
13 September 2021
SEA, the UK’s defence and security electronic system specialist, has been awarded a contract by New Zealand’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the first phase of upgrading the communications systems on two Royal New Zealand Navy ANZAC frigates
13 September 2021
Chess Dynamics, the leading British surveillance, tracking and gunfire control specialist, has today announced the launch of the Hawkeye Modular Mission POD (MMP). It is Chess’ latest electro-optical solution in the land domain and part of the wider high-accuracy servo-stabilised solutions portfolio, building on the combat-proven Hawkeye Vehicle Systems for long range detection and 24-hour target observation.
27 August 2021
Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL) and its technology partner Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), have been awarded a contract to deliver four Remote Patrol Vehicles (RPVs) to Spiral 2 of the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)’s RPV Experimentation Programme. The contract will support and enhance experimentation and capability development for UK land operations and see MCL become a major contractor to the UK MoD RPV Framework Group.
02 August 2021
Chess Dynamics, the leading British surveillance, tracking and gunfire control specialist has today at Sea Air Space announced the launch of Sea Eagle FCEO MKII, its next generation precision fire control electro-optical tracking director
30 July 2021
Cohort Plc, the independent defence technology company, was pleased to welcome government Minister and Member of Parliament for Reading West Alok Sharma MP to its offices, to discuss government support for growing technology businesses.
27 July 2021
Watch highlights from our 2021 preliminary results released on Tuesday 27 July 2021
13 July 2021
ELAC SONAR GmbH has received an order valued at over €49m from Leonardo for sonar systems
28 April 2021
SEA has been awarded a new contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to manage and update in-service sonar equipment.
09 April 2021
The Board and Executive Team of Cohort plc are deeply saddened by the news today of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. We recognise the great service he gave to this country and our Armed Forces over his lifetime. Our condolences go to The Royal Family at this time.
09 March 2021
On International Women’s Day 2021, Cohort Plc, the independent defence technology company, has made a firm commitment to gender diversity by signing the Women in Defence Charter – a pledge to providing opportunity for women to succeed at all levels.
03 March 2021
UK defence and security electronics system specialist SEA has been appointed to supply its Torpedo Launcher System (TLS) to a multi-ship programme in South America.
19 February 2021
David Eldridge, Sales Director at Chess Dynamics, talks to Global Military Communications and touches on the key benefits of automation, such as reducing the burden on the operator as well as for training. He also highlights the importance of modular capabilities for ease of maintenance and ensuring availability of a surveillance system.
28 January 2021
SEA, the UK’s defence and security electronic system specialist, has been reappointed to provide the UK Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Naval Systems Integration Process Service (NSIPS) Phase 3 by Defence & Equipment Support Director Ships.
14 December 2020
MASS, the defence and training support company, has launched a new online learning platform for its established cyber and Electronic Warfare (EW) training courses, offering an engaging learning experience in an accessible and COVID-secure way. MASS’s team of experts used their extensive experience of training and working in the defence sector to develop a new online learning platform.
03 December 2020
Cohort plc, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its acquisition of Wärtsilä ELAC Nautik GmbH has completed today. The company, which will be renamed ELAC SONAR, has officially joined the Group as its sixth standalone subsidiary.
19 November 2020
Chess Dynamics, the leading British surveillance, tracking and gunfire control specialist today announced it has won a contract in partnership with QinetiQ for the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl). The contract will see Chess Dynamics playing a key role in working with QinetiQ on the design and build of a relocatable Optical Ground Station (OGS) in support of Dstl’s space-based Titania Free Space Optical Communications (FSOC) research project. The OGS will be used to acquire and track the Titania satellite and close an optical communications link.
27 October 2020
Chess Dynamics, the leading British surveillance, tracking and gunfire control specialist has today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Sydney-based SME Owen International Pty Ltd. The partnership sees the establishment of an Australian supply and support facility for Chess’ Sea Eagle family of Fire Control Electro Optical (FCEO) systems.
22 October 2020
Chess Dynamics has been awarded a contract by French shipbuilders KERSHIP for the supply of electro-optical surveillance systems across 12 innovative new Mine Counter Measures Vessels (MCMV), which are being supplied to the Belgian and Royal Netherlands Navies.
19 October 2020
SEA has been selected to provide its acoustic sensor technology KraitArray™ to a major Australian Defence Innovation Hub Phase 3 contract for autonomous anti-submarine warfare (ASW).
06 July 2020
Cohort plc, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Chess Dynamics Ltd ("Chess") has been awarded a two-year contract to supply surveillance equipment to a Northern European customer.
10 June 2020
Cohort plc are starting to plan for more of our teams to return to working at our sites.
01 June 2020
Chess Dynamics, leading British surveillance, tracking and gunfire control specialist, today announces the launch of the PiranhaLR800 HD Camera. The high definition camera offers enhanced image clarity and target detection accuracy for complex surveillance operations, particularly those across exposed coastal and border environments.
04 March 2020
Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL) has been awarded a £1.5m contract to supply four Mission Adaptable Platform System (MAPS) Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) to the Ministry of Defence (MoD)’s Remote Patrol Vehicle (RPV) Experimentation Programme.
10 February 2020
The Cohort Group is delighted to congratulate HMS Oardacious, the team of four Royal Navy Submariners, on its successful completion of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge - the world’s toughest rowing race - and for raising over £100,000 for charity in the process. Cohort, together with three of its subsidiary companies MASS, MCL and SEA were proud to support the team as Silver Sponsors.
03 February 2020
SEA, the defence and security electronic system specialist, was named as the national winner of the 2019 Business Innovation Award at the Make UK Manufacturing Awards Gala Dinner for its development of a technology for detecting submarines.
28 January 2020
Liteye Systems, Inc. (USA) and Chess Dynamics (UK), a Cohort plc company, have announced the signing of a new strategic alliance agreement between the two companies. The agreement grants Liteye the exclusive right to market a portfolio of Chess products and services in the United States.
16 December 2019
Defence and training support company, MASS, has supported UK MOD staff and their French counterparts to successfully complete Exercise GRIFFIN BLAZE / BLAST which rehearsed the strategic and operational levels of command for the Anglo-French Combined Joint Expeditionary Force (CJEF).
12 December 2019
Cohort plc is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire Wärtsilä ELAC Nautik GmbH (“ELAC”), a Germany-based market leader in naval surface ship and submarine sonar systems for a headline price of €11.25 million.
31 October 2019
SEA has successfully completed sea trials of its innovative Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) System with the Portuguese Navy as part of Exercise REP (Maritime Unmanned Systems) 19. The KraitSense™ low-profile passive sonar system detected tracked and classified a submarine whilst deployed from a Portuguese Navy offshore patrol vessel (OPV).
31 October 2019
Defence technology and training company, MASS has successfully supported the UK Joint Force Air Component Headquarters (JFAC HQ) in running exercise Titanium Falcon 19 (Ex TF19) at RAF High Wycombe in October.
31 October 2019
The Norwegian Defence Material Agency has selected THURBON, an operationally proven Electronic Warfare (EW) data management system developed by MASS, an independent technology company, to provide the foundation of its EW data management system.
24 October 2019
SEA, the Barnstaple-based defence and security electronic system specialist, was named as the winner of Innovation of the Year at the 2019 Make UK Manufacturing Awards South for its development of a technology for detecting submarines.
07 October 2019
Defence technology and training company MASS has successfully supported the final Decision-Making exercise for the National Defence College (NDC) in Oman – the sixth year MASS has supported the NDC.
10 September 2019
Portuguese military communications company EID has launched the ICC-401, a new fully IP vehicular intercom system. The system is the next generation in its intercom product range, which includes the widely adopted ICC-201 and ICC-251 systems.
10 September 2019
Chess Dynamics, the UK-based advanced integrated systems and technologies company, has developed two new payload-agnostic, modular solutions to the military requirement for increased flexibility and cost efficiency in land-based surveillance and target acquisition operations.
10 September 2019
SEA, the UK’s defence and security electronic system specialist, has partnered with innovative navigation provider, iXblue, to develop an autonomous anti-submarine surveillance system, SeaDrix™, for long endurance surveillance patrols. The system will be launched at the DSEI exhibition in London and can be deployed as a standalone asset or as part of a wider anti-submarine warfare (ASW) surveillance system.
10 September 2019
Innovative new system delivered in partnership with fellow Cohort subsidiaries MASS and Chess Dynamics
10 September 2019
SEA, the UK’s defence and security electronic system specialist, is launching a tailorable Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Training Service at the DSEI exhibition in London in September 2019.
10 September 2019
Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL) has expanded its surveillance offering with the addition of the innovative new TM-K9 canine camera and video transmitter system, launching at DSEI 2019. Based on three generations of technological evolution, the TM-K9 system is a tactical modular solution with high definition (HD) and thermal camera capability.
10 September 2019
Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL) will be launching the most advanced platform intercom system yet to the market at this year’s DSEI exhibition in London (10-13 September).
10 September 2019
Portuguese military communications company EID has launched the TWH-110 series soldier radio, the latest and upgraded version of its widely adopted TWH-100 series which provides secure and reliable communications to all front-line soldiers across a range of tactical scenarios.
05 September 2019
Cohort Chief Executive Andy Thomis shares the first of a new blog series discussing key topics in the defence and security sectors and the role of agile SMEs in meeting these challenges.
03 September 2019
Portuguese military communications technology company EID has been awarded a €16.7m contract to supply its PRC-525 tactical radios and ancillary equipment to the Portuguese Army. Deliveries will start in 2019 and will go through to 2026.
23 August 2019
Defence and Technology Company, MASS, has successfully developed and supported the delivery of the Advanced Command & Staff Course (ACSC) Management of Defence ‘Ends’ Module Capstone Exercise at the UK Defence Academy based in Shrivenham.
26 July 2019
Wholly Australian-owned defence company, Daronmont Technologies has today launched a training and simulation centre as part of its technology and knowledge transfer partnership with UK defence and security electronics system specialist, SEA.
21 June 2019
A Government defence minister today praised Horsham-based engineering firm Chess Dynamics for its work “at the leading edge of technical innovation”, and representative of UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) described as the “lifeblood of the UK economy”.
12 June 2019
The systems were developed after Chess’s military-proven technology was deployed as part of the security solution at London Gatwick Airport, and is now available to airports globally.
01 May 2019
The AUDS counter-UAV solution is a system that has been specifically developed for use by the military and has been deployed by defence organisations to support major operations in the Middle East and elsewhere.
15 April 2019
Chess Dynamics Ltd is pleased to announce that its AUDS counter-UAV technology featured on BBC One’s flagship current affairs show, Panorama, on Monday 15th April.
03 April 2019
UK defence and security electronics system specialist, SEA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the wholly Brazilian-owned defence company, SIATT, a specialist in intelligent weapons and integration of high technology systems.
02 April 2019
SEA, the UK’s traffic enforcement system specialist, has integrated two cutting edge traffic enforcement solutions, DTES and ROADflow, to provide a unique solution to Transport for London (TfL) to reduce road danger at the Rotherhithe Tunnel in East London.
01 April 2019
Cohort plc, together with three of its subsidiary companies MASS, MCL and SEA, is delighted to announce their support as Silver Sponsors for HMS Oardacious, the team of four Royal Navy Submariners that will take part in the world’s toughest rowing race, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in December 2019.
29 March 2019
UK defence and security electronics system specialist SEA has appointed Jim Manson as Business Development Advisor to develop its presence and support existing partners and customers in Australia and New Zealand.
27 March 2019
Chess Dynamics Ltd is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a sub contract to provide electro-optical (EO) tracking and control systems to be incorporated in to ten ISO containers as part of a counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) solution to the US Department of Defence.
19 March 2019
SEA, the high-integrity software and transport systems development specialist, is launching its innovative new ROADflow Fusion traffic enforcement system at Parkex 2019.
14 February 2019
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MASS Consultants Ltd (“MASS”), has signed the contract for an eight-year contract valued at over £50m, following our announcement in October that they were selected as the preferred bidder.
12 February 2019
Cohort plc, the independent technology group, today announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Marlborough Communications Ltd (MCL) has been awarded a five-year, sole-source contract to provide Electronic Systems for the MOD.
09 January 2019
MASS, a Cohort plc company, has consolidated its role as a leading supplier of EW services to NATO by extending its service support contract to the NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) based at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton in Somerset.
21 December 2018
It’s clear that the sightings of drones over Gatwick Airport have exposed the frailties of the UK’s Counter Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) policy, which currently does not allow inhibiting of a drone.
12 December 2018
"A significant expansion, adding a profitable and growing fifth standalone business to Cohort’s portfolio"
12 December 2018
Cohort plc, the independent technology group, today announces its half year results for the six months ended 31 October 2018.
30 November 2018
Defence technology and training support company, MASS, has led the Joint Warfare Support Team (JWST) and provided vital support to the UK/Oman SAIF SAREEA 3 (SS3) Exercise – the largest joint training exercise of its kind for 17 years.
26 November 2018
Marlborough Communications Ltd (MCL), the UK-based military technology company, has been awarded a 2.5-year in-service support contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the preferred supplier of Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) support and test solutions.
06 November 2018
Defence technology and training support company, MASS, has successfully developed and supported the delivery of the Advanced Command and Staff Course (ACSC) ‘Ends’ Module Capstone Exercise.
30 October 2018
Enhanced and intelligent personal area network system will be used to support soldiers in the field
23 October 2018
Development of electronic Automated Change Impact Assessment Process (eCIAP) will streamline naval system procurement and generate time and cost efficiencies for MoD
18 October 2018
Defence and security technology company, MASS, has supported the UK Joint Force Air Component Headquarters (JFAC HQ) Exercise GRIFFIN FALCON 18 (Ex GF18) by running a simulation-based training programme that took place 6th – 13th September 2018 at the UK JFAC HQ.
16 October 2018
Marlborough Communications Ltd (MCL), the UK-based military technology company, has achieved Design Approved Organization Scheme (DAOS) accreditation from the Military Aviation Authority (MAA), enabling it to design equipment for UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) aircraft.
01 October 2018
Cohort, the independent technology company, confirms recent RNS announcements of contract wins, collectively worth more than £7M, from two of its subsidiary businesses, SEA and EID.
07 September 2018
Cohort plc company SEA has played an important role in the completion of an Innovate UK funded project focused on developing a smart integrated monitoring system for offshore energy subsea cables, following successful tests at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney.
05 September 2018
Cohort plc company, MASS, unveiled its new software-based training solution, NEWTS (Networked Electronic Warfare Training Simulator), with a presentation followed by a ‘hands-on’ demonstration to the Royal Corps of Signals Commanding Officers’ Enterprise Forum during a visit to 11th (Royal School of Signals) Signal Regiment.
15 August 2018
Cohort plc company, MASS, has developed a new military-grade cloud-based network capability. The cloud-based system includes office functionality, messaging, private secured intranet, video calling and secured software all hosted on UK Government approved systems.
07 August 2018
Cohort plc company SEA has addressed a new market after it showcased its capability at a UK Defence Services Industry Day on board the Royal Navy’s HMS Albion in Tokyo.
28 July 2018
Cohort plc company SEA’s Krait Defence Anti-Submarine Warfare system is taking a leap forward in capability with the final trials of the extended 150m ultra-thin towed array.
25 July 2018
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MASS Consultants Ltd (“MASS”), has been selected as preferred bidder for an eight-year contract valued at over £50m, following a highly competitive tender process. The contract award remains subject to final negotiation and MOD approval.
16 July 2018
Terma, a Denmark based Aerospace, Defence & Security Group, and UK-based MASS, a Cohort plc company, have partnered to deliver a global Electronic Warfare Lifecycle Support (EWLS) solution.
13 July 2018
Cohort plc company SEA is launching a new upgraded and eco-friendly version of its mobile traffic enforcement system at Parkex 18 on June 13-14.
13 July 2018
Cohort company SEA has successfully delivered 20 traffic camera detection systems to help improve child safety outside schools in the Borough of Bedford.
03 July 2018
Overall results in line with expectations, performance benefited from growth at EID and MASS
13 June 2018
Cohort company and road technology specialists SEA have expanded the traffic enforcement footprint of Cardiff Council by installing a further ten road traffic camera systems to enforce yellow box-junctions and unlawful manoeuvres.
30 May 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) can enable an evolution in Electronic Warfare countermeasures development by automating the process in which the threat is identified and an effective countermeasure is developed, according to experts at Cohort company MASS.
21 May 2018
A Joint Warfare Support Team led by Cohort company MASS has delivered two key Joint Forces Command training events at HQ British Forces Cyprus and at RAF St Mawgan in Cornwall.
17 May 2018
Cohort plc company SEA has showcased its role as a leading supplier of Torpedo Launch Systems (TLS) at a UK defence services industry day on board the Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland in Pyeongtaek naval base, South Korea.
15 May 2018
Cohort company SEA has led an industry team which has delivered its findings on the future of modelling and simulation to the UK Ministry of Defence.
18 April 2018
Cohort company SEA has established itself as one of the leading suppliers of Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) in the SE Asia region following a string of contract successes.
10 April 2018
Cohort company SEA and engineering technology provider EC-OG have completed dry integration trials at SEA’s Aberdeen facility linking a Subsea Control Module (SCM) to an uprated power source.
12 March 2018
Cohort plc companies MASS and SEA have been selected to form part of a new UK Ministry of Defence maritime research and development programme being managed by defence technology company QinetiQ.
01 February 2018
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its SEA subsidiary has been contracted by a UK government agency to lead a team in the area of Soldier System Research and Development.
01 February 2018
The Royal Norwegian Navy (RNN) has become the first customer to order the upgraded portable DECKsim Virtual Reality Trainer to be delivered by Cohort plc company SEA.
06 January 2018
Cohort plc company SEA and leading North Sea oil and gas producer Spirit Energy have joined forces to promote the recycling of valuable subsea production equipment under the former’s Legacy Locker programme.
02 January 2018
MASS, a Cohort plc company, has further demonstrated its credentials in the military training environment, by supporting the RAF-led Exercise Eagle Warrior at the RAF College, Cranwell.
13 December 2017
Subject to Contract, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has approved the take up of competitively obtained option prices from MASS, a Cohort plc company, for a two year extension to its existing Joint Warfare Support contract.
13 December 2017
Cohort plc, the independent technology group, today announces its final results for the six months ended 31 October 2017.
29 November 2017
On November 27, at the Armed Forces facilities, Managing Director, Engineer António Sérgio Marcos Lopes, and Director of the Business Unit for Naval Communications, Engineer Manuel Matos Luís were bestowed with a Military Medal for the Naval Cross 1st Class.
29 November 2017
Cohort company SEA is conducting research for the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) on Information Management (IM) techniques that could have a significant impact on the way data is presented as a service for activities such as simulation and training, trials and evaluation and simulation-based acquisition.
07 November 2017
Cohort company SEA will look to build upon growing demand in South East Asia for its torpedo and decoy launcher systems when it highlights the capability at the Defense and Security exhibition in Ban Mai, Thailand, on November 6-9.
06 October 2017
Cohort plc company, MASS, has won a contract to provide the Defence School of Communication Information Systems (DSCIS) at Blandford with a classroom simulator to support the UK MoD’s EW capability.
27 September 2017
Cohort business SEA is providing modelling and simulation support to the UK MoD Chinook project team as a method of assessing key aircraft handling qualities, prior to sea trials of the Chinook helicopter operating from the new Tide Class Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) Tanker ship.
20 September 2017
Cohort company SEA, together with TTP plc, has been selected to develop technology designed to improve the efficiency and timely delivery of supplies to frontline battlefield assets.
11 September 2017
Cohort plc company SEA has built upon its growing pedigree for supplying Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) to navies in South East Asia with a contract to provide Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea with systems for two new frigates being built for the Philippines Navy.
11 September 2017
Cohort company SEA has exploited its use of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) in training simulation technology to develop a new Situational Awareness (SA) tool for ships’ Officer of the Watch (OOW).
11 September 2017
Cohort plc company, SEA is using DSEI 2017 to unveil a new, enhanced version of its thin line KraitArray towed Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) sonar, offering operators greater detection and bearing ranges.
05 September 2017
Cohort company SEA has developed a configuration of its Subsea Electronic Module (SEM) using batteries and acoustic communications to provide a standalone package suitable for interrogation by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) or autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) flyby.
05 September 2017
Cohort plc company SEA is showcasing an enhanced secure voice and data communications system for remote applications such as offshore ships and platforms at Offshore Europe 17.
05 September 2017
Cohort plc company SEA is addressing the demands of sustainability and cost effectiveness with a brokerage service that will enable the offshore industry to re-use higher value legacy equipment.
05 September 2017
Cohort plc company SEA has teamed with research and technology organisation Fraunhofer, the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre test centre (EMEC), and optical fibre sensor specialists Synaptec on a new project looking at developing multi-functional monitoring solutions to existing power transmission cables used in the offshore energy industry.
15 August 2017
Cohort company MASS has underlined its credentials as a leading provider of training support with the planning and implementation of a major UK Joint Forces Command (JFC) exercise at a military base in Cornwall centered on achieving over 90 training objectives set by the JFC.
14 August 2017
Cohort plc has appointed Chris Stanley as the new Managing Director of MASS, its defence technology subsidiary specialising in Cyber, Secure Information Systems, Electronic Warfare Operational Support (EWOS), Training and Contract Research and Development.
03 August 2017
Cohort company EID has been awarded a new contract by the Bangladeshi Army for the supply of CD-116/IP tactical field switchboards, valued at around €1 million. The CD-116/IP offers interfaces for analogue and VoIP telephones, data terminals and combat net radios and multiple solutions for networking, from IP to ISDN and analogue alternatives, via radio relay, optical fibre, satellite and others.
25 July 2017
Cohort plc company SEA, working with decision support specialists Arke Ltd, will outline a new procurement approach that will help decision-makers to define and deliver projects at the Close Combat Symposium to be held at the UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham between 25-27 July.
11 July 2017
Defence technology company Cohort plc will showcase its capabilities across the land, sea and air sectors at DSEI 2017.
11 July 2017
Cohort company MASS has finalised and signed a seven year contract to provide an innovative digital forensics (DF) managed service to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).
10 July 2017
Cohort company EID has finalised and signed a 7.5 million Euro contract with the Portuguese Ministry of Defence (Portuguese MoD) to provide software-defined digital multiband, multirole, and multimode tactical PRC-525 radio systems for the Portuguese Army. Deliveries will take place between 2017 and 2023
29 June 2017
Cohort plc today announces its final results for the year ended 30 April 2017.
28 June 2017
JSK Naval Support, the joint venture between Canada’s Kaycom Inc., a trusted provider for the Canadian Government, and the UK’s Cohort plc company SEA, has completed its first manufacturing contract for Canada’s Department of National Defense with the supply of 66 battery packs to power emergency underwater telephones.
20 June 2017
A four-year research programme carried out by Cohort plc company SEA has shown that the effectiveness of future soldiers in defeating targets could be significantly increased through the use of technologies which enhance detection, acquisition (knowing where to aim) and engagement of targets.
05 June 2017
Cohort plc company Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL) has strengthened its position as the UK Ministry of Defence’s leading supplier of hearing protection systems for the military with two further contracts worth a combined £5.5 million.
01 June 2017
Cohort company SEA is supporting the University of Exeter on a research project into how Acoustic Emissions (AE) signatures can be used to monitor the condition of synthetic mooring ropes widely used in securing floating offshore structures.
30 May 2017
EW must evolve to counter the challenges of hypersonic weapons - weapons that will deliver their lethal effect too fast for humans alone to manage effective platform defence, Paul Bradbeer, EWOS Technical Sales Manager for Cohort plc company MASS will tell the conference at EW Europe 2017.
25 May 2017
Cohort company SEA, a joint venture partner in Canadian-based naval specialists JSK Naval Support, has passed significant milestones in supplying its torpedo launcher systems (TLS) for two classes of combatant ships being built at separate locations in South East Asia.
25 May 2017
Cohort plc company SEA will elaborate on how it is working to utilise wireless technology to fulfil next generation maritime communications requirements at the Underwater Defence Technology (UDT) Conference in Bremen (May 30-June 1).
17 May 2017
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has announced the finalists of the second annual IFS Partner of the Year awards that recognise outstanding partner achievements across seven prestigious categories. MASS has been selected as one of 4 finalists in the New Partner category.
17 May 2017
Cohort company SEA is enhancing its deck simulation technology used for training Flight Deck Officers by incorporating a virtual representation of the Curtiss Wright Aircraft Ship Integrated and Secure Traverse System (ASIST) into the DECKsim suite.
17 May 2017
Cohort company SEA is providing a new portable training application to the Royal Norwegian Navy enhancing its DECKsim Flight Deck Officer training system.
17 May 2017
Cohort business SEA has unveiled further developments of its aviation training simulation systems by integrating the latest virtual reality and augmented reality capabilities into the technology.
08 May 2017
Cohort company SEA has developed innovative data visualisation software and made it available as open-source for the environmental data science community.
10 April 2017
Cohort company SEA has been awarded a UK Ministry of Defence contract to upgrade the Ambient Noise Prediction System (ANPS) for the UK Royal Navy.
06 April 2017
Cohort company SEA’s ROADflow camera technology for monitoring traffic has led to major improvements in safety and reductions in traffic congestion for the London Borough of Enfield.
21 March 2017
Cohort company SEA has achieved factory acceptance for its initial sets of torpedo launcher systems (TLS) and weapons handling systems for a new class of Combatant Ships under construction in South East Asia.
21 March 2017
Cohort company SEA is launching a low cost, small Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) solution based on application of its innovative thin line KraitArray towed sonar.
20 March 2017
Cohort company SEA has built upon its credentials as a leading supplier of flight deck simulators by installing an Aircraft Procedural Trainer (APT) with Cranfield University Centre for Simulation and Analytics at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.
16 March 2017
Cohort company MASS has supported The Leys and St Faith’s schools in becoming some of the first schools to achieve Cyber Essentials certification.
14 March 2017
Cohort company SEA has utilised its aviation simulator technology to provide the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity with an interactive helicopter system aimed at bolstering public engagement.
09 March 2017
Cohort company Marlborough Communications Ltd (MCL) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to supply and support hearing protection systems and communication ancillaries for specialist land, maritime and air applications.
08 March 2017
Experts from Cohort company SEA will explain how the soldier of the future can be more effective when they present at the Future Soldier Technology conference in London on March 13-14.
22 February 2017
Cohort company SEA and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) are showcasing an innovative subsea connector solution at Renewable UK’s 13th Annual Wave & Tidal Conference in London on 23rd February 2017.
17 February 2017
Cohort company MASS has secured a place as a preferred supplier of digital services to the public sector by being named as a member of the Government’s Digital Outcomes and Specialists Framework.
01 February 2017
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the minority (49.999%) holding in its subsidiary MCL for a cash consideration of £5.1m in line with the arrangements stated at the time of its acquisition in July 2014.
01 February 2017
Cohort company SEA has developed a new low cost and short lead-time module to extend the life of marginal developments and late-life fields in the oil and gas sector.
26 January 2017
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary MASS has been selected to deliver the Metropolitan Police Service’s ('MPS') digital forensics managed service. Confirmation of the final contract terms will now take place and signing of the contract will be subject to this reaching a successful conclusion.
23 January 2017
The European Council has extended the mandate for European Union Naval Force Somalia (EU NAVFOR) - Operation ATALANTA - until 31 December 2018, which means Cohort company MASS will continue to provide the Classified Mission Network for the enduring Operation.
17 January 2017
Cohort company SEA has been awarded the status of an approved supplier by the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to provide traffic technology to the public sector.
04 January 2017
Cohort plc company SEA has become the latest business in the group to be awarded the Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation that is now mandatory when bidding for Government work.
20 December 2016
Cohort plc business and road technology specialists SEA have been awarded a further contract by the City of Cardiff Council to help the Welsh capital to reduce the congestion impact of traffic growth.
15 December 2016
Cohort plc company SEA has secured its first application with Network Rail for the use of its state-of-the-art ROADflow technology aimed at improving safety at the highest risk level crossings.
12 December 2016
Cohort plc today announces its final results for the six months ended 31 October 2016.
08 December 2016
Cohort plc company SEA has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (UK MoD) to provide across-the-board support to an extensive range of UK Royal Navy acoustic and sonar underwater systems fitted to the surface and sub-surface fleets.
29 November 2016
Cohort plc company SEA will start work in December on upgrading the Combat Systems Highway (CSH) infrastructure on the Chilean Navy’s three former Royal Navy Type 23 frigates.
15 November 2016
Cohort plc company SEA completed demonstrations of its KraitArray array sonar system towed from the Liquid Robotics® SHARC Wave Glider® Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) and a BAE Systems P950 rigid hulled inflatable boat (RHIB), also performing in unmanned mode, at the Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior 16 (UW16) exercise off the West Coast of Scotland.
09 November 2016
Cohort plc company SEA has been awarded orders by Transport for London (TfL) to further develop and provide ongoing support of its Digital Traffic Enforcement System (DTES) and to develop and support a Parking Enforcement Solution (PES) Mobile Application.
04 November 2016
Cohort plc company SEA has completed a demonstration of new technologies that could revolutionise the way armed forces operate in combat situations.
27 October 2016
Cohort company EID was awarded a contract of around 2 million euros for the supply and installation of a HF system for the Oceanic Control Centre of Santa Maria, Azores.
27 September 2016
Cohort plc company SEA has announced that is has recently conducted a successful demonstration of its 4G Mobile Data Node (MdN4G) which could significantly advance the connection reliability of vital communications networks.
26 September 2016
Marlborough Communications Limited (MCL), a Cohort plc company working with INVISIO Communications A/S, has received a further order for its S10 Tactical Hearing Protection Systems from the UK Ministry of Defence.
19 September 2016
A Cambridgeshire-based defence technology company has been formally presented with the Queen’s Award for International Trade – the UK’s highest accolade for business success, at a ceremony at its St. Neots head office.
25 July 2016
Cohort, the independent technology group, today announces that its subsidiary Marlborough Communications Ltd (MCL), has been awarded the UK MOD Airborne Tactical Communications Support Contract.
28 June 2016
Cohort plc today announces its final results for the year ended 30 April 2016.
28 June 2016
Further to its announcement on 7 March 2016, Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that it has acquired 56.89% of the share capital of Empresa de Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Electrónica, S.A., (“EID”), for a consideration of €10.7m (£8.9m).
31 March 2016
Cohort, the independent technology group, today announces that it subsidiary SEA has been awarded a further order by BAE Systems to provide its External Communications System for the second stage of the common External Communications System (cECS), for the Royal Navy.
14 December 2015
Cohort plc, the independent technology group, today announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 31 October 2015.
12 November 2015
Cohort plc held its annual Business Excellence Awards presentation on 12th November at Newbury Racecourse. The event is intended to reward outstanding performance and contribution to the success of the Group by employees of MASS, MCL, SCS and SEA.
13 August 2015
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Marlborough Communications Ltd. (MCL) has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to provide the armed forces with tactical hearing protection systems for the dismounted close combat user (“THPS DCCU”).
05 August 2015
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce it has agreed to acquire Empresa de Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Electrónica, S.A., (EID), a Portugal based supplier of advanced electronics, communications and command and control products and systems for the global defence market.
28 June 2015
Cohort chief executive Andrew Thomis talks to Claire Apthorp about the evolving role of SMEs in the UK defence industry, and his priorities as he looks to grow the group’s reach over the coming 12 months and beyond.
25 June 2015
Cohort, the independent technology group, announces the following Director changes.
15 December 2014
Cohort plc, the independent technology group, today announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 31 October 2014.
08 December 2014
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary MASS has been awarded three contracts to provide Electronic Warfare (EW) Operational Support services with a value of around £8 million.
26 November 2014
On Thursday evening of the 13th November 2014, Cohort Plc, along with seventeen other key businesses based in the South of England, was invited by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to Blenheim Palace to receive a Silver Award in recognition of their outstanding support to the UK's Armed Forces, Regular and Reserve.
19 November 2014
The Cohort plc Business Excellence Awards lunch was held on 12th November, with the Gold Award going to the SEA team responsible for the Delivering Dismounted Effect research programme at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
30 October 2014
Cohort is pleased to announce that its subsidiary MASS has been awarded a series of contract renewals to provide Electronic Warfare (EW) Operational Support services to an export customer with a total value of approximately £9 million
25 October 2014
SEA, a Cohort plc company, has been awarded an initial contract by BAE Systems to provide its innovative External Communications System (ECS) for the whole of the Royal Navy's submarine fleet.
03 October 2014
Cohort, the independent technology group, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary MASS has been awarded a contract to provide Electronic Warfare (EW) Operational Support services to a new customer in the Middle East with a total value in excess of £3 million.
01 October 2014
Cohort is pleased to announce the acquisition of J+S Limited (J+S' or the Company')
09 July 2014
Cohort is pleased to announce its agreement to acquire a majority stake in Marlborough Communications (Holdings) Limited (“MCL”).
26 June 2014
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) of the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has appointed SEA, a subsidiary of the independent technology group Cohort plc, to deliver a £4million research programme as part of the Synthetic Environments Tower of Excellence (SE Tower).
26 June 2014
Cohort plc today announces its final results for the year ended 30 April 2014.
01 May 2014
Cohort, today announces that it has agreed to sell the Space division of its subsidiary SEA to Thales Alenia Space UK Ltd ("TAS UK"), a subsidiary of Thales Alenia Space.
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