Chess Dynamics is an innovative, well-respected surveillance, tracking and gunfire control specialist for military and commercial customers. Chess's military customers include defence forces and prime contractors in the UK and overseas for the naval and land sectors.
Based in Horsham, Plymouth, and Wokingham, Chess Dynamics designs, develops and manufactures precision stabilised and non-stabilised multi-axis platforms, fire control directors and positioners for electro-optic, radar, communication, security, surveillance, tracking, and targeting systems, and a wide range of high-performance cameras and special sensors.
The Chess portfolio includes the Vision4ce branded real time video and image processing solutions for electro-optic systems. This covers the supply of rugged hardware (PCs that utilise the latest Intel mobile processors) for harsh environments on land, at sea and in the air, along with integrated software solutions (such as GRIP View video management software and DART video tracking software) incorporating sophisticated image processing algorithms for object detection and tracking.
The more complex tracking and targeting systems are integrated into naval fire-control solutions and sophisticated vehicle-based surveillance, targeting, tracking and force protection systems.
The company is also a major developer and world-wide supplier of counter-sUAV (drone) protection systems including rapid deployment systems for military and security use. It provides a complete service including survey, installation, training, and maintenance across its entire product range, including bespoke engineering solutions.
Chess has been supplying equipment, sub-systems and systems to defence forces and prime contractors since 2005. Cohort acquired a majority share in Chess in 2018. It is led by David Tuddenham.
to detect, track, disrupt and defeat UAVs engaged in hostile airborne surveillance and potentially malicious activity.Gun Fire Control
to detect, acquire, track, identify and engage air, surface and shore-based targets.
for land, air defence, naval and security applications in a range of deployable, mobile and fixed configurations.Stabilised Sensor Platforms
which can be modified, tailored, fully customised and embedded into OEM's integrated solutions.Counter Unmanned Air Systems
to detect, track and disrupt UAVs engaged in hostile airborne surveillance and potentially malicious activity.Video and Image Processing Systems
utilising hardware and real-time software for detecting, processing and targeting threats in harsh environments on land, at sea and in the air.