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Against the odds: UK T&S industry faces challenges

25th April 2022 - 14:37 GMT | by Giles Ebbutt in Plymouth


Leonardo Helicopters UK continues to develop in-house training systems such as this desktop trainer. (Photo: Trevor Nash)

How has industry consolidation affected the UK training and simulation sector?

The International Training Technology Exhibition & Conference (IT²EC) will be back at the Excel Centre in London on 26-28 April, following a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the show taking place in London, it is a suitable time to review the current state of the UK’s military T&S industry.

It is a broad church, ranging from the specialist arms of UK divisions of major global enterprises through to a host of SMEs offering niche expertise or technology, with solutions spread across the air, land and maritime domains. Shephard spoke to representatives of both large and small companies

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Giles Ebbutt


Giles Ebbutt

Giles Ebbutt is a Shephard Media correspondent based in the UK who specialises in C4ISR …

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