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  • SMI exhibition stand

    SMI Exhibiting Around the World

    • August 6, 2019

    Though the summer holidays have just begun, our focus is squarely on autumn as we prepare for exhibitions and conferences around the world. In just over 6 weeks we’re in London exhibiting again at DSEI from 10 – 13th September. The world’s leading defence and security event with over 35,000 attendees sees us back in…

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  • CASD Cable

    50 Years Continuous Excellence

    • May 20, 2019

    Scientific Management International is delighted to be associated with the 2019 celebrations to mark fifty years of its Continuous At Sea Deterrent (CASD). Known as Operation Relentless, at least one Royal Navy ballistic submarine has been patrolling the world’s oceans, unseen and undetected for 50 years. CASD is the longest sustained military operation ever undertaken…

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  • Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Management International, Keith Wells with Phil Jones, Managing Director of Maritime Mission Systems Thales UK

    Another Record Breaking Year of Opportunities & Agreements

    • December 20, 2018

    2018 has been a record breaking year for Scientific Management International as we continue to deliver unassailable fit and forget power and data cable solutions for hostile environments across a range of sectors. In Marine, highlights of the year included us welcoming Phil Jones, Managing Director of Maritime Mission Systems Thales UK to our Andover…

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  • Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Management International, Keith Wells with Phil Jones, Managing Director of Maritime Mission Systems Thales UK

    Thales and Scientific Management International Collaboration in the UK

    • October 18, 2018

    Thales and Scientific Management International have signed an agreement to collaborate in delivering state of the art underwater defence products. Thales is a key supplier of systems, equipment and services in the UK MoD Naval domain and wishes to continue to focus its resources on sustaining and building critical core capabilities. Scientific Management International, an…

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  • The SMI board at Farnborough 2018. From L-R, Keith Wells, Glen Richardson, Denise Hunt, Colin Arnold, Dr Martin Stillman-Jones

    Scientific Management International take off at Farnborough

    • July 19, 2018

    Scientific Management International’s presence at the Farnborough International Airshow has got off to a flying start, with interest in our cable system technology from across the Aerospace sector. The entire SMI board were present at the show on Wednesday to meet with existing and new clients alike, and discuss how our technology benefits both commercial…

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  • SMI team during fibre optic training

    Scientific Management International Strengthen Fibre Optic Capabilities

    • May 22, 2018

    More members of the SMI team were extending their fibre expertise at a bespoke training programme today as investment in workforce continues. SMI have been providing high quality subsea fibre cable harnesses and pressure hull penetrators for more than ten years. Fibre optic systems require high precision connectors systems to effectively deliver the bandwidth and…

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  • Science That Sticks

    • February 16, 2018

    Scientific Management International (SMI) are leading suppliers of bespoke subsea cable and connector harnesses for both commercial and civil purposes. They supply the submarine industry worldwide, including Britain’s own nuclear fleet, having held uninterrupted Capability Approval from the Ministry of Defence for over 20 years. So reliability is absolutely key: the company’s mantra is ‘right…

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  • Continued investment helps increase our capability now and for the future

    Just how do we ensure that the cables and harnesses that we’re distributing are definitely ‘fit and forget’? Firstly our workforce is trained to a standard that ensures they are following the processes thoroughly, but we also back this up where appropriate with the use of radiography. Recently our capability to inspect at this level…

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  • Why Dual Jacket Sealing is critical to long term connectivity

    One of the major challenges with Tidal Energy is environmental. The global locations identified as commercially viable are also the most hostile and inhospitable. The cost of maintenance can be prohibitive. Simply getting vessels—and staff—to service machines or to replace a cable can be expensive, making the “survivability” of ocean energy systems a top priority….

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