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An Historic Milestone: Celebrating 30 Continuous Years of UK Ministry of Defence Capability Approval

Scientific Management International (SMI) proudly commemorates an historic achievement as it celebrates 30 years of Ministry of Defence Capability Approval for the production of submarine pressure hull glands and polyethylene cable systems. This unprecedented milestone marks three decades of unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and service to the defence sector.

Since its inception over 30 years ago, SMI has remained at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge solutions and technologies to meet the evolving needs of the defence industry. The Ministry of Defence Capability Approval, a certification granted exclusively to SMI for its fittings and cabling, underscores the company’s unrivalled expertise, reliability, and dedication to the highest standards of quality and performance.

“It’s been 30 years in the making, but 20,000 installations with no leaks is quite the achievement – our fit and forget ethos is everywhere in the business.” said Glen Richardson, Director of Engineering at SMI. “Receiving Ministry of Defence Capability Approval for an unbroken 30 years is a real recognition of the hard work, dedication, and ingenuity of our team. We are the only organisation worldwide to have achieved this, so it really does reflect our unwavering commitment to delivering excellence in everything we do and reaffirms our position as a trusted and preferred partner to the Royal Navy and other organisations worldwide.”

The Ministry of Defence Capability Approval is an accreditation that recognises SMI’s ability to meet and exceed the stringent requirements and standards set forth by the Ministry of Defence when it comes to submarine glands and cable systems. It signifies the company’s proven track record of delivering and developing reliable, high-quality products and services that enhance national security and defence capabilities.

“Over the past three decades, SMI has continually demonstrated its ability to innovate, adapt, and deliver solutions that address the complex challenges facing the defence industry,” continued Richardson. “We remain fully dedicated to supporting the Ministry of Defence in its mission to safeguard our nation’s security, as well as seeing the benefits of our technology in other areas such as subsea power, transport, and infrastructure.”

As SMI celebrates 30 years of Ministry of Defence Capability Approval, it looks forward to continuing its legacy of excellence and innovation in the defence sector. With a steadfast commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions and unparalleled customer service, SMI remains poised to lead the way in shaping the future of defence technology for the next 30 years and beyond.