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  • Combining proven and new pressure hull penetrator technologies for safety and performance

    Keith Wells CEng FIMechE, CEO of SMI, a privately held British company supplying the UK MOD for three decades Submarines are becoming ever more sophisticated, with new and enhanced onboard systems delivering far more capable underwater defences for navies. While these improvements are welcome, they do present design challenges. How can multiple new and more…

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  • SMI Telemetrix

    Combining proven and new pressure hull penetrator technologies for safety and performance

    Keith Wells CEng FIMechE, CEO of SMI, a privately held British company supplying the UK MOD for three decades Submarines are becoming ever more sophisticated, with new and enhanced onboard systems delivering far more capable underwater defences for navies. While these improvements are welcome, they do present design challenges. How can multiple new and more…

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  • Pacific event 2019 banner

    The Cable Systems Manufacturer Seeking a Sea-Change in Naval Design

    SMI (SMI) will be in Sydney this week encouraging naval architects in the Indo-Pacific region to demand more from their cabling systems. The designer and manufacturer of cable systems, headquartered in Andover, UK, and operating from Perth, WA, is advocating a change in culture away from short maintenance and replacement cycles which effectively plan for…

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  • SMI team during fibre optic training

    SMI Strengthen Fibre Optic Capabilities

    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

    SMI (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 first time,…

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  • SMI Connector Harness with an angled termination

    0.5% Increase in Budget Could Eliminate 100% of Insurance Losses

    SMI have a ground breaking piece in this edition of Wave and Tidal Energy Network Magazine outlining how a small increase in budget of just 0.5% could extinguish cable system failures completely. The piece covers how including us early in the design process means we can help solve problems before they arise and potentially save…

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  • Keith Wells & Jo Naquesage with Adam Goodes, former Australian of the year, and co-director of the Indigenous Defence Consortium, at Pacific 17 Exhibition, Sydney

    SMI launch into Australian market at Pacific 17 Exhibition (October 2017)

    Following a year of planning, SMI finally launched into the Australian market during the Pacific 17 Exhibition in Sydney. We were delighted to showcase our industry leading connectors and cable harnesses and received a very positive response from the attendees. Worldwide CEO Keith Wells joined the Australian team at the event led by Jo Naquesage,…

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