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Marine Archive

  • Unprecedented 27 Years MOD Capability Approval Record

    Scientific Management International (SMI) has achieved uninterrupted Ministry of Defence (MOD) Capability Approval for an unprecedented 27 years. Capability Approvals enable the MOD and its supply chain to procure critical and specialist components with confidence, knowing that a range of stringent quality specifications will be consistently maintained.SMI is the only company in the world which…

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    SMI Rallies to Continue Key Work for Ministry of Defence

    Scientific Management International (SMI), has responded to the government’s call for support during the coronavirus crisis. The company which designs and manufactures fit-and-forget pressure moulded cable systems for use in critical infrastructure across defence, energy, aerospace and transport sectors. Identified by the Ministry of Defence as a critical supplier to the Royal Navy, SMI was…

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  • ULTRA Sonar Fitted to HMS

    2150 Sonar Fitted to HMS Portland

    Scientific Management International (SMI) were delighted to see their cable harnesses fitted to HMS Portland as part of Ultra Electronics’ first S2150 Hull Mount Sonar fitted to the Royal Navy Type 23 Frigates. HMS Portland becomes the first ship to be fitted with Ultra Electronics’ next generation Hull Mounted Sonar Type 2150 as part of a wider refit to the Royal Navy’s frigates.

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    SubSTEC5: Submarine Excellence Hits Fremantle

    Our final major global industry event of 2019 is the 5th Submarine Science, Technology and Engineering Conference (SubSTEC5) in Fremantle, Western Australia. Our Chief Technology Officer, Glen Richardson, will be presenting a paper on “Breaking The Cycle Of Submarine Cable Failures” on Wednesday afternoon and is joined by Australian colleagues from the SMI team. The…

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

    Scientific Management International (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…

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    Standby Sydney

    After DSEI in London and DEFSEC in Canada our attention turns this week to the southern hemisphere. PACIFIC 2019 will bring together eminent speakers and key players in Defence and Commercial Maritime, Government, Industry and Academia from Australia, the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and around the world. Exhibiting again, our team from Scientific Management International Pty are…

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  • Plastic bottles destroying the ocean

    Harnessing the Power of Plastic for Good

    With the world waking up to the pollution crisis presented by plastics in the ocean why are SMI championing introducing more polyethylene into the sea? According to WWF, the average Australian uses 130 kg of plastic each year and up to 130,000 tonnes of plastic will find its way into our waterways and into the…

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