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Marine Archive

  • 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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  • 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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  • Celebrating Collaboration

    Following on from an exciting day of meetings conducted with Canadian sales partner Simex Defence at DSEI, Wednesday sees Scientific Management International celebrating another important partnership. In October 2018 Thales and Scientific Management International signed an agreement to collaborate in delivering state of the art underwater defence products. The agreement, which builds on the strong…

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  • SMI Awarded Further Enabling Contract by MoD

    Scientific Management International (SMI) are delighted to be awarded a further Enabling Contract for the provision of Spares, Technical Support and Post Design Services for Pressure Hull Glands and Sintered Glass Penetrators by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). For the last quarter century SMI have been producing first level items, critical to boat safety and…

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  • Victoria Submarine

    Simex to Join SMI at DSEI

    Scientific Management International (SMI) are excited to be starting a busy week at DSEI with a focus on the first day around their work in Canada. Joined on stand S10-330 by Canadian sales partner, Simex Defence, SMI will be showcasing their Telemetrix products which will be supporting the life extension of Canada’s four Victoria-class submarines….

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