17 July 2013
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11 April 2013
March the MARSBalloon mission launched over 120 student experiments designed to test how everyday objects will survive on Mars from Oakfield Academy in Frome. This is the final stage of a unique project aimed to encourage young people to take up careers in the UK space industry.
10 April 2013
SEA, a Cohort PLC company has been awarded a contract by Roke Manor Research Limited (a Chemring Group company) to support a three-year, £5 million research programme for the UK Government's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).
17 January 2013
14 January, 2013, Bristol: As a warm up for BBC 2’s Stargazing Live, which started again on 8 January 2013, reporter Jules Hyam, of BBC Points West, interviewed Mike Guest, a Senior Engineer at SEA (a Cohort plc company), to find out about what work the company is doing in the UK’s satellite programme. Jules commented that satellites are built to look back at Earth, and they are full of equipment, some of which is being designed right here in Bristol, for the next UK space mission.
05 December 2012
SEA, a Cohort PLC company, has delivered the latest, third generation Flight Deck Officer Training System (DECKsim) to the Royal Norwegian Naval Training Establishment (RNoNTE). This particular DECKsim now includes the latest gesture recognition technology and updated scenario builder.
21 November 2012
The SC21 programme, led at a national level by ADS, is designed to accelerate the competitiveness of the aerospace and defence industry by raising the performance of its supply chains. The achievement of the Bronze Award recognises that a business has implemented a sustainable improvement programme and that it has attained a high level of customer satisfaction through measureable on-time delivery and quality. SEA’s award relates in the main, to the work it has undertaken for BAE Systems designing and producing the External Communications System (ECS) for the Astute Class submarine. As a sub-contractor to BAE Systems, SEA is the first BAE Combat Systems-sponsored company to achieve the SC21 Award.
24 July 2012
SEA has been awarded a four year, £10 million research contract by the UK Government's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.
28 June 2012
On 28th June 2012 a team of students aged 7 to 11 from Bailey’s Court School in Bristol, assisted by space engineers from SEA (a Cohort plc company), successfully released one hundred unique ‘paper space planes’ from the stratosphere; the edge of space. The project was undertaken to encourage young people to consider careers in engineering. Each plane was designed, tested and decorated individually by the high-flying team of students. The planes were lifted inside a giant helium balloon that protected them from the weather. The balloon, carrying a payload of cameras and a GPS tracker, was launched by the students from SEA’s Beckington Castle site near Frome.
03 February 2012
Bristol City Council's ROADflow Mobile system has commenced enforcement duties.
05 December 2011
SEA, part of Cohort plc, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by BAE Systems to provide two additional External Communication Systems (ECS) for the Royal Navy's Astute class of submarine. The work is valued at over £9m in total and will be carried out over the next 42 months. Detailed contract negotiations continue, with full contract award to follow. The work is additional to SEA's contract for ECS infrastructure for Audacious announced in April 2010.