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SEA awarded £10 million defence science and technology research contract

24 July 2012

SEA has been awarded a four year, £10 million research contract by the UK Government's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.

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Students' paper planes launched from the edge of space

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.

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Parking enforcement underway in Bristol

03 February 2012

Bristol City Council's ROADflow Mobile system has commenced enforcement duties.

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Further ECS work on astute class submarines for SEA

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.


A sharp eye on the world's weather

28 July 2011

SEA is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the maintenance contract for EUMETSAT’s ASCAT Calibration Transponders.

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ROADflow - helping to preserve Bath's history

17 June 2011

SEA’s latest automatic enforcement technology has doubled the number of penalty notices issued to motorist who ignore the road signs on Pulteney Bridge in Bath, greatly reducing the amount of unwanted traffic in the area.

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SEA techday at AgustaWestland

07 June 2011

SEA was recently invited by AgustaWestland to host a Technology Day at their facilities in Yeovil.

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Managed services contracts for the UK MoD

10 May 2011

SEA is pleased to announce it has recently been awarded two Managed Services contracts by the UK Ministry of Defence, DE&S.

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SEA wins contract to study instruments for a mission to the moon

16 March 2011

SEA announces that its Aero-Space Division based in Bristol has been awarded a 300,000€ (£260,000) contract funded by the General Studies Programme of the European Space Agency (ESA) for the study of a Lunar Dust Analysis Package (L-DAP).

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Detecting and classifying icebergs

09 March 2011

RAIDACT is a feasibility study undertaken by SEA for the Oil Innovation Technology Fund and focuses on detecting sea ice approaching an exploration vessel.