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International Women in Engineering Day 2017

We are delighted to support INWED17 as a corporate sponsor. Encouraging more girls and women into engineering is vital if we are to meet skills needs and ensure more people have the opportunity to enjoy rewarding careers.

Will you thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

If you hadn’t noticed, the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is here and gaining momentum.

QinetiQ enables largest Synthetic Training exercise at RAF Waddington

Between 22 May and 2 June 2017, the multinational Exercise RED KITE was run utilising QinetiQ’s Distributed Synthetic Air Land Training (DSALT) System from the Air Battlespace Training Centre (ABTC) at RAF Waddington.

Can you imagine a world without wires?

It was just shy of 120 years ago, when Nikola Tesla first attempted to beam power.

Apprentice and CEO trade places

My name is Joe Badham, I’m 21 years old and currently a 2nd Year Aeronautical Engineering Mechanical Maintenance Technician Apprentice for QinetiQ, based at MOD Boscombe Down.

From apprentice to director

As part of our celebration of National Apprenticeship week, Aeronautical Engineering Apprentice Joe Badham speaks to Paul Wright, Engineering Director Air & Space about his career.

Qinetiq to hold first Year of Autonomy event

We are hosting the first ‘Year of Autonomy’ event on 28 February as part of a full Autonomy programme during 2017.

Unmanned Warrior 2016 success in numbers

Unmanned Warrior was the largest demonstration of unmanned systems alongside a major multinational naval exercise. The event, which was held on UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) ranges in Scotland and Wales in October 2016, spanned six weeks and took two years to plan.

UK Security Expo 2016: first UK live demo of SPO-NX concealed threat detection system

QinetiQ will give the first public UK demonstrations of its SPO-NX standoff threat detection system at the UK Security Expo, London, from 30 November to 1 December 2016.

QinetiQ teams awarded by Minister for Defence Procurement

Each year, the Minister for Defence Procurement, currently Harriett Baldwin MP, presents awards for outstanding examples of best practice and achievement of excellence in defence acquisitions. This year, we were honoured to receive two of the prestigious awards.