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Winner - Exporter of the Year 2017

Against stiff competition, we were informed that we were clear winners of this category.

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Exporter of the Year Finalist

Dorset Business Award (DBA) Finalist – UK Exporter of the Year

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Inter Airport Europe Munich 2017

AGI’s Airport Systems Division (Metalite) will be exhibiting at Inter Airport Europe in Munich on the 10th – 13th October 2017.

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AGI Awarded Type 26 Visual Landing Aids Contract

Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited (AGI) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a “Design & Manufacture” contract by BAE Systems – Surface Ships.

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DSEI

Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) is the world leading event that brings together the global defence and security sector to innovate and share knowledge. DESI will be held from 12 -15 September 2017 in ExCeL London

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IDEF 2017

AGI are again exhibiting at the International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) 2017 which takes place in Istanbul, Turkey from Tuesday, 9th May to Friday, 12th May.

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COREL for emergency helipads

Manchester Police was the first police force in the UK to purchase the redesigned COREL and freestanding battery charger

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MOSKIT for the UK RAF

Since the first MOSKITs were supplied to the UK Royal Air Force in 1990 the lighting system has been deployed on all RAF overseas deployments.

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SALKIT and MOSKIT for the US

After witnessing the potential of MOSKIT first hand during Operation Desert Storm in 1991, the US Marine Corps tested the system in 1992 before carrying out further testing under the Foreign Comparative Testing programme

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Metalite's portable lighting for the US

During 2002/3 the US Air Force purchased a number of systems from Metalite to support Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.

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MOSKIT during Sierra Leone crisis

The UK Royal Air Force Tactical Communications Wing (TCW) has used MOSKIT during the evacuation of UK, EU and other Nationals during the Sierra Leone crisis in 2001, when the UK military went to the aid of the United Nations.

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MOSKIT demonstrations

Metalite has undertaken many MOSKIT demonstrations worldwide for military end users who have a requirement for portable airfield lighting

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CALKIT™ for emergency services

The single main runway at Campbeltown Airport Scotland is often seriously affected by cross winds making landing hazardous.

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Metalite's CALKIT™ for oil and gas companies

Metalite has supplied CALKIT™ systems to oil and gas exploration and extraction companies around the world including Shell, BP, LASMO, PDO, Arco, Elf and Plus Petrol

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CALKIT™ with the UN

Metalite has recently supplied a significant number of CALKIT™ portable runway lighting systems and portable PAPI systems to various arms of the United Nations

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Metalite PAPIs

Metalite's portable PAPIs used to land a C-130 in the Antarctic

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Metalite's CALKIT™ in the UK

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd operates 10 airports in the North and West of Scotland

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CALKIT™ in use with airport in Zimbabwe

In 2001 Metalite supplied a CALKIT™ system with additional portable PAPIs and portable approach lights to the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe