ISTEC January 2022 Information Update

The next issue of the ISTEC brochure, downloadable from the website, will be launched in January 2022. Features will include in-depth articles, introducing new ISTEC products to the market, which have been designed and developed during 2021. Based on customer and market requirements, ISTEC’s 2022 R&D programmes, have already commenced. ISTEC will be launching several of … Continued

ISTEC Exhibition Attendance 2022

As 2021 draws to a close, ISTEC are already planning ahead for next year. After the success of this year’s DSEI in London, the ISTEC team are scheduled to attend the following key exhibitions in 2022: International Armoured Vehicles London, UK 24th – 27th January Singapore Airshow Singapore 15th – 20th February DSA Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia … Continued

DSEI 2021

DSEI 2021 has now concluded and has proven to be a resounding success for ISTEC. Even with the anticipated reduced number of exhibitors and visitors, the week was extremely busy for all the ISTEC team on the stand with some very useful and exciting opportunities arising from the numerous meetings and customer demonstrations. In particular, … Continued

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at Portsmouth

The Royal Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, arrives at her new home dock of Portsmouth. As part of her defensive and offensive capabilities, the HMS Queen Elizabeth is equipped with ISTEC’s crew served weapon mounts, such as the No2 Mk1 GPMG mount seen here: The machine gun is also equipped with the ISTEC … Continued

HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail

The Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth set sail for the first time today, as part of her sea trials. As part of her defensive and offensive capabilities, the HMS Queen Elizabeth is equipped with ISTEC’s crew served weapon mounts, such as the No2 Mk1 GPMG mount seen here: The full news story can … Continued

Farnborough Air Show

ISTEC Services Ltd are proud to announce that they have supplied and installed two crew served medium machine gun mounts on the new AgustaWestland AW149 multirole helicopter. These will be on display at the Farnborough Air Show 2016 on the Leonardo static area nearby Pavilion L1.  The ISTEC gun mount system is designed for today’s … Continued

PUMA 2 Weapon mount

The ISTEC GPMG weapon mounts features in the ForcesTV documentary “Afghanistan: Inside Op Toral”, as part of the Airbus PUMA2 upgrade in capability. ForcesTV can be seen on Sky 264, Virgin 277 and Freesat 652. The full documentary can be seen here.

GPMG Twin mount protects chancellor George Osborne

On the 31st August, UK Chancellor George Osborne visited RN Faslane in Scotland. He arrived in a RM ORC boat armed with the ISTEC Services Ltd GPMG twin mount. Each 7.62mm GPMG is also equiped with ISTEC Services Ltd Flip-Over sight mounts providing the ability to maintain zero whilst performing operations on the weapon with … Continued

Man From U.N.C.L.E

The GPMG twin mount, provided by ISTEC Services Ltd features in this year’s Guy Ritchie blockbuster, ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’. The GPMG twin mount can be seen on the bow of the attack boat during the exciting river chase scene. More info about the film can be found here.

ORC weapon station used for Scottish Golf Open

The Royal Marines from 43 Commando delivered the trophy for the Scottish Open in dramatic style, doing a beach landing using an Offshore Raiding Craft (ORC) fitted with an ISTEC GPMG machine gun mount. The mount, fitted with a UGM with a frontal armour shield is one of the many maritime weapon mount solutions ISTEC … Continued