Published on: 13th February 2024   |   Ellie Hall

We are thrilled to announce our participation at this year’s Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) show! An event perfectly aligned with our commitment to delivering resilient, portable fibre solutions for harsh environments to meet the challenges faced by leading industry professionals, key decision-makers, and experts from across the defence procurement and supply chain community.

Here at Universal Networks we understand the unique challenges and performance requirements of the defence sector, specialising in the delivery of rugged, agile, deployable fibre solutions for harsh environment applications.

When: Wednesday 27th March 2024

Where: Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre

Stand: MU28 (MakeUK Defence Area)

With 30 years of experience and technical know-how, our journey is marked by a genuine passion to go the extra mile for our customers. Our Joscar, Cyber Essentials and ISO9001 accreditations underpin our focus on providing reliable and responsive support for communications projects all over the world.

Joscar, Cyber Essentials, ISO9001 Accreditations
ArmourLux Strider Portable Backpack

Excitingly, our stand will offer a first look at our ArmourLux Strider, a portable backpack system offering a lightweight, mission-ready fibre communication network designed to efficiently connect military forces anywhere they need to go. Complimenting this newest product, will be our comprehensive range of rugged, portable fibre cabling solutions, including our F-BEAM (Expanded Beam), ArmourLux and OCC MARS.  All products designed to answer the military’s needs for agile, portable network communication systems, whilst offering unbeatable performance and support from an experienced team of trusted specialists.

Having attended DPRTE in 2023 as a delegate, we were impressed by the diverse array of products showcased and the invaluable opportunities to enhance our knowledge and exchange information with the people we met.

This year marks an exciting transition for us, as we step into the role of exhibitors, leveraging our three decades of experience to actively engage in discussions surrounding the evolving needs of the defence sector. We take pride in being a responsive, reliable partner to our customers, specialising in the delivery of rugged fibre solutions that meet the challenging requirements of the defence industry with precision and expertise. We look forward to sharing insights and building lasting relationships at DPRTE 2024.

The DPRTE show is a pivotal platform for showcasing cutting-edge technologies, fostering collaborations, and exploring the latest challenges and innovations shaping the future of defence procurement. With a focus on maximising SME engagement within the industry, this unique event enables stakeholders to engage with leading suppliers offering a diverse range of products and services that can support both current and future procurement requirements.

Save the date and contact us now to book a meeting on our stand MU28, where we will be part of the MakeUK Defence area. We can’t wait to connect with you and explore potential collaborations for your unique cabling projects.

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