AES Defence

Advanced Expert Systems Defence offers a wide range of high quality TECHNICAL SERVICES. We have a proven track record of achievement with more than two decades of experience working with the UK Ministry of Defence (all three services), other Armed Forces and major Defence Equipment Manufacturers. A number of factors have contributed to our success, these include:

  • We Exceed Expectations. We know the value of ‘service’, have a ‘can do’ approach and, due to the commitment, loyalty and determination of our staff, consistently exceed customer expectations.
  • Staff and Technology. Our unique combination of highly experienced technical staff (our security cleared staff have 160 man years of service with the British Army between them) supported by our advanced software technology enables us to provide comprehensive technical services that customers can rely upon. With our detailed understanding of customer equipment and its operation, we are able to deliver robust engineering decisions that benefit the user in many ways.
  • Independence. We are an independent company and provide impartial advice. In addition, we fully embrace innovation and strive for continuous improvement.

History
 
 
 
  • AES attendance at DSEI 2017

    2017-09-14 13:14:17

    AES are exhibiting at DSEI 2017 and are having a very successful show.

  • Royal Army Oman of Contract Renewed

    2017-09-06 16:47:43

    The Royal Army of Oman (RAO) has renewed their contract with AES for the provision of oil sampling and analysis services.

  • AES to attend DSEI 2017

    2017-06-21 15:33:00

    AES will be exhibiting at booth s4-400 at DSEI which is being held at ExCel, London during Tuesday 12th September - Friday 15th September 2017. 

  • AES to exhibit at DVD 2016

    2016-07-11 13:21:31

    AES will be exhibiting at this year’s Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD) Show 2016.

  • AES to attend DSEI 2015

    2015-08-12 15:33:44

    AES will be exhibiting at booth N9-293 at DESI which is being held at ExCel, London during Tuesday 15th to Friday 18th September 2015.

  • Thales Land & Air Systems Extend Support For Stormer

    2015-08-12 12:21:34

    Thales Land & Air Systems have extended their commercial agreement with AES for the provision of equipment fluid analysis and condition monitoring services for the Stormer tracked vehicle until March 2017.

  • Foxhound Added To Machine Care Plus® Service

    2015-08-12 10:53:35

    Foxhound, the British Army’s new Lightweight Protected Patrol Vehicle, has been added to the AES Machine Care Plus® Equipment Fluid Analysis and Condition Monitoring Service.

  • Protected Mobility Vehicles Monitored

    2014-12-01 17:18:21

    Mastiff, Ridgback, Wolfhound, Jackal, Coyote, Husky now added to the Machine Care Plus® Equipment Fluid Analysis and Condition Monitoring Service.

  • AES exhibited at DVD 2014

    2014-06-24 17:11:30

    AES Defence exhibited at the Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD) Show 2014.

  • AES Group extends its teams for business growth

    2014-05-21 17:02:20

    AES Group has extended its software development and support teams to cater for business growth.

  • AES Group Ltd celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

    2014-01-31 01:00:00

    AES Group Ltd celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

  • AES exhibited at DVD 2013

    2013-06-06 00:00:00

    AES Defence exhibited at the Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD) Show 2013.

  • Two personnel from AES Defence visit RAO

    2013-05-05 00:00:00

    AES Defence personnel visited the Royal Army of Oman to assist them with their Condition Based Maintenance program.

  • AES assists in VCP techniques

    2013-03-05 00:00:00

    AES assisted the Director General Logistics Support and Equipment (DGLS&E) Data Recording and Analysis and Corrective Action (DRACAS) team to assess Vehicle Corrosion Prevention techniques.

  • AES Visit Germany based Army Regiments

    2012-10-05 00:00:00

    AES visited a number of Army Regiments in Germany, where equipment crews and maintenance personnel were given training on the oil sampling process and the diagnosis/remedial actions generated by the Machine Care Plus® service.

  • Machine Care Plus® Service supports Foxhound

    2012-06-05 15:35:06

    AES have been utilised by CWG to analyse fluid samples and assist in the monitoring of the engine, transmission and hydraulic systems performance of FOXHOUND, the British Army’s new Lightweight Protected Patrol Vehicle

  • Warthog added to Machine Care Plus® Service

    2012-06-05 15:31:29

    Warthog, the British Army’s All Terrain Protected Mobility vehicle, has been added to the AES Machine Care Plus® Fluid Sampling and Analysis Service.

  • AES Employee serves with the Territorial Army

    2011-10-31 00:00:00

    AES are proud to support one of their employees serving as a Territorial Army Soldier with the Royal Wessex Yeomanry.

  • New AES Group website

    2011-10-01 00:00:00

    The new AES Group website went live offering simpler navigation and enriched content.

  • Condition Based Oil Changes Deliver Real Benefits

    2011-09-21 00:00:00

    UK Ministry of Defence (MoD), Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) Managers have used the Machine Care Plus® early failure detection service from AES to transform the servicing procedure for Combat Tracks Group (CTG) Equipment.

  • AES Group expands into Canada.

    2011-08-31 00:00:00

    AES Group expands into Canada.

  • UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add fleet of TWMP Hydraulic Systems to the Machine Care Plus® service

    2011-02-19 12:44:36

    UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add fleet of Track Width Mine Plough (TWMP)  Hydraulic Systems to the Machine Care Plus® service.

  • Staff welcomed a delegation from the Royal Army of Oman to AES Twyford

    2011-02-19 12:42:13

    Staff welcomed a delegation from the Royal Army of Oman (RAO) to the AES Twyford office as part of a week long UK visit programme.

  • Track Width Mine Plough Fleet Added

    2011-01-06 00:00:00

    UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add fleet of Track Width Mine Plough (TWMP)  Hydraulic Systems to the Machine Care Plus® service.

  • UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add fleet of BR90 to the Machine Care Plus® service

    2010-09-20 08:48:33

    UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add fleet of BR90 (Close and General Support Bridging) to the Machine Care Plus® service.

  • AES are contracted by Combat Tracks Group to provide an Engineer

    2010-09-01 01:04:54

    AES are contracted by Combat Tracks Group to provide an Engineer to assist RETDU REME personnel with the Quality Assurance Inspections and Re-Fielding of TROJAN and TITAN vehicles that have been upgraded to the latest Build Standard by BAES GCS(V) and the Defence Support Group.

  • AES awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)

    2010-08-20 09:10:39

    AES awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide technical support to the Titan and Trojan Engineering Tank System (ETS) Final Acceptable Build Standard (FABS) at Bovington, UK.  AES supplied Subject Matter Expertise (SME) and Trials Support Engineer to work alongside military staff from the Royal Engineers Trials and Development Unit (RETDU).

  • Rolls-Royce Distributed Generation Systems (DGS) award AES a contract

    2010-07-10 09:13:04

    Rolls-Royce Distributed Generation Systems (DGS) award AES a contract for the provision of fluid sampling and analysis services in support of Field Electrical Power Supplies (FEPS).

  • AES Support Warthog User Trials

    2010-04-21 00:00:00

    The AES Machine Care Plus® fluid sampling and analysis service is supporting Warthog User Trials currently being conducted at the British Army’s Armoured Trials and Development Unit (ATDU) in Dorset.

  • Panther CLV added to AES Oil Sampling & Analysis Service

    2010-04-16 00:00:00

    The British Army’s Panther Command and Liaison Vehicle (CLV) has been added to the AES Machine Care Plus®, oil sampling and analysis service.

  • The AES involvement in the TROJAN and TITAN Production Reliability Batch Test 5 ends with the successful completion of the trial.

    2010-03-21 09:12:17

    The AES involvement in the TROJAN and TITAN Production Reliability Batch Test 5 ends with the successful completion of the trial.  An AES engineer continues to work with the Royal Engineers Trials and Development Unit (RETDU) and Combat Tracks Group (CTG) as the vehicles Final Acceptable Build Standard (FABS) is formalised.

  • UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add Fuel and Coolant testing to the Machine Care Plus® service.

    2010-02-21 09:06:28

    UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add Fuel and Coolant testing to the Machine Care Plus® service.

  • AES awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Turret and Weapons Team

    2010-02-21 09:04:23

    AES awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Turret and Weapons Team, Combat Tracks Group (CTG) based at MoD Abbey Wood, UK under the Framework Agreement for Technical Support (FATS) to provide a RARDEN Cannon Examination and Usage Database.  As well as the database design, development and support, AES experienced staff transferred legacy examination and usage information from hand written reports into the new database, ready for use.

  • BAE Systems, Global Combat Systems (Vehicles) award AES a 1 year contract extension

    2010-02-20 15:23:24

    BAE Systems, Global Combat Systems (Vehicles) [BAES GCS(V)] award AES a 1 year contract extension for the provision of fluid sampling and analysis services in support of the TERRIER® Armoured Engineer Vehicle, prototype and demonstrator vehicles.

  • UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add fleet of Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance to the Machine Care Plus®service.

    2010-02-20 15:16:35

    UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) add fleet of Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) [CVR (T)] and Panther Command and Liaison Vehicle (CLV) held by the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Canada to the Machine Care Plus®service.

  • Certificate of Registration ISO 9001 – 2008.

    2009-02-21 09:38:14

    Certificate of Registration ISO 9001 – 2008.

  • AES awarded a contract by the UK MoD to provide technical support

    2009-02-21 09:35:48

    AES awarded a contract by the UK MoD to provide technical support to the Titan and Trojan Engineering Tank System (ETS) Batch Test 5 at Bovington, UK.  AES supplied Subject Matter Expertise (SME) and Trials Support Engineers to work alongside military staff from the Royal Engineers Trials and Development Unit.  AES staff involved in the co-ordination, management and monitoring of all Level 1, 2 and 3 maintenance support tasks.

  • BAE Systems award AES a 1 year contract extension

    2009-02-21 09:34:29

    BAE Systems award AES a 1 year contract extension for the provision of oil sampling and analysis services in support of the TERRIER® Armoured Engineer Vehicle, prototype and demonstrator vehicles.  Terrier® is the replacement for the Combat Engineer Tractor (CET).

  • UK MoD add fleet of FV430 Mk3 Bulldog APC's to the Machine Care Plus® service.

    2009-02-21 09:33:20

    UK MoD add fleet of FV430 Mk3 Bulldog Armoured Personnel Vehicles (APC) held by the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Canada to the Machine Care Plus® service.

  • the UK MoD awarded AES a 10 year, Pan IPT contract for the continued provision of their Machine Care Plus®

    2009-02-21 09:32:12

    Following an extensive competitive tender process, the UK MoD awarded AES a 10 year, Pan IPT contract for the continued provision of their Machine Care Plus® equipment early failure detection service.  The contract, which commenced in Apr 2009, covered oil sampling and analysis of engines and major assemblies fitted to Challenger 2 (CR2) Main Battle Tank (MBT), Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle (CRARRV), Warrior (WR) Infantry Fighting Vehicle, AS90 Self-Propelled Artillery System, Titan and Trojan Engineering Tank Systems (ETS) and Beach Recovery Vehicle (BRV), fielded by UK land forces in the UK, Germany, Canada and on operations world-wide.

  • AES joins the UK MOD Framework Agreement for Technical Support (FATS)

    2009-02-21 09:31:18

    AES joins the UK MOD Framework Agreement for Technical Support (FATS), a faster and more efficient contractual route to procure technical support.

  • The Royal Army of Oman (RAO) awards AES a 3 year extension

    2009-02-21 09:30:02

    The Royal Army of Oman (RAO) awards AES a 3 year extension to their Machine Care Plus® contract for the provision of oil sampling and analysis services.  In addition, the scope of the contract is increased and includes support for Challenger 2 (CR2) Main Battle Tank (MBT), Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle (CRARRV), M60 MBT, G6 Self-Propelled Howitzer and Piranha Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC).

  • AES Group Ltd celebrates its 20th Anniversary.

    2009-01-31 01:00:00

    AES Group Ltd celebrates its 20th Anniversary.

  • Machine Care Plus® application made available via the Defence Information Infrastructure

    2008-02-21 10:00:36

    Machine Care Plus® application made available via the Defence Information Infrastructure (DII) and the Internet.  Following a successful collaborative project between AES, the UK MoD  and others, AES application server hosted in The Land Environment Portal (TLEP).  TLEP is a secure shared-working environment that enables industry and military organisations to share information and work collaboratively on projects.  Hosting of the AES application on TLEP is a significant achievement for the AES early failure detection service as user access to information, such as diagnosis and remedial actions, is much more efficient.

  • AES technical staff contracted to provide SME to assist with the production of Leopard 1 BRV

    2008-02-21 09:58:45

    AES technical staff contracted to provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to assist with the production of Leopard 1 Beach Recovery Vehicle (BRV) technical publications at the Amphibious Trials and Training Unit Royal Marines (ATTURM).

  • AES technical staff contracted to provide Subject Matter in support of ETS Batch Testing

    2008-02-21 09:52:56

    AES technical staff contracted to provide Subject Matter and Trials Expertise in support of Engineer Tank Systems (ETS) Batch Testing and Trials activities at Bovington on behalf of the UK MoD.

  • Royal Army of Oman (RAO) G6 Self-Propelled Howitzer fleet added

    2008-02-21 09:52:02

    Royal Army of Oman (RAO) G6 Self-Propelled Howitzer fleet added to the AES Machine Care Plus ® service.

  • BAE Systems TERRIER® Armoured Engineer Vehicle

    2007-02-21 10:17:37

    BAE Systems TERRIER® Armoured Engineer Vehicle, prototype and demonstrator vehicles, added to AES Machine Care Plus® service.

  • British Army Warrior (WR) Infantry Fighting Vehicle fleet in Afghanistan

    2007-02-21 10:16:50

    British Army Warrior (WR) Infantry Fighting Vehicle fleet in Afghanistan added to AES Machine Care Plus® service.

  • AES Machine Care Plus® services used by the Royal Engineers Trials and Development Unit (RETDU)

    2007-02-21 10:15:47

    AES Machine Care Plus® services used by the Royal Engineers Trials and Development Unit (RETDU) in support of Titan and Trojan Production Reliability Batch Testing at the Armour Centre, Bovington, UK.

  • AES supports BAE Systems FV430 Mk3 Bulldog Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC)

    2006-02-21 10:37:17

    AES supports BAE Systems FV430 Mk3 Bulldog Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) desert trials held in the Sultanate of Oman.

  • AES Machine Care Plus® services used in support of British Army production Engineer Tank Systems

    2006-02-21 10:36:06

    AES Machine Care Plus® services used in support of British Army production Engineer Tank Systems (ETS) Trojan and Titan Fielding Team inspections at BAE Systems Newcastle site and receiving Royal Engineer units.

  • Royal Army of Oman (RAO) desert Challenger 2

    2006-02-21 10:34:09

    Royal Army of Oman (RAO) desert Challenger 2 (CR2) Main Battle Tank (MBT), Driver Training Tank (DTT) and Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle (CRARRV) fleets added to AES Machine Care Plus® service.

  • British Army DROPS vehicles in Canada

    2006-02-21 10:26:47

    British Army DROPS vehicles in Canada and at the Defence School of Transport (DST) in the UK added to AES Machine Care Plus® service.

  • Royal Navy/Royal Marines Beach Recovery Vehicle (BRV) fleet added

    2005-02-21 10:43:01

    Royal Navy/Royal Marines Beach Recovery Vehicle (BRV) fleet added to the AES Machine Care Plus® service.

  • AES (Defence) operate Early Failure Detection Centre (Canada)

    2005-02-21 10:42:02

    AES (Defence) operate Early Failure Detection Centre (Canada) in direct support of the British Army fleet of “Challenger 2” main battle tanks and derivatives, “Warrior” light armoured systems and “AS90” field artillery systems.

  • Certificate of Registration ISO 9001 – 2000.

    2004-02-21 10:46:57

    Certificate of Registration ISO 9001 – 2000.

  • British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) Warrior Tracked Combat Vehicle fleet added

    2004-02-21 10:45:42

    British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) Warrior Tracked Combat Vehicle fleet added to the AES Machine Care Plus® service.

  • AES Machine Care Plus® service supports British Army engineer tank system prototype

    2004-02-21 10:44:31

    AES Machine Care Plus® service supports British Army engineer tank system prototype(“Titan” and “Trojan”) user trials.

  • AES Group Ltd celebrates its 15th Anniversary.

    2004-01-31 12:18:30

    AES Group Ltd celebrates its 15th Anniversary.

  • British Army trial the AES Machine Care Plus® service in support of Warrior Tracked Combat Vehicle

    2003-02-21 10:50:41

    British Army trial the AES Machine Care Plus® service in support of Warrior Tracked Combat Vehicle and AS90 artillery system based at the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Canada.

  • AES technical staff deployed to Kuwait in support of British Army Challenger 2 (CR2)

    2003-02-21 10:49:48

    AES technical staff deployed to Kuwait in support of British Army Challenger 2 (CR2) Main Battle Tanks and Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery (CRARRV) fleets deployed in theatre.

  • British Army AS90 Self-Propelled Howitzer (full fleet) added to the AES Machine Care Plus® service.

    2003-02-21 10:48:34

    British Army AS90 Self-Propelled Howitzer (full fleet) added to the AES Machine Care Plus® service.

  • AES received the prestigious Exceptional Smart Award from DTI

    2002-02-21 10:58:09

    AES received the prestigious Exceptional Smart Award from DTI for the development of an Intelligent Cancer Reporting Universal System.

  • AES marine engineers based on the waterfront at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth and Plymouth.

    2001-02-21 11:04:24

    AES marine engineers based on the waterfront at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth and Plymouth.

  • AES technical staff deployed to Oman

    2001-02-21 11:03:37

    AES technical staff deployed to Oman in order to provide the Machine Care Plus® service directly to British Army regiments and units. “Challenger 2” main battle tanks and derivatives and “Warrior” light armoured systems.

  • Set-up AES Early Failure Detection Centre (Land) and Machine Care Plus® service

    1999-02-21 11:07:20

    Set-up AES Early Failure Detection Centre (Land) and Machine Care Plus® service, including a secure communications network, in support of the British Army fleet of “Challenger 2” main battle tanks and derivatives based in the UK, Germany and Canada.

  • AES Group Ltd celebrates its 10th Anniversary.

    1999-01-31 01:00:00

    AES Group Ltd celebrates its 10th Anniversary.

  • Awarded contract with Angel Trains Ltd for the implementation of Phocus

    1998-02-21 11:09:54

    Awarded contract with Angel Trains Ltd for the implementation of Phocus® expert decision support system to monitor the condition/health of Paxman Valenta diesel engines used in High Speed train power cars.

  • Certificate of Registration ISO 9001-1994 and TickIT (software development standard).

    1997-02-21 11:12:12

    Certificate of Registration ISO 9001-1994 and TickIT (software development standard).

  • Launch of the AES Machine Care Plus® service and Early Failure Detection Centre (Sea)

    1997-02-21 11:11:15

    Launch of the AES Machine Care Plus® service and Early Failure Detection Centre (Sea) in support of Royal Navy marine diesel engines installed in surface ships and submarines

  • Awarded second contract with Thames Water Plc

    1995-02-21 11:14:43

    Awarded second contract with Thames Water Plc for the implementation of Phocus®expert decision support system to monitor the condition/health of Meerlis diesel engines in the Power Generation Unit at Mogden, London.

  • Provision of AES expert decision support software in support of oil sampling and analysis trial

    1995-02-21 11:13:15

    Provision of AES expert decision support software in support of oil sampling and analysis trial. British Army power transmission units fitted to “Challenger 1” main battle tanks and derivatives.

  • Awarded first contract with Thames Water Plc for the implementation of Phocus®expert

    1994-02-21 11:16:02

    Awarded first contract with Thames Water Plc for the implementation of Phocus®expert decision support system to monitor the condition/health of the Sewage Treatment plant at Crossness, London.

  • AES Group Ltd celebrates its 5th Anniversary.

    1994-01-31 01:00:00

    AES Group Ltd celebrates its 5th Anniversary.

  • Awarded first contract with the UK Ministry of Defence. Integration of AES expert decision support software

    1992-02-21 11:18:35

    Awarded first contract with the UK Ministry of Defence. Integration of AES expert decision support software with Royal Air Force “In-Flight Engine Health Monitoring” system. C130 military transport aircraft (aero gas turbines).

  • Provision of AES expert decision support software in support of lubricating oil sampling

    1992-02-21 11:17:25

    Provision of AES expert decision support software  in support of lubricating oil sampling and analysis trial. Marine diesel generators installed in Royal Navy surface ships.

  • Advanced Expert Systems Ltd (AES) founded. Later to become AES Group Ltd.

    1989-02-21 11:19:56

    Advanced Expert Systems Ltd (AES) founded. Later to become AES Group Ltd.