News & Events

Published: October 2017

GDMS Successfully Demonstrates an AMOSA System

Through AMS DE-RISC, General Dynamics UK undertook activities to investigate alignment of the US FACE and UK/French ECOA approaches to avionics architecture. This work involved General Dynamics UK supporting DSTL in the UK/US AMOSA project. Work was done in partnership […]

Published: October 2017

BAE Systems, Electronic Systems creation of Open Source ECOA Toolset (OSETS)

A toolset to support the familiarisation and experimentation with ECOA based Design and Development has been created. The toolset supports graphical based design in the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment – with C code generation for a POSIX compliant platform. There is […]

Published: October 2017

Thales successfully trials integrated ASUR Technologies

During early October the AMS DE-RISC team carried out a week of experimentation to assess the performance of an integrated set of Autonomous Systems Underpinning Research (ASUR) developed technologies that are intended to reduce communications Quality of Service (QoS) requirements […]

Published: May 2017

Open Source ECOA Toolset (OSETS)

A toolset to support familiarisation and experimentation with ECOA based design and development is being created. This toolset will support graphical based design, using UML notation, in the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment – with C code generation for a POSIX […]

Published: April 2017

Unmanned Warrior Event 2016

The Royal Navy sponsored Unmanned Warrior (UmW) event took place in September – October 2016 with activities taking place in Cardigan Bay and off the west coast of Scotland. AMS DE-RISC technologies were demonstrated in the Cardigan Bay element. Three […]

Published: February 2017

Autonomous Systems Engagement and Collaboration Event 2016

The ASUR consortium hosted a two day event on 12th and 13th September 2016, in Basingstoke. This event, through a series of briefs and networking poster sessions, provided attendees an overview of the MOD’s current work in the area of […]

Published: May 2016

Unmanned Warrior – October 2016

Unmanned Warrior will see participants from industry, academia and defence operating unmanned and autonomous vehicles, sensors and software in the air, on the surface, and underwater. The event will be used to demonstrate and gather evidence to determine Unmanned capability […]

Published: March 2015

Forthcoming Event

An AMS DE-RISC Showcase & Demonstration Event, hosted by BAE Systems is to be held in The Intelligent Systems Integration Suite at Warton site on the 18th & 19th March 2015. Showcasing the culmination of four years work exploiting contemporary […]

Published: March 2015

AMS DE-RISC Future Mission Systems Technology Event

On the 26th of March 2014 key MOD officials and members of the AMS DE-RISC programme industry partnership converged at the ISIS lab in 7 hangar, Warton. The event showcased pioneering research happening within UK defence industry associated with the […]

Published: September 2013

AMS DE-RISC Interim Showcase & Demonstration Event

September saw a key event achieved on the programme. MOD, Industry & suppliers converged at the BAE Systems’ ISIS (Intelligent Systems Integration Suite) Facility at Warton. AMS DE-RISC activity and technologies were showcased through a range of engaging and compelling […]

Published: September 2013

DSEi Conference

AMS DE-RISC will be giving a presentation at 3pm on Tues 10 Sept in the unmanned theatre of the DSEi conference, “Collaboratively Realising Advanced Integrated Air Mission System Concepts: AMS DE-RISC programme”.

Published: August 2013

Phase 3 Launched

All the consortium members came together for the launch event of phase 3 of the programme which was hosted by BAE Systems in Warton.

Published: July 2013

Plans for a Showcase Event Underway

Arrangements begin for an Interim Showcase and Demonstration event planned for September.

Published: June 2013

Swarm Systems Deliver Final Demonstration

Swarm Systems deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “Plug and Play Nano-Owl” which integrated a plug and play thermal imaging system into their Nano-Owl platform.

Published: May 2013

Blue Bear Systems Deliver Second Final Demonstration

Blue Bear Systems deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “Compliancy Application Pipecleaner” which examined a scalable architecture to support the rapid integration and maturation of third party solutions using a small platform.

Published: April 2013

Liverpool University deliver final demonstration

Liverpool University deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “Real Time Recce Detection Demonstrator”

Published: March 2013

Cassidian deliver final demonstration

Cassidian deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “UAV Communications in support of Dynamic Mission Planning and Dissemination”

Published: March 2013

BAE Systems ATC deliver final demonstration

BAE Systems ATC deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “Integration of Multi-Vehicle Tactical Goal Based Planning Capability”

Published: March 2013

United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS) deliver final demonstration

United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS) deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “Enhanced Ground Tracking Navigation through IMU supported Digital Image Odometry”

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The Technology Partnership (TTP) deliver final demonstration

The Technology Partnership (TTP) deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “Concept Generation and Evaluation for an ‘Assured Separation and Integrity Checking Layer’ for UAS”

Published: March 2013

Bluebear Systems deliver final demonstration

Bluebear Systems deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “Initial Integration of SMS & ‘Carefree’ Aircraft Manoeuvring”

Published: March 2013

Abstract Solutions deliver final demonstration

Abstract Solutions deliver the final demonstration for their selected open call project “Integration and Unification of Plug and Play Mission Management, Sensors and Weapons”

Published: January 2013

Results of First Open Call Announced

AMS DE-RISC announces the successful 9 proposals and respective suppliers that were selected as part of the first Open Call. See ‘Invitation Calls’ page for further information.

Published: November 2012

Second Open Call

Due to the excellent response to the first open call cycle and large number of proposals received, the decision has been made to reschedule the second open call until early 2013. Details to follow.

Published: November 2012

Next Planning Cycle

AMS DE-RISC prepares its proposals and plans for the next increment of its rolling planning cycle.

Published: November 2012

First Open Call Closes

AMS DE-RISC was delighted to receive such a good response to its first Open Call with over 30 proposals submitted. Following a review by the Management Group, 9 proposals have been selected with feedback now provided to all applicants.

Published: October 2012

Briefing to ASTRAEA SME Event

The AMS DE-RISC Programme Manager was invited to present the opportunities for SME and Academia to be involved in the programme at the ASTRAEA SME Engagement event held at the the Virtual Engineering Centre at the Daresbury Science & Innovation […]

Published: September 2012

Briefing to IAWG

AMS DE-RISC presented a progress update to the Industrial Avionics Working Group.

Published: September 2012

Open Call Announced

AMS DE-RISC announces its Open Call, inviting bids from SMEs and Academia to be involved in the programme through submitting innovative proposals that contribute to the aims of the programme. See ‘Invitation Calls’ page for further information.

Published: August 2012

Open Call Preparations

Preparations are underway concerning our first open call to invite bids from SMEs and Academia to be involved. We hope to issue details around mid-September 2012. See our ‘Invitation Calls’ page for further information.

Published: July 2012

AMS DE-RISC Phase 2 Launch Event

All the consortium members came together for the launch event of phase 2 of the programme which was hosted by Finmeccanica in London.

Published: July 2012

AMS DE-RISC Website ‘Goes Live’

AMS DE-RISC establish a presence on the internet to publicise the programme and provide a mechanism by which opportunities for other organisations to get involved with the programme can be communicated.

Published: May 2012

UAS Pipeline Industry Day

AMS DE-RISC provided a briefing to a range of industry representatives at the Dstl UAS Pipeline Industry Day at Portsdown West.

Published: March 2012

FCAS Focused Research Briefing

The AMS DE-RISC Management Group received a briefing from the FCAS Focused Research programme.

Published: January 2012

AMS DE-RISC Technical Launch Event

All the consortium members came together for the technical launch event held at BAE Systems Stirling Square in London.