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Kelvin Hughes

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Kelvin Hughes is a British company specialising in the design and manufacture of navigation and surveillance systems and a supplier of navigational data to both the commercial marine and government marketplace. [1]

27 relations: Arms industry, Atlantic Telegraph Company, Chronograph, Echo sounding, ECI Partners, Emergency position-indicating radiobeacon station, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Hainault, London, Hensoldt, HMS Agamemnon (1852), James Goodfellow, James Thomson Bottomley, Lokata Company, London Borough of Enfield, Marine chronometer, Maritime transport, Navtex, Radar, Search and rescue transponder, Security, Sextant, Smiths Group, The Blitz, University of Glasgow, Vessel traffic service, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.

Arms industry

The arms industry, also known as the defense industry or the arms trade, is a global industry responsible for the manufacturing and sales of weapons and military technology.

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Atlantic Telegraph Company

The Atlantic Telegraph Company was a company formed on 6 November 1856 to undertake and exploit a commercial telegraph cable across the Atlantic ocean, the first such telecommunications link.

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Chronograph

A chronograph is a specific type of watch that is used as a stopwatch combined with a display watch.

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Echo sounding

Echo sounding is a type of sonar used to determine the depth of water by transmitting sound pulses into water.

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ECI Partners

ECI Partners is a UK private equity group which celebrated its 40th anniversary in June 2016 having been established by the Bank of England in 1976.

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Emergency position-indicating radiobeacon station

An emergency position-indicating radiobeacon station is a distress radiobeacon, a tracking transmitter that is triggered during an accident.

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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland judges to be "eminently distinguished in their subject".

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Hainault, London

Hainault is a suburban area in the London Borough of Redbridge in northeast London.

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Hensoldt

Hensoldt is a multinational corporation headquartered in Germany which focuses on sensor technologies for protection and surveillance missions in the defence, security and aerospace sectors.

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HMS Agamemnon (1852)

HMS Agamemnon was a Royal Navy 91-gun battleship ordered by the Admiralty in 1849 in response to the perceived threat from France by their possession of ships of the ''Napoléon'' class.

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James Goodfellow

James Goodfellow OBE (born 1937 in Paisley, Renfrewshire) where he was educated at St Mirin's Academy is a Scottish inventor.

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James Thomson Bottomley

James Thomson Bottomley (10 January 1845 – 18 May 1926) was an Irish-born physicist.

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Lokata Company

The Lokata Company (pronounced low-kay-tah, "locator") was formed in the late 1970s in Falmouth, Cornwall, UK.

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London Borough of Enfield

The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London, England.

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Marine chronometer

A marine chronometer is a timepiece that is precise and accurate enough to be used as a portable time standard; it can therefore be used to determine longitude by means of celestial navigation.

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Maritime transport

Maritime transport is the transport of people (passengers) or goods (cargo) by water.

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Navtex

Navtex (Navigational Telex) is an international automated medium frequency direct-printing service for delivery of navigational and meteorological warnings and forecasts, as well as urgent maritime safety information to ships.

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Radar

Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.

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Search and rescue transponder

A search and rescue transponder (SART) is a self-contained, waterproof transponder intended for emergency use at sea.

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Security

Security is freedom from, or resilience against, potential harm (or other unwanted coercive change) from external forces.

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Sextant

A sextant is a doubly reflecting navigation instrument that measures the angular distance between two visible objects.

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Smiths Group

Smiths Group plc is a British multinational diversified engineering business headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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The Blitz

The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow (Oilthigh Ghlaschu; Universitas Glasguensis; abbreviated as Glas. in post-nominals) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities.

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Vessel traffic service

A vessel traffic service (VTS) is a marine traffic monitoring system established by harbour or port authorities, similar to air traffic control for aircraft.

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William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, (26 June 1824 – 17 December 1907) was a Scots-Irish mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824.

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Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers is one of the Livery Companies of the City of London.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Hughes

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