SME Export Track 100

This West Sussex firm supplies electro-optical surveillance systems to the military and defence industries, including the navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth. Its Sea Eagle and Hawkeye systems provide 24-hour surveillance, target identification, thermal imaging and long-range video imaging, and are capable of controlling weapons. Growth has been helped by demand for its anti-drone equipment. Managing director David Tuddenham, 41, established a US subsidiary last year, helping exports hit £8.6m.

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Company details
CompanyChess Dynamics
ActivityDefence systems engineer
LocationWest Sussex
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa76.34%
International sales £000s8,551
Total sales £000s16,536

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