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2020 - A Record Year For Vitavox

2020 - A Record Year For Vitavox
26 March 2021

2020 has been a great year for the Vitavox. As the military division of Secomak Ltd, the company has seen strong growth this year, despite new and evolving challenges posed by the COVID-19 global health pandemic. 

As the defence world continues to increase it's focus on Tactical Communications, Cross Domain Solutions, Situational Awareness and Hearing Protection; Vitavox's product range is evolving to suit the modern digital battlespace. Innovating to deliver increased capabilities to Army and Navy forces around the world, Vitavox's expertise and experience is supporting the modernisation of the armed forces already in progress.

As the industry evolves, we're looking forward to the new challenges 2021 and the future will bring.

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Vitavox and NDI Join Forces

Vitavox and NDI Join Forces
17 March 2021

Vitavox have joined the National Defence Industries (NDI) network.

As the voice of the UK’s defence and security supply chain, NDI champion new innovations whilst helping their members connect and secure new business opportunities.

At a time when the defence industry is transforming, Vitavox are at the forefront of tactical communications. We’re ready to deliver enhanced capability and situational awareness to our new and existing partners.

After more than 90 years supplying the Royal Navy and British Army, everyone at Vitavox is eager to continue building high value, long-term partnerships across the industry.

#NDI #ukmfg #DefenceSupplyChains #defence #TacticalCommunications #SituationalAwareness

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New Case Study - Prototype Warfare Innovations

New Case Study - Prototype Warfare Innovations
10 December 2020

 

Vitavox are continuing to support the British Army and the Light Dragoons as they modernise and transform using new innovative technology on OP CABRIT. 

The Outacom Tactical PA System is already in service on all variants of AJAX, and is in use on OP CABRIT to INFLUENCE, INFORM, CONTROL AND DETER, strengthening operational capability.

The ViTac Personal Communication System provides the ability to control multiple radios on the vehicle intercom, with vastly improved hearing protection and increased situational awareness, critical advantages on the digital battlefield.

Read more about OP CABRIT on our case study page, the modern challenges the British Army is tackling and how Vitavox's latest products are providing the crucial edge.

ViTac™ Personal Communication System

 

 

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NEW: ViTac™ Personal Communication System

NEW: ViTac™ Personal Communication System
12 May 2020

Vitavox launches the advanced ViTac™ Personal Communication System (PCS), providing industry leading hearing protection for mounted and dismounted close combat operators.

ViTac™ PCS introduces revolutionary new features:

  • Reduce damaging impulses by up to 37dB* (SNR 84)
  • Dynamic Noise Reduction Technology for Unrivalled 3D Local Situational Awareness both mounted and dismounted
  • Self-test mode will identify faulty components to allow rapid user replacement, reducing equipment downtime
  • Customise every ViTac™ PCS to the needs of each user, their radios and equipment
    *When combined with ViTac™ Noise Reduction Filters

www.vitavox-sound.com/vitac

Suited to LAND, SEA and AIR domains, ViTac™ PCS keeps personnel connected through a single Personal Headset when operating and monitoring multiple systems. Compatible with all modern standard infantry helmets, ViTac™ PCS features user configurable software parameters, is modular by design and features rapid fit connections as standard.

Adapt to any audio interface connection and combine with the Personal Communication Control Unit (PCCU) to add soft key Push-To-Talk with individual source keying ability. Supporting dual channel radios, dual audio input and volume control, personnel configure their ViTac™ PCS to their requirements in the field.

Combined with ViTac™ Noise Reduction Filters, the system can reduce damaging impulses by up to 37dB.

User-lead workshops provided critical real-world insight and direction throughout the development cycle. Supporting the British Army across numerous active test and evaluation exercises, ViTac™ is a product of active soldier feedback combined with cutting edge technology.

Significant exercises include:

  • Supported Ex WESSEX STORM - February 2020
  • Supported Ex WESSEX STORM - June 2019
  • Supported Project STREETFIGHTER on Challenger 2 - 2019
  • Supported US & UK Military during the US evaluation experiment, Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE) - 2019/2020
  • Supporting Project THUNDERCAT with UK MOD Light Cavalry
  • Supporting Royal Navy with current and emerging headset capabilities (Boats and Ships)

Equip your operators with ViTac™ PCS, awarding them the hearing protection and tactical advantage to accomplish the mission.

www.vitavox-sound.com/vitac

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Vitavox Working Through COVID-19

Vitavox Working Through COVID-19
20 April 2020

The past month has seen many adapting to a challenging new working environment, with our workforce being no exception.

As a trusted supplier of products and services to key industry including:
 

  • The MOD (Army & Navy)
  • Boosted Gas Pressure
  • Food & Beverage production 


Vitavox (Secomak Ltd) are open and fully operational and have been working to safeguard our staff whilst keeping our business productive.

Prior to the government enforced lockdown, office-based staff began working from home to ensure that the bare minimum number of people needed were on the premises. As the factory-based team need be on-site to do their jobs, we have reorganised work areas to utilise as much space as possible. Our logistics team are also embracing a non-contact delivery and collection processes.

Open and Operational

As we all adjust, Vitavox are committed to supporting their customers. Products are being built and shipped on time, with our expert support on hand to those in need.
Contact us if you have any questions, concerns, or a problem we can help resolve.

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Vitavox Wins Contract For Royal Navy Platform

Vitavox Wins Contract For Royal Navy Platform
05 September 2019

Vitavox is delighted to announce that it has received a £1.4M contract from Leonardo MW Ltd to supply loudspeakers, microphones and headsets for a new Royal Navy platform build. Vitavox has been supplying the Royal Navy with communications equipment since 1930 and this contract represents the latest in a long line of service. The equipment has included end-customer specifications and has been designed by us based on equipment with sound naval providence.

For more information about Vitavox’s range of off-the-shelf and bespoke audio solutions, please contact our sales team on +44 (0)20 8732 1321 or email sales@vitavox-sound.com

 

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Vitavox Attending Submarine Technology 2019

Vitavox Attending Submarine Technology 2019
29 October 2019

Vitavox are on Stand 3 this October 30-31. We’ll be displaying a range of Navy products along with information on our other latest developments. For more information, please call or send an email and the team will be happy to discuss your requirements.

 

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Vitavox Attending DSEI 2019

Vitavox Attending DSEI 2019
20 December 2018

We’re at stand S10-135 this Sept 10-13. We’ll be showing off Outacom and our other latest developments. For more information, please call or send an email and the team will be happy to discuss your requirements.

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Outacom Featured on ITV’s Her Majesty's Cavalry

Outacom Featured on ITV’s Her Majesty's Cavalry
06 June 2019

The AJAX armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) and Vitavox’s Outacom Tactical Communications System featured on ITV’s Her Majesty's Cavalry on the 4 June.

Episode one of the six-part documentary series focussed on the Household Cavalry, one of the oldest (300 years +) and best known regiments in the British Army. Their various regiments are divided into horseback and AFV teams, the latter of which ride in the AJAX tank.

[AJAX variants] Images © UK MOD and ITV. 

AJAX and it’s six variants (589 units) are all equipped with the Outacom - the only full Def Stan and MIL-SPEC qualified tactical vehicle public address system currently in production.

[Outacom Loudspeaker mounted left of turret]. Images © UK MOD and ITV. 

Created to keep personnel safe, Outacom allows the operator to:

  • Direct, command and control the immediate locale from within the vehicle
  • Protect vehicle personnel from the enemy - no requirement to expose head to communicate
  • Safer control of crowd dispersal and area clearance
  • Reduced probability of unnecessary escalation of violence

See an excerpt of AJAX and Outacom in the clip below.


Video © UK MOD and ITV.

For more information on Outacom and Vitavox’s communication capabilities, please contact the team.

Vitavox will be at DSEI on stand S10-135.