NEWS & EVENTS

A busy February for the team

A busy February for the team

We’re attending multiple events in February. Digital Engineering 2024 Conference (DE24), 7th & 8th February Our Head of IPS & Strategic Development, Mark Willis will be attending the Team Defence Information event, alongside one of our new colleagues...

Interim Results Announcement

Interim Results Announcement

Today the Pennant Group released its Interim Results for H1 2023. Commenting on the results, Chairman Philip Cotton said: “I am pleased to report that the Group has maintained positive earnings before interest, taxation and amortisation for a fourth consecutive...

Launch of Aeroskills Engagement Programme (AEP)

A montage image showing three people attending the regional defence event

LAUNCH OF AEROSKILLS ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMME (AEP) On Thursday 15th February 2024, the Pennant team of Phil Walker, Steve Godwin and Andrew Chia joined over 100 other guests at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at HMAS Albatross, to support the launch of the new Aeroskills Engagement Programme (AEP). Sponsored by Regional NSW this programme is designed to attract and inspire students to consider a career in Aviation.  The inaugural course will be delivered over two days by Pennant at the University of Wollongong – Shoalhaven Campus in May 2024 and will include a combination of theory and practical...

Our Partner Programme for our Future Generation Software

The countdown continues. 75 days to go. Our colleagues have been working tirelessly to ensure Pennant’s future generation software is ready for launch on the 30th of April. Part of the development of our tools involves our ‘Partner Programme’. Our partner programmes enable us to continue development and enhance the software based on real user experience. This is allowing us at Pennant to provide the best products and services we possibly can to market. To name just a few, we are proud to be working with Boeing Defence Australia, Serco, Verebus, Rheinmetall Vienna, and Aeralis. Secondly,...

Our Head of IPS & Strategic Development is at the launch of the UK Chapter of CLEP

On the 7th and 8th of February 2024, Mark Willis, Pennant’s Head of IPS & Strategic Development, actively participated in the Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) Digital Engineering Conference held in Bristol, UK. This conference provided a platform for experts to discuss cutting-edge advancements in digital engineering. Mark is a recognised expert practitioner in the world of Integrated Product Support (IPS). His involvement extends beyond Pennant, as he collaborates with various industry stakeholders to enhance defence capabilities: SX000i International Working Group: Mark is...

DIRECTORS TALK INTERVIEW – FEBRUARY

Phil Walker joins Directors Talk Interviews to discuss updates on the company’s performance and future directions. Phil also covers strategic appointments aimed at strengthening the company’s leadership and the anticipation of new business opportunities in 2024. Watch the video below to learn more. https://vimeo.com/911484162

A busy February for the team

We’re attending multiple events in February. Digital Engineering 2024 Conference (DE24), 7th & 8th February Our Head of IPS & Strategic Development, Mark Willis will be attending the Team Defence Information event, alongside one of our new colleagues Khadijah Khatun, IPS Consultant & Safety Engineer. Khadijah is part of TDI Vanguard and will be discussing “The Route to Shared Knowledge in Digital Engineering” in one of the sessions. Both are looking forward to meeting with industry friends and partners, and will be on hand to discuss Pennant’s IPS Software Suite capability....

New demonstration room at our office in Ottawa

Our brand new demonstration room at our office in Ottawa, Canada is now open to welcome visitors. Our team are ready and waiting to show you our latest IPS Software, our Loadmaster Trainer, GenSkill – Hand Skills Trainer, and our Generic Fastener Installation Trainer (GFIT). Take a look at the video below, which gives you a quick glance at what you can expect. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05rrnwSY4A8 Book your meeting today: [email protected]

The countdown begins for The future generation software launch

Our future generation software is only days away from the market. Let the 100-day countdown begin. We have been developing a next generation Integrated Product Suite (IPS) Product Suite, that will provide an end-to end software toolset to analyse, author, create, consolidate, exchange, manage, model, and process IPS data and technical publications. The first major milestone launch is our GenS software, taking it from GenS 2.0 to GenS 3.0. An enterprise launch which will include core LPD functionality. Stay tuned for more information. If you would like to organise a demonstration or speak...

Pennant Canada celebrates 30 years!

2024, marks 30 years of the Pennant Canada business after starting in Ottawa on January 4, 1994 as Omega Logistics of Canada. In 1999, Pennant International Group acquired the Canadian company (and its sister companies in USA, UK and Australia). This acquisition completed a Pennant vision to expand the existing Pennant business with an ILS/Supportability software and services capability, providing worldwide customers with a ‘One Company, One Solution’ package across the three key areas of Logistics Support Analysis, Technical Training, and Technical Documentation solutions. From 2000,...

Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers (“IRSE”) Scottish Section Annual Dinner

Rail Event, Annual Dinner

On the 9th November 2023, our colleagues and CEO joined strategic partner Gioconda at the Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers ("IRSE") Scottish Section Annual Dinner. The dinner was attended by over 370 attendees from the rail industry in Scotland. Discussion points for the speakers were rail’s upcoming infrastructure priorities, challenges and opportunities from the primary viewpoint of signalling with overlapping areas such as electrification and rolling stock. Pennant has over 65 years’ experience working with rail industry primes and their supply chain, adding value through...

Another successful Indo Pacific Expo for the Pennant Team

The Pennant Team attended the Indo-Pacific Expo at the International Convention Centre Sydney over the course of the 7th to 9th of November. Stavros Tsolakides, General Manager – Indo Pacific (interim) said: “The Indo Pacific Expo never disappoints. It’s been another successful exhibition for the Pennant Team. This was probably the largest Indo Pacific we’ve attended. The noticeable difference this year was the number of Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) exhibiting at the expo. We were able to catch up with existing partners, connect with new like-minded SMEs, and have some in-depth...

Introducing R4i DCAM Webinar – REGISTER NOW!

Pennant is excited to announce the upcoming release of R4i DCAM (Data Capture, Analysis and Management). Join Director of Technology & Innovation - Tammy Halter, and IPS Software Support Manager - Reeta Nye, for a live webinar and sneak peek of R4i DCAM, the latest addition to the powerful R4i S1000D Product Suite. R4i DCAM (Data Capture, Analysis and Management) Server is designed to capture the use of R4i software, combined with the S1000D / ATA technical content to obtain analytics for Management and Engineering Teams. How the user interacts with the content and software is...

R4i V11 Release: Part 1 Webinar COMMENCING SOON!

It’s 24-hours until Part 1 of Pennant's latest Webinar Series commences, showcasing the features available in upcoming R4i S1000D Product Suite: Version 11! Join Director of Technology & Innovation, Tammy Halter, and IPS Software Support Manager, Reeta Nye, on the 7th to 10th of November for our webinar series capturing all the latest features. Plus, you will have the opportunity to join our live Q&A session. Register now, via the REGISTER links provided below. PLEASE NOTE: We have scheduled two sessions for each Part of this 3 Part webinar series, to accommodate various time...

Directors Talk Interview – October 2023

Phil Walker, Pennant’s CEO, joins DirectorsTalk Interviews to discuss interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2023. Throughout the interview, Phil answers the following questions: Having released your interim results on 27th September, what are the key headlines from the period? What is the outlook for Pennant over the next 12-18 months? You recently announced a strategic partnership with Aquila Learning Limited.  What does the relationship mean for Pennant and its customers? If you are interested in how Pennant’s IPS Software and Services can support the design, development,...

R4i V11 Release: 3 Part Webinar Series – REGISTER NOW!

The Pennant Team is proud to announce the latest updates to our R4i product suite, a solution that has been successful for over two decades through continuous development and innovation. What is R4i?  The R4i Product Suite provides tools to create, manage and leverage S1000D, ATA and MIL-STD information that is vital to the build, operation and maintenance of complex equipment. The R4i Product Suite provides an end-to-end IPS solution, with the tools designed to be modular, easy to use and most importantly, robust. What’s new? New features include (but not limited to):    Internal Release...

Interim Results Announcement

Today the Pennant Group released its Interim Results for H1 2023. Commenting on the results, Chairman Philip Cotton said: “I am pleased to report that the Group has maintained positive earnings before interest, taxation and amortisation for a fourth consecutive period, with profitability in-line with market expectations for the year as a whole. Given the burgeoning technological complexity of military, aviation and rail platforms, the demand for innovative Integrated Product Support solutions is only likely to grow, particularly with increasing defence budgets across the Western world....

Pennant is exhibiting at DEFSEC!

DEFSEC (Defence Security and Aerospace Exhibition Atlantic) is presented by the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association, is a major networking opportunity for the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries - the second largest of its kind in Canada. We’re pleased to announce that this year, Pennant will be exhibiting at DEFSEC, on stand M604, between the 3rd and 5th October. The team attending the show, will be demonstrating GenS and R4i’s capability, as well as the concepts that have been jointly created with Kognitiv Spark. Book your meeting today. Email [email protected]...

PENNANT & AQUILA LEARNING ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

We are delighted to announce that Pennant International Group plc (“the IPS software and services company”) and Aquila Learning Ltd have signed a strategic partnership to collaborate on a number of projects, including the integration of the ALaRMS - Aquila Learning (and Requirements /Resource/Record) Management System into the market leading Pennant IPS software suite (GenS, Analyzer and R4i). The two UK based SME’s have already established their capabilities within defence organisations and OEMS’s in both the UK and overseas. Working together the partners are looking to provide users...

Pennant is exhibiting at the S1000D and S-Series User Forum and DSEi exhibitions in September

In September, Pennant colleagues will be exhibiting at two exhibitions. The S1000D User Forum brings together defence and aerospace professionals from across the globe, enabling industry specific information to be shared. The exhibition runs from the 11th to 14th September and this year is being hosted in Jacksonville in Florida. Pennant will be demonstrating a number of products from our IPS suite, as well as networking with fellow attendees. DSEi is held at the Excel in London on the 12th to 15 September. The exhibition usually boasts a large number of overseas exhibitors and visitors,...

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