Maximising the performance of LEDs in the military vehicle sector is the new challenge facing both suppliers and users.
Oxley has a total capability in the design and manufacture of LED lighting, night vision solutions and electronic components for land, sea and air platforms. Oxley’s dedicated engineering personnel are supported by in-house prototype design, precision machining and assembly and test facilities enabling rapid project turnaround. From off-the-shelf components to customised lighting design, Oxley’s solutions are proven in defence and commercial applications worldwide.
The company has facilities in both the UK and US. Quality approvals include ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and EN9100 Rev D.
LED Lighting Design and Manufacture
With four decades’ experience in LED design and manufacture, Oxley is a specialist in the development of new technology for vehicle and shelter applications. Oxley is a world leader in night vision lighting; the team pioneered the development of infra-red driving lights for military vehicle covert operations on NVGs and led the way with interior LED lighting solutions.
Oxley Group Ltd
Oxley specialises in the production of LED indicators and interconnect products. The production of EMI filters is a long established area of the business and Oxley has extensive facilities dedicated to the design, prototype and production of discretes, ceramic planar arrays multi-way products for the removal of unwanted electro-magnetic interference from equipment.
Oxley has developed a wide range of LED lighting for vehicle and shelter applications to replace incandescent and fluorescent lighting in both retrofit and new build projects. The solutions are designed to be robust, rugged and designed with the military user in mind; the lights incorporate EMC compatibility and offer high sealing and high MTBF.
Universal products include combi lights, mini floodlights, and gooseneck lights.
Interior Combi LED Lights
Incorporating three lights in one unit, combi lights have main, blackout and emergency modes. Available in both AC and DC modes, they can be installed in any land platform with customised variations to suit specific requirements.
Mini LED Floodlights
These small, compact LED lights are perfect for illuminating any area in military platforms where space and height is restricted. Available in NVG compatible and normal visible mode, they are perfect for vehicle installations.
Gooseneck LED Lights
The gooseneck light incorporates state-of-the-art LED technology to provide a robust task light designed to meet the toughest military standards. High vibration and shock proof, the gooseneck comes with a secondary colour option, a straight or angled head and NVIS compatibility if required.
Vehicle Lighting Products
Oxley produces a comprehensive range of internal and external lighting for military vehicles in normal visible, NVG compatible, NVG Friendly and covert technology, with experience spread across night vision compatible upgrades to the provision of interior cabin lighting. Simple to install and with MTBF in excess of 50,000 hours, Oxley LEDs increase capability, enable safer operations and deliver significant through-life cost and energy savings compared with traditional vehicle light fittings.
- Infrared front and rear convoy light
- Compact and tri-pod
- Visible and infrared IR beacon
- Mini floodlights
- Area lighting
- LED indicators
- Area lighting
- Mini floodlights
- LED indicators
- Instrument modifications
- Optical filters
Shelter Lighting Products
Oxley has significant experience in the provision of robust, reliable LED lighting for shelters, with LED options for both hard and soft walled structures catering for all requirements with special features such as dimming control, colour options including warm or cold white and custom mounting fixtures. Low in profile, cost-effective to run and energy efficient, Oxley LED lighting is far superior to fluorescent lighting and is suitable for use in the following areas:
- Tents and shelters
- Military field hospitals
- Tactical communications centres
- Ground stations
- Command posts
- UAV control stations
- Field storage containers
EFL Series LED Lighting
The EFL series offers a highly reliable area lighting solution suitable for tents and shelters. Available in a range of sizes and AC and DC options, the lights have a low profile design providing increased work space with a rugged, solid state that ensures transportation and deployment without fear of failure. The lights are efficiently designed, requiring fewer units to light up a space and with a high MTBF they are a reliable ‘fit and forget’ option.
The Coyote 6×6 tactical support vehicle (TSV) and the Jackal 2 4×4 high mobility carrier are in service with the British Army. The vehicles are part of a family of vehicles designed and developed by SC Group for the British armed forces.
The Husky Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector (VMMD), previously known as Chubby, is a wheeled landmine detection and route clearance system produced by DCD Protected Mobility (DCD), a part of DCD GROUP.
XOS 2 is a second-generation robotics suit being developed by Raytheon for the US Army. The company publicly demonstrated the capabilities of the exoskeleton.
Ajax (formerly Scout SV) is the reconnaissance variant of the Specialist Vehicle armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) developed by General Dynamics (GD) UK for the British Army.
HMT Extenda is a high-mobility vehicle produced by Supacat to meet the requirements of Special Forces. The vehicle offers superior mobility, protection, payload and firepower, and is available in both 4x4 and 6x6 configurations.
The Mobile Strike Force Vehicle (MSFV) is a new 4x4 armoured vehicle developed by Textron Marine & Land Systems for the Afghanistan National Army (ANA), under the US Army's MSFV programme.
Eagle 6x6 is a light tactical vehicle manufactured by General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag. The vehicle was displayed for the first time in June 2012 at the Eurosatory 2012 exhibition in Paris.
JLTV Eagle is a light tactical vehicle being developed by General Tactical Vehicles (GTV) for the Joint Light Tactical Vehical (JLTV) programme in the United States.
South Korea has unveiled a prototype of the new KF-X fighter jet, which features a full set of external LED lights designed and prototyped by the Oxley team in Ulverston, Cumbria.
Cumbrian based aerospace & defence manufacturer, Oxley Group has won the prestigious 2020 Made in the North West Export Award. The awards are a celebration of the most successful and inspiring manufacturers from across the region.
Oxley Group has responded to the Covid-19 crisis by designing and manufacturing vital PPE equipment to support front line health workers in the NHS and the care sector.
Oxley Group has been shortlisted as a finalist for the prestigious Best Community Involvement Award in the in-Cumbria Business Awards.
The board and shareholders of Oxley Group are pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Cavan as the new CEO of Oxley Group.
Oxley Developments has secured a place on Sharing in Growth (SiG), the government-backed aerospace productivity and competitiveness programme.
The Queen was guest of honour at the recent commissioning of the UK's new aircraft carrier - HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth.
Oxley Group has been elected by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to develop the new KF-X and IF-X Fighter Aircraft Programme's full external lighting system.
Oxley Group is delighted to be shortlisted for Best Manufacturing Business in the prestigious 2017 in-cumbria Business Awards.
Oxley Inc, part of Oxley Group, is delighted to have been awarded a Supplier Excellence Award by Raytheon for performance throughout 2016.
Oxley has now been granted a PMA providing FAA approval for the replacement of incandescent bulbs on aircraft, after the successful launch of the Oxley Par 64 LED Replacement Landing Light. The PMA grants approval for the replacement of 4559, Q4559X, Q4559, Q5559, 4557, 4557X, 5557 and 5557X bulbs.
Oxley will be exhibiting at this year's AP&M show between 31 May - 1 June at Olympia London, on Stand F-52. The show is the leading networking event for the commercial aviation aftermarket.
Oxley has been included in a Commonwealth Trade Mission based in Malaysia and Singapore, to further exports in two significant markets.
Oxley Group has appointed Japan Aerospace Corporation (JAC) as its representative in Japan.
Oxley is delighted to announce the launch of a new NVIS-compatible rear mount LED indicator. The STR502 lamp has been designed to meet a growing customer demand for high-specification, rear mounted panel lamps with special features.
Military vehicles need a whole range of lighting solutions in order to perform effectively during night time operations. The lights are required to not only function reliably, but also to be resistant to shock and vibration, as well as being rugged enough to work in an adverse battlefield environment.
Oxley Group has been shortlisted as a finalist for the prestigious Exporter of the Year 2016 in the CN Group Business Awards.
Under this agreement, signed at the Farnborough International Airshow, Oxley will collaborate with Saab on the new Gripen E aircraft programme, creating the most competitive and reliable external aircraft lighting systems solutions available while offering enhanced functionality and increased optical performance.
Following negotiations with Oxley Group's Australian distributor Defcon Technologies Group, the Australian Department of Defence has chosen the Oxley DC Combi LED internal lighting unit to equip the Land 121 Project's command modules.
Oxley Group has been shortlisted in two categories for the prestigious 2015 CN Group Business Awards.
Oxley is a leading designer and manufacturer of LED lighting, night-vision products, EMI filters and electronic components.
The new SCOUT SV armoured fighting vehicle developed for the British Army by General Dynamics UK will be equipped with high-performance LED lights designed by Oxley Group, with advanced protection against electromagnetic interference.
Oxley now offers a wide variety of high-specification filter options to the defence and industrial commercial markets.
Oxley light-emitting diode (LED) indicators combine the latest in technology with proven mechanical and optical expertise to provide a range of products designed for the most demanding of industrial and military applications.
Oxley Group has announced that launch of its new PAR 64 LED sealed beam replacement lamp.
Oxley Group was the proud winner of the Exporter of the Year award at the recent CN Group Business Awards.
The Oxley team will be exhibiting at DPRTE 2014 later this week.
Oxley Group has been shortlisted as a finalist for Exporter of the Year in the prestigious CN Group Business Awards.
Nine apprentices from Oxley Developments narrowly missed out on a top three position in the search for the official 'Apprentice Team of the Year' following a grueling six-month challenge against some of the countries top leading apprentice employers and training providers.
Oxley is an established leader in the design and production of high specification interconnect products including surface mount and through hole solutions.
Defence and Security Company Saab Orders Oxley LED Landing and Taxi Lights for Advanced Gripen Combat Aircraft
Oxley Group has received a substantial order for the supply of the company's revolutionary LED landing and taxi lights on Sweden's highly regarded Saab Gripen combat aircraft.
Oxley Developments is delighted to announce the launch of a new 10mm LED panel lamp.
Oxley Developments is making its biggest investment in apprentices for 15 years, and has plans for a further intake in 2014.
The Oxley Group Board has conducted a review of its business and is re-aligning its strategic direction and its management processes to ensure that the full potential of the Group is achieved.
Oxley Developments was the proud recipient of two awards at the recent CN Group Business Awards.
Oxley Developments has been shortlisted in two categories for the prestigious CN Group Business Awards.
Representatives from the Boeing project team working on the next-generation KC-46 tanker programme for the US Air Force toured new production facilities during their visit to Oxley in Ulverston.
Oxley is exhibiting its LED vehicle lighting solutions and comprehensive components range at the 2013 DVD Show, taking place at Millbrook on 19-20 June.
Oxley is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the annual NDI Conference, 'Collaborating for Growth', which will be held 5-6 March at Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester, UK.
The new High Intensity LED Landing Light from Oxley Developments has been announced as a finalist in the Solid-State Lighting Application Category of the 2012 Elektra Awards.
Oxley's partner, Defcon Technologies will be exhibiting the Oxley product range at this year's Land Warfare Conference from 29th October to the 2nd November in Melbourne, Australia.
Oxley will be exhibiting at MSPO, the International Defence Industry Exhibition in Kielce Poland, one of Europe's largest events dedicated to military equipment.
IVECO Germany has ordered modified Oxley IR front and rear driving lights for a UK DE&S UOR, for the class-leading self-loading dump truck protected (SLDT(P)) for the Royal Engineers fleet of vehicles.
Oxley Developments' high-quality vehicle lighting solution, the DC Combi, has been selected for inclusion on a tracked, armoured all-terrain vehicle for the Swedish Armed Forces.
Oxley Developments has secured a contract to supply suites of their External Dual Mode (visible and covert) LED lights and control units for the Agusta Bell 212 helicopters that are currently in service with the Spanish Air Force.
The global need for smaller and lighter devices has led to increased demand for Micro D high-contact density interconnects.
Oxley Developments have developed a new range of 8mm mounting low-profile sealed LED indicators in response to existing customer feedback and market demand.
The popular BA9 bulb replacement from Oxley Developments Company has been redesigned, incorporating the latest surface mount technology to improve performance and expand capability.
Oxley Developments Company has announced its certification to AS9100C. Certified in 2011, this latest revision of the quality standard for the aerospace industry obtained by Oxley also incorporates supply chain and customer focus elements suitable for SC21.
Oxley Developments has been selected to supply its innovative, dual-mode LED lighting to illuminate the crew quarters in Foxhound, the new British armed forces patrol vehicle. Foxhound is the British army name for Ocelot, the light protected patrol vehicle (LPPV) designed and developed
Oxley Developments has been awarded a contract by Northrop Grumman to provide detailed engineering of LED navigation and signal lights for the two new Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers currently under construction for the British Royal Navy. Under the contract, awarded by Northrop Grumman S
Oxley has been awarded a contract by Australian submarine manufacturer ASC Pty Ltd to provide a fully qualified LED lighting system for the Royal Australian Navy Collins Class submarine. Valued at over £270K the contract is to design, develop and supply high-spec LED lighting for compar
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Oxley Developments won the prestigious 2009 Innovation and Technology Award at the CN Group Business Awards ceremony on Thursday October 22. The award was presented to Oxley Technical Director Darren Cavan and Business Development Manager Phil Robinson in recognition of the company’s su
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Two leading defence companies have combined to fit dual mode visible/IR position and brake lights to a Land Rover Defender vehicle. LED lighting specialists Oxley Developments have designed and manufactured the lights for Hobson Industries who have a long history of Land Rover re-engineering expe