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Oxley Group Ltd

Night Vision and LED Lighting Systems

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.

Priory Park,
LA12 9QG,
United Kingdom


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 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.

LED Lighting

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.

External lighting:

  • Infrared front and rear convoy light
  • Searchlight
  • Compact and tri-pod
  • Visible and infrared IR beacon

Internal lighting:

  • Visible
  • Mini floodlights
  • Area lighting
  • LED indicators

Night vision:

  • Area lighting
  • Mini floodlights
  • LED indicators
  • Floodlights
  • 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.

Cougar MRAP, USA

The Cougar Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle is designed for deployment in urban and confined areas.

Coyote / Jackal 2 Tactical Support Vehicles

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.

Husky Vehicle Mounted Mine Detector (VMMD)

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.

Husky 2G Mine Detection Vehicle

Husky 2G is a two-seat variant of Husky MKIII vehicle mounted mine detector (VMMD) designed and manufactured by South African firm, DCD Protected Mobility (DCD PM).

HMT Extenda High Mobility Vehicle

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.

Mobile Strike Force Vehicle (MSFV)

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 6×6 Light Tactical Vehicle (LTV)

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, Light Tactical Vehicle

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.

Oxley Granted PMA Approval for Incandescent Bulbs Replacement

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.

21 May 2017

Oxley to Exhibit at AP&M Show 2017

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.

16 May 2017

Oxley Launches NVIS Compatible Rear Mount LED Indicator STR502

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.

10 April 2017

Product Spotlight: Vehicle Searchlight

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.

3 November 2016

Oxley Panel Mount LED Lamps

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.

9 June 2015

Oxley Success in Apprentice Team of the Year Challenge

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.

18 June 2014

Boeing Project Team Visit Oxley

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.

9 October 2013

Oxley Light Announced as Elektra Awards Finalist

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.

27 November 2012

Oxley to Exhibit at MSPO Event in Poland

Oxley will be exhibiting at MSPO, the International Defence Industry Exhibition in Kielce Poland, one of Europe's largest events dedicated to military equipment.

30 August 2012

IVECO Go For Oxley Lights

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.

25 July 2012

OXLEY DC Combi Selected for All-Terrain Vehicle

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.

17 June 2012

Oxley Win Lighting Contract for Bell 212’s

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.

30 March 2012

Oxley Release Improved BA9 Bulb Replacement

The popular BA9 bulb replacement from Oxley Developments Company has been redesigned, incorporating the latest surface mount technology to improve performance and expand capability.

9 February 2012

Oxley Receives AS9100 Certification

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.

27 January 2012

Oxley Wins Lighting Contract for Foxhound

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

2 March 2011

New Aircraft Carrier Contract for Oxley

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

27 June 2010

Oxley to Supply LEDs for ASC Collins Class Sub

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

1 February 2010

The Kinky Idea That’s Really Catching On

The pioneering design of the Oxley ‘Kinky Pin’ has made it the perfect interconnect solution for many years, but it is only in more recent times, with the change in PCB assembly processes, that it is being fully appreciated within the PCB assembly market. The kink in this phosphor b

1 November 2009

Innovation and Technology Award for Oxley

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

1 November 2009

Oxley Launch New Ship Flight Deck Lights

Utilizing knowledge and expertise in the field of night vision lighting, Oxley has designed and manufactured a suite of LED deck lights for naval and marine platforms. Compromising deck edge units, deck wash and line up lights they are designed as a complete fit and forget replacement for incand

14 September 2009

Oxley Enhances Shelter Illumination with New ‘Three-in-One’ LED Light

Oxley, a renowned designer and manufacturer of LED lighting, recently unveiled a unique, multi-functional light capable of providing different lighting options all from within a single 20mm-high unit. The low-profile Combi Light offers normal, emergency and blackout lighting modes. Suit

22 June 2009

Oxley Developments Company Ltd

Priory Park
LA12 9QG
United Kingdom

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CT 06405
United States of America

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