Tangent Link is an agile, adaptive and proactive company with offices in Estonia, UK and Australia

  • Tangent Link is well connected through the delivery
    of its industry specific, niche market military and
    aerospace events held internationally since 2003.

  • We respect that every client is different and adapt
    our market entry services to the needs of our clients.

  • Tangent Link is independent from government trade
    bodies, associations and industry led consortiums.

  • We support our clients until they are confident their
    aims and objectives have been met and we are always
    on hand to engage with our clients when required.

  • We continually monitor the landscape in the countries
    we regularly work with and, should we uncover an
    opportunity webelieve would be of interest to you,
    you will be the first to know.



Delivering quality and unparalleled levels of service


Working with urgency, passion and determination


Being open and transparent maintaining the highest levels of integrity


Taking ownership and being held accountable for service delivery

Kate Niven

Programme Lead, Delegations Lead

Louise Smith

Operations Lead, AFF/SAR

Annely Longhurst


Lennely Saar

Lennely Saar

Lead generation/Operations

John Longhurst

John Longhurst


Carl Piercy

Carl Piercy

Lead, Clients

Diane Carty


Julia Guy

Lead Australia, Co-Lead AFF/SAR Clients

Sophie Spence


Phil Guy


Eric Clee

EW Strategic Implementation

Air Marshall Philip Sturley (RAF Rtd)

Chair EW

Terry Loughran BW

Rear Admiral Terry Loughran

Chair AFF


Chief Happiness Officer

We would like to thank you for your great service throughout the AFF and SAR events. We have indeed broadened our knowledge of the AFF and SAR industry through these events.

-, Heli-Union

Just want to say congratulations on a great EWLIVE19 event last week. You provided a great venue & atmosphere for all the demos & I'm sure the exhibitors & delegates were very happy!

Sue Robertson, AOC

Northrop Grumman benefited greatly from Tangent Link’s professional approach to the conference, and attention to the all-important details of how we were able to engage with the customer at the conference. Well done. Let’s do this again…


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