Specialist aerospace & defence conferences & exhibitions

In 2003 Tangent Link set out to transform the way events and conferences were delivered putting our client at the centre of what we deliver and putting their needs first.

The company has spent years understanding the countries and regions we operate in.

Our operating promise is simple: To use our knowledge to help our clients understand their markets of interest quickly and cost effectively and provide a platform for each client to secure meaningful revenue generating opportunities.

OUR CORE VALUES

EXCELLENCE

Delivering quality and unparalleled levels of service

COMMITMENT

Working with urgency, passion and determination

HONESTY

Being open and transparent maintaining the highest levels of integrity

OWNERSHIP

Taking ownership and being held accountable for service delivery

Phil Guy

Managing Director

Phil founded the company in 2003 and has grown Tangent into a formidable global events and market development company in the aerospace and defence industry.

Diane Carty

Finance Manager

Having joined Tangent Link in 2013, Diane is responsible for the financial and HR management of the company.

Sophie Spence

Head of Defence Portfolio

Sophie has been with the company nearly five years and heads up the defence portfolio of events - most notably the renowned electronic warfare series.

Lauran Allen

Head of Aerospace Portfolio

Tangent Link's aerospace portfolio is Lauran's responsibility and she is successfully developing the aerial firefighting series to be an essential inclusion in the worldwide event calendar.

Olga Andreyeva

Marketing Manager

With many years event marketing experience, Olga diligently manages the marketing of the company and the global event portfolio for Tangent Link.

Julia Guy

Head of International Relations

Julia is responsible for making sure that delegations of the highest quality attend Tangent Link events.

Carl Piercy

Carl Piercy

Business Development Manager

Since 2013 Carl has developed and driven the defence portfolio sales.

Syed Ahmed Ali

Sales Executive

Syed has plenty of international sales experience and is responsible for developing relationships with new clients.

Kate Niven

Operations Executive

Our longest serving team member, Kate provides the operational support required so that the events run smoothly.

Natalie Webb

HR Executive

Natalie motivates the team and takes care of employee wellbeing.

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…

JERRY SPRUILL, NORTHROP GRUMMAN

Camcopter demos new COMINT and Imaging payloads to Australian Army

Schiebel, in cooperation with ELTA Systems and Overwatch Imaging, integrated two new payloads for an active army exercise. The Australian Army recently conducted a two-week test program with the Camcopter S-100 UAS to gain further insights into future capabilities and payloads in support of Project Land 129-3. Specifically, they tested ELTA Systems’ state-of-the-art ELK-7065 Compact […]

Scheibel Camcopter S-100

California Army National Guard new UH-60Ms made debut during Camp Fire

Two of the Army’s newest helicopters worked their first wildfire missions recently as the California National Guard supported state agencies battling the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California. A pair of UH-60M Black Hawk medium-lift helicopters from the California Army National Guard’s 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment, deployed from Joint Forces Training Base, […]

California National Guard UH-60M

New foldable drone flies through narrow holes in SAR missions

Inspecting a damaged building after an earthquake or during a fire is exactly the kind of job that human rescuers would like drones to do for them. A flying robot could look for people trapped inside and guide the rescue team towards them. But the drone would often have to enter the building through a […]

German Armed Forces order seven Airbus H145s to replace UH-1Ds

The procurement office of the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) has ordered seven H145 helicopters to replace their Bell UH-1D search and rescue fleet. The aircraft will be delivered in 2020 and will be stationed at the sites in Niederstetten, Holzdorf and Nörvenich. Airbus Helicopters will also be responsible for logistics support, repair, and maintenance of the […]

Airbus H145 Bundeswehr

MCL renews Electronic Counter Measures support contract for UK MoD

UK-based military technology company Marlborough Communications (MCL), has been awarded a 2½ year in-service support contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) as the preferred supplier of Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) support and test solutions. Valued at nearly £750K, this extends MCL’s previous two-year contract, and will see MCL repair and maintain ECM capabilities and […]