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Military Detection Devices

Military Detection Devices


Gill provides bespoke solutions to challenging requirements in the fight against the use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Our expertise and track record of creating ruggedised sensors for harsh environments means you can trust Gill to deliver technologically advanced, durable products for operation critical scenarios.

This is strengthened by our long standing working relationship with research agencies of various Governments’ defence departments including DSTL (UK) and ARL (USA).

We specialise in supporting new and existing military and defence customers in countering the threat of IED’s, using advanced technologies and engineering techniques. Our detection devices have been successfully trialled and deployed by a number of Government agencies and are constantly being enhanced with new features.

Our products

Gill has a unique portfolio of accurate and reliable specialist detector products used by the military for the detection of IEDs. 

Made to survive in arduous conditions, our detection devices are manufactured to be resistant to crushing forces, with no impairment in function and to withstand impact and shock loads.

All Gill products are 100% UK manufactured.

Our capabilities

Gill has developed unique capabilities in the field of Improvised Explosive Devices. Our dedicated team of skilled engineers are able to address any design challenge, be it enhancements to our existing detector range or a new sensor targeted at an emerging threat.

All Gill Force Protection detectors fall within a UK security classification. We have the capabilities and on-site facilities to develop product and technology concepts for specific applications, whilst meeting the time constraints of an immediate operational requirement.

Our on-site facilities feature secure manufacturing and development areas for confidential projects, security cleared staff and export licence capabilities for international customers.

Our services

Gill offer a range of outstanding services to meet every aspect of your requirements:

  • System compliance testing & approvals
  • Volume manufacture
  • Electronic design using state of the art DSP & RF techniques
  • Robust equipment design utilising latest materials & techniques
  • Feasability studies, system modelling & rapid prototyping
  • Full in-service equipment support

We can guide you through every part of your project. Our in-house facilities and diverse mix of skills and abilities allow us to offer the following services:

  • Technology research
  • Product creation
  • Electronics development
  • Software development
  • Embedded Linux development
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Modelling & simulation
  • Testing & certification
  • Manufacture
  • Consultation
  • Project management
Military detection devices