Last updated 18 July 2022

Schleifring manufactures slip rings, a component for transmitting power and electrical signals, used in many military systems.

The company says its products are used in armoured vehicles, drones, electrical-optical systems, weapons stations, howitzers/missile launchers and naval equipment.

Arming Israel

In 2013, the company website listed (document no longer available) the following systems in which its slip rings are used:

Schleifring applied for UK military export licences to Israel in every years for which CAAT has data (2008-15).

During this period, it applied for 231 export licences, of which a majority, 135, were for export to Israel. Thirteen of these were for equipment rated ML10c (Unmanned aircraft and related equipment and specially designed components); 92 were for equipment rated ML5b (Target acquisition, designation, range-finding, surveillance or tracking systems; detection, data fusion, recognition or identification equipment; and sensor integration equipment.)


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