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Guaranteed And Made In Ireland

category national | anti-war / imperialism | opinion/analysis author Friday January 11, 2013 14:44author by Michael Gallagher Report this post to the editors

Victims Relative To 'The Celtic Tiger'

To whom it may concern: The list of manufacturers here are just some of the business's in the south of Ireland that are connected with the machinery of imperialist wars. Can we get a discussion going leading to a widespread, coordinated and effective campaign, with the goal of ending the manufacturing of any military components or devices in Ireland for war?

It was done in the north, we can do it in the south. See The Raytheon 9 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raytheon_9 and related links.

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Timoney Holdings

Involved in the production of armoured vehicles.

Specialised in independent suspension systems technology for heavy trucks, as well as engineering design and development for heavy wheeled vehicles, including wheeled armoured vehicles, high mobility trucks and specialty vehicles.

"We do the design and prototype work in Ireland and the production is done by the likes of the Australian or U.S. militaries." Mr Neil Murray, company spokesperson, Sunday Business Post.

Contact:
Shane O’Neill
Chief Executive Officer

Address:
Gibbstown, Navan
Co. Meath
Ireland
Tel: 353 46 905 5100
Fax: 353 46 905 4424

Analog Devices BV

Produces "high performance integrated circuits" used by the military, including use in fighter jets.

“Analog Devices has served military and aerospace customers for three decades. Our product portfolio spans the entire signal chain -from precision sensors, signal conditioners, and data converters to microprocessor interface solutions and digital signal processors. Analog Devices offers analog, mixed-signal, MEMS and digital signal processing along with the expertise to help you apply these technologies in your designs.”

Arrow Electronics Ireland and Silica-An Avnet Company (details below), are both listed on the Analog Devices website as distributors

Arrow Electronics Ireland

10A Second Floor
Beckett Way
Park West
Dublin 12
Tel: (Reception) +353 1 6298700
Fax: +353 1 6298701

Silica-An Avnet Company

Unit 7
Swords Business Park
Swords
Co. Dublin,
Ireland
TEL +353 1 8901000
FAX +353 1 8901010
Email: silica.dublin@avnet.com

Assman Electronics Ltd, Ennis, Co. Clare

Produces electronic components designed to exceed U.S. Department of Defence standards for use in military equipment.

Befab Safeland Ltd. Shannon, Co. Clare

Specialises in the manufacture of "runwayarrestors" (used to "catch" military jets as they land).

Befab Safeland Ltd. is part of the US ESCO (Engineered Arresting Systems Corporation) whose literature states:

“ESCO is the world leader in the design and manufacturing of military aircraft arresting systems. For over five decades we have developed products for the controlled deceleration of every type of military fighter aircraft flown worldwide. Currently, we have over 4,000 systems in 72 countries.”

Managing Director (Ireland): Mr Eddie Hynes

Address:
Bay 15/16
Shannon Industrial Estate
Shannon
Co. Clare,
Phone:+353-61-471844
Fax:+353-61-471463
Email:salesbefab-safeland.com

Chemfab Europe Ltd.

Specialise in the production of "polymer based engineered products and material systems for use in severe environments" which have "dual-use" and have previously been supplied to British Aerospace, who in turn manufacture a wide variety of weapons systems.

Address:
Chemfab Europe Ltd.
Gort Road
Ennis
Co. Clare

Essco-Collins

World leader in the production of 'Radomes' - protective covers for the antennae systems used in air traffic control, weather systems and radar/communications interception systems. Military applications account for a substantial segment of the company’s business.

Address:
L-3 Communications ESSCO Collins Ltd.
Kilkishen
Co. Clare, Ireland
Tel: 353-61-367244
Fax: 353-61-311044
E-mail: moconn@indigo.ie
Website: http://www.esscoradomes.com/index.html

Eurotec Operations

Specialises in the manufacturing of microwave components and semiconductors, "dual-use" technology with military applications.

Address:
Eurotec Components
Youngline Centre,
Pouladuff Road,
Cork,
Ireland
Tel: 353-21-311266

Kentree Ltd. Kilbrittain, Co. Cork

Specialises in the manufacture of remote control vehicles, primarily for use in military applications.

Tel: 353-23-49708

Moog Ltd.

Major US arms manufacturer. Irish operation has been involved in the manufacture of electronic controllers used in main battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and anti-aircraft systems.

Address:
Barnhealy,
Ringaskiddy,
Co. Cork
Tel: +353-21-4519000
Fax: +353-21-4519001
Email: infomoog.ie
Website: www.moog.ie

Raytheon

One of the largest US arms manufacturers producing a range of missile systems, military surveillance systems, radar systems and aircraft. Plant has been the scene of direct actions by anti-war activists.

Western Avionics

Produce electronic components used in military aircraft.

Address:
Western Avionics Ltd.,
Units 13/14 Shannon Free Zone,
Shannon,
Co. Clare,
Ireland.
Phone : +353 61 472233
Fax : +353 61 471675
e-mail : sales@western-av.com
website: http://www.western-av.com/index.html

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author by fredpublication date Fri Jan 11, 2013 16:15author address author phone Report this post to the editors

However ethical this campaign, in the current climate of Class war, austerity and shortage of jobs, it will be difficult to push forward.

People are desperate and will work anywhere, even in a factory producing parts for death machines. Imperialists know this well. In fact, they depend on it.

For the same reasons, you'll notice an increase recently in Irish economic conscripts choosing to enter the british imperialist army at this time.

Good luck with your efforts though.

author by Michael Gallagherpublication date Fri Jan 11, 2013 20:38author address author phone Report this post to the editors

If the campaign gets off the ground, who would it rely on to push it forward, the people employed in these factories?

"......an increase recently in Irish economic conscripts choosing to enter the british imperialist army at this time....." No I didn't notice, have you any figures?

Workers in any one of those factories can be guaranteed one definite if it closes down, they won't starve.

Stay on the topic Fred if you reply, the manufacturing of military components and devices in Ireland.

author by fredpublication date Sat Jan 12, 2013 21:41author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Apparently recruitment of irish citizens into the british armed forces is increasing at a rate of 10% per year for the last 6 years. These are "economic conscripts" as far as I'm concerned.

http://www.independent.ie/national-news/record-numbers-....html

 
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