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Women in Defence

1st October 2019

Last week at DSEI our Managing Director, Lynette Hussey, signed the Women in Defence Charter showing our ongoing commitment to inclusion and gender diversity. We are extremely proud and committed to represent the SME community in this objective. The Charter is striving to achieve a gender balance in the sector and recognises the importance of driving inclusion and diversity forward for women. By s…

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10 Years Long Service Awards

23rd May 2019

During our recent biannual company meeting held at the beautiful Berwick Lodge, AACE were very happy to celebrate long service awards with 5 of their employees, each of them having served 10 years with the company. AACE rewarded the 5 employees with bottles of champagne as a token of appreciation for the loyalty and dedication they have shown to the company over the last decade. At AACE, as a fami…

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Technical Publications

9th May 2019

Did you know that the AACE Group has a strong pedigree in the design, creation, review and validation of technical publications for defence vehicles and equipment? With a wide range of technical expertise, our fully qualified authors and illustrators produce compliant and professional publications in any format to meet customer requirement including NATO codification. These services have been deli…

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Nolan Collins-Bent retires from AACE and Lynette Hussey steps into Managing Director role

18th March 2019

After being part of the team since joining us in 2012, initially in the role of Operations Manager and then as Managing Director from 2016, AACE said a fond farewell to Nolan Collins-Bent in February 2019, wishing him all the very best in his retirement. Following Nolan’s departure, Lynette Hussey will be taking on the Managing Director role and she is looking forward to continuing all of the good…

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AACE Group achieves ISO9001:2015 re-accreditation

20th November 2018

AACE Group achieves ISO9001:2015 re-accreditation We are proud to announce that the AACE Group has secured ISO9001:2015 accreditation for a further 3 years. In addition to our technical engineering solutions capability, the AACE Group has also managed to expand its approved and accredited QMS to include Permanent Recruitment and IT Support Services. Our QA team have successfully employed their tra…

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AACE hosts Networking Breakfast under Concorde

25th April 2018

AACE was thrilled to host our customers and colleagues at Aerospace Bristol last week for the AACE Networking Breakfast under Concorde. We welcomed the opportunity to introduce the most recent addition to the AACE Group – Clearwater IT Services, experts in providing IT support into defence companies, with in depth knowledge and experience of the security and quality requirements of businesses work…

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Clearwater IT Services joins AACE

1st February 2018

AACE is delighted to announce that Clearwater IT Services has become part of the AACE Group. Clearwater is a Bristol based IT provider working in partnership with businesses to ensure the delivery of tailored support solutions ranging from data backups and security through to installing and managing servers to working with cloud based applications. AACE specialises in delivering airworthiness, saf…

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AACE sponsors Row4Victory

1st January 2018

AACE are proud to announce their sponsorship of Row4Victory, four fearless friends from Yorkshire who will be putting their physical and mental strength to the test when they row 3,000 nautical miles across the ocean in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2018 to honour the work of the Royal British Legion over the 100 years since the end of World War One.   The team unites a serving Royal…

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Harriett Baldwin MP opens AACE Technical Publications office in Malvern

27th October 2017

AACE was thrilled to welcome West Worcestershire MP and Minister for Defence Procurement, Harriett Baldwin, to formally open our new office at the Malvern Hills Science Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday 27th October. Harriett commented: “I was delighted to open AACE’s latest office and celebrate the company’s success. It is really heartening to see local people with great skills carryi…

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AACE celebrates its 20 year anniversary

10th May 2017

  On 10th May, AACE celebrated its twentieth anniversary with a gala dinner hosted by the company’s founders and owners, Rick & Gaynor Hussey. The celebration was attended by AACE employees and guests of the Hussey family. Seven members of the AACE team received bottles of champagne for having served 10 years or more with the company.  Over these years, the family business has developed a…

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It was a wonderful evening, Rick and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  The setting, decorations, food, speeches and the entertainment were all great.  Most of all though, it was pleasure to spend the evening in the company of such lovely people, we are very fortunate to have such a great team.

- Gaynor Hussey

With our experienced team of subject matter experts, we are committed to helping public sector organisations, as well as manufacturers and service providers in aerospace and defence and other safety critical industries, to improve safety, effectiveness and efficiency, without sacrificing flexibility or limiting strategic advantage.