Welcome to Petards
With a history dating back over 60 years, Petards Group is a world-wide leader and established innovator in the sectors of Transport, Emergency Services and Defence.
Working closely with a global network of suppliers and partners, our advanced security and surveillance solutions are helping to make the world a safer place.
Our market-leading on-train CCTV solution, introduced over 10 years ago, was the launch pad for our current eyeTrain portfolio. These systems have since been chosen and installed on over 6000 rail vehicles around the globe, helping to increase passenger safety and improve passenger satisfaction.
Today, this portfolio has grown to offer a wide range of high-tech, leading edge products for on-board solutions including Passenger Counting Systems, Condition Based On-Board Monitoring, Passenger Information Systems and Public Address Systems.
Petards ProVida is the world's leading in-car police surveillance and ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) brand with over 70% of the UK's police forces actively using one of our systems. The brand has also stretched to over 20 countries as diverse as Hong Kong and Turkey to Italy and Sweden.
There are four components that make up the ProVida solution, comprising of In-Car Video, Speed Enforcement, ANPR Systems and ANPR cameras. However, what has enabled the brand to grow globally is the seamless integration of these components and ease of use to the end user.
Petards provide a full range of specialist engineering services to the defence sector. Our reputation is for being a responsive, flexible and reliable partner in delivering challenging military programmes.
For over 60 years the company has specialised in our chosen areas of the Defence market, always maintaining a high level of new design and skilled engineering capabilities in-house.
Today the company excels in the disciplines of Communications and Information Systems, Ruggedised Electronic Control Systems, Electronic Countermeasure Systems and in the provision of Engineering Services to UK MoD and other NATO countries.