County Durham manufacturer Cook Defence Systems on track to support Ukraine

A North East defence manufacturer has secured several contracts as part of a £100m international package to aid the Ukrainian Army.
Bishop Auckland business Cook Defence Systems, part of Sheffield steel specialist William Cook Group, is tapping into its expertise to supply spares for up to 500 Ukrainian armoured vehicles – and it is literally having to go back into the history books for part of the deal. The designer and manufacturer of tank tracks, which has its main base in Stanhope, has been awarded multiple contracts on behalf of the UK and the UK-administered International Fund for Ukraine (IFU), Defence Equipment …