QED is a Level 2 EME supplier with 51% black woman ownership including 20% black woman military veteran ownership.

QED was established in 1998 in South Africa to develop specialised technology solutions for both Defence and Commercial sectors.

Our capability was further enhanced in 2018 with the ESD partnership agreement with multiple key role players in the Defence logistics industry.

Currently, QED is a key partner in the provision of Logistic Engineering Services for the new Hydrographic Survey Vessel for the South African Navy (Replacement of the SA Navy Hydrographic Capability Project).

The majority of the project logistic support services are now performed by QED personnel including:

Due to the successful execution of the training programmes on the Hydrographic Survey Vessel, QED has subsequently been contracted by STC-SA to develop and present “System specific and Maintainer training” on the new Inshore Patrol Vessel (IPV) for Damen Shipyards.

In addition, QED has a rich history of successfully completing engineering projects including: