About Chess

Chess Dynamics

Founded in 1993, Chess focused on high precision automation products and solutions for the electronics, medical and aerospace sectors. Since then, the business has evolved into a leading provider of surveillance and tracking systems for defence and security customers worldwide. This includes bespoke design and rapid prototyping projects.

Based in Horsham and Plymouth in the UK, our team of expert engineers, designs, develops, and manufactures a wide portfolio of industry-leading products and solutions.


We have supplied Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) solutions to the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) and other Armed Forces for 25 years. Specialising in high-fidelity, integrated Electro-Optical, Infra-Red and Radar solutions, which enable the Detection, Recognition, Identification, Location and Tracking of targets in all military environments.


Chess Dynamics are part of the Cohort Group who supports entrepreneurial businesses to grow and innovate in defence technology, products & services.




What does Chess provide?


  • Innovative systems for individual solutions

  • Engineering excellence

  • Combat-proven solutions

  • Solving complex challenges

  • Class-leading products

  • High-quality solutions and lightweight units

  • Providing solutions to problems

  • Advanced Technology

  • Accuracy

  • Customised / modified / tailored / aligned solutions

  • Future proofed solutions: continuous value

  • Qualified, technical relevant equipment

  • Fresh and innovative technology that has been vigorously and rigorously tested

  • Original products and solutions

  • Suitable, rugged/durable, advanced technology

  • Products that can withstand the harshest environments

  • Access to Custom and Innovation Teams

  • ISO9001 approved company

  • Excellent in-service support

  • Value for money

A note from our Directors

Our mission is to be a dependable partner for class leading surveillance, tracking and fire control systems. Delivering solutions for challenging environments to protect what we value.







Our Values


Teamwork: We work together to provide our customers with solutions.


Integrity: We do what we say, when we say. We act with honesty and are trustworthy.


Excellence: We take pride in what we do. We strive to continuously improve ourselves and the business.


Courage: We are not afraid of taking on challenges with diligence,  endurance and nerve.

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