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VDSVoie de Service (French: Service Road)
VDSVehicle Dependability Study (JD Power)
VDSVirtual Dedicated Server
VDSVisual Display System
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VDSVitamin and Dietary Supplements
VDSVirus Detection System
VDSVirtual Disk Service
VDSVoluntary Departure Scheme
VDSVitamin and Dietary Supplement
VDSVariable Depth Sonar
VDSVereinigung der Sternfreunde (German: Association 'Friends of Astronomy')
VDSVirtual Directory Server
VDSVerein Deutsche Sprache (German: German Language Association)
VDSVirtual Data System
VDSVirtual Dolby Digital Surround
VDSVirtual Domain Server
VDSVisual Data Stream
VDSVirtual Disks System
VDSVideo Direct Show
VDSVoluntary Disclosure Scheme (India)
VDSValue Delivery System
VDSVeterinary Diagnostic Services (various organizations)
VDSVickers Defence Systems
VDSVerband Deutscher Schulmusiker (German: Association of German School Musicians)
VDSVacuum Drying System
VDSVolunteer Development Scotland (Stirling, Scotland)
VDSVerband Der Schadenversicherer (German)
VDSVideo Subsystem (US DoD)
VDSVirtual DMA Services
VDSVehicle Dynamic Stability
VDSVehicle Dynamics Simulation
VDSVapor Distribution System (semiconductors)
VDSVisual DialogScript
VDSVoice Distribution System
VDSVisionary Design Systems, Inc.
VDSVerband Deutscher Studentenschaften
VDSVirtual Doctoral School (Kaleidoscope)
VDSVacuum Diagnostics System (semiconductors)
VDSVehicular Data Server
VDSVolatile Dissolved Solids
VDSVadso, Norway - Vadso (Airport Code)
VDSVoltage Drain to Source
VDSVerein Die Schwarzwalduhr (German: Black Forest Clock Association)
VDSVolume Descriptor Sequence (OSTA universal disk format)
VDSVehicle Detector Station
VDSVessel Deployment System
VDSView Dependent Simplification
VDSVenereal Disease - Syphilis
VDSVelocity Data System
VDSVideo Descriptive Service
VDSVideo Distribution System/Subsystem
VDSVersa Docking Station
VDSVerband der Sachversicherer eV (German)
VDSVHF Directional Finding Subsystem
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The size of the company grew substantially last September when it acquired Vickers Defence Systems, the supplier of the Challenger 2 main battle tank.
All reflect Vickers Defence Systems' commitment to good, cost-effective engineering.
That, says Vickers Defence Systems chief executive Gerald Boxall, is an impressive tribute to Challenger 2's fundamental combat-worthiness and capacity for growth.
Orchid Software was launched in 1994 by computer science graduate Ajay Sood, and the company's Orchidnet intranet software originated as part of a development project for Vickers Defence Systems (now BAe).
The company's aircraft, shipbuilding and steel businesses subsequently changed its name to Vickers Defence Systems and in 1993 was chosen by the Royal Army of Oman to build Challenger 2 tanks.
The deal represents the first major order for the newlymerged Alvis Vehicles and Vickers Defence Systems companies.
Tyne and Wear Archives has been given the funding from the National Archives' Cataloguing Grants Programme to be used to piece together the history of Vickers Defence Systems, Vickers-Armstrong and their predecessor companies, which have been part of the region's industrial landscape for over 150 years.
The amalgamated company was originally bidding to build the FCLV as two companies, Alvis Vehicles, and Vickers Defence Systems.
He said Alvis planned to spend no more than pounds 7.5 million joining Vickers Defence Systems (VDS) in Leeds with Alvis' existing Telford operations.
BEFORE retirement, I worked for 40 years in the press and public relations business; the last 20 being in the Sales and Marketing Department of Vickers Defence Systems on Scotswood Road.
Alvis, which employs nearly 500 people in the region, is hoping to win the fight to supply command and liaison vehicles to the Government, defeating competitors Vickers Defence Systems and Insys.
He has also worked at the Vickers Defence Systems plant on Tyneside and for Roll-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars.