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Bristol companies with military interest



From military suppliers/services register or DSEi exhibitor

1 G6 Global: The Old Workshop, Hortham Farm Aldmondsbury. G32 4JW 2-way radios, wireless networks and satellite systems. Specialise in covert forces.
2 Anstee and Ware: St Georges Indust Estate, Avonmouth.BS11 9HS Electrical and mechanical engineers( specialise in repairs)
3 Portishead Engineering Ltd: Avonmouth.BS11 9LQ Steel fabrication, pipework and welding.
4 Scott Aerospace: Westerleigh Business Pk,Yate, BS37 5YS ( part of Anstee and Ware Group) Tooling and componants Rolls Royce and Airbus in particular.
5 AMAG Engineering: 136 South Liberty Lane, Ashton. BS3 2TL Precision metal engineering.
6 PPB Engineering: Ashton Vale Rd, BS3 2HA Tool maker for aerospace (clients-BAE, Westland, Rolls Royce)
7 Avon Valley Precision Engineering: Bath Rd,Bitton. BS30 6HZ Precision computer controlled and conventional machining.
8 Somerdata Ltd: Windsor House, Greville Rd. BS3 Specialist surveillance computers,
9 Tods Crewkerne TA18 7HQ Design and build lightweight structures using composite materials.
10 Wessex Technology Group: Unit 5, Westerleigh Business Park. Yate. BS37 5YS Amplifiers, radar jamming and radar.( clients-MBDA, BAE, Lockheed Martin)
11 West of England Group Ltd: Unit3 Novers Hill Trading Est, BS3 5QY Machining and milling metals etc
12 Ravenscourt Engineering: Millbrook Rd, Yate. BS37 5PB Computer precision machining exotic materials, for use in Tornado fighters, Apache and Lynx helecoptors
13 Redcliffe Magatronics: 19 Clothier Rd, Brislington. BS4 5PB Military surface and underwater electronic equipment ( Client-Rolls Royce)
14 Risk aware Ltd: 9th Floor, Colston Tower, Colston St. BS1 4XE Computer software- $6.2 million contract for space and naval command warfare systems
15 FC Hammonds: 13 Dove Lane, Newfoundland Rd.BS2 9HS Steel and sheet metal work.
16 Jordan Manufacturing: 14 Milbrook R,d Strover Trading Estate, Yate. BS37 5JW Stainless steel fabrication
17 Harrier Pneumatics: Unit 2, Kings Business Pk, Kings Park Av, BS2 0TL Pneumatic componants and compressed air systems.
18 Fred R Powell & Son: Unit 1 Avonside Ind Estate, Avonside Rd. BS2 0TS Bits of metal – tubes etc!


19 Bristol metal spraying and protective coatings: Paynes Shipyard, Coronation Rd. BS3 Coatings (clients incl BAE and Rolls Royce)
20 Claverham Ltd: Bishops Rd, Cleve. BS49 4NF Landing gear hydraulics, missile fin actuation, automatic mortar launcher.
21 Llewellin’s Machine Co Ltd: Kings Square. BS2 8JJ llewellins Gear box design and rebuild
22 Mcbraida PLC: Bridgeyate, Warmley. BS30 5JW Precision engineering for aerospace
23 Mendez Ltd: Coates House, 4 High St, Nailsea. BS48 1BJ Amplifiers for wireless/ jamming
24 Persides Ltd: Unit 17, Londonderry Farm Business Pk, Willsbridge. BS30 6EL Systems engineering, electronics for defence, software. Customers include Raytheon, BAE, Thales, Boeing &VAGA
25 Neptune Plating: Barton Manor, Midland Rd. BS2 0RL Advanced metal finishings
26 Crane Aerospace electronics: Unit 5 Brabazon Court Golf Course Lane BS34 7PZ craneae.comCrane Aerospace & Electronics combines the experience of long-time industry leaders to supply critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. Our products are found in some of the most demanding environments, from engines to landing gear, from satellites to medical implants, and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).”  
27 Aeroconseil UK: Unit 4 Brabazon Court Golf Course Lane BS34 7PZaeroconseil.comAeroconseil has been involved with Airbus programs for 25 years, participating in most of its aircraft-building activities: general design and general aircraft physics, Airbus systems, certification, airworthiness maintenance, operating documents, etc. Aeroconseil is still heavily involved today in the A380, the A400M and the A350 as well as the military derivatives of the A330 platform (MRTT).
28 Stirling dynamics: Unit 7 Brabazon Court, Golf Course Lane. BS34 Stirling Dynamics specialises in structures, systems, aerodynamics, dynamics and control engineering in the aerospace, marine and other industries.

The UK head office is in Bristol, with offices in Farnborough.

29 XYPE: Unit 1 Brabazon Court, Golf Course Lane. BS34 IT for aerospace including military.Customers include QinetiQ, BAE, EADS


30 Permali Gloucester Ltd: Bristol Rd, Gloucester. GL1 Composite materials for aerospace, defence lightweight armour systems, light vehicles
31 City Engineering (Bristol) Ltd: 7 Maggs Lane, Fishponds. BS5 7EP Sheet metal, precision cutting.
32 BMT Defence Services Ltd: Maritime House, 210 Lower Bristol Rd, Bath. BA2 Hi-Sigma Ltd: 5 Riverside Ct, Lower Bristol Rd, Bath. BA2 3DZ Design of new warships and submarines.Management systems
33 Altran Praxis  20 Manvers St Bath BA1 1PX Partner with Thales on Watchkeeper project. A.P. are developing the software for safety in civilian airspace.
34 Babcock Integrated Technology: Ashton House, Ashton Vale Rd, BS3 2HQ of Babcock International Group Providing through-life services and deep maintenance to the Royal Navy’s major warships and nuclear-powered submarines, in addition to operating a wide range of strategic shore-based naval support facilities. Nuclear submarine design and production. Training. Engineering support to MOD.
35 Synetics GL20 8NB Surveillance systems
36 MOOG Ashchurch Industrial Estate, Tewksbury GL20 8NA electronics corporationMilitary revenue $960million 72nd largest military contractor in world Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles.
37 SCISYS Clothier Rd , Brislington. IT systems for battlefield control etc.
38 ARBIL Foundry Lane, Fishponds Industrial Estate, Bristol BS5 7XH manufacturer/ distributor of lifting, winching and jacking equipment. Now a principal supplier to Construction, Rail, Defence,
39 RuggedCom Inc. European Headquarters Unit 41, Aztec Centre,
Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol
United Kingdom BS32 4TD Part of Siemens Group
M-Line family of rugged Ethernet switches are specifically designed to operate reliably in harsh military environments. Ideally suited for a number of military applications including navy, army, and air force.
40 Zuken Ltd (Zuken Technology Centre)
1500 Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol
BS32 4RF
Software and electrical harness? Exhibitor at DSEi
41 GO Science Ltd
University Gate (East)
Park Row
1375 Aztec West
Park Avenue
BS32 4SB
undersea acoustics, communications, remote sensing, imaging and analysis; distributed processing systems; low carbon, low energy autonomous underwater or airborne vehicles and sensors using artificial intelligence.Exhibitor at DSEi
42 DuPont Microcircuit Materials Ltd and Sustainable Solutions
Building 100 Bristol Business Park
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QD
Not distributed from BristolDuPont Kevlar and Nomex advanced fibers, known among U.S. military services. Biosecurity products such as Tychem and Tyvek protective garments and RelyOn disinfectants. Exhibitor at DSEi
43 General Electric UK: GE Aviation, Cheltenham, Gloucester and TewksburyAnother large US corporation, Military revenue $4.3 billion in 2010 , 3% of worldwide business. Still 18th largest military contractor. Avionics for aerospace.Include engines for F16 and most modern Apache helicopter. GE provides engines for military and civilian versions of A400 for Airbus in Bristol?
44 Advanced Simulation Research Centre Building 210 Bristol Business parkl Facility for companies to carry out research, 4 out of 6 members incl MBDA, Rolls Royce, BAE and Airbus! Funded by SWDA
45 Ultra ElectronicsPrecision Air & Land Systems
Kingsditch Lane
Gloucestershire GL51 9PG
International company. Aircraft, power, vehicle systems.Teamed up with Raytheon , to pursue the BRU-69/A Multi-Purpose Bomb Rack program for the U.S. Navy. In Gloucester.see article
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