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Plessey Materials

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of Wood Burcote Way, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 7JN.

Part of the Plessey Interconnect division of Plessey Co

1974 Manager J. M. Allen. Microwave materials: broad- and narrow-band absorbers; conductive rubber O-rings and gaskets; matched loads for waveguide terminations; microwave anechoic chambers; P10 foam for r.f. transparencies; specialised screens and radome assemblies. [1]

1986 Plessey Microwave Materials of Towcester had developed a lightweight radar absorbing material for aircraft[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. FLIGHT International, 29 August 1974
  2. The Times Apr. 8, 1986