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1969 A major reorganisation of AEI and English Electric was carried out after they were acquired by GEC. In electronics, GEC-Marconi Electronics was created with 4 subsidiaries, on which was Marconi-Elliott Avionics Systems. It included Marconi's aeronautical division, Elliott Flight Automation, Elliott Automation Radar Systems and Marconi's electro-optical systems division.
1978 Renamed Marconi Avionics Limited.
1984 Renamed GEC Avionics Limited.
1990 Take-over of Ferranti creating GEC Ferranti
1998 Renamed Marconi Avionics, part of the renamed defence arm, Marconi Electronic Systems (MES).