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Marconi-Elliott Avionics Systems

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Note: This is a sub-section of GEC

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[1].

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).


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 8 August 1969