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Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment

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The Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (A&AEE)

1917 Experimental unit established at Martlesham for testing aircraft

1924 A&AE Establishment formed at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk; Harold Blackburn was base commander

1939 Moved to Boscombe Down

1950 Absorbed the Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment

1956 Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment merged with A&AEE

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Sources of Information

  • History of MOD Innovation [1]