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Horstman Defence Systems

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Horstman Defence Systems of Bath, Somerset

The Horstman division of Lucas Defence Systems

1980 Electrical and Industrial Securities purchased Horstman Defence Systems Ltd from Lucas[1][2]

1990 Acquired the engine business of Coventry Climax.

2001 Acquired by the Harris Watson group[3]

2012 The company specialises in the design and manufacture of military vehicle suspension systems together with equipment for other military and naval systems.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 29, 1980
  2. The Times, Jun 10, 1981
  3. Harris Watson Group website[1]