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Hunting Associated Industries

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of Dunraven St, London W1

1965 Public offer of shares in Hunting Associated Industries which conducted surveys and natural resources consultancy, technical and engineering marketing, and aviation support services[1] which had been part of the Hunting Group.

1971 Hunting Associated Industries was handling aircraft servicing, etc[2]

1978 EGMs of Hunting Gibson and Hunting Associated Industries agreed to put their oil and gas interests into a new company Hunting Petroleum Services [3]

1978 Formation of Hymarine Ltd with Yarrow and Co (55 percent Yarrow, 45percent Hunting); the new company designed and marketed specialist vessels with GRP hulls[4]

1987 The surveying and geophysics subsidiaries were wound down; the technical services business continued with its resource surveying work[5]; the company was later described as the "weapons group"[6]

1988 Maker of electronic systems for defence applications. Acquired Lynwood Scientific Developments, a private company, specialising in computer display terminals[7].

1988 Main sources of income were the runway bomb and anti-tank weapon[8]

1989 Hunting reabsorbed 3 companies which had been spun out of the group including Hunting Associated Industries[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 12, 1965
  2. The Times May 24, 1972
  3. The Times, Jul 01, 1978
  4. The Times, Nov 29, 1978
  5. The Times February 20, 1987
  6. The Times, November 03, 1987
  7. The Times, May 10, 1988
  8. The Times October 20, 1988
  9. The Times, June 20, 1989