Marconi-Elliott Avionics Systems
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.
1978 Renamed Marconi Avionics Limited.
1984 Renamed GEC Avionics Limited.
1990 Acquired the defence radar parts of Ferranti creating GEC Ferranti
1998 Renamed Marconi Avionics, part of the renamed defence arm, Marconi Electronic Systems (MES).
Sources of Information
- The Times, 8 August 1969