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Cobham plc is a British manufacturing company based in Wimborne Minster, Dorset
September 1997 Cobham bought M. L. Aviation
1997 Cobham had 3 main groups of subsidiary companies:
1997 Slingsby Aviation was acquired and became a member of the Chelton Group.
2008 Cobham purchased S-TEC Corporation, maker of general aviation autopilots for $38 million
2008 February: Cobham bought the sensor and antenna systems division of BAE Systems for $240 million
2008 June: Cobham acquired Sparta Inc., a US defence business, for $416 million and renamed it Cobham Analytic Solutions
2008 September: Cobham completed the purchase of the radio frequency components business of M/A-COM for $425 million
Early 2009, National Jet Systems renamed itself as Cobham (known as Cobham Aviation Services Australia or CAvSA) in line with a global Cobham rebranding initiative by its parent company Cobham plc.
2009 April: Cobham agreed to purchase Argotek Inc., a provider of high-end information assurance services to the United States Intelligence Community, for $36 million
2009 June: A Cobham - Northrop Grumman 50-50 joint venture won the U.S. Army's US$2.4 billion competition to supply Vehicular Intercom Systems
2011 October: Cobham Analytic Solutions was sold for $350 million to the privately owned Parsons Corporation
2015 Revenue £2.1bn. Employs 11,500 persons worldwide.