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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Racal-Thorn

From Graces Guide

of Wells, defence equipment suppliers

1995 Thorn EMI sold the Thorn Sensors Group to Racal, becoming Racal-Thorn Wells.

1997 Raytheon selected Racal-Thorn of Wells to supply the mission support system for its proposal for the UK armed forces' Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR) programme, based on the Bombardier Global Express. [1]

1997 Lockheed Martin selected Racal-Thorn Defence to develop and fabricate a radio-frequency countermeasures-techniques generator for use with a Raytheon E-Systems fibre-optic towed decoy to be carried by the British Aerospace Nimrod 2000 maritime-patrol aircraft.[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. Flight 10 Sept 1997
  2. Flight 10 Sept 1997