Founded in: 1934
Cobham plc was founded in 1934 as Flight Refuelling Limited, developing systems for air-to-air refuelling of aircraft. It has since grown into a major UK defense contractor.
It reports in four operating segments: Communications and Connectivity (38% of FY14 Revenue), Mission Systems (18%), Advanced Electronic Solutions (22%) and Aviation Services (22%). The company serves both commercial and military customers with a diverse range of produces from communication equipment, air refuelling systems, safety and survial systems, x-ray equipment and outsourced aviation services for military and civil customers.