Rochester, Kent is home to the UK based elements of BAE Systems’ Electronic Technology platforms and is situated just to the north of Rochester Airport.
Its history could be considered as complex as it includes a number of famous tenants and owners throughout its 85 plus years of excellence.
Rochester in World War II
English Electric and GEC
Under the takeover, Elliott Flight Automation were joined together as one entity at Rochester with Marconi (who had also recently been acquired) to become English Electric (Electronics & Automation), thus bringing together the electronics and automation capabilities of all three companies under one roof.
|1967||GEC- Elliott-Automation and GEC- Marconi-Electrics|
|1984||GEC Avionics Ltd|
|1998||Marconi Electronic Systems|