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  • Aerial Delivery Survivability
  • Naval Decoy Systems



Llangeinor, Bridgend CF32 8PL, UK



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Airborne Systems Ltd


Airborne Systems Ltd


Airborne Systems Ltd

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Airborne Systems Europe, headquartered in the UK and with a facility in France, is the world’s most trusted design and manufacturing resource for Aerial Delivery & Survivability solutions and Naval Decoy systems. With a foundation of nearly 100 years’ experience, we preserve the internationally established brand names of Irvin & GQ Parachutes and will maintain the proud traditions of these predecessors in continuing to supply world renowned products of quality and reliability.

Our multi-disciplinary research and development teams have an unrivaled breadth of expertise and our products remain at the forefront of the most demanding areas of Defense, including parachutes for the Martin Baker range of ejection seats, Brake Parachutes for the Hawk, Jaguar and Eurofighter Typhoon, Platforms and Parachutes for the Aerial Delivery of supplies and equipment, Electronic Countermeasures using Decoy Systems for naval ship protection, and Survival Equipment used in Search and Rescue. We also continue exclusively to manage the UK’s Airborne Forces equipment inventory including parachutes.