GKN Aerospace - Portsmouth

Overview

Overview

GKN Aerospace – Portsmouth designs, develops, qualifies and manufactures a range of elastomeric products and associated systems for aerospace, military, marine and commercial applications.

PORTSMOUTH IN NUMBERS

Plant size
20,000 sqm
Number of employees
~300 employees
Capabilities
3

Capabilities

Fuel Tanks

Fuel Tanks

GKN Aerospace supplies an extensive range of products for different types of fixed and rotary wing aircraft, land vehicles, missiles, UAVs, torpedos and marine vessels.

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Emergency Flotation Systems

Emergency Flotation Systems

Our systems have evolved to meet the requirement for lighter weight with enhanced performance and reliability in service. This has been achieved through continuous development of advanced technology materials.  

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Roto-Moulded Fuel Tanks

Roto-Moulded Fuel Tanks

Roto-moulding (RM) is a high engineering based technology with robust manufacturing processes at a relatively low cost to the supply of fuel/liquid containment for all types of platforms.  

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Programmes

Programmes

GKN Aerospace – Portsmouth currently provides fuel storage and emergency flotation systems to over 100 programmes including:

  • Bell 505 / 525 / 407
  • EC135 / EC145 / EC130
  • S-92 / S-76
  • HAL ALH / LUH
  • KUH
  • BAE HAWK

 

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