Cobham has been awarded orders totalling more than £13.8M during the second quarter of 2012 to supply European customers with hand-held Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detection equipment incorporating the Group’s leadingedge Ground-Penetrating Radar (GPR) systems.
These orders will be delivered during the second half of 2012 from the Cobham Antenna
Systems site in Leatherhead, UK.
Fred Cahill, VP Cobham Antenna Systems, explained: “Cobham has leading-edge expertise
in the development and application of advanced GPR technologies, leading to more than
£26 million in orders during the first half of 2012. Hand-held detectors incorporating our
GPR systems protect lives and deliver enhanced Counter-IED capabilities for the most
demanding military requirements.”
Cobham specializes in meeting the insatiable demand for data, connectivity and
bandwidth in defence, security and commercial environments. Offering a technically
diverse and innovative range of technologies and services, the Group protects lives and
livelihoods, responding to customer needs with agility that differentiates it. The most
important thing we build is trust. Employing 10,000 people on five continents, the
Group has customers and partners in over 100 countries.