Press release
Monday, January 14, 2019

Tods Aerospace Wins Contract to Design and Manufacture New Radomes for SST Flugtechnik


YEOVIL, UK, 14 January, 2019 – Tods Aerospace, a Unitech Aerospace company and leader in advanced composite materials technologies, announced today that it was successful in winning a new contract to design, manufacture and supply four new radomes for SST Flugtechnik in Germany. The radomes are part of equipment to be fit on four aircraft being supplied to the Ministry of the Interior of Angola in order to improve the border patrol and maritime patrol capabilities. 

“We are very happy to have been selected by SST Flugtechnik to partner with them in this important programme of work that will provide a significant upgrade for the people of Angola,”  said Rob Ludford, Vice President and Managing Director of Tods Aerospace. 

“Our ability to provide a fully project managed design and manufacturing solution in support of the aircraft upgrade enabled us to secure this prestigious statement of work.”

The Tods Engineering team have taken the requirement specifications and will be carrying out a full design activity including material selection, radio frequency (RF) tuning and mechanical design.  The project will be managed in line with the Tods Programme Management Process and will culminate with the delivery of four radomes during 2019. 

About Tods Aerospace 

Tods Aerospace specializes in advanced composite materials technology for aerospace applications. The Yeovil, UK based team enhances the performance of vital defence systems, aircraft interiors and air transport equipment worldwide through design, engineering and manufacturing. Tods Aerospace is a Unitech Aerospace Company.

About Unitech Aerospace 

Unitech Aerospace provides the aerospace, marine, medical, defense, nuclear and rail industries with composite and metallic structures and components that meet demanding and complex requirements. The company’s growing global footprint is currently comprised of strategically located sites providing local and immediate support to customers. Integrated solutions range from early stage design, rate production, to full-term sustainment making Unitech Aerospace the industry’s trusted lifecycle partner.