STS Defence acquires SR Antenna Systems

13 April 2014

STS Defence is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of SR Antenna Systems Ltd of Fareham, Hampshire.

SR Antenna Systems designs and manufactures antennas, RF distribution systems and other communication systems.

At the forefront of Polemast design for the Royal Navy and export programmes, SR Antenna Systems has produced masts for the LPD(R) landing ships and the Type 45 destroyers as well as other smaller installations. The innovative design for the Type 45 “Daring Class” destroyers features world-leading V/UHF RF isolation and the world’s first navigation light to be accredited using fibre optics.

SR Antenna Systems strengthens STS Defence’s offering in communication systems by adding Subject Matter Expertise and design capability in antennas, fibre optic lighting and internal communication systems to its existing capabilities.

Richard Papanicolaou, Managing Director of STS Defence, said “the acquisition of SR Antenna Systems is a major strategic milestone for STS Defence and adds considerably to our expertise in specialist communications and our capability to provide through life support from product development to installation and Post Design Service.”

Part of the Key Technologies group, STS Defence provides electronic manufacturing and through-life engineering services from the design, integration and installation of systems and logistic support for satellite communications to safety management, training and nuclear engineering consultancy.

For further information, contact Peter Parsons on 02392424419 or by email

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