Special Mission Radomes

Special Mission Radomes

Making Intelligence Missions Possible

High-performance solutions for complex special mission radomes.

Marshall Slingsby Advanced Composites collaborates closely with our customers to choose the best design, process and materials to fit their needs for cost and performance. When radome performance matters, our design experience, analytic and measurement tools, and manufacturing know-how provide for low-risk, high performance radome solutions.

We design, certify and manufacture complex special mission radomes using world-class knowledge of smart materials for lower cost, reduced weight, superior aerodynamics and optimised RF performance.

Our bespoke solutions are suitable for surveillance radar, satellite communications, COMINT/SIGINT for subsonic fixed wing and rotary wing platforms in the military and civil aerospace domains.

Why choose Marshall special mission radomes?

Our proven experience in special mission capabilities coupled with extensive knowledge in composite materials make us the perfect choice for special mission radomes.

We provide advanced technology-based solutions to some of the toughest engineering challenges in the aerospace and defence sector. Focussing on integrating advanced technology on aircraft and performing complex special mission aircraft modifications.

  • 40+ years experience in special mission aircraft
  • 80+ years experience in manufacturing
  • 50 years expertise in composite materials
  • 40+ years experience of structural testing
  • 50+ years C-130 maintenance, repair and overhaul and modification experience

Engineering expertise

  • Aerodynamic, weight analysis and 3D modelling
  • Mechanical and structural design and analysis
  • Avionics and electrical systems design and integration
  • Radio frequency (RF) transmission modelling capabilities


  • DAOS approved
  • EASA 21J Design Organisation
  • EASA 21G Production Organisation

Test facilities for qualification and certification

  • RF property measurement and installed performance
  • Accredited test facility to UKAS ISO 17025
  • 40+ years’ experience of Structural Testing, ranging from multi-channel full scale testing to single component and material testing

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