TRM for aerospace & defence

As part of its work for a major global OEM, Filtronic has produced six different TRM variants that total over 60,000 modules in the last three years and has also received special recognition from a European defence customer for its outstanding commitment and effort in delivering AESA radar system volume production runs. 


The solution

  • Hybrid manufacturing specialists, with full traceability of materials and processes.
  • Experienced volume manufacturing engineering team.
  • Multiple production lines established producing up to 3.5K TRM modules per line, per month.
  • Live WIP tracking allows real time monitoring of  yields at each production stage.

The result

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Final Yield
  • Won multiple follow on projects from the same client.
  • Won special commendation for outstanding supply chain contribution.
  • Six variants of the TRM

The challenge

  • Defence prime looking for a dual source.
  • Taking a low volume prototype into a high volume process, whilst maintaining a high-yield.
  • Track record and hybrid manufacturing capabilities were critical.

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