Marshall Aerospace and Defence

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is the UK’s largest independent aerospace and defence company and is respected and trusted worldwide for its expertise in civil, military and commercial aircraft and defence solutions.

It specialises in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of aircraft and defence solutions in the air, on land and at sea. Its capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test, certification, maintenance and support and the provision of personnel, training and advice. With over 80 years of aviation experience, the business has completed over 1,500 modifications in more than 35 countries.

Headquartered at our airport in Cambridge, UK and with offices around the globe, it has a worldwide customer base and continues to support major platform OEMs such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bombardier, BAE Systems, Beechcraft, Airbus and Embraer, as well as airlines, MRO organisations and nine Air Forces.

It employs over 2,000 people and has an annual turnover exceeding £320m.

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Founded in 1909 as an automobile company in Cambridge, Marshall entered the aviation business in 1929. The Marshall Group, still a privately owned company, is chaired by Alex Dorrian CBE since Sir Michael Marshall moved to the role of President in October 2016. Robert Marshall, the fourth generation of the Marshall family, became Group Chief Executive in 2012.