Aerospace and defence
Full value chain specialists for the aerospace and defence markets
Ricardo provides a wealth of policy and expertise and technical knowledge for the aerospace and defence industries. We are supporting the decarbonisation of global transport and energy sectors to deliver future-forward solutions for these markets.
At the forefront of technology-driven strategies for defence and aerospace
Our technical experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience in advising clients in the aerospace and defence industry, working on the most complex projects, overcoming challenges, and delivering successful outcomes.
Ricardo supports global aerospace and transport clients with the delivery and implementation of their decarbonisation strategies. We work with businesses to mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities, delivering on projects that will help shape the industry in the future.
We deliver a wide range of engineering and manufacturing solutions for the aerospace and defence industries. We design, manufacture, assemble and test future technologies. We facilitate the creation and seamless integration of individual components and systems into development programmes for military and aviation applications.
With expertise in over 30 locations worldwide, Ricardo works with aerospace clients and suppliers to deliver efficient solutions across the entire lifecycle of the project.
Ricardo delivers wide-ranging engineering programmes across light and heavy land and sea operating spaces and is the partner of choice for many original equipment manufacturers.
The quality of our solutions results from a unique combination of operational, technical and strategic expertise, coupled with access to world-leading engineering facilities.
Key segments within the Aerospace and defence market.
The quality of our aerospace and defence solutions are developed out of a unique combination of operational, technical and strategic expertise, coupled with access to world-leading engineering facilities.
Ricardo specialise in high-performance, niche volume manufacturing and assembly for complex, precision, electromechanical products and offer world-class industrialisation consultancyLearn more
Ricardo offers world-class technical consulting services to enable our customers to get the most from their products and services in the energy, transportation and manufacturing sectors.Learn more
We can support your organisation with scientifically robust and high quality approaches to energy transition to deliver you value across a wide range of areas.Learn more
Operations and maintenance services to ensure that our clients' programmes are delivered with excellence.Learn more
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