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At RDDS, we are passionate about bringing you the technology you need for your mission. Our Engineering-focused ethos helps us ensure that all our products are developed around your unique needs and that we remain a reliable partner throughout the rigours of your platform’s service.

Our talented team of engineers are on hand to provide expertise and support when you need it most, be it during the design phase, integration, repairs or 20 years down the line. The Team relishes a challenge and are always innovating and iterating our offerings to ensure we stand at the cutting edge of Mission and Safety Critical Design and Development.

Founded in 1993, RDDS has built a leading reputation amongst Police, SAR and Military Organisations across the world, supplying a full range of Displays, Video Management Units, Control Panels, Mission Computers and Ancillary Systems. With over 3000 RDDS products in service across the globe, we have established a strong track record for reliability, backed up by award winning service and support.

Our strong relationships with Governments, Multi-National Airframe Manufacturers and Special Mission Operators further attests to our provenance as a valuable, trusted partner for your Mission Hardware needs.

RDDS’ offering can be split into 4 key capabilities, although in reality every department 
works closely and collaboratively, sharing expertise to develop innovative and reliable solutions:


  • Full-Service Hardware Design, on brief and to a wide range of qualification standards.
  • Bespoke Solutions for Aerospace, Land and Marine Applications


  • Expert In-House Production Capabilities for all RDDS equipment and our 3rd Party Partners. 
  • Robust quality and procurement procedures ensures efficient and reliable end products.

Off the Shelf Products

  • Wide range of off the shelf Products, informed by our Bespoke Developments.


  • Proven Through-Life Support and  Maintenance procedures, with a focus on swift and efficient resolution, no matter the issue.

Platforms and Sectors

RDDS’ Engineering Team have a wealth of experience in the design and manufacture of Complex Hardware for a variety of platforms and environments, our team has valuable expertise across any terrain, Air, Land or Sea for many platform types, such as:

  • Fixed Wing
  • Rotary
  • Next Generation Jets
  • Submarine/Submersible Vessels
  • Armoured Vehicles
  • Main Battle Tanks
  • Ground Stations and Static Emplacements
  • Hybrid Air Vehicles
  • Warships
  • Prototype VTOL Aircraft
  • Unmanned Vehicles 

The Hardware designed for this wide range of platforms has subsequently been used in a variety of applications, including:

  • Search and Rescue
  • Border Patrol
  • Safety Critical Systems
  • Surveillance
  • Anti Submarine Warfare
  • Law Enforcement/Police Aviation
  • High Integrity Mission Environments
  • And more.


In the event your platform type or application is not on this list, we encourage you to contact us regardless, our Engineers relish a challenge.

RDDS Avionics Limited
Star Lane, Margate, KENT
CT9 4ED United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1843 233 030

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