Press Releases

June 1, 2020

Radiation Test Solutions acquires Cobham RAD, Inc. to expand its testing and analysis support to the growing commercial space industry.      

Colorado Springs, Colo. - Radiation Test Solutions, Inc. (RTS) reached an agreement with Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES) to purchase Cobham RAD Inc. (Cobham RAD). Cobham RAD is a premiere provider of military standard (MIL-STD) radiation effects test services, heavy ion single event effects (SEE) testing, device preparation service prior to test, device screening and element evaluation, and quick turn prototype integrated circuit (IC) assembly.

Over the last 5 years, RTS has engaged in a strategic engineering partnership with Cobham RAD. RTS’ acquisition of Cobham RAD greatly increases its ability to support the needs of aerospace customers while providing additional services and support to the customers of Cobham RAD. RTS has retained the staff of Cobham RAD and will continue to operate out of the former 35,000 sq./ft. Cobham RAD facility, located at 5030 Centennial Blvd. Colorado Springs.

“We have had a good working relationship with RTS and have been impressed by their technical capabilities and strong support of our customers. We feel confident that RTS will continue to provide that same level of support as they move forward with the business,” said Shawn Black, CEO of Cobham
 
Malcolm Thomson, President of RTS states:“We are excited to continue to expand our capability and grow the business to support the increasing demand for our space-based testing services and satellite analysis. By bringing both companies together under one roof, RTS can ensure our ability to support the growing needs of the commercial space industry.”

About Radiation Test Solutions, Inc.

RTS is a comprehensive radiation effects test and spacecraft analysis laboratory, offering gamma irradiation, neutron displacement damage, single event effects and Flash X-Ray/Prompt Dose testing.

About Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES) provides a number of mission-critical and specialized solutions for harsh environments. Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions supplies defense, aerospace, security, medical and industrial markets with critical solutions for communication on land, at sea, and in the air and space, by moving data through off-the-shelf and customized products and subsystems including RF, microwave, and high reliability microelectronics, antenna apertures and motion control solutions. www.cobhamaes.com

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