|Motto||Advancing UK AeroSpace, Defence and Security Industries Globally|
|Formation||11 September 2009|
|Legal status||Private company|
|Purpose||Promoting the aerospace, defence and security industries of the United Kingdom|
|Aerospace, defence and security companies based in the United Kingdom|
|ADS Operating Board (President - Peter Rogers, Babcock International Group)|
|Affiliations||AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD)|
ADS Group Limited, informally known as Aerospace Defence Security or ADS, is the trade organisation representing the aerospace, defence, and security industries in the United Kingdom.
It was formed from the merger of the Association of Police and Public Security Suppliers (APPSS), the Defence Manufacturers Association (DMA) and the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC).
ADS Group Limited was incorporated on 11 September 2009 as a private, limited by guarantee, no share capital company registered in the United Kingdom with company number 01765250.
The head office is situated on the Albert Embankment (A3036), on the opposite side of the Thames to Millbank Tower, and next to the headquarters of the London Fire Brigade and the UN's International Maritime Organization, south of Lambeth Bridge. The nearest underground station is Vauxhall station.
It also has offices at
- Toulouse, France
- Bangalore, India
- BAE Systems
- Cobham plc
- Daher Aerospace
- EADS UK
- Finmeccanica UK
- GE Aviation
- General Dynamics UK
- Northrop Grumman UK
- Osprey CSL UK
- Raytheon Systems
- Rolls-Royce plc
- Selex ES
- Thales UK
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- "ADS GROUP LIMITED". OpenCorporates. Retrieved 10 November 2010.
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