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Kidde Graviner Limited, located in Colnbrook England is part of the Kidde Aerospace and Defence (KAD) group of companies. Headquartered in Wilson, North Carolina, KAD is responsible for fire protection and safety systems for commercial and military aviation, and offers the capability to provide complete nose-to-tail solutions. Kidde is also a leader for fire protection and suppression for commercial and military ground vehicle applications, including the HUMVEE. The KAD group has 4 other locations: L'Hotellier, located in Antony, France, Kidde-Deugra, located in Ratingen, Germany, Kidde Aerospace & Defence-Australia, located in Melbourne, Australia and Kidde Dual Spectrum, located in Goleta, California, USA.

KAD is a part of UTC Aerospace Systems. UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defence products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.

UTC Aerospace Systems is part of UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems, which includes Pratt & Whitney and which, along with Sikorsky Aircraft, comprises the aerospace portfolio of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), a global company with 2011 annual sales of $58.2 billion and approximately 200,000 employees worldwide.

In 2012 UTC Aerospace Systems was formed by combining two industry leaders - Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich - creating an organization with key positions on nearly every aircraft flying today and substantial content on various UAVs, satellites and ground and naval vehicles.

Our Products Include: 

  • Aircraft: Fire detection, fire extinguishing and explosion protection systems.
  • Military Vehicles: Crew bay protection, engine bay fire / overheat protection.
  • Commercial (Rail) Vehicles: Fire detection, fire suppression, fire / overheat protection and clean agent solutions.
  • Emergency Equipment: Inflation products.
  • Service Centre: Repair & Overhaul services.
  • Aftermarket: Spares and distribution for KAD, Europe and Asia.

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