Who We Are

Founded in 1965 by Henry ‘Roy’ Smith, we are still a family run company specialising in aerospace engineering and manufacturing.

British Aerospace Engineering & Manufacturing

Vertically integrated with a wide range of capabilities to design, manufacture and test aerospace products, systems and subsystems. This includes communication and navigation antennas and search & rescue equipment. Our global customer base includes leading aerospace manufacturers, aircraft operators, and government agencies. Our dedication to innovation has firmly established us as a market leader in both civil and military aviation and search and rescue.

Three Companies, One Group

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Offers a full range of Search and Rescue beacons, including ELTs, ADELTs and Iridium trackers, as well as Direction Finding systems to locate personnel in distress for both civil and military applications. In addition, Techtest manufactures and develops a range of test equipment specifically for testing aircraft antennas and Search and Rescue products.

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RF specialists focussed on designing and manufacturing aerospace antennas and all the necessary accessories, including RF ancillaries and its range of patented conductive sealing gaskets. The company also manufactures electrostatic dischargers for all types of aircraft platforms.

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Originally founded to research and develop advanced composite materials for RF designs and aircraft structures. With its headquarters in Rockford, Tennessee, the company now also coordinates all business of the HR Smith Group within the USA and Canada.

Our History

CareersWork for HR Smith

At HR Smith, we foster a culture of innovation and excellence that fuels our
passion for aerospace engineering. Joining our team means becoming part of a dynamic environment where creativity thrives, challenges are embraced and
every individual’s contribution is valued.

Apprenticeships

Embark on a journey of hands-on learning and skill development with our apprenticeship programs at HR Smith.

Latest Vacancies

Rotherwas, Hereford The Job Role If you are looking for a new challenge with a global market leader which designs and manufactures aerospace search and rescue equipment, HR Smith Group of Companies is the one for you. We are a family run business with over 5 decades of experience and are dedicated to finding the […]

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Rotherwas, Hereford The Job Role Chunc Limited is a family run business and forms part of the HR Smith Group. We design, develop and manufacture a range of manual attendant controlled wheelchairs in our factory based in Hereford. We offer indoor and outdoor mobility solutions for children and young adults with moderate to profound disabilities. […]

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Rotherwas, Hereford The Job Role If you are looking for a new challenge with a global market leader which designs and manufactures aerospace search and rescue equipment, HR Smith Group of Companies is the one for you. We are a family run business with over 5 decades of experience and are dedicated to finding the […]

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