Airbus DS Portsmouth - Space Electronics Manufacturing Facilities
15 Mar 2018



Airbus Portsmouth has a full complement of production facilities for space electronics, fully compliant with ESA and other manufacturing standards.


​​​​Space Electronics Manufacturing Facilities 

Airbus Portsmouth has an ESD protected cleanroom at ISO Class 8. Floor Area: - 2200 m2 for space electronics manufacture and test.

ESA approved manufacturing process SMT assembly and hand soldering; Paste adhesive bonding; Parallel gap bonding of Au tape; Encapsulation and conformal coating; Component preparation and wiring; Marking labelling and packaging; Laser marking.

Process control utilises MRPII controlled business systems with state-of-the-art MES (Manufacturing Execution System) paperless control; Allows Parts traceability from component supplier through to manufacture.