Queen's Award for Technological Achievement 1983

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1336
Category: Corporate/Business
Object Type: Plaque/Certificate
Object Name: Queen's Award for Technological Achievement 1983
Part No: N/A
Serial No: N/A
Manufacturer: Marconi Avionics
Division: Maritime Aircraft Systems [MASD]
Platform(s):
Year of Manufacture: 1983
Dimensions:
Width (mm):
360 
Height (mm):
535 
Depth (mm):
10 
Weight (g):
1,800 
Location: Archive Object Store
Inscription(s):

Elizabeth the Second
by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Defender of the Faith, to
THE MARITIME AIRCRAFT DIVISION OF MARCONI AVIONICS LTD
We being cognisant of the outstanding achievement of the said body as manifested in the application of Technology in Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Our Channel Islands and Our Island of Man and being desirous of showing Our Royal Favour do hereby confer upon it
THE QUEEN'S AWARD FOR TECHNOLOGICAL ACHIEVEMENT
for a period of five years from the twenty-first day of April 1983 until the twentieth day of April 1988 and do hereby give permission for the authorised flag of the said Award to be flown during that time by the said body and for the device thereof to be displayed in the manner authorised by Our Warrant of the fifth day of April 1976.
And We do further hereby authorise the said body during the five years of the currency of this Our Award furthe

Notes:

The Certificate is a Queen’s Award for Technology and accompanies the Award. This one is in recognition of the success of GEC Avionics Maritime Aircraft Systems Division in 1983 for the AQS902 Acoustic Processor. This was a joint honour with the award for exports.

Queen's Award:

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of:
•innovation - for commercial success as a result of innovation
•international trade - for growth and commercial success in international trade
•sustainable development - for commercially successful products, services and management that benefit the environment, society and the economy

The Company has won sixteen Queen’s Awards since 1967; eight have been for Export, seven for Technology and, the most recent in 2002, for the category of Innovation.

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