Venus Scientific is located in Farmingdale NY and designs and manufactures High Voltage power supplies for military and aerospace. Ferranti acquired the business in 1981 as part of its plan to expand its business portfolio in the USA. Venus Scientific Inc was a Ferranti subsidiary until 1987.
Venus Scientific supplied High-Voltage power supplies for McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Head Up Displays under an agreement with Smiths Industries. The Power supplies for the TV tabular displays in Tornado interdictors and for Head-Down displays in the Tornado ADV also came from Venus Scientific which has an arrangement with Marconi Avionics.