Active Electronics is able to offer a variety of specialist solutions for defence applications



Through our worldwide sourcing expertise supported by our in-house sourcing technology we are able to source products at the lowest cost of acquisition or the shortest lead-time whichever is required.

Using our engineering knowledge we have been successful in offering lower cost alternatives, subject to customer acceptance of course, which have delivered massive cost savings.


Active offers an innovative and customised procurement outsourcing service. Select from the various options available including: fixed margin contracts, open book pricing or even a full dedicated service provider and benefit from a lower cost of acquisition. With our superior processes supported by our Quality System the customer can be confident in being supplied the correct product every time on time. Using our sourcing expertise we can provide multi-source options to ensure competition is supply continuity is maintained.


Active setup a fully owned U.S. subsidiary in 1982 which is DDTC registered for ITAR licences. This facility is AS9120B approved and offers our customers access to U.S. domestic pricing and availability. To further enhance our importing services to our customers we have a worldwide network of quality sourcing channels which offer the most effective and competitive access to overseas markets without the risk of counterfeit products.


With our Kitting expertise we guarantee more effective supplier management through a single vendor solution and reduced production costs with production ready kits. All these benefits are further enhanced by our cost effective worldwide sourcing & procurement services resulting in delivering a lower cost of acquisition and more effective time management.



With our AS9100D approved in-house assembly facility we can offer fast turnaround quality products assembled to the highest standard. This service is of course supported by our component acquisition expertise ensuring an end product that is fully traceable, delivered on time and with all of the anti-counterfeit, obsolescence and U.S. Export Control mitigated.

Supply Partners

At Active we have strong relationships with a number of carefully selected supply partners to provide world leading solutions in specialist areas. These include Theon Sensors, Meggitt Endevco Sensing Systems, Cejay Engineering, American Micro Products Inc, Amphenol and Penta Laboratories.


Find out more

Please call us on 01494 441414 or go to our main contact page