United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Horstman Defence Systems Ltd
Locksbrook Road
Bath BA1 3EX

Horstman Defence Systems Ltd


Horstman Defence Systems Limited is a leading design and manufacturing company with a time tested pedigree in design, development, complex machining, assembly, test and project management of defence products.


World leading designer and developer of military vehicle suspension systems, these activities cover solutions from ultra lightweight-wheeled vehicles, C130 air portable vehicles, through infantry and engineer vehicles up the heaviest in the fleet, Main Battle Tanks.


Suspension products include: Hydrogas® Systems, Hydrostrut® Systems, InArm® Systems, Integral Rotary Dampers, Lever Arm Rotary Dampers and Running Gear and Track Tensioners.


The company also has the capability in precision machining, assembly and test of mechanical, electro mechanical and hydraulic assemblies including the manufacture of safety critical components with exacting machining tolerances and surface finishes.


The company has experience in the manufacture of components from difficult materials such as titanium, ferralium and nimonics.

Manufacturer of Armaments