Roke Manor Research Limited is an advanced science and technology company trusted by governments, national security and commercial customers to provide military and commercial advantage. Based in Romsey, UK, the company’s world-class scientists and engineers work to rapidly solve complex customer problems, and create innovative technology solutions which help to protect and enhance lives. Since 2010 Roke has been part of Chemring Group PLC.
Roke’s space technology heritage includes the miniature radar altimeter deployed in the Beagle-2 Mars Lander; GPS/GNSS Navwar/anti-jam technology; and X-Band Satcom Modems. Roke has also been the principal supplier of nano-satellite-based research and development to Dstl for the past three years, and in the commercial domain has been undertaking nano-satellite research for ESA. Downstream activity includes autonomous pattern of life analysis of satellite-derived AIS data, for both Dstl and ESA.