1934: Cobham plc is founded by Sir Alan Cobham
1994: Cobham plc acquires Atlantic Microwave Corporation, the first acquisition to become part of what is known today as Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES)
1996: Acquisition of Continental Microwave Tool & Co. and Kevlin Corporation
1997: Acquisition of Nurad Technologies Inc.
1998: Acquisition of Premier Microwave
2001: Acquisition of Litton Airtron Microwave Product Line
2005: Acquisition of Microwave Development Company (MDC) as well as REMEC Defense and Space Inc.
2008: Acquisition of BAE Systems’ Sensor and Antenna Systems Lansdale Inc.
2008: Acquisition of Tyco Electronics’ M/A-COM Radio Frequency Components and Subsystems business (Whose portfolio consisted of acquired solutions from Microwave Associates as well as Stellex Microwave/Watkins Johnson and Adams-Russell)
2011: Acquisition of Trivec Avant Corporation
2014: Acquisition of Aeroflex
2020: Advent International acquires Cobham plc
2021: Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions rebrands itself CAES
2021: CAES acquires Colorado Engineering Inc. (CEI)