Cobham Plc engages in the provision of solutions to problems across commercial, defense, and security markets. It operates through the following segments: Communications and Connectivity, Mission Systems, Advanced Electronic Solutions, Aviation Services, and Head Office and Other Activities. The Communications and Connectivity segment provides equipment and solutions to enable reliable connectivity across a range of demanding environments in aerospace, avionics, satellite and radio, wireless, and mobile connectivity markets. The Mission Systems segment offers safety and survival systems for extreme environments, aerial refueling systems and wing-tip to wing-tip mission systems for fast jets, transport aircraft, and rotorcraft. The Advanced Electronic Solutions segment comprises of solutions for communication on land, sea, in the air, and in space through off-the-shelf and customized products including radio frequency, microwave, antenna subsystems, and motion control solutions. The Aviation Services segment delivers outsourced aviation services for customers worldwide including military training, special mission flight operations, outsourced commercial aviation, including fly-in, fly-out services to the natural resources industry, and aircraft engineering. The company was founded by Alan John Cobham in 1934 and is headquartered in Wimborne, the United Kingdom.