Enabling Innovation

Spirent enables innovation and development in the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) technologies that are influencing more and more areas of our lives. From the development of new global satellite constellations to positioning and navigation systems for miniature drones, Spirent solutions are working behind the scenes to improve accuracy, reliability and robustness for our clients. Many of the world’s leading innovators and brands rely on Spirent expertise to help them design, develop and deliver best-in-class solutions to their customers.

Our Business

Our range of products and services has grown over the years. Our high-integrity simulators have been the cornerstone of test labs for over 30 years, but we’ve also added solutions including record-and-playback, automation tools, global services labs, and custom support solutions, to ensure your testing regime is of the highest standard for the smallest possible investment.

Our Customers

With customers on every continent and across every GNSS-enabled industry, Spirent solutions help a great variety of businesses achieve the key objectives of reducing customer dissatisfaction, increasing revenue, and strengthening market share.

Industry Experts

From the early signal generators in the 1980s, to the first ever highly portable, high bit depth record-and-playback device last year, Spirent has led the GNSS test industry almost since its inception. Our experts are a key driving force in industry-wide developments – as demonstrated by our 2016 Royal Institute of Navigation Award for Technical Achievement.

Processes and Products

ISO 9001
ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems – Certificate no: SCUK003245Q.
Spirent has been certified to ISO 9001 since January 1999 reflecting the Company’s commitment to the quality of its products.
ISO 14001
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems – Certificate no: SCUK003301E.
Spirent has been certified to ISO 14001 since August 2004, demonstrating the Company’s commitment to reducing its impact on the environment.
ISO 45001
ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – Certificate no: SCUK000493OH.
Spirent has been certified to ISO 45001 since August 2019, replacing the previous OHSAS 18001 certification. This is helping the company to remain a safe workplace for both employees and visitors.
ISO 28001
ISO 28001 Security management systems for the supply chain.
Spirent has been certified to ISO 28001 since 2008, securing our long term supply chain via process, and helping to meet the Authorised Economic Operator criteria.
Authorised Economic Operator - Spirent has held full AEO accreditation from UK Customs since 2008. AEO status is an internationally recognised quality mark indicating that your role in the international supply chain is secure, and that your customs controls and procedures are efficient and compliant.
Spirent's GSS9000 and GSS7000 product range are both MET Mark approved. The MET Mark is a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) which is an independent laboratory recognised by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to test products to applicable product safety standards.
GLONASS accreditation
Spirent GNSS Simulators have been independently qualified and approved for sale in Russia by VNIIFTRI.


The Space Placements in INdustry scheme (SPIN) has been designed to provide an introductory link for those considering employment in the space sector and space sector organisations looking to find the most talented and enthusiastic people to ensure the future success of their businesses. The scheme is managed by the Institute for Environmental Analytics at the University of Reading and supported by the Satellite Applications Catapult and the UK Space Agency.
The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) helps businesses get the best out of creativity, ideas and the latest discoveries, to strengthen the UK economy and improve people’s lives.
HIGHTS is a Europe-base research project supported by European Union under the funding scheme "Horizon 2020". Our theme is "Smart, Green and Integrated Transport" and our focus area is Cooperative ITS. The goal of the HIGHTS project is to achieve high precision positioning system with the accuracy of 25cm.
Satellite Applications Catapult
The Satellite Applications Catapult is a government-funded organisation that aims to develop all space-related technologies in the UK. We have partnered with the Satellite Applications Catapult on a number of ESA-funded projects.
Galileo Services Association
Spirent is a member of Galileo Services - an organisation aimed at increasing the impact of Galileo on new technologies. Through this membership Spirent is able to influence and engage in Galileo downstream activities.
Corporate RIN
The Royal Institute of Navigation, based in the UK, is a learned society whose charitable aims have always been: to unite in one body those interested in navigation; to advance the art, science and practice of navigation; and to promote knowledge in navigation and its associated sciences, including positioning, timing, tracking and conduct of a journey, whether on, in, over or under land, sea, air or space. Spirent is a corporate member of the RIN.
Corporate ION
The Institute of Navigation (ION) is a not-for-profit professional organization based in the USA dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT). ION’s international membership is drawn from many sources including professional navigators, engineers, physicists and anyone interested in position-determining systems. Corporate members include corporations, civil and military government agencies, private scientific and technical institutions, universities and training academies, and consulting firms. Spirent is a corporate member of the ION.
UKspace is the trade association of the UK space industry and has been its leading voice for over 30 years. It represents the interests of industry with: the UK government, parliament and national and international stakeholders. Spirent actively participate in UK Space meetings and committees.
Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation
The Resilient Navigation and Timing Foundation (RNTF) is a US non-profit educational and scientific organisation. Its mission is to educate users of Positioning, Navigation and Timing solutions as to their vulnerability, and to campaign for sound solutions with improved resilience and robustness. Spirent are also very active in the field of promoting awareness of GNSS vulnerabilities such as jamming, spoofing, atmospheric effects and are active participants in related RNTF activities.


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IIP Gold

Spirent has held Gold accreditation since June 2016 - prior to this we held Silver accreditation. Successful accreditation against the Investors in People Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustainability.

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STEM Ambassadors

Since 2015, 22 employees have registered as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Ambassadors. Being a STEM Ambassador is about engaging and enthusing young people with STEM subjects. It offers the chance to give something back to education and the wider community, whilst giving you the chance to develop your own skills and improve yourself.

Performance  I  Reliability  I  Flexibility

When you choose Spirent, you benefit from insight gained from Spirent’s 30+ years at the forefront of GNSS testing. We build that insight into every product and service we offer - enabling you to deliver on your promises to your customers.

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