Micro Nav makes air traffic control simulation systems for civil and military authorities in Britain and overseas. The company developed the simulator that helped to bring Heathrow’s new control tower and Terminal 5 into operation. Some 95% of Micro Nav’s sales come from abroad, from countries such as Poland, Turkey and Malaysia. Chief executive Mike Male and head of systems Fred Johnson founded the Bournemouth business in 1988, and oversaw sales growth of 50% a year from £1.7m in 2006 to £5.8m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank55
CompanyMicro Nav
ActivitySimulation systems developer
LocationBournemouth
Average 3 year sales growth50.39%
Latest sales £000s*5,777
Staff46
Founded1988
Websitewww.micronav.co.uk

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