Category:Vickers

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English: Vickers was a major British engineering and armaments company. First known from 1828 as Naylor, Vickers and Company; as Vickers, Sons and Company from 1867; Vickers, Sons and Maxim (VSM) from 1897 when it took over Maxim-Nordenfelt; Vickers-Armstrongs from 1927 when it took over Armstrong-Whitworth. It was broken up in the 1960s and 1970s and the name survives today in Vickers Defence Systems Ltd.
Vickers 
famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies
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Instance of business
Industry arms industry
Named after
  • Edward Vickers
Owned by
Headquarters location
Inception
  • 1828
Dissolved, abolished or demolished
  • 1999
Different from
  • Vickers Limited
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Vickers Limited (es); Vickers (fr); Vickers (nds); Vickers (de); Vickers (pt); ویکرز (fa); 維克斯集團 (zh); Vickers (ro); ヴィッカース (ja); Vickers (sv); Vickers (pl); ויקרס (he); فيكرز (ar); Vickers (nb); Vickers (fi); Vickers (en); Vickers (eo); 维克斯 (zh-hans); Виккерс (ru) famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies (en); brytyjskie przedsiębiorstwo zbrojeniowe (pl); entinen brittiläinen yhtiö (fi) 維克斯有限公司, 維克斯船廠 (zh); ビッカース (ja)

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