Manufacturing for defense and space industries is a high-tech enterprise focused on the design, production and assembly of a broad array of products ranging from weapons, armor, armament systems and protective gear to military, naval and space vehicles, ships, aircraft and missiles. Research and development, technology, software and artificial intelligence are key drivers of innovation for creating smarter manufacturing processes.
Vermont is home to industry leaders General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and UTC Aerospace Systems and a supplier base that offers manufacturing capabilities in the key areas of:
- Armor, armored combat vehicles, armament systems, armor finishing, artillery and systems, biological identification, chemical analysis, deployable systems for command and control, inspection systems, intelligent munitions, missile launchers, naval and marine, precision machining, protective clothing, gear and equipment, maintenance and repair, and weapons and weapon systems.
An important market opportunity for Vermont, looking ahead, is the U.S. market for advanced protective gear and armor, which will reach $5.9 billion in 2019.
Defense and Space Primes, Integrators & Subcontractors (for exhibitors only)
G.S. Precision is a leader in the manufacturing of high-precision machined components and sub-assemblies for the aircraft engine, aerospace, medical, fiber-optic, automotive, specialty bearing, and other commercial industries. With an experienced team of more than 300 employees, we are experts in machining a diversity of materials; from nickel-based aircraft alloys and titanium to stainless steels and aluminum. Beyond our ISO 9001:2000 and AS 9100 certifications, we have a reputation for outstanding quality and value in our industry, and for a willingness to tackle the most challenging jobs.