Defense Industry Realities

Accurate production of defense applications, both mechanical and electronic, is life-critical. Not only are military operators at risk, but so is the success of the entire mission. Meeting stated standards for production quality and safety is a major challenge, but failing to do so can’t be an option.

Strict Governmental Standards

Defense manufacturers have no shortage of documented standards to adhere to: ISO 9001, AS9100 and its derivatives, ITAR and more. The most accurate and reliable defense metrology solutions are needed to make sure that each component is fully in compliance.

Budgetary Restrictions

Strict budgets are nothing new to defense manufacturers, but that doesn’t mean standards can be allowed to slip. Manufacturers face a tough challenge: maintaining the highest level of accuracy, while still producing quickly, efficiently and at a lower overall cost.

Mitutoyo’s Expertise

Mitutoyo has been setting the standard in traceability and calibration for decades. From rigorous traceability processes to accredited calibration services, we deliver the accuracy the defense industry needs to maintain compliance.

NIST traceability to support standards-driven metrology processes

Seamless integration of hardware and software with standards-based quality

Industry-leading solutions for measuring advanced or composite materials and complex products

Defense Metrology Solutions by Mitutoyo

The advanced contact and non-contact metrology solutions from Mitutoyo bring unmatched precision to virtually any defense or aerospace application, from military vehicles to high-tech intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance applications and beyond.
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Coordinate Measuring Machines

Capable of both contact and non-contact measurement, our CMM solutions are ideal for 3D inspection

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Form Measuring

Our form measuring solutions accurately assess complex geometries of any shape, roundness or roughness

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Small Tool Instruments and Data Management

Easily manage your measurement data using a Mitutoyo data management system powered by MeasurLink® software

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Vision Measuring Machines

Mitutoyo builds a wide array of highly accurate, best-in-class vision systems for non-contact measurement applications

Optical Measurement

Our high-resolution microscopes and profile projectors measure minuscule electronic components with high accuracy and repeatability

Sensor Systems

As an industry-leading provider of contact and non-contact sensor systems, Mitutoyo supports your strictest measurement needs

Test Equipment

Our accurate, user-friendly testing equipment solutions set the industry benchmark for most standardized testing methods

Linear Encoders and DRO Systems

Mitutoyo digital and linear measurement tools deliver ultimate precision, accuracy to in-house machine tool applications and manufacturing

Flexible, Efficient Measurement for Defense Gages

The Naval Surface Warfare Center produces interface gages that certify weapon interchangeability on field devices and deployed ships, which means accuracy is absolutely essential. See how a flexible, ultra-precise CMM solution from Mitutoyo helped improve productivity and precision, while lowering costs by 40 percent.

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