Aerospace & Defense

Motion Solutions for Aerospace & Defense

Allied Motion provides comprehensive motion solutions for aerospace and defense industries globally, ensuring high performance, reliability, and precision in demanding environments.

Our advanced products support critical operations such as fuel pumps for aircraft, autonomous vehicle sensors, and dual-arm military robots. We enhance precision in smart munitions with high-resolution motor encoders and ensure robust satellite communication with advanced motion systems. Our contributions extend to bionic prosthetic limbs, versatile military robots, and custom torque motors for space applications.

By consistently delivering high-quality solutions, we enhance the performance, safety, and effectiveness of aerospace and defense operations worldwide.

Aircraft Emergency Fuel Boost Pump

Aircraft Emergency Fuel Boost Pump

Small propeller aircraft benefit from a two-speed pump that maintains fuel pressure during cruise and boosts fuel delivery for takeoff and landing.

Autonomous Vehicle Laser Sensor

Autonomous Vehicle Laser Sensor

DARPA ’s annual Urban Challenge race promotes the advancement of autonomous vehicle technology.

Auxiliary Unit Fuel Pump

Auxiliary Unit Fuel Pump

For gas turbine engines in aircraft APUs operating at high rpm, key design parameters include fuel pump frequency response and reliability.

Bionic Prosthetic Arm

Bionic Prosthetic Arm

Through a DARPA program, an Allied Motion customer developed an anthropomorphic prosthetic limb offering patients dexterous control and a sense of touch.

Dual-Arm Military Robot

Dual-Arm Military Robot

Mounted on the robot's mobile base, this dual-arm manipulator can lift 110 lb (50 kg) and handle various field missions with human-like abilities.

Bionic Prosthetic Arm

IED Disposal Military Robot

IED disposal robots play a vital role in modern warfare, requiring ruggedness, reliability, lightness, and easy maintenance.

Missile Seeker Optical Motor Encoder

Missile Seeker Optical Motor Encoder

Allied Motion engineers crafted a high-res motor-encoder, limited-angle actuator for smart standoff weapons like the showcased JSOW missile.

Mid-Range Munition Guidance System

Mid-Range Munition Guidance System

The Mid-Range Munition (MRM), fired from tanks, autonomously targets battlefield objectives with pinpoint accuracy up to 8+ km (5+ miles).

Mobile Weapons System

Mobile Weapons System

CROWS (Common Remote Operated Weapons Station) enables gunners to stay protected while accurately controlling a laser-aimed weapon from inside vehicles.

Mobile SATCOM Motion System

Mobile SATCOM Motion System

Advanced motion systems enable accurate satellite tracking, facilitating broadband communications with on-the-move vehicles on land, sea, and air.

Space Station Experiment Module

Space Station Experiment Module

Allied Motion designed a custom 560 mm (22 in.) torque motor with encoder for the International Space Station to power a 2.5 m (8.2 ft) centrifuge rotor.

Multi-Mission Military Robot

Multi-Mission Military Robot

The Warrior robot handles heavy payloads and various missions like EOD, route clearing, and reconnaissance, navigating rough terrain and stairs effortlessly.

UAV Gibal Motion Control

UAV Gimbal Motion Control

High-performance micro-gimbals with inertial stabilization tech are used on land-based and aerial platforms like the military UAV Predator.

Pilot Cooling System Pump

Pilot Cooling System Pump

Military helicopter pilots wear flight suits with microclimate cooling, pumped by brushless DC motors, regulating body temperature in harsh conditions.

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