Force Protection - Air, Sea, Ground
As a lead aviation manufacturer, Merrill Aviation & Defense combines our legacy experience in the design, development and manufacture of state-of-the-art weapon stations for ground combat vehicles and proprietary hulls for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles with our FAA-certified overhaul, test and repair expertise for commercial and military aviation components.
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PrecisionFrom Start to finish
PerformancePerformance You Can Measure
PossibilitiesAnything is Possible
Merrill Aviation & Defense leverages the breadth and depth of our entire Merrill Technologies Group family of companies to deliver precisely what is required for each component. Our aviation manufacturer operations include advanced CNC machining centers capable of handling the smallest of parts to excessively large components. Heat treating, grinding, surface preparation and surface finishes complete our processes.
TestingProduct testing includes a rigorous First Article Inspection (FAI) process using CMM equipment to verify critical dimensions and tolerances have been achieved, according to the customer’s specification.
Incoming raw material certifications are maintained in our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to provide our customers with full traceability throughout the entire manufacturing process with lot tracking as required.
The heart of every great company is its employees and Merrill Aviation & Defense is no exception. Countless years of training and repeated performance at the highest standards of quality in our industries provide Merrill Aviation & Defense the competitive edge while others struggle to meet their commitments.
We develop prototype wing spars, engine mounts, landing gear struts and other critical components for both commercial and military aircraft.
Merrill Aviation & Defense has also demonstrated our ability to efficiently & effectively ramp-up our production to deliver hundreds of products per month according to our customer’s delivery requirements.
Overhaul & Repair
Merrill Aviation & Defense, a 14 CFR, Part 145 Repair Station, provides overhaul and repair services for one of the world’s leading FAR 121 carriers, as well as for many 125, 135, and 137 operations.