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Major Markets: Defense

Sensor Fused WeaponBuilding relationships. General Dynamics, Lockheed, Pratt & Whitney, Textron, and the US government choose Hitchiner® for reliability, quality, and best-in-industry value. Major Tier 1 suppliers likewise know Hitchiner® as the go-to supplier for their investment casting needs.

The same competitive advantages that uniquely qualify Hitchiner® processes for an array of fuel-efficient, high-performance aerospace applications extend easily to military aircraft, missiles, and other armaments. When parts programs call for ready-to-use or fully finished and assembled investment castings in high, moderate, or low volumes, Hitchiner® is the supplier of choice.

Pushing the limits. One of the world's highest capacities and integrated engineering and production flows through Hitchiner’s® US and Mexico Operations meet critical needs for just-in-time manufacturing and on-time delivery. Collaborative and expert development, production, and delivery planning customize programs for the customer’s production stream. Hitchiner’s® full-service, post-production capabilities simplify and streamline programs for maximum efficiency and lowest cost.

Perhaps most importantly, defense organizations around the world rely on Hitchiner’s® precision processes and state-of-the-art quality control systems to ensure the highest degrees of reliability.

Delivering trust and value. Hitchiner® people stand ready to exceed expectations and build relationships based on respect, trust, knowledge, quality, and value. As a result, Hitchiner®-made parts work for defense manufacturers and their suppliers.

Aerospace & Defense Applications

Fuel-efficient, high-performance aerospace and defense components cast using Hitchiner’s® countergravity processes are uniquely well suited for these parts and applications areas:


  • Compressor
  • Combustor
  • Turbine
  • Augmenter/nozzle
  • Fan
  • Landing gear
  • Structural components
  • Auxiliary power unit components
  • Defense armament applications
  • Missile canard & fin
  • Rocket motor case
  • Valves
  • Propulsion components