Defense / Military Waterjet Manufacturing


MILCO Waterjet is an ISO 9001 / AS9100 registered supplier / manufacturer of accurate, precise and detailed components for the Defense Industry, including Military equipment, parts, components and assemblies. We have manufactured / water jet cut components for numerous applications such as:

  • Waterjet Assisted Sub-assemblies & Sub frames for Unmanned Flight Systems
  • UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • UAS Unmanned aircraft systems
  • Missile Chassis Components
  • Bullet Proof / Armor plating for Military and Special Op's Vehicles / Vests
  • Magazine & Shell Ejection Components
  • Flexible Feed Chute Assemblies for Automatic Ammunition handling systems
  • Ballistic, Guided & Cruise missile guidance and structural components
  • Receivers and Assorted Components for M16 and AR15 Rifles

MILCO Waterjet thrives in working with defence related programs; this includes a vast amount of military aircraft, vehicles, jets, armor, weaponry systems and launch equipment.

MILCO Waterjet is an approved waterjet vendor to a respected group of leading Aerospace & Defense Industry Manufacturers such as The Boeing Co. Boeing Phantom Works, & Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, General Dynamics, BAE Systems, Standard Armament, United Defense, U.S. Air Force, Parker Hannifin, Honeywell, Rockwell-Collins, Meggitt Defense Systems, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin.


In dealing with Top-Tier companies in the Aerospace, Defense and Military Industries such as these, MILCO Waterjet must uphold the utmost care and responsibility to the product we offer. We supply to them parts and components that they can put their name on and without a doubt have it exceed their own highest of standards

MILCO uses numerous resources in order to manufacture nearly everything, from simple parts to complex and highly intricate assemblies that are utilized on a variety of different applications. These defense components are made up of numerous and exotic materials such as:
Titanium, Inconel, H480, H4100, Ar236, AR400, AR500, Niobium, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Molybdenum, Kevlar, Bullet-proof Glass, Waspaloy, Hastelloy and many other exotics that fit your requirement.

Current Water Jet Defense projects & components MILCO Waterjet manufactures:

  • Armor Plating
    • Water jet Kevlar Inserts for door and body panels
    • Kevlar Body Plates for automobile body structures
    • Heavy Gauge armor plates for reinforced tanks and humvee's
  • Chassis and Frame Structures
    • Missile Frame and Sub frame structural components and assemblies
    • Helicopter Under carriage frame components
  • Wing Tip & Fin Guidance
    • Body Panel Skins
    • Wing Body Panels
    • Guidance Control Panels
    • Wing Webbing

Defense and Military Programs Portfolio: MILCO Waterjet


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A160 Hummingbird UAV - Military Designation: YMQ-18A- The Boeing Company | Phantom Works

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MILCO Waterjet was asked by The Boeing Company to help manufacture an aluminum flat panel Sub frame for their Phantom Works division. The Hummingbird is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) helicopter. These particular helicopters’ design and infrastructure incorporates new technologies that have pushed the boundaries never before used in helicopters. The hummingbird is used for greater endurance and operating flight altitude than any other helicopter currently in operation. This job was water jet cut with a 24hour turnaround time, out of 2 panels of 4’x 8’ 6061-T6 Aluminum. Boeing was pleased to have their parts received within the allotted expedite timeframe and well within print tolerance.



If you would like MILCO Waterjet to water jet cut your project please turn your information for quotation here.
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