Tactical Controls

Critical Controls for Tactical Systems

Marotta Controls has established a reputation for adding significant value to our customers as a strategic partner for the most critical defense applications.

We apply our extensive knowledge of pressure, motion, fluid, electronics and power controls to every weapon system that we design. Our legacy valves and electronics serve as the foundation for our high-performance systems and sub-systems including hypersonic control actuation and high-performance power conversion.

Program Experience

  • A-Darter
  • Airborne Laser Testbed
  • GMD
  • Hellfire
  • HSTV (High Speed Test Vehicle)
  • JAGM
  • LAU-7/LAU-127 Launcher
  • M299 Launcher
  • Small Diameter Bomb

Control Actuation Systems

Designed for challenging naval environments, electromechanical actuation systems are capable of sustaining high angular velocity at high torsional load levels. All mechanical, electronic and software elements are fully integrated.

  • Accurate fin position control
  • High stiffness – low backlash
  • High bandwidth

Power Conversion

Award-winning, patented power supply and power conversion technologies are customized to meet the challenging requirements of commercial and military aircraft platforms.

  • High power density
  • Minimal size and weight
  • High efficiency

Pressure Regulators

Pressure regulators provide versatile designs, in a compact package and are ideal for standard high pressure systems and for special applications such as flight attitude controls and fuel pressurization systems.

  • Pressure balanced poppet
  • Narrow regulation band
  • Fail open

Our tactical controls and components are used in a vast number of critical applications throughout the defense industry. For our control actuation systems, these include:

  • Tactical missiles
  • Hypersonic vehicles
  • Torpedoes
  • UUV
  • UAV guidance and control
  • Guided munitions
  • Guided rockets

Our custom power conversion solutions offer unparalleled efficiency and performance in applications such as the following:

  • Missile avionics
  • Tactical air control system components
  • Launcher weapons interfaces
  • Bomb rack weapons interfaces
  • Control actuation systems
  • Radar systems
  • Electronic warfare systems
  • Shipboard electronics
  • Commercial aircraft
  • Military aircraft

Our precise pressure control products, including pressure regulators and reducers, are backed by 70 years of experience and are now found in applications including:

  • Fuel pressurization
  • Attitude/reaction control
  • Missile launching systems
  • Firefighting systems
  • Life support systems
  • Propulsion systems
  • Ground support equipment
  • Seawater systems

Our service and support offering extends far beyond the delivery of tactical control system products. By keeping all end-to-end product development processes under one roof, we can offer unparalleled product quality, fast lead times and the reliability you need to maintain program schedules.

We maintain compete control over these steps by designing, developing, qualifying, testing and manufacturing on-site at one location, with expertise including design engineering, production engineering, R&D, assembly, production cells, state-of-the-art testing and more.

Our reputation as a value-added tactical company for customers is well-documented and well-earned, with an extensive history of delivering high-performance tactical systems with an emphasis on quality control and customer service, backed by quality approvals from numerous organizations.