Who we are
Engineering High Performance Aerial Delivery Systems
At Airborne Systems, we engineer and manufacture high-quality, high-performance personnel and cargo aerial delivery systems and related products for the military, search and rescue and space & recovery industry. For nearly a century, we have set the standard for capability, quality and performance with our world-class engineering, manufacturing, training and service.
Airborne Systems, an HDT Global company is constituted of several research and development facilities, five manufacturing facilities, a tactical training parachute facility, a search and rescue training facility and two dedicated service facilities, one in the US and one in the UK. No other company in the industry has the combined resources of Airborne Systems.
Hundreds of Man-Years of Design and Engineering Experience
Each company in the Airborne Systems group has a team of experienced engineers, technicians and staff who bring their combined experience to every product request, no matter how small. Our renowned design innovation and engineering expertise provide reliable, practical and creative solutions to customer requirements. Having this deep knowledge base means we can provide rapid, cost effective selection or creation of the right design for your requirements.
We know that someone’s life depends on every product we make. You can count on Airborne Systems to develop products that meet or exceed the most rigid quality standards. For example, our manufacturing teams know and understand fabric. We use the latest fabrics to optimize fit-weight, aerodynamics and structural performance. Expert workmanship is applied to every product that leaves our factories. Every aspect of production is done with meticulous attention from measuring, cutting, stitching, gluing, and metal forging to precision assembly. This craftsmanship has been the trademark of our reputation and inspired the confidence that customers place in our products.