Woodward is a world leader in the design, development, and production of aerodynamic fin CAS' (Control Actuation Systems) for tactical missiles and guided weapons.
Woodward is a world leader in design, development, and lean production of electro-mechanical actuation systems and components for Smart Defense application. We deliver industry leading technologies, systems, and components to a broad range of U.S. missile programs. The industry’s leading prime contractors look to Woodward for control and actuation solutions on air superiority and air defense missiles, direct attack missiles, guided bombs & rockets, anti-ship missiles, guided artillery and mortar rounds, hypervelocity vehicles, training and target missiles, and launch boosters.
High G Munition Control
Woodward’s High G CAS (Control Actuation Systems) withstand 16,000 g loads for precision guidance of gun launched munitions.
Thrust Vector Control
Woodward designs and develops electro-mechanical TVC (Thrust Vector Control) actuation systems for rocket nozzle and similar applications.
Woodward has a long history in developing flight control actuators and systems for hypervelocity and other specialty air vehicles. Our technical competencies include both high power electric and hydraulic actuation, as well as electronics and software integration, for severe and extremely high performance applications.