The Company

Karman Space & Defense provides concept-to-production solutions for mission-critical systems on spacecraft, launch vehicles, missiles, hypersonics, and integrated defense systems. We believe that solving the industry’s most complex and mission-critical challenges requires relentless determination and a willingness to push the boundaries of possibility. Through the combined capabilities and advanced technologies of our four divisions, AAE Aerospace, AEC, AMRO, and Systima, Karman Space & Defense efficiently delivers solutions while reducing risk and complexities of a multi-vendor supply chain. We design for manufacturability and provide solutions for the most complex and challenging environments while ensuring delivery of high-quality components, assemblies, and systems within demanding schedules.

The Karman Line

The boundary between Earth’s atmosphere and outer space. The atmosphere becomes too thin to support aeronautical flight. The start of space.



Northrop Grumman GEM63/XL Supplier Recognition Award – 2023
Blue Origin New Glenn 1st Launch Appreciation Award – 2023
Lockheed Martin Supplier of The Year Award – 2023
Aerojet Rocketdyne APEX Distinguished Supplier Award – 2021
Northrop Grumman OmegA Rocket Outstanding Supplier Award – 2020
NASA (Johnson Space Center) Business of The Year Award – 2019
Boeing Supplier of The Year for Innovation Award – 2019
Boeing Advocacy Award – 2019