Defence and Security

Philotech has been delivering engineering and consulting services to companies within the Defence & Security sector for more than 25 years. This includes manufacturer as well as system and subsystem suppliers. As all military systems have a very long operating life expectancy we support our customers in developing a system with a minimum of life cycle costs. This is achieved by analysis during the development phase, planning and supporting of modification programs and in service support optimization processes. Philotech has gained extensive experience especially in, but not limited to, the following areas: 

 Military Aircraft

 Military Vehicle

 Border Control

 Naval Systems

Our expert team has gathered extensive knowledge and supports customers in the areas of:

Flight Physics & Aerodynamics

  • Flight Physics & Dynamics

  • Aerodynamics

  • Aircraft Performance Loads and Mass properties


Software Engineering

  • Embedded, real-time software

  • Safety-critical software

  • Visualization & Simulation, HMI

  • Benchmarks and assessments

  • Agile methods and tools

  • Databases (technical)

  • System & Software Integration Test

  • Consulting &  Engineering

  • IVV (Independent V&V)


Systems Engineering

  • Systems Specification, Design, Development, Integration and Test

  • Support of Ground and Flight Tests

  • Simulation Support & Software

  • Support for Certification


Configuration Management

  • Product Lifecycle Management

  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis

  • Change and Requirement Management

  • Planning, Documentation & Control of Product Configuration

  • Software Version Control 


Support Engineering

  • Maintenance Planning

  • Integrated Logistic Support / Program Management

  • Logistic Support Analysis

  • RAMSST Analysis

  • Repair and Overhaul

  • Technical Documentation

  • Pricing and Spare Part Concepts



  • Safety and Security Concepts

  • Support and conduct Safety Assessment

  • Guidance and Training

  • Certification Support

Customers include

Airbus Defence & Space, Airbus Helicopters, ARTEC, Blohm + Voss, Atlas Elektronik,  Cassidian Optronics, Diehl BGT Defence, Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug, General Dynamics European Land Systems, Hensoldt, Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, OHB, Rheinmetall Landsysteme, Renk Marine Gears, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, SIGNALIS

C-160 Transall, Eurofighter Typhoon, Panavia TORNADO, Armed Aerial Scout (AAS), CH-53, TIGER, NH-90, BOXER, Leopard 2, L2AVLB, ARV, Eurobridge, TH 495, Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR), RoKN-3 Project, KODIAK, DURO, YAK, Fuchs, FüInfoSys, PUMA, MEKO K130 / 200 corvettes, F122 / 125 frigates, Class 212 / 214 submarines, Sea Otter, MARS tanker

Programs include