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Defence & Security

Philotech delivers engineering and consulting services for companies within the Defence & Security sector for over 25 years by now. 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 to develop a system with a minimum of life cycle costs. This goal could be achieved through analysis during 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

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Within the military aircraft sector we support our customers over all Philotech business divisions to achieve the extremely high technical requirements. We focus on the electronic systems of these high tech aircraft products because of the challenging goals regarding safety and reliability. All our activities could be useful for fighters, multirole combat aircraft, military transport aircraft, helicopters and UAVs.

Military Vehicles


The military vehicle business has a special challenge because of the mix of massive steel structure and a growing amount of high tech electronic systems. In addition most vehicles have a very long operating life expectancy and a lot of different operation areas. Philotech provides solutions for maintenance and spare part concepts and assists to find the most cost effective way to operate the system during the whole life cycle. We support armored fighting vehicles as well as tactical vehicles, transportation vehicles, bridging systems and ambulance vehicles.

Border Control

There are a lot of different systems which are involved in an effective border control, especially to control the movement of citizens in rough terrain. Philotech supports systems like naval systems as well as radar and other telecommunication systems to gain a high availability and low life cycle costs combined with the very high technical requirements of this equipment.


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

  • Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) Program Management
  • Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) in accordance to MIL-STD 1388, DEF STAN 00-60 and ASD S3000L
  • Life Cycle Management (Product Life Cycle Support/ Management (PLCS/PLM), Life Cycle Cost (LCC) Analysis)
  • Analysis, Planning and Management of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)
  • RAMSST Analysis (Reliability Predictions and Analysis, Availability Predictions and Analysis, Maintainability Predictions and Maintenance Analysis, Safety Analysis and Functional Safety, Security, Testability Analysis)
  • Technical Documentation in accordance to ASD S1000D, ASD S2000M, GAF T.O., B007 / H011

Customers include:

Airbus Defence & Space, Airbus Helicopters, ARTEC, Cassidian Optronics, Diehl BGT Defence, Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug, General Dynamics European Land Systems, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, Rheinmetall Landsysteme, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles, SIGNALIS

View a more comprehensive list of our reference customers.