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Defence Manufacturing

Are you looking for a high-quality defence manufacturing company? Matt Black are the leading specialists in the manufacturing of interfaces for air, sea and land. We use state-of-the-art technology to create a range of products across the defence and aerospace industries.

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At Matt Black, our defence manufacturing team have over 30 years’ experience and expertise in building quality products. Whatever it is you need, we are sure our engineers have the capabilities to design and create your required products. Our versatile defence manufacturing team can provide services for:

  • Design
  • CNC Machining
  • Laser cutting and marking
  • Electronics assembly and testing
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Spraying and coating

We have a number of products commonly produced by our defence manufacturing team. However, we are not limited to a set criteria. You can choose from our defence manufacturing catalogue, or we can work with you to find bespoke product solutions.


Matt Black’s defence manufacturing service produces illuminated keyboards and data entry devices. When you use our services, you will benefit from our many years of experience in defence manufacturing for demanding military environments. This means you will always receive the latest technological equipment on the market developed by a reliable engineer.

The keyboards produced in our defence manufacturing workshop are currently being used in a range of systems such Sea King and Puma helicopters. For a full list of our defence manufacturing keyboard capabilities, click here.


Our defence manufacturing engineers can produce knobs to suit all systems, with the correct tactile feel and appearance for your interface. We use our own in-house moulding system which makes us stand out from the crowd regarding defence manufacturing. It can be difficult to find the right size and profile of knobs to suit your requirements, but with our innovative defence manufacturing we can provide bespoke designs at shelf price. We can also offer affordable NVIS compatibility.

Instrument panels

If you need expertly-built instrument panels for your interface, look no further than Matt Black defence manufacturing. Custom-made instrument panels can come illuminated or non-illuminated and with our cutting-edge technology, we will ensure the most cost-effective defence manufacturing you will find.

Night vision

Matt Black’s defence manufacturing team specialises in a comprehensive service for NVIS (Night Vision Imaging Systems). We design and supply NVIS lit bezels, bridges and pillar lamps and we can upgrade non-NVG panels to become NVG compatible. All of our night vision products are produced to defence manufacturing standards of ISO9001:2008 and comply with international standards.


If you want to upgrade certain products, our defence manufacturing service offers full refurbishments, whether it be an upgrade or repair. This allows you to keep up-to-date with the latest technology without breaking the bank. All of our refurbishment projects are overseen every step of the way from survey to end of project review so you can be confident our defence manufacturing team have put their wealth of expertise into your project.

Reasons to choose Matt Black for your defence manufacturing needs

With our in-house defence manufacturing capabilities, Matt Black is the best choice for a fast, cost-effective and reliable service. When we work on your project, you will have direct communication with your engineer throughout the entire process.

We pride ourselves on an unsurpassable level of service together with prompt completion and delivery of your product. All of our staff are trained in every area of excellent service, from processing the orders to the physical defence manufacturing process. This means your engineer will put great care and detail in each and every stage of your project for maximum results. With one person working on every aspect of your order this also reduces costs not just for us but you too, ensuring you get the best price in the defence manufacturing industry.

Contact us

For the finest defence manufacturing in the industry, contact Matt Black today. Call us on 01202 731 731 or email us at