Kearfott Corporation’s products literally encompass our universe. In Space, we guide and navigate satellites, the space shuttle and strategic missiles. At Sea, Kearfott products function on submarines, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and surface ships. We navigate and point for the armies of the world, in hostile environments, on wheeled and tracked vehicles and provide technical fire control for the most modern tanks and howitzers. Kearfott products are on both manned and unmanned, fixed and rotary wing aircraft, smart bombs and tactical missiles.
Since its founding in 1917, the Kearfott name has become synonymous with quality, reliability and high technology on the cutting edge of science. From the original floated rate integrating gyro to the latest in ring laser gyro technology, Kearfott has earned a much-envied reputation for its design, production and application of sensor technology.
Kearfott’s operations occupy over a half a million square feet in buildings and plants which it owns and where its personnel have produced over 150,000 inertial devices and over 5 million precision components. In New Jersey, Kearfott products include a complete line of sophisticated gimballed and strapdown guidance, navigation and fire control systems, using both ring laser and dynamically tuned gyroscopes. In North Carolina and Mexico, Kearfott manufactures sophisticated precision rotary components, actuators, electronics and stabilized sights.
Beyond its famed expertise in producing inertial guidance and navigation systems, Kearfott is respected world-wide as a “full service” company. Complex systems, system integration, precision components, testing, logistics and maintenance are all part of Kearfott’s business model. We go the extra distance to ensure customer satisfaction.
The breadth of Kearfott’s engineering talents has enabled it to provide practical and innovative solutions to meet the needs of the most demanding customers. On land, sea, air, and in space, Kearfott and its dedicated employees have earned the reputation as leaders in the production of effective and efficient solutions to high precision guidance, navigation and control applications.