RMS Operations Capabilities

Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Mission Systems, also known as RMS, provides surface, air, and undersea applications for U.S. and allied forces.  The RMS portfolio includes radar and surveillance systems, undersea combat systems and C4I, surface combat systems and sensors, and advanced technology products including some of the most advanced ship hull forms operating today.  RMS is a trusted and valued partner on critical programs for customers around the world.  RMS is committed to setting the best performance standards through their people, programs, services and execution.

The RMS division of Lockheed Martin has three facilities specializing in electronic manufacturing: Akron, OH, Clearwater, FL and Marion, MA. Facilities in Akron and Clearwater are equipped with tools to meet customers’ demanding manufacturing needs.  The Clearwater facility specializes in systems integration and electronic assembly while Akron is a strong machining and manufacturing facility. Polaris Contract Manufacturing, located in Marion, MA, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Sippican and provides electronic manufacturing in the highly competitive contract manufacturing industry, servicing high technology customers with higher mix/medium volume requirements for printed circuit assemblies and full product manufacturing.


Our cable assemblies include RF cable and harness assembly and test, fiber optics manufacturing, data, power, ribbon, coax, and flex cable assemblies.

Circuit Card Assemblies

The following is a list of the circuit card assembly capabilities.

  • SMT & Mixed Technology circuit card assembly and test (CCA/test)
  • Thru-Hole CCA/test
  • RF CCA/test
  • Space Flight CCA/test

Electronic Enclosures

The Clearwater facility is a full-service electronic manufacturer that manufactures electronic modules and cabinets.  They provide services in electromechanical assembly, photonic module assembly and test, and chassis & cabinet assembly, integration, test & ESS test.

Precision Machining

MST Operations provides exotic metal machining, complex machining, complex mechanically assembled/welded/machined structures, and rapid mechanical prototype.

The major IDT machine shop equipment includes:

  • 17 N/C - MDI Mills
    • Up to 200 x 141 x 49-in.
    • 3 Five-Axis, 7 Four-Axis,         
    • 4 Three-Plus Axis
  • 6 N/C Lathes
  • 2 MDI Jig Bores
  • Sheet Metal Cell
  • Weld Cell
    • Aluminum, Steel & Titanium
  • Electron Beam Weld
  • Powder & Liquid Paint Booths

The major IDT production equipment includes:

CNC Machining Centers

  • DeVlieg Sundstrand Series 80 Omnimill
    • 5-Axis with 42-in. Table and Shuttle
    • 192 x 75 x 65-in. Travel
    • Tool Changer with 120-tool Capacity
  • Mitsui Seiki HS6
    • 4-Axis with Programmable Shuttle
    • 51 x 59 x 39-in. Travel
    • Tool Changer with 90-tool Capacity
  • Mitsui Seiki HS5
    • 4-Axis with Programmable Shuttle
    • 30 x 28 x 30-in. Travel
    • Tool Changer with 60-tool Capacity
  • Mazak H-15
    • 4-Axis with Rotary Table
    • 36 x 28 x 25-in. Travel
    • Tool Changer with 60-tool Capacity

CNC Lathes

  • Mazak Slant 60 (2)
    • 36-in. Maximum Swing
    • 160-in. Maximum Turning Length
    • 15-tool Turret
  • Mazak Slant 50
    • 26-in. Maximum Swing
    • 61-in. Maximum Turning Length
    • 15-tool Turret

The major IDT inspection equipment includes:

  • Laser Inspection Capability
  • Gage Laboratory
  • Four CMM Machines
    • One CNC L&K Inspection
      Machine w/PT scan, PH10 Probe
      • 79" x 47" x 39"
    • One Sheffeld DCC Inspection
      • 56" Cube, Renishaw PH9 Probe
      • Programmable
    • Two Numerix CMM
      • 24" x 28" x 18"
      • Zeiss Control


Akron-RMS Operations
Jack Nearhoof

Clearwater-RMS Operations
David Brantley

Marion – Polaris Contract Manufacturing
Bill Stark
+1 (774) 526-4929

Site Capabilities

Akron, OH

  • Detail complex machined parts
  • Exotic Metal Machining (includes titanium, tantalum, inconel, gamma titanium, alumnides and others)
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Large welded machined assemblies
  • Complex large machined parts
  • Electrical discharge machining
  • Forgings and castings
  • Heat treat
  • Welding operations (includes titanium, electron beam, MIG, and TIG)

Clearwater, FL

  • Systems Integration
  • Electronic module and cabinet assembly
  • Electromechanical assembly
  • Radio Frequency (RF) assembly
  • Circuit Card assembly
  • Cable and harness assembly
  • Fiber optics

Marion, MA

  • Systems Integration
  • Electronic module and cabinet assembly
  • Electromechanical assembly
  • Radio Frequency (RF) assembly
  • Circuit Card assembly
  • Cable and harness assembly
  • Commercial manufacturing