AMTC engages industry and academia to develop and mature guided missile technologies, develop and transition aviation and missile manufacturing technologies, and integrate advanced technologies, techniques, and processes into future weapons systems to extend range, expand the air defense coverage and enable on-the-move engagement for the maneuver force through a consortium that can support research, development and prototyping.

Specific technology focus areas include:


  • Target Detection/Acquisition/Tracking Sensors
  • Missile Electronics
  • Seekers to Defeat Moving Targets and Air Defense Threats
  • Guidance/Control for Improved Precision and Global Positioning System (GPS)-Denied Precisions
  • Lethality Mechanisms
  • Warheads
  • Fuzes
  • Payloads
  • Radar
  • Datalink and Communication
  • Materials and Structures
  • Power Systems
  • Aerodynamics
  • Navigation Systems
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Energetics
  • Component Cyber Security
  • Propulsion Systems for Increased Range and Decisive Effects
  • Missile Launchers
  • Support Equipment


  • Innovation Enablers
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • High Energy Creation and Storage Systems
  • Directed Energy
  • Advanced Materials/Processes
  • Advanced Manufacturing Techniques
  • Manufacturing Cyber Security
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Virtual Prototyping
  • Robotics
  • Automation
  • High Temperature Materials
  • Lightweight & Hybrid Materials
  • Flexible Electronics
  • Reclamation/Repair Technologies
  • Open System Architectures for Enhanced Manufacturing Productivity (Digital Manufacturing and
    Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT))


  • Platforms/Materials/Structures
  • Power Systems
  • Engines/Propulsion Systems
  • Drives/Rotors
  • Mission Systems
  • Avionics/Navigation
  • Sensors Networks Data Link and Communication
  • Survivability
  • Sustainability
  • Autonomy
  • Manned/Unmanned Teaming (MUMT)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
  • Component Cyber Security and Aviation Ground Support Equipment/Systems (AGSE)