Compass Systems is your partner in execution. Whether you’re starting with a rough idea or a fully realized concept, our experts help design, build, and improve the advanced technologies that make aerial, ground-based, and information systems work. Our team of highly-qualified engineers, software designers, technicians, and support staff provide cutting-edge design, prototyping, and manufacturing of tactical systems. We are committed to innovation but always balance how our advancements integrate with both current and future systems.


We built our reputation in defense but our services cross-cut a number of industries. Whether you’re looking to develop a prototype, or need to enhance a current system, we provide top-notch products and output for defense, aerospace, military, heavy industrial, and rail industries.


Compass Systems is a trusted partner of the US government and a number of commercial companies. We have delivered cutting-edge solutions – on time and on budget – for:

  • Office of Naval Research (ONR)
  • Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
  • Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
  • Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
  • Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD)
  • US Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • US Army
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Prime defense contractors
  • Various commercial clients


Our expertise and experience is unparalleled. Our team includes mechanical, electrical, structural and aerospace engineers, program support managers and analysts, systems analysts, information assurance specialists, UAV Pilots and technicians, and IPC-620 Certified production staff. Every project we undertake and every job we perform, we strive to not only meet but to far exceed your requirements and expectations.

Compass Systems received the Five Star Employer by the Maryland Committee for Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserves in 2012.


Compass is ISO 9001:2015 registered. We are also an AS9100D registered Small Business.


Veterans are the lifeblood of not only our company, but our community. Compass Systems is proud that half our staff are veterans. We are honored to employ the best and the brightest from the Armed Services. Moreover, Compass Systems is committed to help organize events and support organizations that support those who served. We received the Five Star Employer by the Maryland Committee for Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserves in 2012.

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