Spectra Technologies, LLC serves all branches of the US Armed Forces as a prime contractor and as a subcontractor to DoD prime contractors. Spectra Technologies is a quality awarded company certified to AS 9100; today delivering on time, full load, assemble, and pack services, ordnance manufacturing, warheads, grenades, ammunition, demolition products and ordnance design, testing and general “work for others” manufacturing services. Cutting edge technologies and processing capabilities, providing a lighter more lethal solution for the warfighter.
Spectra is a small business (NAICS Code 332993*), whose single-minded focus is lean, efficient loading and assembly of ordnance using safe energetic materials processing methods and modern manufacturing automation to yield a precision, high-quality product. Our explosives processing expertise includes: Mix/Cast/Cure, pressing and machining, melt-casting, horizontal mixing, injecting, extruding and the associated pilot-scale laboratory equipment. Large, temperature/humidity controlled curing bays and 420Kv/6Mev digital radiographic inspection facilities and equipment complement our comprehensive explosive loading operations. We have experience processing and loading more than 40 different explosive and propellant formulations.
Spectra Technologies Engineering, Quality, Program Management, Safety/Environmental/Health, Materials, Security, and Management expertise provides comprehensive service for explosive ordnance products and materials chemistry. Objective evidence is provided by our independent certification to AS9100 and ISO 9001 quality standards. This experience includes the concept, design, set-up, and day-to-day program and production execution for operations involving complex energetic processes. These include new innovative technologies such as explosives injector technologies loading IM explosives. Spectra is uniquely positioned with a full complement of explosives loading equipment which together provide for an excellent capability to perform design pilot work and full-rate production. The benefit of this focus yields variability reduction in our processes, an increase in product reliability, and reduced costs while raising the bar in our market segment, achieving process controls in Six Sigma (6σ) and eliminating people sensitive errors.
*North American Industry Classification System, Code 332993, This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing ammunition (except small arms). Examples of products made by these establishments are bombs, depth charges, rockets (except guided missiles), grenades, mines, and torpedoes. US Small Business Administration size standard 1,500 employees."