Helping you make your next mission a success. Performance Defense provides trusted engineering services and solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community. We bring our deep knowledge and expertise in government and mission critical systems, government contracts and program management, and industry networks delivering the highest levels of safe, secure and reliable solutions.

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Experience the Power of Performance

Trusted Defense Solutions Provider

Performance works closely with leading space and defense companies to provide safe, secure and reliable solutions.

Accelerating Time to Market

Utilizing proven IP, implementing lean principles, DevOps, and deploying high-performance teams to get the job done on-time and on-budget.

On-Time and On-Budget Performance

By aligning on project goals your project leads to significant technical risk reduction and faster, more effective results.

Performance Portfolio for Defense

Secure Hardware

Secure Hardware

Through our partner, Performance Studio, we provide rapid development of secure, custom FAA certified hardware using cost-effective off-the-shelf components. Let us share some of our existing IP with your project.

  • Hardware and Software
  • Mechanical
  • Qual Test and Certification
  • Product Support


At Performance, we understand the importance of cybersecurity. Our highly
skilled engineers work diligently to ensure your systems are cyber resilient.

Some of the key solutions we offer include:

  • Vulnerability Assessments
  • Cyber Resilient Hardware/Software
Embedded Platforms

Embedded Software & Hardware Platforms

  • High Level Architecture
  • ARINC-653 Space & Time Partitioning
  • Middleware API Development
  • Device Driver Development
  • Low Level Device Simulation & Emulation
  • Tools Development
  • Health
  • Redundancy
  • Fault Management
  • Mode Control
  • Time
  • Power-on BIT (PBIT), Continuous BIT (CBIT), and Initiated
  • BIT (IBIT)
  • FACE
  • Real-Time Operating Systems
  • (VxWorks, DEOS, Linux, Integrity-178 and more)
  • Data Acquisition
  • Configuration

Supporting Products



Areas of Expertise

  • Synthetic Vision
  • Heads-Up Displays (HUD)
  • Cockpit Display System
  • Premium Cabin Map


  • OEM Proprietary Tools
  • SCADE Display
  • VAPS
  • OpenGL/Vulkan
  • Simulink
  • iDATA Graphical Modeling
Engine Controls

Engine Controls

  • Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC)
  • Auxiliary Power Units (APU)
  • Engine Data Management and Data Offload

Performance at Work

Flight Controls

Flight Controls

  • Flight Controls (Design, Development and V&V)
  • Primary Flight Monitor (PFM)
  • Auto-Flight
  • High Lift
  • Folding Wingtip
  • Input Signal Management
  • Fault Management
  • Maintenance Application
  • Platform Software
  • Air Data Reference Function (ARDF)
  • Actuator Control (Design and Development)
  • REU Safety Analysis
  • Steep Approach/Interlocks
  • Systems Integration
  • MATLAB Simulink
  • Autocode Generation
  • C/C++
  • VHDL
  • Simulink Code Inspector (SLCI)
  • TestManager Environment
  • Stateflow
  • Integrated Simulation Development
  • Model/Coding Guideline Compliance
  • Tool Development
  • Vector Based Test Systems
  • Test Case and Procedure Development
Flight Management Systems

Flight Management Systems

  • Flight Planning
  • Navigation and Guidance
  • Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required (RNP AR)
  • Lateral Navigation (LNAV)
  • Vertical Navigation (VNAV)
  • Localized Performance + Vertical Guidance (LPV)
  • Navigation Database
  • Aircraft Performance Planning and Predictions
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Cost Index
  • Speeds
  • Steep Approach
  • Fuel Planning
  • One-Engine Inoperative (OEI)
  • Mid-Level Management (MLM) Control Law
  • Dual Video
  • Data Communication Process (DCP)
  • Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS)
  • Built-In Test Equipment (BITE)
  • DIR-TO
  • Omnibearing Selector (OBS) Mode

Supporting Products

Connected Aircraft

Connected Aircraft

  • CNS ATM System Implementations
  • Cloud Based Data Fusion
  • Network Security for Aircraft systems
  • VHF and SAT Data Link
  • Channel Prioritization and Selection
  • Frequency Management
  • Seamless Channel Transition
  • Data Flow Management
  • Multi-channel Ground Connectivity
  • Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS-1/A and FANS-B)
DevOps/Digital Twin

DevOps and “Digital Twin” Technology Development

Partner with Performance to help your Integration team develop a digital twin solution. Testing and integration in a cloud-based environment can speed development and reduce program rework. We can help your team implement an internal solution that is customized for your aircraft hardware and surrounding systems I/O.

Certification Experience

Safety-Critical Software

DO-178C Level A-E:

High and low level requirements
Design and code development
Verification cases and procedures
Structural coverage and analysis



Systems requirements
Systems validation & verification




Firmware development
Firmware validation



Certified for use with AMDBs
Type 1 LOA

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The Power of Performance

20+ Years
in Business

Serving major OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers since 1998

450+ Successful

Regardless of the complexity or scale, we have you covered

250+ Engineering Professionals

In-house talent spread across six U.S. offices and one international office

Supplier Status

Long-term relationships with top-tier avionics suppliers

Our Mission: Your Success

Reducing Risks and Costs, and Consistently Delivering High-Quality Solutions On-Time and On-Budget

  • A Strategic Partner You Can Trust.
    We view our clients as strategic partners working closely together to understand your requirements, processes and schedules.
  • Collaboratively Aligning On Goals and Expectations.
    We align on project goals and expectations, resulting in significant technical risk reduction and faster, more cost-effective development.
  • Reducing Your Burdens.
    We oversee and guide Performance development and engineering efforts, minimizing the burden of oversight for you.
  • Empowering You With Efficient Development Teams.
    Customer-focused, nimble and highly-innovative problem solvers whose mission is getting the job done right the first time.
  • Providing You With Domain Expertise.
    Our top-tier talent has the knowledge and experience to address your specific needs.

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