Defense Actuation

Mission-critical, Multi-domain Designs

Our customers depend on us to provide mission critical, high performance actuators.  Our designs meet or exceed their  specifications so that our hardware performs in the most demanding situations.  

Moog is the premier supplier of electrohydraulic, electromechanical, electropneumatic, and electrohydrostatic actuators for the defense industry. Moog provides the broadest range of actuation solutions in the industry, from fractional horsepower actuators for tactical missiles to over 100 horsepower actuators for submarines.  



Actuation for Land Systems

Moog designs and develops a broad range of actuation technologies for the military ground vehicle market.  Moog is at the forefront of electromechanical design solutions and also provides a full range of hydraulic actuation solutions for new and upgrade vehicle programs.


Land Electromechanical Rotary Actuators



These actuators are used for new and existing combat vehicle platform control applications, heavy payloads requiring high slew-to-cue capability, and as a power drive unit for larger mechanical actuated systems.

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Land Electromechanical Linear Actuators


These actuators are used for modern main battle tanks, new combat vehicle platform control applications, howitzer gun laying systems, elevation of heavy payloads, and for the leveling of military ground vehicles such as trailers, light trucks, and palleted weapon systems.

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Land Actuation Systems

We provide expertise in precision turret control, stabilization, and ammunition handling. We design and manufacture innovative multi-axis controllers, linear and rotary elevation actuators, and rotary azimuth actuators. 

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Actuation for Naval Systems

Moog is currently the sole source supplier of various hydraulic and electromechanical rotary and linear actuators for US submarines, aircraft carriers, and surface ships. We provide motion control solutions that comply with stringent naval qualification requirements such as shock and vibration control, low acoustic signature, and corrosion resistance.

Moog’s actuators and control electronics can be provided in power ranges from fractional to over 100 horsepower. We accommodate wide ranges of power levels, fault tolerance, torque density, and response times for any shipboard application. Moog specializes in designing actuation systems requiring precise control at high bandwidths.

Naval Rotary Actuators


Moog's line of rotary actuators offers products that are affordable, robust and designed for naval environments.  These actuator designs are based on Moog's product heritage in aerospace, military and industrial markets.  

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Naval Linear Actuators


Moog's line of linear actuators offer a range of products that are affordable, robust, and reliable in the most demanding naval environments. These actuator designs are based on Moog's product heritage in the aerospace, military and industrial markets. 

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Naval Actuation Systems


Moog has unrivaled expertise in hydraulic and electric naval actuation systems.  Moog's heritage in designing submarine hydraulic systems and our expertise in electromechanical actuation systems has positioned us as the premier actuation supplier for current and future surface and subsea naval applications.

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Naval Gun/Turret Drives

Moog’s series of high-torque, direct-drive, brushless motor, rotary actuators is designed for combat turret applications. They meet or exceed the demanding requirements of military environments to include the high-salt content of sea air, while offering world-class weapon pointing, stabilization, and improved slew rates for existing and new weapon turret systems.

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Actuation for Missiles and Aircraft Gun Turrets

Moog is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of custom precision motion control and stabilization systems for the defense industry. Our electromechanical rotary and linear actuators are ideal for new systems, upgrading from older hydraulic systems, and sustainment service applications.

Precision Missile Actuation Systems


Moog is a world leader in the design, development, and production of Fin Control Actuation Systems (FCAS).

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Linear Actuators


Moog’s electromechanical linear actuators are designed to meet or exceed the demanding requirements of new and existing air system gun and turret applications through worldclass stabilization and pointing accuracy.

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