Company Overview
Why Ricardo Defense

Quality cannot be compromised for applications that keep critical operations running without interruption. Our processes, toolsets, and expert staff of engineering professionals provide an extensive portfolio of project experience, enabling us to develop industry-leading solutions with exceptional efficiency.

Systems Engineering Excellence

Ricardo Defense notable capabilities include the ability to synthesize complex architectures using disciplined modeling and trade techniques. These capabilities have been proven on system, family-of-systems, systems-of-systems, and enterprise solutions.

Software Process

Our model-based engineering and mature development processes (including CMMI Level 3 for systems and software) have advanced our reputation for creating highly reliable, integrated systems scaled to the precise needs of each individual customer situation.

Subject Matter Expertise

Our teams include individuals who have extensive experience working within the industries and agencies we serve. These subject matter experts help ensure our services and solutions meet the precise needs of our customers, and customers value the mentoring our expert staff provides.


Despite steady growth, we have maintained the efficiency and agility of a customer-focused small business. Our tightly knit organization of approximately 100 employees will collaborate directly with you and streamline processes to address your specific needs. This timeliness is bolstered by our knowledge base and frameworks.


Our corporate culture fosters quality processes, including Six Sigma techniques. We will work with you to establish metrics, monitoring, and continuous improvement to ensure delivery of a superb product.


We pride ourselves on efficient operations that have enabled us to consistently win customers and grow our business. This lean approach to engineering means we can quickly and cost-effectively provide capabilities that would otherwise require a larger investment of time and money.
Company Summary
Ricardo Defense, Inc.
Number of Employees
(248) 740-1512
300 East Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI