Orbital Research Inc.
  • Developing weapons and systems for the defense industry.

    Orbital Research Inc. is a high technology weapons development company that is dedicated to maturing innovative products and delivering superior technical services to our customers.

Our Mission

Orbital Research's mission is to provide innovative, practical technology solutions for challenges that face our military and defense customers by leveraging our core competencies, proprietary technologies, and products in the areas of aerodynamics, advanced control systems and microdevices.

Our Vision

Orbital Research will be a leading provider of integrated systems for miniature actuator and sensor applications within the military and defense industries.  We will apply our advanced technologies and expertise to develop military and defense products and deploy the most practical and reliable hardware and software solutions.  We are committed to providing our customers with peerless technical support.

Our  Personnel

Orbital Research Inc.  achieves and maintains an innovation advantage by attracting and retaining a highly capable and diverse talent pool.  Seventy percent (70%) of Orbital employees and technical staff possess advanced degrees .

Our Selected Achievements

  • Numerous military success stories
  • Over 100 pending and issued US patents
  • Winner of numerous military research and product development programs

Our Strength

Orbital Research has assembled a talented and diverse military and defense team of engineers, scientists and program managers who are creating tomorrow's products from today's innovations.

What makes Orbital Research one of the most technically innovative companies  in the military-defense industry?

Since 1991, Orbital Research Inc. has developed a strong foundation for growth composed of intellectual properties, technical expertise and capabilities around our core technologies. With over 100 issued and pending patents and several technical awards, Orbital Research Inc. is one of the most innovative companies in Northeast Ohio and the United States, having been recognized by Inc. Magazine and the Weatherhead School of Management.   Orbital Research has been able to achieve and maintain an innovation advantage by attracting and retaining a highly capable and diverse talent pool.


Pending & Issued 

US Patents

Tibbetts Award


4 Time Recipient

Inc. Inner City 100

8 Time Recipient

Weatherhead 100