Aerospace and Defense

The leading product lifecycle solutions provider to the Aerospace & Defense industry.

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Enabling your competitive advantage

As the world’s leading manufacturing services provider to the Aerospace & Defense industry, Celestica helps make our customers’ vision a reality. We drive innovation in the design, engineering, manufacture, and after-sales support of their mission-critical applications—on earth, in the air, and in space. Our global expertise, scale and reach helps define exciting new markets and accelerate competitiveness. 


Full Product Lifecycle Solutions

Improving quality, reliability and longevity while lowering total cost of ownership for our customers.

Accelerate Innovation

A proven leader in high-reliability design, manufacturing, and supply chain solutions, we’re helping our customers launch innovative and scalable Aerospace, Defense, Space and UAV solutions.

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Rely on a Proven Leader

Celestica’s Global Centers of Excellence combine world class processes and management systems with a certified global supply base to reduce risk, lower costs and accelerate time-to-market. 

Reliability, safety and quality is central to everything we do. Our dedicated A&D Centers of Excellence are AS9100 certified and strictly adhere to the most stringent global quality, industry, and product standards—providing assurance that your brand will always be protected.  

A trusted ITAR, Nadcap and CGP certified provider, you can rely on our award-winning history of manufacturing and service excellence to get your sensitive military, defense and space solutions to market ahead of the competition.

Details about our capabilities and certifications are listed below. 

Our end-to-end aerospace and defense capabilities include:

Printed Circuit Board Assembly

  • Surface Mount
  • Through Hole
  • Hybrid 

Ruggedization Services

  • Assembly Cleaning
  • Underfill
  • Staking and Bonding
  • Conformal Coating 
  • Potting

AOI/AXI Automated Inspection

CCA Structural Test

CCA and LRU Functional Test

HASS Testing

Interconnect Subassemblies (Cables and Harnesses)

  • Wire Wrapping
  • Cable Harness Assembly
  • Laser Marking

Enclosure Assembly and Box Build

System Assembly

  • Mechanical Components
  • Mechanical Assembly
  • Electro-mechanical Assembly
  • Electrical Enclosure Assembly
  • Active Card/Software

Power Systems Validation

Optical Fiber Processing

Opto-Electronic Testing


  • Prototype Fabrication
  • Prototype Assembly
  • Electro-mechanical Assembly          
  • Electrical Enclosure Assembly
  • Active Card / Software

Quality and Reliability

  • Qualification Test Support
  • Vibration and Shock
  • Thermal and Thermal Shock
  • Electromagnetic Interference
  • Reliability
  • Sensing test capability, temperature, pressure, flow, high temperature flow
  • Other

Analytical Test Services

  • Failure Analysis
  • Metallurgical Analysis
  • Spectography
  • Electron Beam Microscope

Test Development Services

  • Functional Test
  • System Test 
  • Stress Testing 
  • In-Circuit Test (ICT) 
  • Boundary Scan  (BScan) Test - as part of ICT, FT or stand alone
  • Test Strategy including coverage prediction 
  • DFT Consulting

Engineering Support Services

  • Reliability Engineering/Collaborative Physical Technology Projects
  • Life Cycle Support (Obsolescence and Modernization)
  • Design for Manufactured Cost
  • Design for Quality
  • Product Development Support
  • Process Development and Support
  • Technology Transfer and Product Transfer
  • Miniaturization
  • Modernization
  • Weight and Power Consumption Reduction
  • Opto-Electronics
  • Electronic Packaging
  • PCBA Design and Layout
  • Embedded Systems
  • High Speed Digital Design
  • Signal Integrity Engineering

CORESIM™ Product Analysis / Risk Reduction

Repair and Overhaul

  • Printed Circuit Cards
  • Subsystem Assemblies
  • Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
  • FAR145 (Kulim)

  • AS9100
  • AS9110
  • Nadcap
  • CGP
  • ITAR
  • ISO 9001
  • J-STD-001/IPC-A-610
  • FAR 145/EASA 145/TCCA-AMO 
  • EASA Part 145
  • FAA Part 145 
  • NADCAP AC7120
  • IPC-A-610
  • IPC-WHM-A-62  
  • PMA FAR Part 21

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