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The Arsenal of Democracy Meets The Arsenal of Innovation

Michigan: The Arsenal of Democracy and The Arsenal of Innovation.

It Started Here

Michigan has played a prominent role in the defense of our nation since 1940.

Creating A More Robust Michigan

Michigan Defense Center helps Michigan-based companies cash in on defense contracts.

Symbiotic Relationship

The defense industry and the automotive sector share a culture of innovation, R&D and leading-edge technologies.


Opportunities tailor made for you. See what’s happening and view upcoming events in the defense industry throughout Michigan.

Michigan Defense Center

Michigan Made

Approximately 70% of everything a soldier touches is contracted in Michigan.


Michigan Engineers Solutions To Cyber Threats

Michigan companies are at the forefront of identifying and resolving global cybersecurity threats.

Dual Use

More Than Cars

Our reputation as the Motor Capital of the World goes well beyond the family sedan.


At The Forefront of R&D

Michigan has an abundance of R&D centers and highly qualified personnel.

Tech and Defense Communities

The Right Connection

We can connect your business with the defense industry and its $580+ billion budget.

DOD in Michigan

DoD Loves Michigan

Michigan’s defense economy is a multibillion industry, supporting over 100,000 jobs.