About Us

Stark Aerospace is a global aerospace defense contractor located in Columbus, Mississippi, at the GTR Global Industrial Aerospace Park. Stark currently operates three divisions: Unmanned Aerial Systems, Sensors, and Engineering. Stark’s Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) division is made up of both UAS production and flight services. Stark produces the Heron and the Hunter MQ-5B Unmanned Aerial Systems. Stark’s Flight Services team operates the Heron in support of the U.S. Government.The Electro-Optics team in Stark’s Sensors division is performing assembly and repairs of Plug-In Optronic Payloads (POP), including the POP300, POP300D, POP300i, and POP300LR. In addition to the POP, Stark’s family of sensors includes the MiniPOP, MiniPOP-D, MicroPOP, and Ground Target Acquisition and Designation Systems (GTADS). These payloads are used in the war on terror, as well as for law enforcement, naval, and other surveillance needs.Stark Aerostructures Division delivers the highest quality built to print and design and build composite capabilities to its customers who include – OEMs and Tier 1 aerospace companies , US Department of Defense, international companies and governments.Stark has extensive experience in advanced structure and composite assemblies (including wet layup and pre-preg capabilities), composite fabrication and repairs, and the manufacture and integration of aircraft mechanical and electrical assemblies, electronic and hydraulic, and optical assemblies.Through expanded production, flight services, and broadened U.S.-based engineering support, Stark continues to provide exceptional products and services that protect our armed forces.