Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, John Cockerill Defense America (JCDA) is the US subsidiary of John Cockerill Defense SA (JCD SA), the Belgium-based world leader for in-production, platform agnostic, integrated fire control solutions.
For over 200 years, John Cockerill has focused its expertise to the service of defense sector. Company unique skills in software engineering, ballistics, and turret design, John Cockerill Defense America teams with platform OEMs to provide unsurpassed protection, firepower, reliability, and maintainability to the United States military.
Cockerill™ manned and optionally manned turrets modernize to overmatch, delivering the very best lethality, crew protection, and situational awareness solutions to maneuver forces. John Cockerill Defense’s global reputation for meeting customer requirements with highly accurate, cost competitive turrets include embedded, attached, or standalone training/maintenance simulation systems. John Cockerill Defense is the industry leader in direct fire lethality system design, development, production, and integration. Today, there are over 4000 Cockerill™ systems fielded worldwide. Additionally, John Cockerill Defense has capability to produce large caliber cannons from 90mm to 120mm.
Support to the Force: John Cockerill Defense America’s Medium Caliber Armament System (MCAS) CRADA turret performed flawlessly, providing DEVCOM-AC test data for over 5000 rounds of 30mm ammunition, including MK310 Programmable Air Burst Munition.
Cockerill™ systems are modular and designed to be affordably upgraded in order to keep pace with the needs of their users. The very embodiment of the Cockerill™ brand, John Cockerill Defense America lethality systems are lightweight, providing highly effective firepower, reliability, and protection for the crew.