Metal Forming Equipment in the
Military Industry

Military Industry

FENN is proud to be able to reflect on 119 years of know-how in the construction of specialized metal forming machinery. Within the past several decades, we have had the privilege of completing many defense/military related projects. We develop highly specialized metal forming equipment for a wide range of military applications. As a supplier of complete metal forming solutions, we develop and construct customized equipment systems in close collaboration with our clients.

Through a long, illustrious history, we have supported military defense efforts by supplying metal forming equipment that helps produce the weapons, armor, aircraft and vehicles that are relied upon in critical situations. Our experienced staff understand the need for high quality, precise parts, and ensure that FENN’s metal forming machinery is robust in its construction and highly accurate in its production. Our applications engineers take the time to fully understand your project & output goals, material requirements, training and installation needs and budget when developing your metal forming solution. Whether defense/military applications call for production or research type equipment, our experienced engineers are here to support you and develop the right machine based on your application.

Some of FENN’s previous military/defense applications include:

Spring Coilers

  • Gun/Slide springs
  • Magazine springs
  • Trigger springs
  • Fuel Rods
  • Air craft controls and springs

Swage Machines

  • Swaged gun barrels
  • Anti-tank rocket tips
  • MS-Spec fittings swaged onto cable
  • Aircraft components

Rolling Mills

  • Metallurgical & alloy research
  • Embossing mills for hand grenades
  • Processing Titanium sections for aircraft frames


  • Uranium and Zirconium tubes and rods