Confidence in NSF Controls’ switches and solenoids – demonstrated by their wide use in the Defence sector.

NSF Controls is a leading UK designer and manufacturer of solenoids, switches, and a specialist provider of customised electro-mechanical assembly services to the defence sector. 

Supporting airborne, ground based and naval defence applications, our specialist components are used in the toughest environments imaginable, usually for high specification, safety critical applications.

Demanding robust, reliable, long life products, NSF Controls’ products are being used in a vast range of new and established defence equipment.

From naval bridges and air force cockpits to military communications and missile guidance, we offer solenoids, switches and sub-assemblies for:

  • Missile deployment / guidance
  • Instrumentation
  • Air to air refuelling
  • Communications
  • Naval periscopes
  • Cargo hooks
  • Ground support
  • Cockpit security

Selector switches are also used in military applications for simultaneous control of multi pole, multi function switch combinations. They are a complex partnership of rotary switches with rotary solenoids and as such are special custom made units. In addition, we supply PATT switches.

Supporting the delivery of today’s control critical technologies

With an advanced approach to product development, engineering and technology, NSF Controls offers the widest range of solenoids and switches from a single source anywhere in Europe, with knowledgeable in-house product experts to help design, select and source the most suitable products to meet your application requirements. 

Recognised for superior quality and reliability, NSF Controls’ specialist components provide a foundation for the development of bespoke solutions, driving forward technological breakthroughs that improve performance and capability of client products and services.

From minor modifications to custom designs for progressive new applications, NSF Controls’ wide-reaching engineering expertise, integrated manufacturing and assembly skills enable all aspects of development to be progressed in-house, with 90% of output, customised.

The NSF Controls product experts are available to help you select the most suitable product to meet your specific requirements and, if required, will work with you to design and produce a customised solution. 

To find out more, please contact our specialist Design & Engineering Team +44 (0)1535 661144 or email 

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