LAV and two JLTVs equipped with BNC Gun-Control-Unit controlled cannons.

Special Mission
Electronics Solutions
from Butler National – Tempe

Butler National Gun Control Units are used to control a variety of Northrop Grumman Bushmaster® Chain Guns® during a demonstration at the Big Sandy Test Center in Wikieup, AZ.

Reliable Expertise

MIL-STD-882 compliant software and firmware.
MIL-STD-461 and -810 qualified enclosures.
Long term service and support.

Butler National Corporation is your source for the most challenging electronics projects in the aerospace and defense industries.

Armed "Firehawk" Blackhawk variant in flight in Yuma, Arizona

Proven Products

Butler National products are found in the most demanding environments, enabling vital missions and supporting important subsystems, from fuel tank protection to weapon control systems.

Butler National designs and manufactures commercial and defense electronics for OEMs, contractors, and government agencies.

The Butler National B306 Combined Gun Control Box was derived from company-proprietary control system designs to control the M230 Cannon on specific helicopters. The box received a full Air-Worthiness Release (AWR) for the MH-60 Direct Action Penetrator. The B306 is also form, fit, and function compatible with the AH-64 Apache pre-Block III helicopters (GCB P/N 7-217222500-611).

Turn-Key Electronics Solutions

Electrical Engineering

Butler National designs and integrates complex projects that include custom circuits, control logic, and electronics equipment. We integrate a variety of systems and standard communication formats.

Mechanical Engineering

Butler National designs custom parts, enclosures, and assemblies. Our designs are ruggedized and optimized for size, weight, durability and manufacturability according to customer needs.

Software Engineering

Butler National adapts its proprietary control logic software / firmware for its products. We leverage our existing work to complete future projects efficiently. Our software development process is MIL-STD-882 compliant.

Circuits & Logic

Butler National designs and assembles custom printed-circuit boards using state-of-the-art Pick-and-Place machines and reflow soldering. We also develop proprietary control logic for digital systems.

Enclosure Design

Butler National designs and manufactures ruggedized enclosures for electronics and electromechanical products. We frequently qualify our enclosure designs to MIL-STD-461 and MIL-STD-810.


Butler National has over thirty years of experience in designing and manufacturing ruggedized electronics and cables for avionics, command/control systems, testing systems and weapons systems.


Butler National Tempe manufactures, integrates and supports commercial Butler-designed control systems, ordnance related products and commercial aviation / avionics products.


Circuit boards, cable assemblies, enclosures, and other sub-components are typically assembled on-site in the Tempe, Arizona facility.

Support Services

Butler is available to service damaged parts, produce additional products, or update/upgrade products. We also offer technical services and installation support.

Butler National supports the missions that matter most.

From controlling the guns on the latest military vehicles to protecting the fuel tanks of commercial aircraft, Butler National Corporation products serve mission-critical roles in sectors where failure is not an option.