Philpott Ball & Werner is a leading advisor to companies serving the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), allied foreign defense organizations, the Intelligence Community and government entities/agencies. PB&W has extensive expertise advising companies that design, manufacture and provide components, systems and subsystems, software, analytics and services for manned and unmanned aircraft, sea and sub-sea naval platforms, ground vehicles, advanced weapon systems and numerous defense programs.

PB&W advises companies across the intelligence market and intelligence community – including the National Intelligence Community (NSA, CIA, DIA, NRO, NGA), United States Cyber Command, Department of Homeland Security, Customs & Border Protection, U.S. State Department and the National Nuclear Security Administration. PB&W’s clients have included companies that support signals intelligence systems (SIGINT); geospatial intelligence (GEOINT): imagery intelligence (IMINT); measurement and signature intelligence (MASINT); open-source intelligence (OSINT); electronic warfare; electronic countermeasures; chemical, biological radiological, nuclear and explosives (CBRNE); and information operations.

PB&W has a unique understanding of companies that operate in Secret, Top Secret and Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) environments and how to best position those companies to maximize value.

PB&W’s clients have included companies that design and produce:

  • Advanced Signals Processing
  • Antennas, Communications & Sensors
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Intelligence (C4I)
  • Connectors & Integrated Assemblies
  • COTS Embedded Computing (At the Edge Computing)
  • Cyber Security & Attack
  • Data Recording & Storage
  • Displays & Image Enhancement
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Fire Control Systems
  • FPGAs, DSPs, ARMs & ASICs
  • GPS Systems
  • Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR)
  • Jamming & Counter Drone Systems
  • Missiles, Munitions, Torpedoes & Smart Weapon Systems
  • Mission Control Systems & Software
  • Navigation & Positioning Systems
  • Noise, Shock & Vibration Control
  • Optronics, Surveillance & Sighting Systems
  • Power Supplies & Modules
  • Precision Machining, Coatings & Assembly
  • Radiation Tolerant Electronics
  • Radomes, Advanced Composites & Materials
  • RF/Microwave Components, Products & Subsystems
  • Robotic Systems
  • Ruggedized Electronics & Enclosures
  • Software Defined Radios (SDR)
  • Security Screening Systems
  • Shipboard Systems & Components
  • Situational Awareness Systems
  • Software & Systems Engineering
  • Sonar & Sub-sea Systems
  • Spectrum Analysis & Evaluation
  • Stealth Materials & Coatings
  • SWAP-C Optimization
  • Systems Engineering & Integration, SETA, etc.
  • Test & Measurement Products
  • Training & Simulation
  • Turret & Turret Sub-systems
  • Unmanned Aerial & Fighting Vehicles
  • Unmanned Underwater Vehicles & Unmanned Ground Vehicles
  • Video & Image Processing Hardware & Software
  • Weapons Systems & Components


For further information, please contact
Ted Werner, Nick Berry, Luke Korta or Erik Appareti.