Navatek is now Martin Defense Group

“The company culture at Martin Defense Group encourages innovation and creativity in our employees, allowing for each person’s unique talents to thrive.”
– Martin Kao, Chief Executive Officer

Martin Defense Group is a diversified commercial and US Department of Defense research company, rooted in the creativity and talents of its people.  People dedicated to delivering innovation and best-value research, engineering, and solutions based on applications of science and technology.  We are committed to listening to our customers’ challenges and delivering solutions that exceed their expectations for creativity, innovation, and overall excellence.

Our core strengths are complex computational physics and engineering tools, digital-twins, autonomous systems, advanced inflatable and drop stitch, undersea systems, alternative energy, marine hydrokinetics, risk reduction, cyber-physical security, advanced simulations and design of prototype marine systems and other scientific fields and capabilities.

Employment Benefits

Martin Defense Group offers a comprehensive total compensation package to all employees which includes a competitive salary and benefits. This package includes competitive options for medical, dental, flexible savings plans, paid time off and retirement savings plans. We strive to care for our employee and their wellbeing. These benefits allow us to be sure that employees are well supported throughout their career.

Student Internships

Students are encouraged to apply to our competitive internship program where you will apply your science and engineering knowledge to specific DoD problems, acquiring technical skills along the way. Interns are encouraged to work creatively to address challenges and meet goals, with a mentor available to provide guidance. We fully integrate student interns into the team and encourage students to inquire about topics they find engaging. Internships are an essential step in developing tomorrow’s innovative leaders, so we ensure the program fosters the qualities that we deem essential – creativity, accountability, and technical expertise. Positions open in the fall each year for all our locations.