A BRIEF HISTORY OF ABRAMS AIRBORNE MANUFACTURING, INC. and MILKOR USA, INC Established in 1965 by WWII Veteran, Harold “Bud” Abrams, Abrams Airborne is a family-owned and operated business. Born in of a small garage in Tucson, AZ, the company has grown into a 138,000 square foot facility with 150+ employees. Over decades in the industry, Abrams has served the following industries: Aerospace, Defense, Weapons, Medical and Commercial. In addition, Abrams Airborne acquired VLTOR Weapon Systems as a division to provide high quality weapons systems for military, law enforcement and the retail markets.

The company established Milkor USA, Inc., the world’s premier provider for the 40 mm Multi-Shot Grenade Launcher (MSGL), which supplied the US Marine Corps with a 5 year IDIQ contract.

Milkor USA, Inc aims to foster relationships through the production of high quality products at competitive prices, delivered to customers on time and with great customer service.


  • Engineering, Programming and Design
  • CNC/Manual Lathe (Live Tooling) and Mill Machining
  • Welding – TIG, MIG and Seam Weld
  • Plating – Zinc, Type II and III Anodize with Dyes, Manganese Phosphate, Black Oxide, Passivate, Chem-Film
  • Aluminum Dip Brazing
  • Assembly and Integration
  • Precision Sheet Metal – Forming, CNC Punching, Shearing
  • Metal Finishing – Grain, Automated Shot Peen for Aluminum and Steel, Deburr, Tumble/Vibration Deburr, Grind
  • Part Marking – Laser, RIFD, Silkscreen, Barcode, Stenciling, Engraving