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Military and Defense ball Bearings

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Reliably Delivering Precision Bearings for Military and Defense for Decades

Schatz supplies precision bearings for the military and defense industry, reliably meeting strict standards and production requirements.  Schatz Bearing supplies bearings for aircraft, ground vehicles, missiles and weapon systems.

For the United States military, our advantage is that our New York-based manufacturing facility means establishing a local ball bearing supply chain relationship that can meet demand and that you can rely on for high quality ball bearing products.



DFARS Compliance

For Military and Defense programs, Schatz offers DFARS compliant options for the majority of standard and custom bearing designs. When ordering or discussing design requirements with our technical team, please be sure to specify which DFARs clauses are to be flowed down to the bearings. In accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) managed by the Department of Defense (DoD), the most common bearing DFARs clauses are:

  • 225-7001 Buy American and Balance of Payments
  • 225-7009 Restriction on Acquisition of Certain Articles Containing Specialty Metals
  • 225-7016 Restriction on Acquisition of Ball and Roller Bearings

Exporting Defense Articles

If you need defense bearings for export, Schatz is registered with the United States Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) (see our ITAR registration letter) pursuant to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR Part 122). Schatz personnel are trained to handle all sensitive defense-related information.


Cyber-attacks happen all the time which puts a premium on secure IT systems. Schatz is compliant to NIST 800-171. You can be confident that your controlled unclassified information (CUI) will remain confidential.


Airframe Control Bearings

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MS Standard Bearings

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Custom Bearings

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