Aurora Defense Group - BuildingAurora Defense Group, previously Aurora Cord and Cable, Located in Aurora, Il., The City of Lights, was founded in 1966 with the premise of making only the best vehicular lighting products.. For over 50 years we have been manufacturing vehicular lighting systems and electro-mechanical systems for the Department of Defense as well as major vehicle suppliers to the military.

Our customer base includes A.M. General, Oshkosh Corporation, General Dynamics and other major suppliers of military vehicles. Our products are produced utilizing the ISO 9001:2015 quality system under cage code 5A910. We have received The Recognition for Excellence Award by The defense supply System and The Outstanding Readiness award by The U.S. Government.

With our average team members tenure of over 24 years experience in manufacturing our team members are experienced and dedicated to producing only the best quality products for military vehicles and for the men and women in service who navigate and drive those vehicles.

Our product line of headlights, taillights, marker lights and electro-mechanical assemblies will continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers. We strive to produce not only what is needed for today’s military but to have the vision to develop and manufacture products to meet the ever evolving needs for tomorrow’s military.

We at Aurora Defense Group will continue to expand our capabilities and capacity to meet these future product needs. We will never lose sight of the fact that for over 50 years the products we make have been placed on the best military vehicles in the world and used to support the best military personnel in the world.

Charles Rishel
COO, Aurora Defense Group