Compton Arms began as a small-arms research and development company dedicated to working with global military, law enforcement, and private security.

Today, in our state-of-the-art R&D and manufacturing centers, we develop the next evolution of complex components, armaments, firearms and components, electronic and optical sighting systems, and other assets, including NFA weaponry and destructive devices for military, law enforcement and government agency use.

Our Compton Arms Research Brand sets the standard for expertly crafted tools used across the defense, military, and law enforcement arenas.

Through our contract Research and Development Program, we also create products designed for the civilian, commercial, aerospace, hydrospace, and industrial markets.

What sets us apart is our strategic focus on research, which allows us to look outside of the traditional, and introduce new technologies, while improving existing platforms. It is in our DNA.

Wise Defense - Fierce Courage - Consistently™

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, USA, our facilities include multi-discipline manufacturing centers IS0 9001 certified in Manufacturing and Assembly of Precision Metal Components, AS9100D Certified coatings and plating of metals, and our main office research and development, and testing facility. All critically focused on quality and precision. All working toward the next-level of excellence. All in the United States of America with all materials from the United States of America.


Never Stop Innovating
Utilize advanced technologies and solutions to lead in our field. Everything can be improved, everything can be better.

Strive for Perfection
Our goal is six sigma in manufacturing quality and service. Because good enough is never good enough.

Be Ambitious
When you lead, you set the example. We prove what is possible when manufacturing in the USA.

Focus on Teamwork
We use all our talents, experience, and knowledge to accomplish new levels of success.


An American weapons and armament research and development company manufacturing new technologies with the highest quality and dedication to perfection.


Compton Arms Research is U.S. entity, registered with the United States Government for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) through the System for Award Management (SAM). Compton Arms Research is recorded under both a DUNS and FEIN number, having been issued a Marketing Partner ID Number (MPIN).

Compton Arms Research has a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code issued by the U.S. Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS). The CAGE Code is used for contract bidding and transacting business with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).

Compton Arms Research complies with the U.S. State Department through the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) for the export and import defense-related articles and services on the United States Munitions Lists (USML), and complies with all regulations of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) and the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”)

Compton Arms Research complies with the U.S. Department of Defense Directive DoDD 5230.25 and Canada's Technical Data Control Regulations (TDCR).