Toyon Research Corporation is a nationally recognized small business performing both technology development and defense systems analysis. Since 1980, we have supported more than 50 government and commercial customers on over 1000 contracts.

Toyon is employee-owned with approximately 230 employees. Our corporate headquarters is located in Goleta, CA (near the Santa Barbara Airport and the University of California at Santa Barbara) and hosts the majority of our technical and administrative staff as well as our RF fabrication and laboratory facilities. Additionally, we have corporate offices in Ashburn, VA, Huntsville, AL (near the U.S. Space and Rocket Center), and Fort Collins, CO (near the Colorado State University campus) that are growing steadily and providing key, local resources for our federal clients in each of our core business areas. Our staff possesses a unique combination of technical expertise, objectivity, and creativity, allowing us to provide responsive solutions to our customers’ most difficult problems.

Our technical strengths are represented by our six business areas:

  • Antennas and RF Systems
  • Aerospace Systems
  • RF Products
  • Algorithm and AI Solutions
  • Homeland Security
  • Autonomous Systems

Within these business areas Toyon performs applied research, systems analysis, and product development to support the requirements of our customers. We offer software and system engineering services, sell a unique portfolio of innovative products, and periodically publish our research to support the advancement of our industry. Our facilities and equipment include microwave, electronics, and antenna prototyping laboratories, a mobile laboratory for UAS field testing, and a diverse array of state-of-the-art sensor systems.

Business Areas

Antenna & RF Systems

Toyon performs all aspects of RF and antenna engineering – from theory and numerical modeling, through design and development, to fabrication and testing.

RF Products

Toyon produces advanced active and passive antennas and related products under AS9100 quality standards.

Aerospace Systems

Toyon performs systems analyses in support of advanced sensor and weapon programs, and offers licensing of several simulation codes.

Homeland Security

Toyon specializes in evaluating methods for protecting facilities from chemical, biological, and radiological threats.

Algorithm and AI Solutions

Toyon performs R&D of advanced algorithms and associated hardware used to search, locate and identify objects in the battlespace.

Autonomous Systems

Toyon designs, develops, and tests advanced multi-platform control systems to support complex, autonomous military missions.


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