About Us

Vanguard Electronics

Vanguard Electronics has been an industry leader for over 60 years in the design and manufacture of inductors and transformers. With a reputation for reliability in demanding environments, Vanguard is a preferred supplier to major contractors in the Defense, Aerospace, Space, Medical, and Down-hole Oil & Gas industries.

Manufacturing, including MIL-STD-981 & other space level requirements, along with research & development, prototyping, and lab analysis are headquartered in a state of the art facility in Huntington Beach, California. Vanguard has an additional 40,000 square foot manufacturing facility located in Mexicali, Mexico. Both facilities meet the highest defense and aerospace industry standards such as:

  • ITAR Compliant
  • DLA Authorized
  • MIL-PRF-27
  • AS9100 REV D
  • ISO 9001
  • MIL-STD-981

Sample requests always get top priority and fast turnaround. Choose from a large offering of catalog parts or have parts made to your specifications.

Our Mission

Vanguard Electronics High Reliability

HIGH RELIABILITY

Design and manufacture high ­reliability, defect­-free, competitively priced products that meet customer demands and delivery.
Vanguard Electronics Innovation

INNOVATION

Cultivate drive and innovation through empowering employees.
Vanguard Electronics Excellence

EXCELLENCE

Promote a culture of continual improvement and excellence throughout the Company.

facilities

Vanguard Electronics Official Headquarters

headquarters – manufacturing and advanced environmental laboratory
huntington beach, california

  • Center of Excellence for Space, Military, and High Reliability
  • Product Design, Research & Development
  • Full manufacturing and testing capabilities
    • MIL-PRF-27 / MIL-STD-981 / EEE-INST
  • Quick Turn Prototypes
  • Advanced Environmental Lab Supporting:
    • Thermal Shock Cycling
    • Life Testing
    • Mechanical Shock & Vibration
    • Corona Testing for High Voltage Applications
    • Pressurized Vacuum Chambers & Ovens
  • AS9100 Certified
  • ISO 9001 Certified
  • ITAR Compliant
  • Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism Certified
  • Authorized by Defense Logistics Agency for Qualification Testing
  • Qualification Testing
  • Failure Analysis
  • Class 100,000 Cleanroom
  • Full Machine Shop
  • Tool & Die Fabrication
Vanguard Electronics - Manufacturing and Advanced Environmental Laboratory

manufacturing
mexicali, mexico

  • Established manufacturing in mexicali in 1968
  • Full manufacturing and testing capabilities
    • MIL-PRF-27 / MIL-STD-981 / EEE-INST
  • Multiple manufacturing cells to meet unique program needs – flexible capability for small quantity lots (1 unit) to large quantity production runs (100,000+ units)
  • ITAR compliant
  • Manufacturing License Agreement (MLA # Available Upon Request)
  • AS9100 Certified
  • Authorized by DLA to perform Qualification Testing
  • C-TPAT Certified – Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (Homeland Security)
  • Custom Header and Case Fabrication
  • See VE’s Capabilities