Who We Are


Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Bascom Hunter provides aerospace and defense products of the highest performance, engineered for resilience while meeting extreme requirements. Our partners invest heavily in their equipment, so they turn to us for the most dependable solutions. We’re an AS 9100 certified company that combines systems engineering with a complete team of electrical, mechanical, and software engineers. Our experienced team delivers results for our customers in all phases of development, including design, testing, qualification, manufacturing, and support. Applying this engineering-driven expertise and a keen focus on performance allows us to remain more agile as we adapt to the unique needs of a diverse range of partners that include the U.S. Department of Defense and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Our two distinct divisions allow us to further specialize – providing environmental control systems (ECS) and components through Xcelaero and advanced electronics through BH Tech. Meanwhile, our constant adaptability also keeps us poised for growth that will add further value to our partners. Consider connecting with us on LinkedIn to continue to learn more about Bascom Hunter.

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  • 2024

    2024 - 

    Bascom Hunter acquired SoleNet, Inc.

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  • 2022

    2022 - 

    Bascom Hunter acquired TelGaAs, Inc.

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  • 2022

    2022 - 

    Bascom Hunter acquired Seamech, Inc.

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  • 2020

    2020 - 

    Relocation of Headquarters in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 2019

    2019 - 

    Bascom Hunter acquired Xcelaero, Inc.

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  • 2019

    2019 - 

    Bascom Hunter awarded
    Phase III by USAF

  • 2017

    2017 - 

    Bascom Hunter expanded into the environmental control system business.


  • 2013

    2013 - 

    First SBIR Award in Photonic Neuromorphic Processing


  • 2010

    2010 - 


    Bascom Hunter was founded by Andrew McCandless and Paul Prucnal in 2010 to commercialize and develop advanced electronics invented by Dr. Prucnal at Princeton University.