Committed To Those We Serve

At Cardinal Engineering we have been providing our armed forces an unfair advantage for more than forty years.


"There's a way to do it better ... Find it" — Thomas Edison

When Failure Is Not An Option

Cardinal’s survivability experts can guide your team through shock and vibration analysis, qualification by extension, or full shock qualification.

The Power Of The Sea

Harnessing the ocean's clean, renewable energy.

Digital Engineering

Efficiently and cost-effectively bringing you the best result.

Cardinal Engineering
was founded on the tenet that premier quality technical services are best developed and maintained by building a stable and cohesive community of experts. Our growth model is strictly tied to our customers’ demand signal, which has led to our measured but consistent expansion, both in depth and breadth of capability. The best measure of our success continues to be the long-term relationships we have held, both with our employees and our customers.

Roger Bagbey, President & CEO

Cardinal Engineering

Who We Are

Cardinal is an engineering and technology company founded to provide the capability, innovation, and experience necessary to solve problems of national importance and with a commitment to the success of our customers and the well-being of our employees and their communities.

What We Do

Whether solving a specific problem, or delivering an operational capability, we apply the technical expertise required to deliver solutions to hard problems. Our engineers have a demonstrated history of innovation and experience transitioning emerging technology from the lab and into the hands of the warfighter.

Why Our Team

Cardinal employees are subject matter experts in a variety of disciplines; we provide the technical breadth of a large company with a small business intimacy. Our team’s experience, history of innovation, commitment to excellence, and culture of customer satisfaction are why a 13 year old company has 30 year old customer relationships.

Explore the Possibilities

View the core capabilities Cardinal Engineering provides, engineering expertise valued by government and industry customers alike. Our skills, founded on systems that operate in the world's oceans, are increasingly translating to solutions on land as well.

The Cardinal Difference


Whether it’s applying existing technologies to resolve emerging issues, or conceiving revolutionary breakthroughs, innovation is the Cardinal Rule.


With over 60% of our engineers having 20+ years of engineering experience, and more than half holding advanced degrees, the Cardinal team has the expertise to produce the results you need.


With the individual warfighter and citizen always in mind, we are dedicated to the betterment of our country, our neighborhood, and our families.


Our customer and partner relationships last for decades. Dependability matters. Quality matters. Relationships matter. We strive to earn trust and inspire loyalty.

Small Business

We number in the dozens, not hundreds. But like many small communities, we are tight-knit. We invite you to work with a team where everybody knows your name.

"Amazing people, great atmosphere. Everyone from top to bottom is friendly and a great coworker!"

Anonymous Employee

Glassdoor Quote

"The Cardinal Engineering Team continually gives extra effort to maintain a quality product while meeting or exceeding the aggressive schedule. They are a team that can be relied on to exceed customer expectations."

Navy Customer