Last Update June 20, 2023


  • Mechanical, Electro-mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic components
  • Metal Processing, Parts & Components

William Cook is a large, UK-based engineering company with a strong presence in the defence sector. The company is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of track and running gear for armoured vehicles.

William Cook factories have manufactured track for armoured vehicles for over 70 years. Today, all track manufacture takes place at one purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility. William Cook's other factories are also trusted suppliers of cast armour, structural parts and extreme specification components for land, sea and air.

Track Systems - Cook Defence Systems is the main supplier of armoured vehicle track to the British Army and to users of British-made vehicles worldwide. Cook Defence Systems has also developed single and double pin tracks for the next generation of armoured vehicles, and supplies 'standard' track in large quantities for the world's most widely used armoured vehicles. In addition to track, Cook Defence Systems has extensive experience in the design, development and manufacture of whole running gear systems for armoured vehicles.

Structural Parts - William Cook's reputation as a manufacturer of high-integrity steel castings has made it a trusted supplier of cast armour and structural parts for fighting vehicles, ships and submarines.

Precision Components - William Cook’s precision casting technologies are applied to extreme specification components for military aircraft and missiles.

Cook Defence Systems

Add to favorites