Cobalt Horizons Corporation
Anticipate · Innovate · Succeed
Veteran Owned SDVOSB
Flexible · On Demand

Cobalt Horizons Corporation is an integrated team of highly experienced engineers providing contract engineering consulting services (we're not a staffing agency) to defense, space, medical device, cleantech and other industries in the electro-mechanical domain delivering elegant solutions to technical problems.

  • Quality Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Data Science Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering

"That which is complex is not useful. That which is useful is simple."
Mikhail Kalashnikov
Russian Army General (1919 - 2013)



Cobalt Horizons Corporation is a Veterans Administration Diversity Certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a KellyOCG Diversity Certified Johnson & Johnson WORKSENSE™ Service Provider. Our engineers have over 160 years' combined industry experience with industry standards Subject Matter Experts (and ASME committee members) including ASME Y14.5, Y14.24, Y14.100, AS9102, etc.

We collaborate with your team providing advanced engineering support across the entire program and product life-cycle including: systems engineering concept definition, data science engineering, supplier development engineering, technical requirements management, technical workforce development, operations support, process improvement, technology development, test development, interdisciplinary systems and configurations analyses and trade studies, manufacturing process and tooling improvement, design review support, and technical documentation support including industry standards compliant drafting reviews, tolerance stack analysis, and functional tolerancing (GD&T - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) best practices.


Cobalt Team Highlights

  • US Citizens
  • TS Cleared Military Veterans
  • ASME GD&T Subject Matter Experts
  • Relational Database Experts
  • Reliability Engineering Experts


Engineering workforce multiplier enhancing the team's long-term capabilities

Providing standards-based interpretation and technical solutions for engineers, inspectors, and suppliers

Working shoulder to shoulder with the organic workforce solving today's specific challenges while preventing future issues

Training, coaching, and mentoring - passing along tools and techniques to engage the opportunities of tomorrow

Easy to contract with; available to support locally onsite, remotely (telecommute), full-time, part-time via Statement of Work (SOW) or with retainer


Enhanced mechanical dimensioning schemes increasing acceptability of usable components while ensuring the rejection of items unsuitable for the intended application

Technical requirements management - development, tailoring, and verification

Standards-based engineering specification development improving interpretation, eliminating ambiguity, and accurately conveying design intent while reducing errors and omissions

Complete, unambiguous material requirements definition avoiding downstream issues during verification

Qualification testing technical liaison / management

Improved producibility though design, process, and cost analysis methodologies

Program Experience

Principal Design Engineer: Industrial Gas Turbine Engine

Medical Device Reliability Engineer: Cardiac Ablation RF Generator

Project Engineer: Aerospace Connector and Cable Assembly

Medical Device Quality Engineer: Cardiac Ablation Catheter

Ordnance Manufacturing Engineer: MDA Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV)

Reliability Engineer: Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (STUAS)

Engineering Manager: Excimer Laser CAD

Manufacturing Engineer: Cable Assembly and Wire Harness

Program Manager: USAF B-2A Bomber Reliability Engineering

Base Commander: USAF Reserve, Los Angeles AFB

Engineering Manager: Specialty Engineering

Project Engineer: Permaswage Hydraulic Components

Engineering Manager: Systems Reliability

Systems Engineer: US Navy Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) X-47B

Reliability Engineer: Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System (LMAMS)

Aerospace Engineer: Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) Active Array and Mobile Satellite Ventures (MSV) Payload / Ku-Band Reflector

Mechanical Engineer: Aircraft Nacelle

Ordnance Mechanical Engineer: DCMA Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Thermally Initiated Venting System (TIVS)


J Matthew Gaskill

President / CEO


Phone: 562.746.9800