Accurate Energetic Systems home office in McEwen, TN


Founded in 1980, Accurate Energetic Systems, LLC (AES) is dedicated to the development, manufacture, handling and storage of a wide range of energetic products for the military, aerospace and commercial markets. Through acquisitions, R&D expenditures and capital investments, AES is continuously expanding its product portfolio and capabilities to better serve the requirements of the end user.

AES maintains an ISO 9001:2015 certified Quality Management System addressing all contracting, engineering, production, environmental, safety, occupational health, quality and security activities.  Our facility complies with the Security requirements of DOD 5100.76-M, Appendix 2 and the safety requirements of DOD 4145.26-M.

The AES facility consists of 1,300 acres in Bucksnort, TN, fifty miles west of Nashville on Interstate 40. The production facility consists of eight purpose built production buildings and a quality lab for product evaluation and analysis. All manufacturing facilities are environmentally controlled.

AES provides commercial and government customers manufacturing and storage capabilities for a wide range of energetic products.  Our core areas of expertise include:

  • Manufacturing and processing bulk explosives

  • Fabricating energetic devices

  • Load, Assemble, Pack

  • Casting of specialty melt pour explosive devices

  • Pressing explosive munitions pellets

  • Explosive testing and characterization

AES is certified as a Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) the SBA and Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US.

Accurate Energetic Systems quality facility in McEwen, TN


AES is committed to conducting its business in a fair and principled manner in accordance with the Company's Code of Ethics and Compliance. Ethics, Confidentiality, and Integrity are AES’s highest ideals.  We do what is right because it is right.  These values added with integrity and sound judgment supports AES’s ability to deliver on what we do, why we exist, who we are and how we behave.  AES’s actions, decisions and commitment of our team is to conduct business in a fair and ethical manner with AES’s Code of Ethics and Compliance.


NSAA National Ski Areas Association
NDIA National Defense Industrial Association
IME Institute of Makers of Explosives
AUSA Association of the United States Army
DOTC Dod Ordnance Technology Consortium
ISEE International Society of Explosives Engineers
AMTC Aviation & Missile Technology Consortium
NAC National Armaments Consortium