About Nova

Nova Technical Solutions provides engineering and turnkey solutions and services for the sustainment, modernization, and upgrade of legacy defense systems – aviation, land, and maritime. Nova provides obsolete systems trade studies, electronic and mechanical modeling and design, reverse engineering, technical data package development, first article build, testing, qualification support, and manufacturing to meet aerospace and defense customer requirements. Our staff of project engineers provides engineering and supplier management capabilities tailored to meet customer objectives. Nova has proven success in the development and manufacture of mechanical, electro-mechanical, structural, and electronic hardware and software for aerospace and defense applications.

Technical Services for Aerospace and Defense

Nova understands the demands associated with hardware and software design, development, test, manufacturing, and deployment for aerospace and defense applications. Nova’s Defense Technical Services helps ensure program and mission objectives are met by putting this knowledge and expertise to work for our clients. We provide engineering design and development, project engineering management, vetronics system architectures, Design for Manufacturability (DFM) consulting, Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) reviews, Technical Data Package (TDP) development, and technology commercialization consulting.

Why Nova

Nova and their staff are committed to providing our clients with innovative solutions with an emphasis on reducing total cost of ownership. While we are quite active in providing legacy obsolescence systems repair and refurbishment, we continually provide trade studies which produce cost effective upgrade options to ensure we meet the client’s future needs. We at Nova work closely with our clients and provide open feedback which focus on our clients operating model. This service provides customers with the ability to manage risk and budgetary constraints.

Nova Technical Solutions

Nova provides all aspects of design, engineering and manufacturing services to the defense community whether electronic, mechanical or human factors. We maintain a Secret Security Clearance program which allows our staff to operate on classified programs. Our electronic and mechanical engineering staff produces state of art integrated circuits, hardware and software solutions. Nova also provides support and logistic services for both legacy and new program development. Nova has provided design development and support for several prime contractors along with direct service to government program offices. Nova has worked with many of the world’s top prime contractors as can be seen in the Our Customers section


Charles Tope, President

Charles Tope, President/Owner of Nova Technical Solutions.
Charles is originally from the Monterey Bay Area, on the Central Coast of California. An alumni of Saint Mary’s College, Charles has been in the staffing and technical recruiting industry since 1995 and became president of Nova TS in 2008.