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About Optics 1

We work with each customer as a partner from the initial concept phase, through detailed design, production, and after sales support..

The Optics 1 team understands, anticipates, and surpasses the expectations of our customers. We place the highest importance on the satisfaction of our customers, working hard to earn and maintain successful long-term relationships.


Optics 1 is a global leader in full-service state-of-the-art design and production of electro-optical products, systems, and sensors. We specialize in the design of compact, high-performance electro-optical systems including visual augmentation systems, laser range finder systems, and long-range precision targeting and observation devices.

Leveraging our core competencies in electro-optics, day and night imaging, laser range finding, and digital magnetic compass technology, Optics 1 is able to provide unmatched first-class electro-optical systems for warfighter and law enforcement missions.

Optics 1 is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Vectronix AG of Heerbrugg (Switzerland) and is part of Safran Electronics & Defense (a Safran group). Its U.S-based manufacturing and testing operations is located in its headquarters in Bedford, New Hampshire with additional offices located in the Virginia/DC Metro area and California.

Optics 1: Your Total Solution for Mission Success