Keeping Our Troops Safe on the Ground, on the Water and In the Air… It is our only mission.

Today’s advanced defense and aerospace applications demand a partner who can deliver mission-critical performance, reliability and support. Excelitas is that partner, with over 50 years of experience in getting the job done right the first time. We understand what it takes to get even the most complex project off the ground. From initial design to deployment, we consistently deliver innovative photonic solutions. Our products are backed with exceptional design, production, and test capabilities and decades of systems integration experience. Every product, whether customized to exacting customer specifications or ruggedized commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), is engineered to meet stringent performance requirements and operate in extreme environments. We work closely with our customers throughout the product life cycle, while providing expert technical input at every step along the way. Our expertise in energetic safety systems, electro-optics, night vision equipment, sensors, defense lighting, frequency standards for satellites, and high-energy switching enables us to meet your exacting application needs. Because of our field-proven leadership in supporting mission-critical applications, we are the preferred supplier for prime contractors worldwide.


Excelitas delivers mission-critical power and photonics to support a wide range of demanding airborne and space-based platforms. As leaders in sensor, optical and electronics technologies, our components, systems and technological expertise are empowering next-generation airborne platforms.


Excelitas provide key C5ISR technology solutions for Airborne, Space, Land and Naval applications.

Helmet-Mounted and Head-Up Display

Excelitas is the world leading designer and manufacturer of head-up display and helmet-mounted display optics for civil airliners, business jets, military fast jets, trainer aircraft, military transport and military rotary-wing platforms.

Missiles and Missile Defense

From electronics to optics and energetics, Excelitas is a leader in the technologies to optimize the performance of missiles and munitions.

Soldier Systems

World leaders for the design, development and supply of components, modules and system solutions for Night Vision, Thermal and Fused Sighting, Surveillance and Target Location systems


Our photonic technologies enable satellite mission success for geostationary, medium-earth orbit (MEO) and low-earth orbit (LEO) space satellites, and has a proven pedigree for reliable deployment on extended probe missions.