Defense Optronics: Vehicle Solutions

Excelitas is a leading supplier of complex optronic solutions for above- and below-armor in main battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and armoured personnel carriers. Excelitas optical modules are in service on major platforms around the world including AJAX, JLTV, LAV, Stryker, Warrior, Puma, Challenger and many others.

Excelitas designs and manufactures optical components, windows, coatings and modules from LWIR to UV for gimbles and turrets.

Turrets & Gimbles

Excelitas designs and manufactures optical components, windows, coatings and modules from LWIR to UV for pods and turrets on a wide range of platforms. Our field-proven modules and components used for imaging and other applications in complex turret systems on a variety of platforms. We work closely...
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FV4034 Challenger-2 British Main Battle Tank

Vehicle Sights

Excelitas offers a breadth of capability for vehicle sighting requirements. Applications include below armor day/thermal sights for commander or gunner, capability upgrades for existing sights or modules for integration within an OEM sight or turret. We have a proven history of designing and...
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CheetIR-L - High-Definition, MWIR Camera

CheetIR-L is a High-Definition (HD) Mid-Wave-Infrared (MWIR) Thermal Imaging Camera. The camera combines a ruggedized x13.5 continuous zoom capability with the very latest in High-Operating Temperature (HOT) MWIR detector technology providing exceptional imagery. CheetIR-L delivers long-range...
Excelitas manufactures optronic modules for Driver Vision Enhancement in any number of platforms

Driver Vision Enhancement

Wide field of view objective lenses for vehicle driving in complete darkness and situational awareness around the vehicle. Excelitas has developed market leading solutions offering best in class sensitivity and image clarity with no moving parts. We have fielded in excess of 7,000 DVE systems on...
Excelitas' PanthIR Ruggedized Uncooled Continuous Zoom Camera


PanthIR is an uncooled Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) thermal imaging camera which has been optimized for both 17µm and 12µm focal plane arrays, including XGA formats.The field-proven, ruggedized opto-mechanical assembly provides x10 zoom, which can be used either as a continuous or stepped zoom...
Excelitas CougIR Zoom Module as deployed on remote weapon stations

Remote Weapon Stations

Excelitas Ruggedized thermal imaging optics and cameras for target acqusition and engagement are widely deployed on remote weapon stations. We develop and manufacture Single-field-of-view, Dual-field-of-view and continuous zoom optics and camera modules for remote weapon station target acquisition...
Excelitas Optronic Assembly for targeting & surveillance imaging onboard the Brieve UAV

Surveillance & Targeting

Excelitas has a 40+ year history of proven capability is the design and manufacture of optical modules used for Surveillance and Targeting.