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Military Optics for Observation, Aiming, Fire Control Systems, and Bore Sighting

PHOTONIC develops, produces, and distributes highly specialised optics for combined use on modern infantry weapons.

Seeböckgasse 59,
A- 1160,
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PHOTONIC develops, produces, and distributes highly specialised optics for combined use on modern infantry weapons.

With high-performance designs and tailor-made adaptations, based on environment and operation conditions, the user benefits from improvements in situation-awareness and hit probability at all ranges of engagement.

Optical instruments for infantry and artillery applications

PHOTONIC’s solidly engineered technical solutions are developed with modern tools under the highest demands on quality and economical workflow.

Photonic design accurate sighting systems for a range of small arms and support weapons.
All Photonic products undergo a rigorous development process, ensuring accuracy and reliability when it’s needed most.
Photonic sights are crucial accessories for specialized range-sensitive weapons such as mortars and sniper rifles.
Photonics products have been specifically designed to endure the ardors of the modern battlefield.
Photonic products enable a reliable, field fit and easy to handle solution to adjusting sighting systems on weapons.

The firm enjoys a strong reputation as a leading manufacturer of quality optic, optronic, opto-electronic, and precise mechanics.

As a member of the WILD Group, PHOTONIC offers cost-effective and value-creating engineering and manufacturing capabilities for prototype manufacturing and serial production.

Fire control systems to measure distances and ranges

PHOTONICs fire control systems are tailor-made solutions that utilise the latest diode-laser technology to measure distances and ranges.

The field shows a big difference between the estimation and the measuring of ranges, which can result in hitting the target or not.

The PHOTONIC fire control systems can be integrated in new weapons or upgrade existing weapon systems. For infantry weapons with distinctive ballistic features the range is the most important data to guarantee improved hit probability.

PHOTONICs modular fire control system, a tailor-made technical solution for man-portable anti-tank weapons, is already in operation on battlefields around the world.

The company’s newest fire control systems with a ballistic calculator are the ‘LOS’ for shoulder launched weapons and the ‘SALTS’ for 40mm grenade launchers.

Artillery sights / systems for gun laying

In this artillery sights / systems group, all instruments belong to fire control systems to direct or indirect laying of heavy artillery weapons.

These fire control systems combine different components to provide different tasks of the gun laying operation.

According to customer requests, these component characteristics are variable in respect to the used level of modern technology weight and stress load.

Mortar sights / sighting systems

For mid to long-range support weapons, like mortar systems, the operational value is linked with its accuracy.

PHOTONIC products enable the user to operate their crew-served weapon systems (direct or indirect) on the highest level of accuracy.

For every weapon system, from rifle to howitzer, the operational value is individually linked with its accuracy and the accurateness of its sighting system.

Even the simplest iron sight must be in line with the projectile ballistic of the weapon. Reliable, fit for field duty, and easy to handle, the products of PHOTONIC are used to adjust sighting systems on various weapon systems.

Night vision scopes and night vision add-on systems (II-technology)

PHOTONIC’s product range of night vision instruments for infantry applications utilise the latest light intensification technology.

This product group includes observation instruments, sights with specialised reticules and mounting brackets for infantry weapon systems, as well as night vision adapters for the combined use with telescopic sights.

PHOTONIC night vision products contain high-performance optical components and the latest image intensification technology.

Telescopic sights for AUG assault rifles

PHOTONIC is the first supplier of optical sights for AUG assault rifles (since 1970). Its wide range of daylight sights for assault rifles brings considerable advantage like target acquisition, shorter training times, and ammunition savings.

The patented design was optimised during years of production.

R08 Mortar Sight

The R08 Mortar Sight is simple and reliable. It can be used for most types of mortars.

Security Technology

PHOTONIC develops, manufactures and distributes opto-mechatronic products for security technology equipment, as well as universal lighting modules, complete light sources and minor surgical lights.

Artillery Fire Control System

Photonic's Artillery Fire Control System is designed for direct and indirect firing with heavy artillery weapons.

A06 Mortar Sight

The A06 Mortar Sight can be used for most types of mortars in calibre 60, 81 and 120mm for direct fire support.

RGW 90-Series Weapon System

RGW 90 (Recoilless Grenade Weapon) is a 90mm man-portable, anti-armour, multi-purpose weapon system manufactured by German-based company Dynamit Nobel Defence.

Survivable Combat Tactical Vehicle (SCTV) System

The Survivable Combat Tactical Vehicle™ (SCTV) system is a lightweight integrated armoured vehicle hull developed jointly by Textron Marine & Land Systems and Granite Tactical Vehicles to replace the crew cab of High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) fleet currently in service with the US armed forces.

PHOTONIC Attends Eurosatory 2016

PHOTONIC will attend this year's Eurosatory exhibition, one of the world's largest exhibitions for defence and security products and services.

20 May 2016

Photonic to Attend IDET 2015

Photonic has announced it will attend the International Defence and Security Technologies Fair (IDET) 2015.

18 May 2015

Photonic to Attend Eurosatory 2012

Photonic Optics will attend at this year's Eurosatory exhibiton - one of the world's largest exhibitions for defence and security products and services.

16 May 2012

Photonic Presents Enhanced Fire Control System

Photonic Optics is a globally active contractor for optical and opto-electronic instruments since 1986. Focusing on its core competencies, optical products for infantry and artillery applications, Photonic enjoys an excellent reputation that is proven by partnerships with numerous armies and reno

14 June 2011

Photonic Introduces New Sighting Instrument for 60mm Mortars

Photonic is a globally active contractor for optical and opto-electronic instruments since 1986, whose optical products enjoy an excellent reputation in the field of infantry and artillery weapon systems. The well-known manufacturer of reliable and highly efficient optical instruments h

30 January 2011

PHOTONIC Optische Geräte GmbH & Co KG Security Technology

Seeböckgasse 59
A- 1160

PHOTONIC Optische Geräte GmbH & Co KG Security Technology

Seeböckgasse 59
A- 1160

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