Home Markets Defense Weapon Systems STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY FOR THE WEAPONS SYSTEMS MARKET Materion’s state-of-the-art technology keeps friendly forces ahead of the growing threats to world peace. Modern weaponry relies on advanced guidance technology to accurately strike targets and minimize collateral damage. The role of precision guidance systems becomes increasingly important as military targets move in closer proximity to civilian populations, explosive payloads shrink and pinpoint accuracy is expected. From precision-guided munitions to unmanned attack vehicles, the performance of guidance optics is critical to successful strikes. Our filters, coatings and sensor arrays are used extensively in IR countermeasure, precision strike and force protection applications to deliver reliable performance. DELIVERING UNIQUE CAPABILITIES AND MARKET-DRIVEN TECHNOLOGY Materion’s defense specialists understand the challenges of designing optical systems for use in military weaponry and have developed unique capabilities to serve this important market including: Scalable solutions support new applications from prototype to production volumes Laser-hardened optics protect troops and sensor equipment Extensive thin film deposition capabilities produce filters and mirrors over a large range of wavelengths Extremely durable coatings ensure operability in rugged environments MATERION: YOUR TECHNOLOGY LEADER We have an impressive record of technology leadership in ordnance systems, and will continue to create innovative solutions that help maintain safe and secure environments throughout the world. Our dedicated team of scientists and engineers understands the special requirements of the defense market and has developed advanced materials technologies specifically tailored to weapon systems applications. Contact Our Team today to learn more about Materion’s weapon systems expertise.