II-VI Aerospace & Defense (II-VI A&D) brings together several leading optical brands under II-VI Inc. Our expanding and extensive capabilities cover a wide range of products and applications, including high precision optical assemblies, objectives, infrared optics, thin film coatings and optical materials.

Vision & Mission

From concept design development through production, we closely collaborate with our customers to integrate INNOVATIVE products that consistently exceed expectations on the most demanding projects. As a vertically integrated provider, II-VI Aerospace & Defense is uniquely positioned to meet critical and complex design, engineering and production requirements of our customers, ENABLING them to DELIVER high performing products for the defense and aerospace industries.

We are a Defense and Aerospace focused business that serves four distinct strategic areas, transforming our ideas into cutting edge solutions for a safer tomorrow:

Missiles & Ordnance
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People & Culture

Founded on high ethical standards, II-VI A&D is steadfastly committed to integrity, excellence, teamwork, customer service and creativity. Our team oriented environment emphasizes the involvement of all employees and creates an environment which allows them to demonstrate their value and encourages their participation. We offer a supportive and flexible environment which nurtures and encourages creativity, growth and innovation. We recognize our employees as our number one asset.

Our Capabilities

II-VI Aerospace & Defense delivers world class products that have been deployed on various military platforms. With a focus on product performance and cost effectiveness, our company’s contributions begin at the conceptual and production design phases. Our team of leading engineers and leveraged pre-production models provide comprehensive and full control over product quality, cost and schedule.

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Tradition of Excellence

The demand for higher performance optical systems continues to increase. To meet this demand, we employ a committed and highly skilled workforce focused on meeting customer requirements in a culture of continuous improvement. Additionally, we focus capitalization on advanced manufacturing equipment and related infrastructure. Through the combination of a skilled workforce and reliable equipment, deterministic manufacturing processes have been developed to ensure quality products are delivered on time.