05/25/2017 Salvo Defense Announces Polymer GRIN Lens Development

February 23, 2018

Largo, FL-Salvo Defense, the engineering services division of the Salvo Technologies Inc., announces the development and production of polymer gradient index lenses.  Designed to decrease the number of lenses in a system, Gradient Index Lenses have been available in glass materials for many years.  The development will now focus on plastic lenses. 

“This is the first time we have worked with polymer gradient index lenses,” Said Patrick Bass Executive VP of Salvo Technologies.  “We know it will take some time and development dollars, but we think in the end this will be a great compliment to the current product lines within Salvo Technologies.”


About Salvo Defense

Established in 2012, Salvo Defense is a full-service contract designer and manufacturer of electro-optic components and assemblies, as well as sensing and imaging platforms, with a specialization in multispectral systems.  The company manufactures high-end equipment and gear for military and police forces.  It emphasizes innovative materials and designs that solve problems that others can’t.  As the design and R&D arm of the Salvo Technologies Inc. family of companies, Salvo Defense can leverage the production capabilities of sister organizations like Salvo Coatings and Salvo Electro-Optics for coatings, component fabrication, and assembly.  It can also leverage the sales organizations of the other business units to conceptualize new products and to provide global distribution of the result.


About Salvo Technologies Inc.

Salvo Technologies Inc. invests in and develops companies serving the defense, security, medical, industrial, and commercial markets.  From its inception in 2007, it has grown into an organization with global reach and manufacturing capabilities on multiple continents.  Its divisions provide a range of world-class products including personal protective equipment; thick-film coatings with high corrosion resistance; and high-reliability electronic and electro-optical components, fire-control optics, and imaging solutions with an emphasis on multispectral and polarimetric systems.  Salvo Technologies is a privately held company headquartered in Seminole, FL. For more information please visit www.Salvo-Technologies.com.    


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