Optical Assembly Outsourcing – Salvo Defense routinely provides assembly services for large prime contractors for various assemblies including eyepieces, zooms, objective lenses and full optical trains. By utilizing our small business overhead rates we can provide the same product at a lower cost than current prime contractors can build internally. In addition, we can also drive cost out of the supply chain for a given assembly by utilizing extensive in house capabilities as well as our manufacturing partners around the world.
As large prime contractors try to remain competitive in the market place the need to reduce costs becomes imperative. By outsourcing optical assembly manufacturing to Salvo, companies can instantly change their system BOM’s to become more competitive. During the transfer, the integrity of the process is maintained and work instructions, control plans and process flow diagrams are completed. Once the transfer is complete Salvo Defense will suggest options based on our expertise for further reducing costs though no process changes will be made with out first discussing with the customer. The process of record becomes the standard.
Established in 2012, Salvo Defense is a full service contract designer and manufacturer of electro-optical assemblies as well as sensing and imaging platforms with a specialization in multispectral systems. The company manufacturers high-end equipment and gear for military and police forces. It emphasizes innovative materials and designs that solve problems 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 its sister organizations like Salvo Coatings and Salvo Electro Optics. It can also tap the sales organizations of the other business units to conceptualize new products and reach customers globally through their distribution.