Manasota Optics, Inc.Manasota Optics, Inc. (MOI) is a “build to print” manufacturer of metal optical components that are used in the Defense and Aerospace Sector. MOI fabricates metal optical components for Military and Commercial Applications that are used in various sighting systems, laser rangefinders, targeting and infrared countermeasure systems, scanners, biological & chemical detection systems and space applications.

MOI is a key supplier to many US Prime Defense Contractors as well as Defense Contractors to the German and Turkish Governments. 

Our customers include BAE Systems, Ball Aerospace, Chemring Detection, FLIR, Gatan, Lockheed Martin, Luminar, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Northrop Grumman, and various U.S. Goverment agencies and Universities.

MOI’s quality and delivery rating is near 100% with our customers. This is achieved by our talented production employees, most of which have 30-35 years’ experience with metal optics.

Currently MOI is a build to print manufacturer but has extensively worked with many customers through engineering and procurement to create a product that is not only functional but is also cost efficient.

Our manufacturing facility and administrative offices are located in Sarasota, Florida. We are located within 5 miles of the Bradenton / Sarasota International Airport and about 55 miles from the Tampa International Airport.

Manasota Optics has an export license though the Department of State and exports optical components overseas to Turkey as well as Germany.

Production Facility

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Programs Participated

M1A1 Abrams Tank
LLDR Lightweight Laser Rangefinder
Mark VII Handheld Laser Rangefinder