About us

Company overview

The Applied Optics Center started in the early 1960’s as Opto-Electronics Corporation, a provider of complex, assembled optical sighting systems for the U.S. military.


At the heart of AOC’s capabilities are its thin-film coating chambers, which are some of the largest and most sophisticated chambers available in the industry today.

Markets and Customers Served

AOC is proud to serve agencies in the U.S. Department of Defense as well as prominent companies such as BAE Systems, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman and many more.