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Defense & Civil Systems

The Defense & Civil Systems division offers solutions for military and civil land vehicle and aircraft equipment, drive and stabilization technology as well as energy systems. The range of solutions also includes optoelectronic instruments and systems for the security industry as well as software, measurement and control technology. For laser and infrared systems the focus is on development, manufacturing and marketing of laser distance measurement equipment as well as infrared camera systems designed for a variety of applications.

Areas of Competence

Our broad product portfolio is divided into five areas of competence: Energy Systems, Optical Sensor Systems, Stabilization Systems, Aviation Subsystems and Radomes & Composites. By bundeling our strengths in the best way, we can take advantage of synergies. In doing so we focus on your demands to offer you the best solution.

Energy Systems
We plan develop and build electrical energy systems in various forms, for applications that are just as varied. We operate in military and civil segments, in public short- and long-haul transportation, and with commercial vehicles.
Optical Sensor Systems
For all your questions about monitoring, measuring, processing, and analyzing by means of light, our specialists offer you their comprehensive know-how.
Stabilization Systems
The stabilization technology we have developed is used in both military and commercial safety and traffic technology. We are proud to have a ­world-leading position in this technology.
Aviation Subsystems
In the Defense & Civil Systems division we deal with highly complex systems and components to improve the safety and comfort of the airplanes made by our international customers.
Radomes & Composites
Even minimal devia­tions in characteristics, quality and performance of ­ materials can have wide-reaching affects on the final product. That is why we focus on the design, production and intensive testing of various composites.

Function and Know-How

Primarily we serve customers of the aerospace, security, defense and transportation industries.

For these markets we have created solutions of our versatile applications to enhance the performance of their systems and pro­ducts.

The ­division Defense & ­Civil Systems emerged from the following companies: ESW GmbH, Lechmotoren GmbH and the Sensor Systems business unit of JENOPTIK Laser, Optik, Systeme GmbH. We pair their tradition and expertise with innovative technologies, which satisfy the demands of our customers.


Defense & Civil Systems
+49 4103 60-0
+49 4103 60-3573
Defense & Civil Systems
+49 3641 65-3041
+49 3641 65-3573
Defense & Civil Systems
Power Systems
+49 8861 710-0


23.09. – 26.09.2015
TRAKO International Railway Fair 2015
Gdańsk International Fair, Gdańsk, Poland
International Trade Fair for Transport Technology

Exhibitor: Jenoptik | Defense & Civil Systems | BU Power Systems
12.10. – 14.10.2015
AUSA Annual Meeting 2015
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington (DC), USA
Annual Meeting & Exposition
of the Association of the US Army

Exhibitor: Jenoptik | Defense & Civil Systems
24.11. – 26.11.2015
SPS IPC Drives 2015
Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany
SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation.

Exhibitor: Jenoptik | Defense & Civil Systems