Research & Development

More lethal.

Our labs reside in a building that was once at the forefront of developing the trigger systems for the Manhattan Project. That spirit of defense innovation pervades the culture at Battle Sight and fuels our efforts to define the next generation of combat technologies.

Through a combination of DoD, private and academic partnerships, Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA), and collaboration with individual military and emergency response personnel, Battle Sight Technologies is a leader in developing and commercializing the products that will define the battle field and first response efforts of the future.

Product prototype hooked up to measuring equipment

Prototype Fabrication

  • Conversion of stock material into functional components
  • Trimming of composite structures
  • Component assembly and modification
Battle Sight Tech team member handling advanced materials

Material Processing

  • Process development
  • Scale-up
  • Quality management system
  • Lab-scale to pilot scale production
Additive manufacturing 3D printer

Additive Manufacturing

  • Rapid prototyping
  • FDM printing
  • Consumer and custom materials


  • Custom material compounding
  • Formulation optimization
  • Design of custom molecules
  • Microencapsulation

Electronics and Sensors

  • Fabrication
  • Integration
  • Encapsulation
  • Testing
  • Demonstration


  • Proof-of-concept / validation testing
  • Mechanical and materials testing
  • UV-Vis-IR Spectrometry
  • Quality Control test development


  • Part design
  • Process design
  • Tool design and fabrication
  • Prototyping and low rate production

Multi-Disciplinary Design, Analysis, and Optimization

  • Labor-efficiency studies
  • Structural optimization
  • Detailed structures
  • Assemblies
  • Systems design

Human-Based Systems

  • Definition of concepts and technology requirements for human-based systems
  • Design, development and demonstration of devices for their implementation

What Our
Are Saying

Air Force Combat Rescue Officer (CRO), July 2022

Of all the concepts in the technology portfolio, BST’s power management technology is the one I am most excited about.”

US Navy SEAL, Coronado

It’s hard to fathom how I’ve not been aware of this [CrayTac] technology before today.”

US Air Force HH-60 Pilot (Lt Col), July 2022

BST’s ability to get a signal 150 feet above the surface, is a huge game changer for us.”


The biggest success of the exercise was the floating IR (NightFall IR) tabs brought out by Battle Sight Tech that could be seen by NVGs from the aircraft.”

Joseph T. Guastella, Lieutenant General, USAF

After two decades of successfully executing a wide range of Personnel Recovery (PR) missions in both semi-permissive ground and permissive air environments, the Combat Air Force must refocus its Combat Rescue Force on recovery of isolated personnel in denied or contested environments.”

USAF Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD)

CrayTac IR marking technology is very useful for many of our operational situations.”

Field Testing Capabilities

After a solution has been formulated, field-specific testing is a necessity. In order to validate effectiveness and durability, each product is rigorously stressed in action by those individuals who need it most.

Battle Sight Tech field testings
Battle Sight Tech field testings
Battle Sight Tech field testings
Battle Sight Tech field testings
Battle Sight Tech field testings
Battle Sight Tech field testings
Battle Sight Tech field testings
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One of Battle Sight’s key elements for success in rapid innovation and commercialization of solutions that serve the warfighter is our reliance on strong industry partnerships. We rely on a family of carefully curated strategic relationships and subject matter expertise to deliver scaled manufacturing, quality control, supply chain procurement, logistical support and fulfillment operations. These partners are an important force multiplier for Battle Sight and allow us to sustain our “asset light” model and significantly shorten our learning and development curves.

We value our partner relationships and joint research projects as a critical element in our ability to bring innovation to the warfighter in development cycles that are intentionally disruptive to the status quo within the defense industry.

Battle Sight meeting with valued partners

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If you’re a warfighter, first responder, or law enforcement officer in need of a field-specific solution or simply wish to inquire about our wide-range of tactical products, contact us today.

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