Defence Industry

The defence industry is a field that has always been strongly linked to modern technology. In recent years, 3D scanners have begun to play an increasingly important role in this sector, providing advanced tools for the design, manufacture and maintenance of defence equipment. Here, we take a look at how 3D scanners are changing the defence industry and influencing its efficiency and innovation.

3D scanners are revolutionising the design and prototyping process in the defence industry. Engineers can create accurate 3D models that help to better understand the structure and function of new weapons or military vehicles. This reduces the time needed to develop new technologies and minimises the cost of prototypes.

The manufacture of defence equipment requires the highest quality and precision. 3D scanners allow accurate quality control by comparing actual measurements with the 3D model. This makes it possible to detect even small deviations from the standard, resulting in higher reliability and safety of the armament.

3D scanners are invaluable in the maintenance and repair processes of defence equipment. They allow the rapid and accurate identification of damage and the creation of accurate models of spare parts. This translates into reducing the time required for repairs and minimising downtime.

An important aspect in the defence industry is structural analysis. 3D scanners allow the creation of accurate structural models that help to understand the strength and capacity of structures, as well as assessing their resistance to various types of loading.

While the investment in 3D scanners can be significant, their use helps to reduce costs in the long term. Scanners allow manufacturing processes to be optimised, damage to be identified at early stages and repair costs to be minimised.

In summary, 3D scanners are bringing a revolution to the defence industry, improving the quality, efficiency and safety of manufactured equipment and contributing to the development of modern military technology. Their potential for further development is enormous and contributes to improving the defence capabilities of countries around the world.

Get to know our scanners


  • two scanning ranges in one device
  • ease of changing the range via software​
  • new vacuum cast housing​
  • short scanning time
  • four cameras 9 and 12 Mpix

Optima+ M

  • good value for money
  • universal scanning range (objects from 7cm to 1m)​
  • support for the entire accessories portfolio​
  • easy integration with robots and cobots
  • compact construction


  • high precision scanning of small objects​
  • very accurate reproduction of scanned surface​
  • scanning time below 1 second​
  • the ability to scan dark-surface objects​
  • compact design​

WideRange 65

  • high efficiency and accuracy for scanning large objects
  • high scanning quality and accuracy with large working area
  • short scan acquisition time
  • easy integration with robots and cobots​
  • excellent value for money​

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