Company Profile


Hall & Watts Defence Optics (HWDO) is a company specialising in the production and supply of Opto-mechanical instruments and is well known to the UK Ministry of Defence and Defence Forces worldwide. HWDO is proud of its position in the defence optics industry and continues to provide high quality products, technical and training support as it has done for many decades.

Innovative, simple, yet cost effective designs of products have been identified as major factors in our success together with a thorough understanding of the military market through specially selected personnel in engineering, sales and product support areas within the company. 


Hall & Watts have offices in the UK, Dubai and Australia, and are represented in over 20 countries worldwide. We are official agent and distributors for Elcan Optical Technologies and Vectronix AG, offering products and services spanning 5 Continents. Hall & Watts has manufactured and supplied Optical Instruments for over 66 years, and continues to do so with the highest levels of commitment and expertise. 

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Head Office

  • Hall & Watts Defence Optics Ltd
  • Unit A3, Merlin Centre
  • Acrewood Way
  • St Albans
  • Hertfordshire
  • AL4 0JY