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Alakai Defense
Standoff Threat Detection

US Army Veteran Founded/Owned/Operated high-tech company specializing in laser and electro-optical standoff (long-range) Threat detection sensors for Defense & Security Applications.


Value Proposition:

•Most sensors make you touch things things that can kill you.

•No one likes to do this.

•We bring Standoff Detection – farther, faster, safer.

Deep UV Raman Standoff Benefit:

•FARTHER: Is faster, safer.

•FASTER: Speed is life. Faster is better.

•SAFER: Sensors detonating bombs is bad. We don’t.

Ed Dottery
President and CEO

Our Story

Precision Electro-Optics

Alakai Defense Systems, Inc. is a small, veteran owned high-tech company specializing in laser and electro-optical standoff threat detection sensors for defense & security applications. Alakai has received numerous regional, state, and national honors and awards including:


Inc. 5000

SPIE 2016 Prism Awards Finalist

Governor's Business Diversifications Award

Florida Company to Watch

Florida Fast 100

Tampa Bay Business Journal Fast 50

Precision Electro-Optics

Alakai In The News


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Our Clients

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