Government & Defense

ASU proudly serving federal and defense customers with the most advanced night vision solutions and putting operators first since 1995

In 1995 Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc. (ASU), was established in Boise, Idaho, to meet the growing demand for aviation night vision. Since then, ASU has become the preferred partner for rotor- and fixed-wing night vision aircraft operators. ASU designs, manufactures, installs and obtains certification for night vision lighting systems and night vision goggles(NVGs). ASU provides initial and advanced flight and ground training services. ASU sustains our products and services through our FAA approved Repair Station and PMA shop. ASU is a global provider of NVG services and product for our military and civil customers.

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This is Innovation Envisioned

With decades of experience in corporate and government research and development, the ASU team can tackle the most challenging aerospace and defense projects. The team holds patents and technical publications in night vision and electro-optical imaging systems on numerous imaging systems.

See ASU's Dr. Joseph Estrera share our experience as one of the four AFWERX Helmet Challenge finalists to deliver prototypes to the United States Air Force.


Equipping pilots aircrews with the finest NVIS equipment including:

  • Advanced NVGs, mounts and accessories
  • NVG Pilot, Instructor Pilot, maintenance, and crew member training
  • Worldwide aviation NVIS aircraft modification approvals (STCs) PMA, and ECO
  • Night vision goggle certification, repair, maintenance, and maintenance training


NAICS CODES: 333310, 334519, 481190, 488190, 611512, 611699
SIC CODES: 5043, 3648, 3728, 3812, 3827, 4522
FSC CLASS: 5855, U099