Precision Air and Ground Optical Payloads

Gimbal Sensor Technology for the World-Wide Counter UAS / UAV Effort and Stabilized Imagery
for the Manned and Unmanned Aerospace Industry.


Ascent Vision is a U.S. based technology company specializing in precision technologies for the manned and unmanned aerospace industry. In particular, Ascent manufactures and distributes best-in-class Gimbal systems throughout the Americas and Africa. Our gimbal lineup includes the CM202U for counter-UAS missions, the CM202G for gas leak detection, and the CM202, CM160, and the CM100 for applications such as guiding autonomous vehicles, small UAV optics, and marine environments.

Ascent Vision News:

Ascent Vision @ Booth N4-376 at the 2017 Defence and Security Equipment International Show in London


August 31, 2017


From September 12 through 15th, Ascent Vision will be showcasing the latest in gimbal sensor technology in London.  From counter UAS to tethered sensor platforms, Ascent Vision Technologies will have the latest in innovation on display to for one of the greatest gatherings in the global defense and security sector. Visit us at booth N4-376.


Learn More about the DSEI.

UAS Vision Reports on the Lockheed Demo of the Desert Hawk


August 8, 2017


The UAS Vision community website reports the U.S. Air Force has funded Lockheed Martin's Desert Hawk UAS project after awarding the firm the contract for the hand-launched UAV with improved power, optical sensors, and airframe structure.  The final demonstration, including the capability for water landing and retrieval, is scheduled for November of 2018.


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Learn more about the Desert Hawk UAV.

Ascent Vision featured in ALEA AirBeat Magazine


August 2, 2017


The Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA) featured an article in their members-only magazine outlining the ad\vantages of lightweight optic systems in the UAV and From the article: "Unmanned aerial vehicles can perform many missions that law enforcement needs. As UAVs become more sophisticated, advanced and capable, gimbaled sensors are increasingly necessary."


To join the ALEA and receive AirBeat Magazine, visit


Read the text of the article here.

"Competitive Quadcopter racing has come to Montana."


July 23, 2017


Over 15 Drone racing competitors turned out at the Big Sky County Fair in Bozeman, Montana, this week to throw down and prove who is the best as part of the Third Annual Bridger Cup Drone Competition. The first-person view each pilot had as they maneuvered their UAV through obstacles allowed each machine to reach speeds up to 90 mph... only the best were victorious.


Learn More from Montana Sports, by Nick Petraccione

FPV Racing at the Third Annual Bridger Cup Done Competition on July 23rd in Bozeman


July 9, 2017


Ascent Vision will be sponsoring the Third Annual Bridger Cup drone Competition! The competition and exposition focuses on showcasing the art of unmanned aerial technology throughout Montana. The FPV competition will also allow racers of all types and experience levels to put their platforms and skills to the test in an objective and competitive environment.


Learn more about visiting, competing, and sponsoring: Bridger Cup

Ten Bozeman Companies to Showcase June 26-29 at the Laser World of Photonics in Munich


June 22, 2017


From the Press Release: "The Office of Trade and International Relations at Commerce is organizing the trip for seven of the 10 companies, which will share a Montana-branded pavilion on the show floor. Through a federal trade assistance program, Commerce is covering their tradeshow booth expenses and providing a travel stipend. The three other companies will be there individually."


Read the Press Release:

Department of Commerce Brings Montana Photonics Industry to the World

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Belgrade, Montana 59714


Phone: 406-388-2092