Shining a light on your systems and platforms

Malvern Optical is an independent research and development provider and test house in the electro-optic and electro-magnetic domains.

Building the picture

Testing &

Our facilities to support the testing and evaluation of materials, systems and platforms.

Engineering the solution

Research &

Our team of scientists and engineers are involved in the development of novel materials and systems. 

Sharing our expertise


Our team of scientists and engineers can provide ad-hoc support or fully integrate with your team.

Specialised environments

Our testing

Our first-class facilities encompass laboratory and outdoor ranges for experimentation and field trials.

Leaders in our field

We have many years of expertise in research and assessment activities, offering impartial technical intelligence, and advice to world-renowned clients in many sectors.

Electro-optics testing equipment

Unique capabilities

We are unrivalled in that we offer specialist testing facilities, active research & development services, and technical consultancy from our own scientists and engineers.

This full spectrum offering includes unique testing facilities you won’t find anywhere else.

Client partnerships

We have built strong historic partnerships with a diverse range of clients, working flexibly and collaboratively to engage at all levels.

Our innovative working culture, helps us combine technical expertise with good customer engagement across the entire business.

Malvern optical staff showing inspector military vehicle

The RAF legacy

Located on the former RAF Pershore site in Worcestershire, we are building upon a rich heritage of experimental trials activities on this site for over 80 years. 

Our Malvern name is our connection to the nearby world-renowned research and development establishment.

Our first-class facilities in Pershore provide laboratory and ourdoor range capabilities to enable a wide range of experimentation and field trials.

Aerial photograph of pershore facility

Supporting a range of sectors

Through innovation and an unrivalled experience in technology, materials and systems, we provide bespoke capabilities across a range of sectors and industries.

Ground agility

We play a critical role in the Defence Land sector contributing to effectiveness and agility.

Maritime preparedness

We support the Royal Navy’s capabilities through continued testing and assessment of systems.

Presence in the skies

We support this sector though engagement on the next generation combat aircraft.

Get in touch

If you want to find out more about our unique services and if we are a good fit for your projects, get in touch today and we’ll arrange a free consultation.