ITAR – Rainbow Research Optics


We are ITAR Registered


International Traffic in Arms Regulations

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is a set of United States government regulations that control the export and import of defense-related articles and services on the United States Munitions List (USML). These regulations implement the provisions of the Arms Export Control Act, and are described in Title 22 (Foreign Relations), Chapter I (Department of State), Subchapter M of the Code of Federal Regulations. The Department of State interprets and enforces ITAR. Its goal is to safeguard US national security and further US foreign policy objectives.

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Rainbow Research Optics (RRO) is fully ITAR compliant. We manufacture and manage sensitive ITAR optics, projects, and information. We are equipped to properly work and comply with Government Rated and Controlled Projects. Our internal technology, training, and processes are constantly reviewed and updated to ensure they meet and exceed ITAR and Government Regulation.

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Rainbow Research Optics (RRO) is engaged in the design, manufacture, coating and supply of substrate optics, including but not limited to lenses, windows, mirrors, multiple element assemblies and stock optics. RRO is committed in complying with all regulatory and legal requirements and meeting and exceeding customer expectations with dedicated implementation of a certified and continually improving Quality Management System. RRO will achieve this by:

Adopting excellence in everything we do!

Striving for continual improvement in all aspects of RRO.

Strict compliance to applicable standard and regulations for all of our activities.

Management commitment and involvement in the Quality Management System.

Continually developing the expertise, professionalism, and integrity of our people.

Understanding our customers’ needs.

Building strong communication and relationships with our
customers and vendors.

RRO will continue to grow and continuously improve the products and services it provided to our
customers and the satisfaction of those customers by focusing on the following principles:

Customer focus.

Effective leadership.

Engagement of people.

Implementing process-based approaches into our work.

Continuously improving all activities at RRO.

Providing and maintaining evidence-based decision making.

Putting an emphasis into relationship management.