about us

EOS Defense Systems USA specializes in technology for weapon systems optimization and integration, ISR and C4 systems. Key products are next-generation remote weapon systems, vehicle turrets, counter-UAS and C4 systems. Our products give the US warfighter and allies the tactical advantage on the modern battlefield.

Its parent company, Electro Optic Systems Pty Ltd, is a leading international technology corporation operating in the global aerospace and defense markets. EOS products incorporate advanced electro-optic applications based on EOS core technologies in software, laser, electronics, optronics, gimbals, telescopes, beam directors and precision mechanisms. The company has built a strong reputation as a provider of weapon system technology for over 25 years to a variety of customers including the USA, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, NATO, the UAE, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Australian Defense Forces.

Currently, EOS has more than 2,100 RWS in service with customers worldwide and is under contract to deliver more than 1,100 additional stations over the next five years. The company also holds numerous patents for next-generation technology.



We're dedicated to building the best Remote Weapon Stations in the world, putting the warfighter first, and being professional, fair and honest in all that we do.



Shawn Baerlocher

Chief Executive Officer

Shawn Baerlocher has over three decades of experience leading and growing businesses within the international defense industry. An accomplished leader in driving innovation and delivering results, Shawn has a proven track record of successful strategic business growth and outstanding customer satisfaction. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Portland and a Master of Science Degree in Systems Architecture and Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Prior to joining EOS Defense Systems USA, Shawn held multiple senior executive positions at Northrop Grumman and L3Harris to include international business efforts in the Air Traffic Control and the Public Safety markets. Preceding joining industry, Shawn served as an officer in the United States Air Force working on the development and fielding of advanced space capabilities.

He has extensive experience in capturing new business opportunities and executing programs within cost and schedule to solve the customer’s toughest challenges. His customers have included all branches of the United States military along with other US Government Agencies and Foreign Agencies.


Steve Below

Vice President, Operations and Business Development

Steve Below has over twenty-five years of business development experience.  He is a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and holds Master of Science degrees in Electromagnetic Theory and Information Management.

His broad-based strategic planning career has given him hands-on knowledge of conducting client needs assessments, creating a shared sales vision and building strategic alliances. Perhaps more important is his ability to evaluate company/client needs, and then develop a solution that meets those needs.

In addition, he holds Quality Management System certifications in CMMI and ISO.