Diverse Optics Incorporated

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Diverse Optics Incorporated
Corporation Profile
Leadership: CEO
Products: Weapons
Division(s) Irian

The Draconis Combine based Diverse Optics Incorporated is one of the primary producers of laser weaponry and the leading manufacturer of Extended Range Lasers in the Inner Sphere.


While its headquarters and main plant is based on Kessel in the Draconis Combine, Diverse Optics' range of well-regarded laser products have been produced under license by manufacturers across the entire Inner Sphere for centuries.

Lured by the Clan Invasion-fueled economic boom in the League and with support from Irian BattleMechs Unlimited, Diverse Optics established a satellite office on Irian in 3056. With the League's advances in laser technology and access to large volumes of Clan-tech salvage from the DCMS, the Irian branch cracked the secret of manufacturing IS-grade extended range medium and small lasers in 3058. [1] While initially a cause for celebration, the League bureaucracy's attempt to block the Irian plant's efforts in 3060 to export the new systems to the Kessel plant almost triggered a diplomatic incident, only avoided by Diverse Optics' threat to shut down the Irian plant to protect its patents and pressure from League manufacturers seeking continued access to the weapons. [1]

Following negotiations with Outworlds Alliance President Mitchell Avellar, Diverse Optics Incorporated authorized a complete licensing arrangement with Lushann Industrials Limited, authorizing them the production of the Sunbeam ER large laser, some of DOI's pulse lasers (including the Magna series) and the Zippo plasma-based flamers.[2]


The CEO of the Free Worlds League division in 3067 was Susumu McAdams.[1]


Diverse Optics Incorporated has manufacturing centers on the following planets:


Components produced on Irian:
Component Type
Type 10 Small Laser
Type 18 Medium laser
Type 20 Medium laser
Type 20 Large Pulse Laser[3]
Diverse Optics Sunbeam ER Small Laser
Diverse Optics Sunbeam ER medium laser
Diverse Optics Sunbeam ER Large Laser
Diverse Optics Type 10P Small Pulse Laser
Diverse Optics Type 20P Medium Pulse Laser
Diverse Optics Type 30P Large Pulse Laser


Components produced on Kessel:[4]
Component Type
Diverse Optics Type 20 Medium laser - Shilone and Slayer[4]
Diverse Optics Type 30 Large Laser - Shilone[4]
Diverse Optics Type 30X ER Large Laser - Lucifer II[4]
Diverse Optics Type 10P Small Pulse Laser - Lucifer II[4]
Diverse Optics Type 20P Medium Pulse Laser - Lucifer II[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handbook: House Marik, p. 128, "Diverse Optics Incorporated CEO"
  2. Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 163, "Lushann Industrials Limited"
  3. Technical Readout: 3055 Upgrade: states this model is used on the Grand Titan
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Objective Raids, p. 104, "Produced Divers Optics Incorporated Components on Kessel"
  • Field Manual: Free Worlds League, p. 138