Bae Systems Skeetir X Thermal Sight

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Bae Systems has a credit card sized thermal mono-sight. This thing is tiny. Here it is with an Aimpoint micro. It is about the same size as a magnifier. It can be yours for a low low price of $11,500, according to this website.

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Skeetir 1 Skeetir 2



Nicholas C

Co-Founder of KRISSTALK forums, an owner’s support group and all things KRISS Vector related. Nick found his passion through competitive shooting while living in NY. He participates in USPSA and 3Gun. He loves all things that shoots and flashlights. Really really bright flashlights.

Any questions please email him at nicholas.c@staff.thefirearmblog.com


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  • Nicks87

    I think I need one.

    • Giolli Joker

      Me too… who cares about putting food on the table anyway…

      • tts

        Food?! Phhhht, its this extra kidney I’m not caring about personally. You get 2 for a reason and getting this scope is about as good as any other reason I guess.

  • Anton Gray Basson

    Damn thats tiny.

  • avconsumer2

    Oi. Hawt, but dat price.

  • Plumbiphilious

    Wow…I didn’t know you could put something worth a small, new-ish car into your hand…

    • Budogunner

      Previously those sorts of things were called engagement rings. At least a thermal optic is more practical.

  • Steve

    You know these have been available for 2+ years, right?

  • Cal S.

    You know what I call my tubular night-vision device? A $30 flashlight.

    • Southpaw89

      I just wait a few minutes for my eyes to adjust, on a clear night that’s all you need, and its free. If its overcast or in thick trees then I reach for a flashlight.

      • sgt fish

        then you’ve never experienced real NV or thermal optics, especially in new moon or overcast conditions

        • Southpaw89

          Can’t say I have, their just too expensive to justify when the only time I carry a rifle at night is en rout to a hunting blind. In those situations all you really need to see is the path in front of you.

      • Budogunner

        That works until the first muzzle flash.

        • Southpaw89

          No muzzle flash until shootin hours, out here that means daylight. The only time I have an issue is if someone blinds me with their flashlight.

  • El Duderino

    Soon to be featured in RECOIL attached to a $4,000 AR with a $3,000 main optic, $900 backup CQB reflex, $120 Kevlar sling, $800 Cerakote paint job, grip with a $200 stipple job (because why not), and a $250 skeletonized drum mag.

    Right after the write-up on a $80,000 custom Jeep Wrangler.

    • Nicks87

      …and the gun never leaves the safe nor is the Jeep ever driven anywhere except for photo ops.

  • Old Fart

    I don’t mind spending the extra buck on high end gear, but 11,5? My goodness, I’d rather get a WC 1911 and a year’s or so worth of ammo for that kind of money.

  • Jack

    Anyone know what muzzle device is on pic #2?

  • RICH

    AN ADD-ON THAT COSTS AS MUCH AS YOUR ‘FIRST TWO NEWBORNS’……….. RIGHT ! ! ! ! LOL

  • Southpaw89

    Clearly something that’s being marketed to the military, but made available to civilians. With a price that high they’d never survive on private sales alone.