Tag: scope

Level IV Armor, and the Future of Small Arms: Brief Thoughts 001

With Level IV armor rising in availability, calls for “overmatch”, and the increased presence of urban warfare, will designers be able to meet the requirements for future small arms? Forumgoer Poliorcetes raised this question in a discussion at the Military [Read More…]

SOCOM Solicits $33 MILLION Contract for Variable-Power Squad Optics

The United States Special Operations Command (US SOCOM) is looking for a new variable-power rifle optic to allow users to engage targets out to 600 meters, while still preserving close-in capability. The solicitation, released last week on Fed Biz Opps, announces a [Read More…]

1-8x Variable Power Optics for USMC? Squad Common Optic Solicitation Released

The United States Marine Corps is looking for new advanced optics for rifles and IARs that are capable of switching between a low magnification mode and a high (6-8x) magnification mode, according to a recent request for information (RFI) released through FedBizOpps at [Read More…]

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New Bushnell Scopes

Bushnell Outdoor Products announced “a complete re-engineering” of the company’s Trophy line of rifle scopes. Additionally, the company announced it is now offering a new line of Trophy Xtreme products that includes rifle scopes, spotting scopes and [Read More…]

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New Bushnell Gear

For 2016, Bushnell Outdoor Products introduced a range of new optical products. While rifle scopes are a large part of the company’s business, Bushnell also manufactures other gear like spotting scopes and flashlights. Here is a quick look at a small portion of [Read More…]

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ATN ThOR Scopes

American Technologies Network (aka ATN) announced a new line of ThOR thermal imaging rifle scopes. The new thermal imaging rifle scopes are part of the company’s update to its entire Smart HD line that includes new software and hardware. There are eight new or [Read More…]