Caption: The SNIPE-IR can be used as a dedicated thermal aiming sight, as a hybrid or as a clip-on device to pair with a zeroed day sight
The standard optronic package includes a CCD day sight
with optical zoom, a two- FoV cooled thermal imaging and a laser rangefinder, optical auto-tracking mode being provided.
The unique feature of this rifle is that it is fitted with a collimating day sight
and its is possible to fire the rifle with a night sight.
These would include a telescopic day sight
, image intensifying and thermal night sights and a laser rangefinder, to support the Grenade Machine Gun - a weapon which the MoD says has proven "hugely effective in operations, particularly in Afghanistan".
THE crowds came back to Kempton yesterday when the familiar Boxing Day sight
of packed stands and traffic jams returned to the racecourse and its surrounding roads, writes Lee Mottershead.
The day sight
uses a small lens cap and the night sight takes a large lens cap.
Even in daylight we were using thermal sights for gunnery, because we could see the target so much better than you could with a normal day sight
, Psychologically, we had rather hoped to put our first attack in during daylight.
The BORC system provides clip-on night operation capability to the RBS70's existing day sight
One of the first stages of FIST was the adoption of the ELCAN SpecterOS4x Lightweight Day Sight
(LDS) mentioned previously.
111 Qioptiq Lightweight day sight
10,835 Elcan Close quarter battlesight 19,122 Shield Underslung grenade launcher sight 784 Istec UGL tire control system 2,090 Vectronix Commander's target locator 2,471 Vectronix Lightweight infantry periscope 856 Uniscope Ruggedised digital camera 856 Olympus UK Conversion of existing Maxikite 2s & common 4,176 Qioptiq weapon sights to meet Fist requirements