The LEMT (Lasers in Ecology, Medicine, and Technology) scientific and research centre of Belarusian optics company BelOMO has developed a new combined day and thermal scope with 3x magnification for infantry weapons.
The DT3XS (Day Thermal 3x Magnification Sight) is based on LEMT's DNS-1 combined day / thermal scope but has been designed for a wider range of applications, including assault rifles, submachine guns, machine guns, and marksman rifles.
The 1.25 kg DTX3S scope can be mounted on weapons using a MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny rail or attached offset on the side of the receiver, with alignment and calibration to the specific weapon performed electronically.
The scope employs an organic LED (OLED) display with a resolution of 800 x 600 pixels. The day channel provides a 3x visible magnification and 11° field of view (FoV).
The thermal channel features an uncooled bolometric sensor with a resolution of 384 x 288 pixels operating in the 8-14 µm wavelengths. This provides a FoV of 14.6 x 11.1°.
The optical magnification of the thermal channel component is 1.2 ± 0.06x with digital magnification of 1x and 2x. According to LEMT, this enables the user to detect human and vehicle-sized targets up to a range of 1,000 m and 1,650 m respectively, with reliable target identification out to 300 m and 500 m.
LEMT claims that the scope is resilient to luminous disturbance, as well as environmental conditions including rain, smoke, dust, or fog.
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