Eurosatory 2016

Seek and find [ES2016D1]

13 June 2016

Canadian firm Newcon Optik (Hall 5, Stand J636) has introduced its Seeker series of mountable rangefinders. Comprising the Seeker S and Seeker M, this series of versatile and lightweight rangefinder modules can be boresighted to practically any optical system.

This includes binoculars, spotting scopes and thermal imagers, as well as to be mounted onto rifles or integrated into fire control systems.

These have a NATO target measurement range of 3,000m and 2,000m respectively.

A brand-new product is the LRM 3550M (left), a pocket-sized laser rangefinder monocular designed to outperform other devices of its class. Its rugged, waterproof and shockproof design makes it ideal for military, navy and law enforcement operations in the most challenging conditions.

With an eye-safe 1,550nm laser, and able to measure up to 3,500m, it has a built-in compass, inclinometer and GPS receiver.

The NVS 27M (below), an exceptionally lightweight and versatile Gen 3 night vision clip-on, was introduced by Newcon Optik this year. Rugged, compact and durable, this high-resolution unit provides flawless night vision imaging for virtually any daytime riflescope — it is compatible with sight magnifications between 1x and 20x, enabling operators to use most, if not all, of a given day sight’s magnification capability.

The company has also introduced the SPOTTER LRF Series, said to be the first to combine spotting scope and long-distance laser rangefinder. Both allow rapid and accurate target acquisition with 15-45x variable magnification and have etched mil-dot reticles and OLED displays. The SPOTTER LRF utilises a 905nm laser that can range a NATO target to 2,000m, and the SPOTTER LRF PRO features a 1,550nm laser capable of ranging 3,000m. Both have numerous mounting options and can communicate and integrate with various external systems including military GPS units, PCs and Android-based devices.

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