Africa Aerospace & Defence 2016

Far ranging [AAD16D1]

14 September 2016

It has been a busy year for electrooptics specialist Newcon Optik of Canada (Hangar 7, Stand W7), which has brought a number of new products to market, headed by the LRM 3550M, a pocket-sized laser rangefinder monocular.

With an eyesafe 1,550nm laser, and able to measure up to 3,500m, the LRM 3550M has a built-in compass, an inclinometer and a GPS receiver. Its rugged, waterproof and shockproof design makes it ideal for military, navy and law enforcement operations in the most challenging conditions.

The Seeker series of versatile Main pic: LRM 3500M in use. Below: NVS 27M and lightweight mountable rangefinders comprises the Seeker S and Seeker M, which can be boresighted to practically any optical system, including binoculars, spotting scopes and thermal imagers. They can also be mounted onto rifles or integrated into fire control systems.

The NVS 27M is an exceptionally lightweight and versatile Gen 3 night vision clip-on, providing night vision imaging for virtually any daytime riflescope and compatible with sight magnifications between 1x and 20x. The company has also added the SPOTTER LRF Series to its line, said to be the first to combine spotting scope and long-distance laser rangefinder, to provide rapid and accurate target acquisition.

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.

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