Qioptiq showcases its sniper thermal sights at BIDEC 2017


During BIDEC 2017, October 16-18 in Manama, Bahrain. Qioptiq a british designer and manufacturer of photonic products and solutions for defense and aerospace showcases its DRAGON-S (Sniper) Clip On Thermal Sight and the MERLIN-LR, these products have been demonstrated at the night sniper demonstration at BIDEC 2017.


Qioptiq showcases its sniper thermal sights at BIDEC 2017 925 001
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DRAGON-S (Sniper) Clip On Thermal Sight is designed for use with a range of optical dayscopes and provides snipers with a 24-hour surveillance and target engagement capability. It is factory set to eliminate the need for zeroing when the Clip On thermal Sight is fitted and removed from in front of the dayscope. A light-tight seal is provided between the Clip On Thermal Sight and the dayscope.

DRAGON-S Ti for precision Weapons
• Low power, high performance
• 320 x 240 25 μm thermal core
• Ruggedized military design
• 24 hour operational capability

MERLIN-LR can be fitted with a wide range of Standard and Auto Gating Image Intensifier Tube Variants from US and European manufacturers.

MERLIN-LR provides snipers with a 24-hour capability by placing the high- resolution collimated night sight in front of the existing day sight. It can be installed and removed without the need for rezeroing, and ensures a high nighttime first round hit probability.

MERLIN-LR attaches via a quick release mount onto either a primary or secondary picatinny rail attached to the weapon. (Other mounting options
are available).

• Low Profile In Line Clip On Configuration
• Lightweight & Compact Design
• Ruggedised & Stable Design


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