Farmingdale, NY -(AmmoLand.com)- Battlefield technology is always changing. Always has, always will. Israel has been defending its people and its borders for the past 67 years.
Most baby boomers will remember the Six Day War or the Yom Kippur Invasion as well as other attacks over the past decade or two. The IDF has always been outmanned and out gunned by the sheer numbers of the attacking countries. The IDF had to equip its troops with the best gear available and was always looking for technological advances to become a force-multiplier.
The urban house-to-house type fighting required an optic which allowed the soldiers to quickly attain the target and shoot. More importantly, it had to be durable and easy to use. To this end, Meprolight designed the M21 reflex optic. Knowing that young soldiers who might forget to change batteries or leave it turned on, Meprolight’s engineers designed it to be dual powered-fiber optics and tritium. In 2002 it was issued to IDF troops and in 2004 it was introduced to the US market. The attributes that make it standard issue to the IDF make it ideal for any defensive shooter. Once sighted in, it …read more