Posted April 30, 2020 10:04 am by Comments

By Tactical Life

With a flat dark earth coating, the Leupold Mark 5HD 3.6-18x44 riflescope has been chosen to top the new Army M110 Squad Designated Marksman Rifle.

Leupold & Stevens announced it received a contract in partnership with L3Harris to deliver 115 production prototypes. The optics will support the Next Generation Squad Weapon Fire Control (NGSW-FC) Program. The NGSW-FC will replace traditional direct view optics currently fielded by the Army.

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“Leupold is excited to be teaming with L3Harris to deliver the highest-quality optical solution to the U.S. Army. We are the top manufacturers in our respective fields,” said Bruce Pettet, President and Chief Executive Officer for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “Leupold brings more than a century of optical expertise and unrivaled domestic manufacturing capacity to the table, and L3 has a proven track record of performance with high-volume government contracts for night vision, electro-optics, and laser aiming devices. The U.S. military requires the very best, and this partnership will deliver it – with optics that are designed, machined, and assembled in the United States.”

The NGSW-FC provides an integrated approach to targeting. It combines range-finding capability, ballistic computation and environmental sensors. Those systems increase the probability of accurate targeting, while decreasing time to engage target. The Leupold-L3Harris contract mark the second …Read the Rest

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