Teledyne: NATO country selects ThermoSight HISS-XLR weapon sights

Source: Teledyne FLIR Defense

Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, has received a USD 15 million contract through the U.S. Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) to deliver more than 150 of its ThermoSight HISS-XLR weapon sights to a NATO partner country. The contract also includes parts, training, and other in-country support.

 

The ThermoSight HISS-XLR clip-on thermal weapon sight enables snipers and precision shooters to detect and recognize man-size targets at more than 2,000 meters. Designed to mount on any MILSTD-1913 rail interface in front of an existing scope, the highly portable HISS-XLR can interface with a wide range of day scopes and weapon platforms. Long-range optics coupled with an HD display provide crisp imagery, while portrait orientation compensates for bullet drop at extreme ranges.

 

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“Teledyne FLIR is honored to receive this contract through the ACC-APG to provide tactical imagery solutions to one of our NATO allies,” said Dr. JihFen Lei, executive vice president and general manager of Teledyne FLIR Defense. “The HISS-XLR is a highly capable weapon sight that helps enhance mission success for snipers and other long-range shooter needs. We recognize its importance to militaries around the globe, now more than ever, and we continue to invest in our ThermoSight line of combat-proven technology solutions.”

 

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Work will be performed at FLIR Defense’s manufacturing and service facility in Billerica, Mass. Deliveries began this spring and will continue through 2024.

 

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