31 Jan

It’s been several years since anyone came out with switch-power binoculars. Leupold’s Switch-Power glasses go from power settings of 7X to 12X or 10X to 17X, depending on the model. These binoculars have fully multicoated lenses, BaK4 prisms and phase-coated roof prisms. They are available in 7/12×32 and 10/17×42, the Switch/Powers have contoured, side-flared eyecups as well as flat, padded eyecups for eyeglass wearers.
This year there are two significant introductions from Leupold company. The 100-year-old company is bringing out a new top-of-the-line riflescope – the VX-7. This Leupold riflescope is built on a 30mm tube, it uses a new lens system – Xtended Twilight Lens – and features a new SpeeDial adjustment system, fast-focus eyepiece and Generation II argon/krypton waterproofing system. The scope will be available in 1.5-6×24, 2.5-10×45, 3.5-14×50, 3.5-14×56 Long Range and 4.5-18×56 Long Range, the latter featuring the concave crescent objective bell found on the VX-L.
The other scope is a neat little tactical piece of glass called the Tactical Prismatic. A 1x14mm riflescope, it has a glass-etched, circle-dot reticle that’s always visible and can be used with or without battery-powered illumination. It’s fast to use and rugged, thanks to a 30mm …

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31 Jan

This year Bushnell – a world’s known brand of durable and reliable binoculars – has two new roof-prism binoculars in 8x42mm and 10x42mm. These PermaFocus binoculars are focus-free, and don’t have any adjustments for sharp, clear viewing. They feature a slim profile, fully coated optics and nonslip rubber armoring.
In response to the popularity of short-action magnum rifles, Also Bushnell has introduced the Elite 3200 3-10x50mm, which has a fairly short overall length of 121/2 inches but a 5.4-inch mounting length to better accommodate a variety of mounting positions. It has 3.3 inches of eye relief, a fast-focus eyepiece, anti-fog Rainguard coating and a new optical coating for better red and brown tones in low light.…

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27 Jan

The new 4-12×42 Laser IRT Riflescope from Nikon was introduced in midyear of 2006. As the name implies, this is the scope that incorporates a laser rangefinder (IRT stands for Immediate Ranging Technology). What makes this Riflescope stand out? Well, it combines laser rangefinding with the company’s Bullet Drop Compensating reticle for dead-on hold at any reasonable range. The laser is activated by hitting a button on the scope or by using the included remote control switch. The 4-12×42 IRT Riflescope weighs 26 ounces, measures 13.1 inches and is also available with a traditional plex reticle. It ranges out to 766 yards and runs on a three-volt CR-2 battery.…

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26 Jan

Weaver is one of the famous and great names in American scopes. This year it’s coming out with a line of riflescopes with 30 mm tube. The Weaver Extreme Riflescopes will be offered in a 1.5-4.5×24 and in two powers with side focus, 2.5-10×50 and 2.5-10×56. These scopes feature one-piece construction, fully multicoated lenses, fast focus eyepiece and 4 inches of eye relief.
The Weaver Extreme Riflescopes have finger-adjustable, resettable windage and elevation adjustments. And they also come with a choice of either German reticle #4 or Weaver Duplex.…

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25 Jan

Zeiss company is bringing it’s classic series of riflescopes to the U.S. market. It combines the classic company’s feature – thin lens technology with the renowned T multicoating. Classic Diavari with 30 mm tube with the low power range 1.1-4×24 is designed for dangerous game guns or short-range woods gun. For those, who like normal objectives, a model 1.5-6×42 fills the bill. An d those who have bigger bells have only two to chose from: a 2.5-10×50 and 3-12×56. Zeiss in cooperation with Pride Fowler Industries has also developed a new reticle, which is called Rapid-Z. This Rapid-Z quick and easy range estimation as well as target holdover. It will be available in 600-, 800- and 1000 yard, Varmint versions in Diavari V, Victory Diarange M and Conquest MC Riflescopes.…

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24 Jan

I recently heard news, which touched my heart and made me think about life, my personal safety and safety of my family. But being optimistic, I think Safety Equipment will play its role.
The reporter said that the 24-year-old Brian Gagnon had been lost somewhere on Mount Lafayette in Franconia, NH. He’s been hiking with his two friends when the group split up, so Brian is missing since Saturday night. He called the rescuers on Sunday to tell his location, but they said that it was too vague. So, search crews, along with two helicopters are still in the process. They know that he’s alive and that he is an experienced hiker and is equipped with proper survival gear and first aid kit. But knowing all that is not enough, they need to find him.…

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22 Jan

Been occupied with light polarization, Edwin Land (1909-1991) was able to minimize bright blinks in things made of glass, such as lamps, tactical goggles,sport Rx tactical goggles and many more. Nowadays, Tactical Goggles are designed to meet the most rigorous demands of military and law enforcement tactical operators. Their design is ideal for use with PASGT, ACH, or MICH helmets and allows excellent peripheral vision. And their lenses provide substantial protection and superior optics. When operating in changing light conditions, people are able to use additional tear-off lenses, which can keep their lenses clean and also provide a quick tinting for them.…

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19 Jan

Specialists from the Institute of Technologies, Londonderry, NH, developed a new device, that allows not only determine the location of the opponent’s weapon emplacement, but also learn the type of rifle, which is being used, according to its sound.
This technology is called RedOwl. RedOwl represents a robot, which resembles a laser sight on tracks. In the near future this device will be tested in Iraq. Glen Thoren, the creator of RedOwl says that the specialists from his company had invented several similar models, and now they are being tested on the firing ground in Georgia.
This robot-device has four microphones for sound determining. When RedOwl hears a sound, it turns that direction where the sound came from and with the help of the temperature sensors tries to define the location of a sniper. When a sniper is located, the device points an infra red beam at him, so the team equipped with night vision scopes is able to see him.…

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19 Jan

You won’t go to a war without being equipped with good Tactical Gear, like Combat Boots, Tactical Gloves, Tactical Belts, Tactical Vests, Protective Gear and much more. After all, you never know which move might be fatal. War isn’t just firing and taking cover, like a lot of us are brought up to believe. You have to be prepared for all kinds of events. I found not only the Tactical Gear page on the Tactical Store to be very useful, but also Night Vision devices seemed to be very helpful too. You could also click on the various links to learn more about special types of military gear.…

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18 Jan

Mercedes-Benz S550 is the first car equipped with this NV device.Like, for example, ATN Night Vision, it assists system consists of infra red headlight with the ray, which maximum length is 150 meters (0.09 miles), and LCD monitor, which shows black and white picture. In the night time this monitor will help driver to see better and be able to locate himself on the road. The price of this night vision device (together with the car) is $ 90. 000…

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