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Trijicon Awarded $7.6 Mil for USSOCOM Miniature Aiming System – Day Optics Program

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

USSOCOM has selected the Trijicon solution for their Miniature Aiming System – Day Optics Program. Under MAS-D, there are four different systems: Handgun Reflex Sight, Close Quarters Sight, Squad Variable Power Scope and Precision Variable Power Scope.

This award is for the Handgun Reflex Sight (HRS), which is designed for rapid day and night pistol target engagements. It incorporates an illuminated dot or shape imposed on a Wide Field of View (WFOV) lens to increase the speed of target acquisition when maneuvering in confined spaces, or in extremis if the primary weapon malfunctions.

With Trijicon winning it is based on their RMR Type 2 and will assuredly be mounted to SOCOM’s Glock 19s.

The RMR’s Aiming Dot features eight adjustable brightness settings including 2 NV and 1 super bright. It’s powered by a CR2032 battery which lasts up to 4 years at a brightness setting of 4 out of 8. Additionally, it automatically adjusts to ambient lighting conditions after 16.5 hours and there is a lockout feature for the buttons. It is also waterproof to 20m.

Trijicon Inc., Wixom, Michigan,* is awarded a $7,626,587 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period for handgun reflex sights for the miniature aiming system – day optics program. The handgun reflex sight is a low profile, wide field of view, passive sight for rapid day and night pistol target engagements in confined spaces, while prisoner handling, or in extremis after the primary weapon malfunctions. Work will be performed in Wixom, Michigan, and is expected to be completed by August 2023. Fiscal 2018 defense procurement funding in the amount of $1,158,052 will be obligated at the time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with three offers received.  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N0016418DJQ25).

The award was decided on best value. SOCOM plans to field over 14,000 of these optics to its various components.

Trijicon Inc, to Acquire AmeriGlo

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Wixom, MI, (June 25, 2018) – Trijicon®, Inc., global provider of innovative aiming solutions for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AmeriGlo, a leading supplier of U.S. made night sights. The completion of the acquisition is expected to occur within 30-60 days.

“The AmeriGlo brand is a natural fit for us,” said Stephen Bindon, Trijicon President. “This purchase will further enhance Trijicon’s ever-expanding product and brand portfolio while increasing our manufacturing capacity to better serve end-users across the spectrum.”

AmeriGlo will continue to function as an independent brand and product portfolio.  There are no immediate plans to change how the team at AmeriGlo operates the business.

“The team at AmeriGlo looks forward to this new relationship with Trijicon, Inc.  AmeriGlo customers will see no interruption to the exceptional quality and service they have grown accustomed to over the years.  Our dedicated staff in Georgia will remain in place, and we’ll continue making sights for our valued clients,” said Rick Callihan. Callihan founded AmeriGlo in 2001 and will remain with the company.

With over 15 years of design and manufacturing expertise, AmeriGlo has excelled with a passion and commitment to innovation, quality, and customer service. AmeriGlo sights are designed, machined, and assembled in the USA.

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Trijicon Inc Licenses OASYS Thermal Imaging and Aiming Technology from BAE Systems  

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Wixom, MI, June 6, 2018 – Trijicon® Inc., a global provider of innovative aiming solutions, today announced it will license BAE Systems’ OASYS thermal imaging and aiming technology. This new licensing agreement will enhance Trijicon’s expanding product portfolio for commercial, military and law enforcement customers around the world.

With this technology license, Trijicon will be positioned to provide the OASYS line of compact, high-performance thermal imaging and aiming monoculars, weapon sights, and binoculars. To accelerate Trijicon’s business position, BAE Systems will also sell its current OASYS inventory to Trijicon. Going forward, Trijicon and BAE Systems will continue to collaborate to help maintain product quality, transfer manufacturing and operations knowledge, and develop a potential product roadmap.

“We look forward to building on the OASYS portfolio, working closely with BAE Systems to maintain quality and performance, and making the products accessible to a larger customer base,” said Trijicon President, Stephen Bindon. “The addition of OASYS products to our existing thermal portfolio is a natural next step for our business. We are excited to expand our relationship with BAE Systems and proud to be able to offer this platform to our customers.”

The OASYS electro optic product line uses uncooled thermal technology to deliver innovative imaging and aiming products that provide infrared thermal detection of targets to deliver heightened situational awareness to operators.

Paul Markwardt, Vice President and General Manager of Survivability, Targeting, and Sensing Solutions at BAE Systems stated, “There is strong demand and an untapped market for the OASYS products. We believe that Trijicon’s business model will enable them to unlock this market potential while continuing to provide competitive, high-performance offerings to BAE Systems’ current and future OASYS customers.”

Commercial customers in the US and Canada, as well as state, local and municipal law enforcement please contact Trijicon at 1-800-338-0563. Military, government and federal agencies please contact Trijicon at 1-703-445-1600, extension 2132. All international customers please contact Trijicon at (703) 445-1600, extension 2101 or 2102.

Darley Defense Days 18 – Trijicon RM06-HRS

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Trijicon is displaying their new RM06-HRS (Handgun Reflex Sight). Based on the Type 2, it is their submission for USSOCOM’s Miniature Aiming Solution – Daylight solicitation.

It features a 3.25 MOA Red Dot and has survived 40,000 slide cycles on a Glock 19 in testing.

Kinetic Development Group Launches New RMR Sidelok Mounts

Friday, January 19th, 2018

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KDG continues to build their proven lineup of Sidelok mounts, with two new offerings for the popular Trijicon RMR, and other similar miniature red dot sights using the same footprint for mounting. The new mounts offer the same 100% return to zero capability of the other mounts, with tool-less mounting and instant self locking via the patented Sidelok system. To learn more about the RMR and other KDG Sidelok mounts, check out their website our stop by booth #3166 at SHOT SHOW next week.

RMR Absolute Cowitness Sidelok Mount

The KDG RMR Sidelok mount allows for the popular Trijicon RMR optic, and other brands that share the same mounting base to benefit from KDG Sidelok Technology! The lightweight, 3.4 oz mount pairs with all models of RMR to carry an overall weight of 4.4 oz assembled. Made from high strength 6061 aluminum, the Sidelok mount allows for instant attachment or detachment of the optic to the firearm. This is facilitated with no tools or adjustments, can be accomplished with one hand even while wearing gloves, and with 100% repeatable return to zero! The RMR Sidelok is perfect for lightweight firearms and those that swap optics out for different shooting environments.

MSRP: 139.00

RMR Low Profile Sidelok Mount

The KDG RMR Low Profile Sidelok mount allows for the popular Trijicon RMR optic, and other brands that share the same mounting base to benefit from KDG Sidelok Technology! The lightweight, 2.4 oz mount pairs with all models of RMR to carry an overall weight of 3.4 oz assembled. Made from high strength billet 6061 aluminum, the Sidelok mount allows for instant attachment or detachment of the optic to the firearm. This is facilitated with no tools or adjustments, can be accomplished with one hand even while wearing gloves, and with 100% repeatable return to zero! The RMR Low Profile Sidelok mount is perfect for lightweight firearms and those that swap optics out for different shooting environments. This mount does not offer co-witness with any AR-15 style iron sights, but will provide a lower profile setup for those using the mount on shotguns, AK-47s, submachine guns, belt-fed weapon systems, etc.

MSRP: 109.00

Trijicon – One Millionth ACOG

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

This video showcases the production of Trijicon’s One Millionth ACOG.

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ADS Federal Range Day – Trijicon RMR Type 2 Battery Compartment Update

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Earlier this week, Trijicon released the RMR Type 2 which has a variety of new features including a button lockout mode as well as a battery conservation mode which auto adjusts to ambient lighting conditions (sleep mode) after 16.5 hours of inactivity. Additionally, there are eight intensity settings, including two night vision and one super bright setting. The CR2032 battery will last for four years on brightness setting four, or for five years in dark storage. And yes, it uses the same currently available mounting solutions.

But to users the biggest improvement is in the battery case. In this SSD exclusive you can see the new battery compartment for the CR 2032 battery. In addition to additional contacts, they’ve also incorporated a rubber gasket to mitigate shock to the battery while firing.

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Trijicon RMR Type 2 Leaked Released

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

The bad boys at G&R Tactical shared this image of promotional literature for a new RMR Type 2. It’s now available on Trijicon’s website.

According to the product sheet, Trijicon has improved the battery contacts. Additionally, there’s a button lockout mode as well as a battery conservation mode which auto adjusts to ambient lighting conditions after 16.5 hours of inactivity.

As far as settings go, there are eight settings, including two night vision and one super bright setting. The CR2032 battery will last for four years on brightness setting four, or for five years in dark storage.

Finally, the RMR Type 2 still features a 3.5 moa dot. Their unique housing shape also resists damage to the glass in the event it’s dropped and the RMR Type 2 is still waterproof to 20m.  And yes, it is compatible with all current RMR mounting solutions.  

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