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Trijicon / IR Defense – IR Patrol XR

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

This is video of the IR Patrol XR from IR Defense, a Long-Range Thermal Spotter. Vic DiCosola, head of TNVC related to me that next to a cooled array system, this new XR is the best thermal spotter they’ve used to date. Vic said, “With its front focus lens and the BAE 12um core, the contrast and resolution is stunning!”

TNVC and their sister company NightGoggles (NGI) made this Hi Def hunt video showing just how well the system performs.

Trijicon Inc Acquires IR Defense Corporation

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Wixom, MI – Trijicon, Inc., global provider of innovative aiming solutions for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets, today announced the acquisition of IR Defense Corporation, a world class manufacturer of industry leading thermal viewing and aiming systems. The purchase will further enhance Trijicon’s ever-expanding product portfolio as well as provide new technology for product innovation to better serve hunting, military and law enforcement customers around the world.

“Trijicon is committed to providing Brilliant Aiming Solutions™ to our customers around the world,” said Stephen Bindon, Trijicon President and CEO. “The night vision market continues to grow at a phenomenal pace and the acquisition of IR Defense Corp., gives us a very unique opportunity to enter this market by providing thermal imaging products to end-users across the spectrum. We see an opportunity to invest in and grow the business while providing strategic technology to Trijicon.”

Scott Henry, President, IR Defense stated, “The Trijicon brand is synonymous with quality and we view this relationship as a tremendous opportunity to realize our vision for our products. Both companies possess top-tier quality, technology and value, making for a winning combination as we move forward.”

SNIPE-IR – New Clip-On Thermal Sight from IR Defense

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Auburn, CA- IR Defense has designed the SNIPE-IR™, a new clip-on thermal weapon sight. The sights many distinct advantages including operational technologies and durability make it ideal for 24-hour use. A 640×480, 12um micron sensor provides for clear imagery and a fast 60hz frame rate keeps up with on the move targeting.



The SNIPE-IR was specifically designed to perform with the 4×32 ACOG and works great with 3x and 4x day optics as well as a large range of variable rifle sights. The compact design allows the SNIPE-IR to fit perfectly in front of your optical day sight. Separate modes allow the system to also be used as a hybrid or as a stand-alone making the SNIPE-IR a very adaptable sight. The hybrid mode allows for a full frame images for better picture quality for better accuracy and target identification. New features of the SNIPE-IR such as the No Shot Zero makes any final calibrations or adjustments simple with step-by-step user instructions that are displayed on the screen and guide you through the complete sight in procedure. This ensures the user has boresight even when attached for the first time.

The system has been ergonomically designed so that the digital display fits perfectly into your sight picture. All controls on the SNIPE-IR are easy to access and intuitive for such an advanced platform. An easy to maneuver thumb stick controls the menu options on the SNIPE-IR.

An additional new feature of the SNIPE-IR is an integrated TAPS tactical pressure switch which can control all the basic functions from anywhere on the weapon. The option of a standard D-LOC mini weapon mount or the Wilcox Flip Mount for tactical users is available.

Many of the proven features of IR-Defense’s REAP-IR have been integrated into the SNIPE-IR including polarity and zoom modes, image capture and Digital Focus Control (DFC). The OLED Emagin micro display is used on the SNIPE-IR guaranteeing superior image quality even in smoke, dust or dark conditions. Mil-Spec construction ensures the durability of the SNIPE-IR. As with all IR Defense thermal sights the SNIPE-IR is designed and manufactured in the U.S.A.

IR Defense has the leading line up of thermal weapon sights and thermal monoculars that are designed to meet the demands of the warfighter. Every system is assembled with the upmost care and precision to ensure you get a fully qualified device that you can trust your life to.