Raytheon ELCAN, a Raytheon Technologies subsidiary and Leonardo Germany, a Leonardo SpA subsidiary, have been awarded a contract for 107,929 sights to provide the main combat sight (HKV) for the German Armed Forces. Leonardo Germany is the prime contractor to the Federal German Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support and will provide in-country support, the companies write in a press release
According to Raytheon ELCAN, the SPECTER DR 1-4x is a combined reflex and telescopic sight allowing soldiers to see close up or far away with a single sight. Those chosen by the Bundeswehr will have a bullet-drop compensator (BDC) etched reticle and a PICATINNY/STANAG rail integrated into the housing with an ambidextrous, easy-to-use, throw lever to switch instantly between magnifications. The sights have an integrated laser filter to help keep soldiers safer on the battlefield. Deliveries started in the third quarter of 2021.
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