New clip-on Thermal Weapon Sight offers more accurate targeting
IDEX attendees first to see the new cost-effective solution
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 19, 2013
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon
Company (NYSE: RTN) is showcasing a new, clip-on Thermal Weapon Sight (TWS) at
the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX 2013. The
surveillance and targeting sight, which mounts in front of a rifle's existing
sight without reducing targeting accuracy, delivers precise surveillance and
advanced targeting imagery.
"The clip-on TWS can also be used as a hand-held imager, and is an affordable,
vital component for a wide range of military and border patrol missions," said
Jeff Miller, vice president of Combat and Sensing Systems in Raytheon's
Network Centric Systems business.
The new product is the latest addition to Raytheon's family of uncooled
thermal sights. Its superior range increases situational awareness in a
variety of environments, including smoke, fog, dust, darkness or daylight.
Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees
worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense,
homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a
history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art
electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas
of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence
systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is
headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at
www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon.
SOURCE Raytheon Company
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