OSTI Wins Special Orders for Clip-On Night Sights

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OSTI sight,combat zone view(click to view full) Dec 26/06: Optical Systems Technology, Inc. (OSTI) in Freeport, PA received a $6.9 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract from US Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, VA for production and delivery of the “Scout Sniper Mid-Range Night Sight.” The really interesting thing about OSTI’s sights is that they clip on to existing day scopes without requiring tools, do not alter or affect day sight centerline or boresight, and are permanently aligned. This is a significant improvement over a dual-scope approach that forces the operator to switch sights entirely for night use, with the potential for adjustment issues et. al. OSTI has a number of products in this area, and the US Marines certainly take their weapon sights seriously. A direct enquiry revealed more about the specific sight selected, the quantities involved, and the customer – MARSOC… Magnum UNS, 3-view(click to view full) Equiries to OSTI revealed that its MAGNUM Universal Night Sight(TM) (MUNS) won the Marine Corps award against two other finalists. USSOCOM purchased and tested OSTI’s initial run of 8 MUNS units, and MARSOC has also tested and fielded OSTI’s AN/PVS-22 Universal Night Sight(TM) and MUNS. The initial order is for about 800 […]

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