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Eurosatory 2012: Jenoptik unveils new rangefinder

11th June 2012 - 08:21 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Paris


Jenoptik has used the opening of the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris to launch a new laser rangefinder, which combines a high resolution thermal imager with a rangefinder, digital magnetic compass and GPS.

Announcing the release of the Nyxus Bird rangefinder, the company claimed the system was the first multi-functional thermal imager that combines day/night vision with a target localisation capability in a package weighing less than 1.5kg for easy one-handed operation.

‘Enhancing the dismounted soldier’s reconnaissance abilities while optimising his mobility, Nyxs uBird satisfies the demanding requirements of infantry and special forces for powerful and lightweight portable optronic equipment,’ the

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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