To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

SHOT Show: US Army to test Aimpoint FCS

25th January 2017 - 13:42 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Las Vegas

RSS

Aimpoint representatives have acknowledged that the US Army is preparing to test the latest model of the Fire Control System (FCS) for crew-served weapons like the Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle.

The US Army’s early requirements for an FCS were driven by the need to reduce training time and eliminate human error. The result was an increased interest in systems like the FCS12.

Thane Smith, director of military sales at Aimpoint, explained the necessity of FCS testing by the US Army before they commit to a purchase order.

‘With any army acquisition, especially on the level of this type of

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial

Share to

Linkedin