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Raytheon ELCAN positions for SOF need

8th June 2018 - 10:42 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Tampa, Florida


Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies is moving forward on iterative prototypes for a new digital fire control system. The prototype design integrates an optical sight with rangefinder and the capability to present the shooter with tactical data – factoring range and a growing set of environmental conditions – within the sight. 

Shephard received a private glimpse of the latest design during the recent Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), in Tampa, Florida.

According to Dan Pettry, a marketing manager who previously served with the US Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment, the new digital fire control system design meets both identified

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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