SAKER – Fused Sight Soaring Above The Competition

  • Date: 9th October 2019
  • Company: Qioptiq

SAKER is the new Medium Range Fused Weapon Sight from Excelitas, providing the Dismounted Warfighter with an enhanced, multi waveband Detect, Recognize & Identify capability. The sight is fitted with a 12μm, 60Hz uncooled thermal sensor coupled with a High FOM Image Intensifier Tube, in either Green or White Phosphor, delivering class leading sensitivity, uniformity and system latency.

SAKER provides a low power architecture and is a fully military qualified. Designed specifically for medium range surveillance and target engagement operations, it attaches to Picatinny or NATO accessory rails in front of the day sight via a quick release throw lever, providing 24hr capability without the need to remove or re-zero the day sight.

SAKER is a state-of-the-art system combining the latest Image Intensification and uncooled Thermal Imaging capability in a single lightweight, compact yet rugged package.

About Excelitas Technologies

Excelitas Technologies® Corp. is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, high performance Optronics and photonic solutions to meet the lighting, detection and optical technology needs of global customers. Serving a vast array of applications across Aerospace, Defence, Biomedical, Scientific, Consumer and Semiconductor sectors, Excelitas technologies stands committed to enabling our customer’s success in their end-markets.

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