Created a sight that allows soldiers to hit the target with sniper accuracy

Created a sight that allows soldiers to hit the target with sniper accuracyTechnologists from Lockheed Martin are finishing the development of a fundamentally new sight, thanks to which shooting will be carried out with amazing accuracy. The sight, created on the basis of electronic technologies, will allow you to get a dynamic vision of the target (DInGO), as well as hit it at a distance of 1-600 meters as accurately as a professional sniper does.


At the moment, the Pentagon, satisfied with the speed of the project, has launched the integration phase of a high-precision optical sight and M4 and M16 rifles, which are in service with the American army.

The key feature of the DInGO sight is the variable magnification, with the field of view changing depending on what the distance to the target is. This automatic sight feature allows fighters to use their personal weapon as for effective shooting at a long distance, and in melee. Lenses with low power consumption and variable configuration were used to create DInGO. The work also needed lasers and compact displays. To hit a target, a soldier does not need to make any extra movements: change lenses, make corrections for wind, range, multiplicity. It is only necessary to put the machine at the target, and the technician will do everything else independently, having calculated the point of impact, adjusted the point of view, and mixed the crosshairs. In the near future, this scope will be included in the Pentagon’s state order, and its cost will be significantly lower than the existing solutions. So, if the aiming complex of the XM-25 grenade launcher costs about 25 thousands of dollars, then DInGO - just 600 dollars (in batches of 50 thousands of units and more). Using two finger batteries to provide power, the sight can work continuously for eight hours. This is quite enough for use in the seven-day military operations, which previously was simply impossible.
Using DInGO, any soldier, even the most unprepared, will feel like a sniper.

The accuracy of the shooting of the soldiers of the American army will increase significantly, helping to gain an advantage over the enemy, who can not conduct high-precision fire at a distance of 300 meters or more. The idea of ​​creating DInGO was preceded by the unsuccessful experience of fighting in countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq, where soldiers of the American army were fired from 300-800 meters of small arms. Traditional machine guns used by the soldiers did not provide sufficient accuracy over such a long distance. To counter shelling from a long distance, many units were reinforced by experienced shooters, who have in their arsenal high-precision semi-automatic rifles. And although these "semi-snipers" could work in combat fairly effectively, the rest of the unit remained simply out of work. In the melee, the alignment of forces changed: arrows with an optical sight could not conduct effective fire, since their weapons were not adapted for this. Thanks to DInGO, the army will be able to more accurately hit targets at both large and small distances. When the integration of the sight and rifles, which are in service with the American army, will be completed, the device will be adapted for operation during combat service.
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  1. alex_97597
    alex_97597 22 July 2011 09: 51 New
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    Well done Americans. It can be seen that their army is being modernized and ours is not. Alas ((
  2. Superduck
    Superduck 22 July 2011 10: 43 New
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    It sounds good, reliable technologies in this area are run on commercial cameras and video cameras, these simply successfully integrated all this. I’m not sure if the reliability of this will be as high as they want, but with skillful handling, the rifle rarely falls on the asphalt.
    1. Professor 22 July 2011 12: 46 New
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      There will be no problems with reliability. Even a simple mobile phone not created by mil standard in most cases continues to work falling on the asphalt. Well, the army GPS receiver can even chop nuts.
      1. Superduck
        Superduck 22 July 2011 12: 52 New
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        Well, moving optics is not a GPS chip. However, he lives on planes and tanks ...
  3. Leo848
    Leo848 22 July 2011 14: 06 New
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    The point, in the end, is not the sights, but what it is adapted to, and which one is aiming, isn't it ...
    1. Superduck
      Superduck 22 July 2011 14: 19 New
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      Well, here the goal is to level the influence of the human factor.
  4. datur 22 July 2011 22: 19 New
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    thing of course curious, but a super device for 600 bucks? and how reliable.
  5. figwam 22 July 2011 22: 38 New
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    As an air sight for a gun, but placed on an individual small arms.
    Yes, if it works as it should, the Pindos will have an advantage in battle.
    Reptiles.
  6. Svyatoslav
    Svyatoslav 23 July 2011 00: 31 New
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    Anyway, even with new sights, Pindos will pick up the AK-47 due to the unreliability of the M-16 and M-4.
    1. Klibanophoros 23 July 2011 01: 13 New
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      This is a terry accordion myth, which I do not even want to discuss angry
      1. Rustam 24 July 2011 10: 32 New
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        This is a terry accordion myth, which I do not even want to discuss
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        NO sweet soul man is not a myth, it is a reality

        USA is number 1 for the production and sale of Reflex Sights !!!
        the leaders are Aimpoint and EOTech firms purchased by our fighters (FSB and Ministry of Internal Affairs) to modernize the AK for their money (and prices start at 22 thousand)
        EOTech - in general, the most favorite toy of our guys in the Caucasus
        1. Klibanophoros 29 July 2011 19: 57 New
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          Rustam, you look at the discussion branch more often, maybe you will understand what my comment was and to whom ...
          Amers have to raise and use captured weapons, no matter how good they are, FORBIDDEN BY CHARTER. Mine or mine will be shot at night by the sound of a shot, difficulties in supplying, etc.
          I have nothing against EOTech, all the same our technical progress remained in the USSR.
    2. Superduck
      Superduck 23 July 2011 23: 14 New
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      And pick up Soviet engineer blades, throw abrams and change to the t-62. It’s immediately obvious that a person knows about the army from the Rambo 2 film, if he thinks that in the US army they give a bonus for the loss of full-time weapons.
  7. roninas 30 July 2011 23: 49 New
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    The idea of ​​creating DInGO was preceded by an unsuccessful experience of military operations in countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq, where soldiers of the American army were bombarded from a distance of 300-800 meters from small arms. The question arises, who, and from which small arms fired at them? "Spirits" withInGO?
  8. Gonoriy 11 December 2012 20: 31 New
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    Again they are ahead. And this is dangerous.