Aimpoint is on a roll. A couple of weeks after scoring a $6.8 million contract to supply the Finnish Defence Forces with its Micro-T2 red dot sights, the Sweden-based company has announced it has signed a new deal worth $2.5 million in U.S. dollars to kit up the Swedish Army with its recently-launched CompM5 and its legacy MPS3 (Multi Purpose Sight) red dots. Full details in the presser below:

Aimpoint AB, the leading manufacturer and innovator in red dotsighting technology, has been awarded a new contract from the Swedish Procurement Office (FMV) to supply at first stage Aimpoint CompM5 and Aimpoint MPS3 red dotsights to the Swedish Army, a contract worth over SEK 20 million. Aimpoint won the tender conducted in open international competition.

“The Aimpoint red dot sights have been in operational use by the Swedish Army for many years” says Lennart Ljungfelt, President of Aimpoint, and continues; “We are proud that the Swedish Army has once again chosen Aimpoint products. This underlines their satisfaction with Aimpoint and our products.”

The Aimpoint CompM5 sights is the newest red dot sight in Aimpoint product portfolio, and is in operation with the US State Department. It is a user-friendly and extremely rugged sight that increases the effectiveness of the individual soldier. The CompM5 sightrelies on a single AAA battery to provide a ‘constant on’ of up to 50,000 hours or 5 years.

Currently, more than 1,500,000 Aimpoint sights are already in use by military forces around the world. The Swedish Army chose the Aimpoint products because of their ability to obtain a fast and accurate target acquisition in any type of light condition, unrivalled ruggedness, ability to function in all types of weather conditions and outstanding long operational life on a single battery.

Aimpoint CompM5 Features

  • Mountable on MIL-STD 1913 Rail system/Picatinny rail
  • Advanced optical lenses with a protective front window
  • High, AAA battery compartment
  • Compatible with every generation of NVD
  • 2 MOA dot for close combat and long distance engagement
  • Matches perfectly with Aimpoint® 3XMag-1 and 6XMag-1 magnifiers
  • Excellent light transmission
  • Extremely robust housing design, same ruggedness as the CompM4 sights with less weight
  • Submersible to a depth of 45 m (150 ft)
  • Mount base is keyed into to the body of the sight to absorb recoil
  • Weight 238 g (8.4 oz) standard configuration, sight only 148 g (5.2 oz)
  • ACET technology allows 50,000 hours (over 5 years) of constant operation with one battery
  • 4 NVD settings and 6 daylight settings
  • Mechanical switch for speed and reliability

Aimpoint MPS3 Features

  • Compatible with every generation of NVD
  • Designed to stand up to heavy weapons recoil
  • Accessory rails on sight allow for mounting IR or visible lasers
  • Can be used with any AA size battery
  • ACET technology combined with a AA battery gives 80,000 hours (over 8 years) of typical use on one battery
  • 500,000 hours of use on NVD setting
  • 7 night vision compatibility settings, 9 day settings including one extra bright
  • 2 MOA dot size for long distance engagement
  • One Function Principle for ease of use in field (one rotary switch for light intensity)
  • Manually adjustable reticle brightness
  • Multi Purpose Sight for use on land, in the air, and at sea
  • 1X sight (no magnification)

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