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Transforming Precision Lase it. Range it. Engage it. Wilcox introduces the RAPTAR™ the next generation in laser and rangefinder technology.

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ilcox Industries is a leading innovator in the tactical equipment sector, creating unique products with unmatched performance, durability and value. With over 30 years of manufacturing experience, we have created products that directly impact the safety of service members. Decades of Innovation Wilcox pioneered the introduction of laser aiming devices for small arms with our first US patent for a laser device attached to a handgun in 1994 known as the Night Stalker. The Night Stalker offered an IR and visible marker, pulse feature to pulse the laser beam as well as a straight red laser. As a safety feature, the Night Stalker would turn off when the rounds were completely expended from the weapon. Using 2 AAAA batteries, the Night Stalker would offer the operator 10 hours of continuous

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By Adrienne Irizarry, Wilcox Industries use. Since 1994, we have amassed numerous patents – many have defined today’s small arms fire control and laser aiming technologies. One step in our product evolution was the Power Grip. At the time of release, the Power Grip brought high performance to a new level incorporating multi-functional aiming lasers and a SureFire® tactical flashlight together in a compact package. The laser module offered three laser selections, a programmable LCD interface and could be operated on the Power Grip Multi-Aiming Device (MAD) or mounted directly onto a MIL-STD-1913 weapon rail. The flashlight module delivered a xenon bulb for visible flood illumination. It also offered a removable IR filter cover to provide instant IR flood illumination. The innovation of the Power Grip led to advances that inspired

Tactical Gear 2016  

by DEFENSE STANDARD Media Group

Tactical Gear 2016  

by DEFENSE STANDARD Media Group