sniperscope


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sniperscope

[′snī·pər‚skōp]
(ordnance)
A snooperscope which, when combined with a carbine or other firearm, enables the operator to see and shoot at targets in the dark.
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Ives, developed the Sniperscope, which uses infrared light, and also developed infrared signaling between ships.
It was terrifying - especially without the Sniperscope, a rifle with an electronic device attached to a telescope.
California penal code section 468 defines a sniperscope as "a device made or adapted for use on a firearm that enables the operator to detect objects during nighttime through use of a projected infrared' light source and electronic telescope.
Sniperscope and German Vampir and their infrared projectors; Generation 1, as exemplified by the cascade tube and AN/PVS-2 Starlight Scope; Generation 2 with the introduction of the micro channel plate (MCP); and Generation 3, which came about with the addition of the gallium arsenide (GaAs) photocathode and the ion-barrier film on the MCP.
Still, the Sniperscope wasn't too shabby for the time frame during which it was fielded.