Dual Role Weapon Sights

ELCAN Specter? DR 1-4x dual role weapon sight

ELCAN Specter DR 1-4x dual role weapon sight

Selected by?the U.S. Special Operations Command?for elite SpecOps missions, the ELCAN Specter DR 1-4x dual role weapon sight is reliable, amazingly bright and very accurate. Whether the mission calls for clearing a building or open-terrain patrol, the ELCAN Specter DR dual role weapon sight provides both fast acquisition and long-range target identification. It is the only combat sight that switches between close combat battle mode and precision ranged fire mode - in the blink of an eye.

ELCAN Specter? DRLP 1.5-6x dual role weapon sight

The ELCAN Specter DR 1.5-6x dual role weapon sight

The ELCAN Specter DR 1.5-6x dual role weapon sight is a revolutionary optical design that combines the best of close combat and precision fire ranging features into a single, low profile dual-field-of view sight. The dual-role capability gives machine gun operators and designated marksmen a sweeping 1.5x view of the battlefield for target acquisition, and then allows instant switching to 6x for accurate, long-range precision fire and suppression.

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The ELCAN Specter DR dual role weapon sight (in 1-4x and 1.5-6x configurations) sight is deployed with elite allied forces around the world. This rugged, combat-proven sight is proven on the assault rifle, or AR,?and ready?for light and heavy machine guns.

Raytheon has developed a dual role sight for mounted and dismounted machine guns, fielded on 5.56, 7.62 and .50 caliber machine guns. The rugged, reliable system can handle the recoil, or backward force, of machine guns while enabling gunners to switch between seeing up close and far away.


  • Protects troops: The large field-of-view and ability to scan with both eyes open offers optimal situational awareness in 1x. Its easy-to-use, patented throw lever allows a shooter to switch instantly from 1x to 4x magnification without having to adjust focus or head position.
  • Creates overmatch: The system increases effectiveness and helps gunners acquire targets faster, even on moving vehicles.
  • Supports NATO+ interoperability: The dual role?sight is deployed with U.S. and allied forces around the globe, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Norway, Canada and Denmark.