SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG.
The Ministry of Defence, Government of India, Request for Proposal (RFP) to procure quantity 1,121 Night Sight (TI) for Sniper Rifle along with accessories. Once the contract is concluded and the delivery schedule as per agreed terms and should have in Service Life 10,000 hours of operation or 10 years.
Army plans to carry out User Trials, Technical Trials, and Maintainability Evaluation trials (MET) before the winner of the tender is announced. Night Sights (TI) should have a Minimum Detection Range of 1200 Metres and a Minimum Recognition Range of 800 Metres.
Weight of sight with batteries and Picatinny mount adaptor should not be more than 1100 grams and should be able to operate in the minimum temperature range between minus 20C and minus 10C and Maximum Temperature between 40C and 45C.
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