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Nivisys Introduces TAWS-32E IR Thermal Weapons Sight with 100mm Germanium Objective Lens

Nivisys, LLC, ("Nivisys") unveiled its newest weapon-mounted thermal product, the TAWS-32E, at DSEI in London this week.

The latest in the line of long-wave IR thermal weapon sights, the TAWS-32E has a 100mm germanium objective lens and provides operational focusing from 10m to infinity.

"We are pleased to present our new system, the highest level of advancement in our family of thermal weapons sights," said Joe Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of Nivisys. "The TAWS-32E gives the operator superior long-range detection and targeting capability during night and adverse weather conditions."

The TAWS-32E, designed and manufactured by Nivisys at its Tempe, Ariz., headquarters, is based on the successful 320 x 240 TAU sensor from FLIR systems. The sight is suitable for use on small- to medium-bore weapons up to 0.50 caliber, and has the capability to detect targets at ranges in excess of 2400m (human) and 3500m (vehicle). The system is rugged, compact and lightweight at 1100g. Other thermal sights from Nivisys are the TAWS-32L with a 60mm and TAWS-32M with a 35mm objective lens. All TAWS family weapon sights employ a simple 3-button user interface for control and a 2-level menu system. A wired remote switch allows the user to control the system while keeping both hands engaged on the weapon.

Nivisys also offers the same line of thermal weapon sights, including 640 x 480 TAU sensors where International Traffic in Arms Regulations, 22 CFR 120-130 (ITAR) allows export. These advanced sensors provide increased detection range and extended field of view (FOV).

Tempe-Arizona based Nivisys provides military, law enforcement and government agency customers with tactical and combat-proven, electro-optical imaging products for critical nighttime operations. Nivisys operates with utmost integrity, maintaining strict compliance with the laws of the United States, including the U.S. Department of State's International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the laws of foreign governments to whom we export.

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