BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France, March 24 (UPI)
An undisclosed NATO country has put in an order of what is believed to be more than 200 Sagam JIM-LR long-range multi-function infrared night vision binoculars for use by their army.
Whilst not a instantly recognizable brand to must consumers, French manufacturer Sagem is part of the Safran group of companies and manufactures a number of devices related to the aerospace, defense and security sectors.
Sagam JIM-LR Long-range multifunction cooled infrared binoculars
With more than 9000 believed to be in service by more than 30 countries, including NATO members that include France, the US, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic and the UK, the Sagam JIM-LR is undoubtedly already a combat-proven device.
It’s main strength is that it combines a wide range of functions into a single, but still easily portable devide. These functions include day and night vision, a rangefinder, laser pointer, video and image recorder, compass, GPS as well as data transmission.
For more info on the device, you can download and view the Sagam JIM-LR brochure here (pdf).