Meprolight Unveils a new Thermal Weapon Sight at the Shot Show


Meprolight is launching a new weapon sight at the Shot Show taking place at Las Vegas next week. The company will unveil the NYX 3X, a compact, uncooled Thermal Weapon Sight (TWS) offering X2.7 magnification. At a weight lower than one kilogram (less than 2.2 Lbs) this sight is designed to sustain recoils of 5.56, 7.62 and 338 Cal. rifles. Designed for military applications, NYX 3X meets the highest MIL SPEC requirements. The new sight extends the company’s line of sights supporting different magnifications of 2X, 3X, and 7X, meeting a wide range of operational and tactical needs.

Other Meprolight products to be displayed include enhanced NOA XT4 Thermal Weapon/Surveillance clip-on thermal sight, the MEPRO 4X, and the MEPRO M5 Red-Dot electro-optical sight, optimized for ‘both eyes open’ shooting, will make their first appearances at the Shot Show.

Meprolight NOA NYX 3X Thermal Sight. Photo: Meprolight

The MEPRO 4X is a 1.7 Ibs combat 4x scope. Utilizing a quick release Picatinny adaptor, this MIL-STD sight provides five different brightness settings. The sight operates with a single standard battery and is equipped with an energy saver feature for extended operation.

The MEPRO M5 is a 0.7 lb MIL-STD, used with light machine guns, assault rifles, and sub-machine guns, the M5 features an enlarged 33 x 22 display and a 2-MOA red-dot aiming point with four variable brightness settings, and enables up to 8,000 hours of operation.

Meprolight - M5, optimized for “both eyes open” shooting. Photo: Meprolight
Meprolight – M5, optimized for “both eyes open” shooting. Photo: Meprolight