Trijicon Announces the Selection of their MGRS (Machine Gun Reflex Sight) by the U.S. Army for the M2/M2A1 .50 caliber weapon system.
Wixom, MI – Trijicon®, Inc., global provider of innovative aiming solutions for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets is pleased to announce the selection of the Trijicon MGRS® (Machine Gun Reflex Sight) by the U.S. Army for the M2/M2A1 .50 caliber weapon system. Manufacturing will be performed in Wixom, Michigan, and is expected to be completed by 2024.
“Trijicon is truly honored to be selected for this program,” said Stephen Bindon, Trijicon President & CEO. “Our goal with the MGRS was to provide the most durable aiming solution for machine gunners while increasing the potential for first round hits on target. Our team worked tirelessly to achieve this goal and this contract is a testament to their design.”
Forged of 7075-T6 aluminum, the MGRS is designed to withstand the jarring, rapid recoil produced by fixed and turret-mounted machine guns. The MGRS features a large, non-magnified objective lens with a 35 MOA segmented circle reticle. Centered within the reticle is a 3 MOA dot for precise aiming. A single CR123A battery powers the unit, providing more than 1,000 hours of continuous operation. A three-power magnifier is included for greater PID (positive identification of target).
The MGRS offers seven brightness settings, two facilitating the use of night-vision optics and five settings for fast adjustment to match current conditions, including a super-bright setting for bright daylight.
Zeroing is easy with 1 MOA adjustment increments and 100 MOA total travel of adjustment. The MGRS includes two interchangeable range knobs that are ballistically calibrated for use on M2/M2A1 machine guns. When properly zeroed to the weapon platform, the range knob allows the user to dial the correct range as a mechanical Bullet Drop Compensation (BDC) for accurate engagements.
Trijicon is proud to count among its users all the United States Military Services, including Special Operations Forces, the United States Government, state and local Law Enforcement and many of America’s allies.