American Holoptics buys EOTech from L3Harris

American HolopticsAmerican Holoptics, an affiliate of Koucar Management, have bought EOTech from L3Harris. The purchase price is undisclosed. At the end of 2005 L3Harris acquired EOTech, a story that now comes to an end. Koucar also owns Elite Defense, Odin Defense as well as a few other companies in their diversified operations. For those who are not […]

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IPSC and Kahles Optics Enter a Global Partnership

We should be thankful for the companies that support our interest in shooting and competition, and today TFB can reveal a new partnership that has been formed on a Global basis between IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) and the Austrian company Kahles Optics. Some Kahles Optics’ products are a perfect fit for dynamic and practical […]

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Friday Night Lights: GRD Machine Gun Optic DCL110AD-3X

Just before last SHOT Show, fellow TFB writer Austin mentioned that he was going to bring a post sample M16 for us to play with. Check out Luke’s article about that. Well, I talked to Austin and he agreed to make a second post sample lower so we could use it with the Franklin Armory […]

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SIG SAUER Introduces New ECHO3 Thermal Reflex Sight with BDX Technology

SIG Sauer Electro-Optics have launched their new ECHO3, a direct view thermal reflex sight. The ECHO3 will be available in either 1-6x or 2-12x magnification and has SIG Sauer’s Ballistic Data Xchange 2.0 integrated to allow the optic to interface with smartphones to allow reticles and settings to be tweaked. The new thermal sight will begin […]

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POTD: Understanding EOTech’s 68 MOA Ring Reticle

In today’s photo, we’re combining great photos with some education about how to use EOTech’s 68 MOA ring EXPS 2-2 reticle. The source is Dr. Amanda “Mew” Marza, used with permission. Double tap to fire! Few things are better than the infamous EOTech 68 MOA ring reticle.  Seriously, it is SO useful.. Middle Dot: 50 […]

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