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Carl Zeiss Delivers Periscopes to Canadian Troops

Photonics.com
Jan 2011
OBERKOCHEN, Germany, Jan. 6, 2011 — Carl Zeiss Optronics GmbH announced it will deliver stabilized panorama periscopes to the Canadian armed forces.

The Peri R17 A2 periscope is equipped with an Attica, a third generation thermal imager that provides the commander of the Leopard 2 with a night vision capability for long ranges.

The periscope is currently undergoing trials in other user states.

For more information, visit: www.zeiss.de/optronics 


GLOSSARY
periscope
An optical instrument designed to displace the line of sight in a vertical direction. For submarines and other military uses the periscope is a long tube containing prisms at both ends and intervening imaging and relaying lenses. Several anatomical inspection devices such as cystoscopes, laryngoscopes and otoscopes use similar optical systems, though on a minuscule scale.
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