The Trijicon RMR Type 2 red dot sight has been chosen by NSWC Crane Division for USSOCOM for its Miniature Aiming System − Day Optics Program, or “MAS-D." The $7.6 million contract is for a five year period.

According to a release from the Michigan-based optics company, work on the RMR (Ruggedized Miniature Reflex) Type 2 for Special Operations Command will be accomplished there in Wixom, Michigan. Work is expected to conclude by August of 2023.

The Trijicon RMR Type 2 utilizes an electronic design that "... bolsters durability and performance in the most punishing environments and extends the functionality of the red dot sight. "

“Trijicon is honored and extremely pleased to win this contract,” said John Rupp, Vice President of Business Development. “This selection is a testament to the rugged durability of Trijicon optics and the RMR Type 2 will provide outstanding performance to USSOCOM.”

US Special Operations Command has selected the Trijicon RMR Type 2 as its pistol red dot optic to help commandos get on target faster and more accurately. (DOD Photo by Sgt. Brandon Welsh)
US Special Operations Command has selected the Trijicon RMR Type 2 as its pistol red dot optic to help commandos get on target faster and more accurately. (DOD Photo by Sgt. Brandon Welsh)

The release continues:

The updated electronics and battery contacts increase reliability under the harshest use and stiffest recoil. The CR2032 lithium battery lasts up to four years in the Adjustable LED model at mid-setting. Audible and tactile windage and elevation adjustments allow for quick and easy zeroing with no need for special tools or devices. The RMR Type 2 is compatible with existing RMR mounts and optics-ready pistols.

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.

About Trijicon, Inc.

Trijicon, Inc. has led the industry in the development of superior any-light aiming systems since the company’s founding in 1981. Incorporating nearly four decades of innovation, Trijicon’s riflescopes and sights are the most advanced aiming systems available today. For more information on the company’s proven self-luminous aiming systems for tactical and sporting applications, contact Trijicon, Inc. at 49385 Shafer Ave., Wixom, MI 48393 • Telephone: (800) 338-0563 • Or visit www.trijicon.com. Follow @Trijicon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.