TrackingPoint Announces 5.56 Semi-Automatic NightEagleTM – Day/Night Predator Eradication System.
TrackingPoint announced today the first Precision-Guided Firearm designed specifically for predator control. The NightEagleTM semi-automatic 5.56 NATO includes TrackingPoint’s recently introduced Night Vision Kit (NVK). The NVK alone retails for $2495. Offered at the exclusive price of $7995 for the first 100 purchases (MSRP normally $10,490), NightEagleTM incorporates the same RapidLokTM technology found in TrackingPoint’s military Precision-Guided Firearms. “NightEagleTM is purpose-built for predator eradication. Predators will be eliminated with absolute precision 24/7/365,” said John McHale TrackingPoint’s CEO. “NightEagleTM is also well suited for homestead defense, herd management, and dynamic hunting.”
Key Features and Capabilities
- Eliminates targets out to 400 yards
- Tracks targets moving up to 10MPH
- Night vision capabilities (with IR illuminator attachment)
- Image Stabilization enables off-hand on-the-move stalking
- Records voice and video of all engagements
- RapidLokTM Target Acquisition and Control System with computerized guided trigger
- Can be financed for up to 48 months (payments as low as $182/month)
NightEagleTM incorporates an infrared sensitive CMOS sensor that detects light not visible to the human eye. Depending on the strength of the IR illuminator, targets can be engaged and tracked out to 300 yards at night. As a shooter pulls the trigger the target is automatically acquired and tracked. When trigger pull completes, the target is instantly eliminated. Total Time-To-Kill (TTK) is approximately 2.5 seconds. RapidLokTM Fire Control is image stabilized enabling off-hand shots and shots on the run.
NightEagleTM records voice and video. As the shooter engages a target he can voice annotate the recorded video in real-time, creating a rich media experience of his engagement to be shared with friends and family.
When deployed with ShotGlassTM the shooter is completely unexposed. In effect the shooter becomes the predator with skills well beyond the skills of the prey. Wearing the digital glasses the shooter can see exactly what NightEagleTM is seeing without exposing their body or head. The scope view is projected into the shooters ShotGlassTM so shooters can acquire predators with virtually no exposure making the shooter undetectable by the predator. Shooters can engage from virtually any hidden position – over berms, over walls, and around corners with extremely high eradication rates.
The NightEagleTM 5.56 retails for $10,490 but the first 100 purchases will be sold at the exclusive offer price of $7,995.