|F-INSAS equipment at BEL pavilion at DefExpo|
The Indian Army appears to have resumed F-INSAS related procurement with renewed vigor. On February 27, 2014 it released a RFI for procurement of Night Sight for 7.62-mm Light Machine Gun. The sights are to be used on 7.62-mm LMGs that are being separately procured.
Army wants a light weight, rugged, uncooled Thermal Imaging (TI) sight than can engage human target at the effective range of 800m and above.
Earlier on February 25, 2014, Army released a RFI for Procurement of Passive Night Sight (PNS) for Rifle AK-47. The requirement is for a light weight, rugged, passive night sight based on Image Intensifier Technology that can be fitted on AK-47 rifles to facilitate accurate engagement of pin point target at night/ hours of darkness/ indoor dark areas.
IDP Sentinel members can access more details at the link below
Futuristic Infantry Soldier-As-A-System (F-INSAS) (IDP Sentinel)