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Cold Steel, Liemke Thermal Optics Change Hands

Cold Steel and Liemke Thermal Optics have transitioned ownership to new parent companies.

Preview: Pulsar Thermion XG50 Thermal Riflescope

The latest generation of Pulsar night-vision optics is out, and the capabilities of the Thermion XG50 thermal riflescope are impressive.

Review: Pulsar Thermion XM38 Thermal Optic

Thermal optics have come a long way in recent years, and the Thermion XM38 from Pulsar is one example of what kinds of capabilities can be had today.

Tested: Leupold LTO Tracker 2

The LTO Tracker 2 builds on the company’s successful LTO Tracker Thermal Optic by adding a recalibration mode, making the device infinitely more useable in thicker (and warmer) brush.

2019 SHOT Show Primer: Pulsar Thermion Riflescope

American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen sat down with Pulsar's Kevin Reese to learn about a thermal riflescope that is due to break convention of the thermal marketplace.

Thermal And Night Vision Revealed

More and more shooters and hunters are using thermal or night vision optics these days. So what “Gen” are we on now anyway? Here’s a primer on “see in the dark” scopes—along with an inside look at how they differ and how they work.

Tested: Pulsar Thermal Imaging Sight Trail XP50

Shooting Illustrated's Jay Grazio saw feral hogs in a whole new light when he used Pulsar's newest thermal imaging device.

Leupold Goes Thermal

The consumer market has seen it time and time again, with products such as Jeep, penicillin and even the personal GPS unit: Innovations in specialized markets often occur as a result of war.

Tested: Trijicon Reap-IR

American riflemen have been gravitating toward night-vision (NV) optics since Soviet Gen 1 and Gen 2 units entered the global commercial pipeline around 1990.

SHOT Show 2017: SIG Sauer Electro-Optics ECHO1 Thermal Imaging Reflex Sight

It’s one of those gadgets that you don’t think you need—until you see it in use.

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