Trijicon® Inc., Acquires IR Defense Corporation - A World Class Provider of Thermal Systems
August 2, 2016 -
Trijicon®, Inc., global provider of innovative aiming solutions for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets, today announced the acquisition of IR Defense Corporation, a world class manufacturer of industry leading thermal viewing and aiming systems. The purchase will further enhance Trijicon’s ever-expanding product portfolio as well as provide new technology for product innovation to better serve hunting, military and law enforcement customers around the world.
“Trijicon is committed to providing Brilliant Aiming Solutions™ to our customers around the world,” said Stephen Bindon, Trijicon President and CEO. “The night vision market continues to grow at a phenomenal pace and the acquisition of IR Defense Corp., gives us a very unique opportunity to enter this market by providing thermal imaging products to end-users across the spectrum. We see an opportunity to invest in and grow the business while providing strategic technology to Trijicon.”
Scott Henry, President, IR Defense stated, “The Trijicon brand is synonymous with quality and we view this relationship as a tremendous opportunity to realize our vision for our products. Both companies possess top-tier quality, technology and value, making for a winning combination as we move forward.”