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1981 Tritium-illuminated red dot Armson OEG introduced. Similar to the original single-point used in 1970 Son Tay raid in Vietnam, but with more robust features and a variety of mounting systems for popular rifles and shotguns.

1983 The first tritium-illuminated gunsight, the Armson OEG,  available for sale in stores.

1985 The first tritium-reticle riflescope, the Spectrum Riflescope, available to the general public. 
  The first tritium-illuminated iron sights for handguns, the Bright & Tough™ Night Sights, available in stores.

1987 Introduction of the TA01 4x32 Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight (ACOG®). It was included in the U.S. Army Advanced Combat Rifle program.

1988 Trijicon Bright & Tough™ Night Sights adopted by the FBI on the SIG automatic pistol.

1989 Trijicon® products in service in Operation Just Cause in Panama.

1990-1991 Extensive use of Trijicon® sights in service in Desert Storm, including many Armson OEGs used by Marines.

1992 ACOG® 3.5x35 developed and introduced with the Bindon Aiming Concept (BAC) (red fiber optic, automatic zoom system).

1993 ACOG® 3.5x35 adopted by German GSG9 SWAT on SIG 550 rifles.
  Introduction of the 1.5x16, 1.5x24, 2x20, and 3x24 ACOG® line.

1995 Introduction of the Dual Illuminated 4x32 BAC ACOG®
  ACOG® 4x32 selected by the U.S. Special Forces for their M4 carbines. The first official optic enhancement of the M16 family by the U.S. Military. 

1996 Introduction of the 1x24 Trijicon® Reflex Sight
  The Trijicon® Reflex Sight was adopted by the U.S. Special Forces for the SOPMOD M4 Carbine kit.

1998 The Trijicon AccuPoint® 3-9x40 dual-illuminated riflescope, featuring BAC rapid target acquisition, was introduced to the recreational hunting market.

2000 Introduction of the AccuPoint® 1.25-4x24 safari model riflescope.

2001 Introduction of the 5.5x50 ACOG®

2002 Introduction of the TriPower® tactical sight with the industry's first triple-illuminated reticle.

2003 SAAB Bofors Dynamics Chooses the Trijicon 2.5x20 ACOG® sight for its new NLAW advanced one-man weapon systems.

2004 The ACOG® TA31RCO, based on the TA31F, becomes the first-ever official Rifle Combat Optic (RCO) of the United States Marine Corps.

2005 Introduction of the 2.5-10x56 30mm tube AccuPoint® variable powered riflescope.
  The 100,000th 4x32 ACOG® Scope produced.

2007 Trijicon bridges the gap between the compact ACOG® series and the larger, original ACOG series with the introduction of the 3x30 ACOG featuring long eye relief, a BDC reticle, and battery free illumination.
  Trijicon produces the ACOG® (ECOS) Enhanced Combat Optical Sight in Dark Earth Brown color with a miniature reflex sight for the Special Forces.
  Introduction of  the Trijicon RedDot™ Sight, a miniature reflex-style red dot sight.
  US Army chooses the Trijicon ACOG® 4x32 RCO as a field carry optic.

2008 Trijicon expands the popular ACOG line with the introduction of the
6x48 ACOG
®, designed for .50 cal crew serve Machine Guns.
  Trijicon® launches a 42mm objective Reflex sight with a larger field-of-view and improved reticle illumination.
  The AccuPoint® variable powered riflescope series, featuring the world's only battery-free illuminated reticle, adds crosshair reticle configurations.
  Trijicon presents a lighter, more compact profile version of the 1.5x16 ACOG® scope.

2009 The 500,000th 4x32 ACOG® Scope produced.
  Trijicon introduces green illuminated reticles for select ACOG® and AccuPoint® riflescope configurations.
  Trijicon expands the AccuPoint® variable powered riflescope line with the addition of the 5-20x50 and 1-4x24 30mm tube riflescopes.
  Introduction of the revolutionary RMR™ (Ruggedized Miniature Reflex) Sight.  The two versions, an LED Illuminated and Tritium/Fiber Optic Illuminated reticle, feature a uniquely shaped housing for strength.

2010 Trijicon offers its first branded AccuPoint® Riflescope Bases and Rings.

2011 Trijicon caters to the archery market with the revolutionary AccuPin® Bow Sight System featuring tritium, fiber optics and  BowSync™ technology.
  Trijicon adds an Adjustable LED Version to the highly successful RMR® Product Line.
  Trijicon introduces the HD™ Night Sight series to improve daytime acquisition accuracy.
  TrijiDot® single bead shotgun sight featuring advanced Trijicon fiber optics introduced.

2012 An optic tailored for the crossbow, the 3x24 ACOG® XB Scope
  Trijicon expands the celebrated ACOG® line with the addition of a AA battery powered 4x32 LED ACOG®
  Trijicon launches the SRS® Sealed Reflex Sight featuring a large field of view, compressed length and powered by a solar panel and AA battery.
  Trijicon introduces the TARS® (Tactical Advanced RifleScope), a ruggedized high-performance, long-range riflescope.

2013 Trijicon Unveils A Revolutionary New Aiming System for Warfighters – The Trijicon CCAS® (Continuously Computed Aiming Solution).
  Trijicon introduces the VCOG® (Variable Combat Optical Gunsight) a 1-6x24 riflescope that brings legendary ACOG® durability and performance to a variable power optic.

2014 Trijicon offers 3 Cerakote finishes, Sniper Gray, FDE (Flat Dark Earth) and OD Green on select ACOG®, Reflex and RMR® models.
  New Integrated RMR® Adapter and Night Sight Combo for Model 1911 Pistols by Trijicon announced.
  New red and green reticle options added to the ACOG® 4x32 LED line.
  Custom Adjustable Turrets now available for the Trijicon AccuPoint® riflescope series.
  Trijicon offers new ACOG® reticle options for M193 ammunition, available in the fixed power, self-luminous 4x32 and 3.5x35 models .
  Popular Trijicon ACOG® models now offer Custom 300 Blackout reticles (3.5x35, 4x32, and 4x32 LED models).
  Trijicon expands Bright & Tough™ and HD™ Night Sights lines for the Walther PPX.
  Trijicon introduces Bright & Tough™ and HD™ Night Sights for the H&K VP9 pistol.
  Trijicon® Reflex line expanded with the addition of new green reticle options.

2015 RMR® line expanded with a 1 MOA red dot reticle offering.
  Trijicon expands the AccuPoint® variable powered riflescope line with the addition of the 1-6x24 and 2.5-12.5x42 models.
  Trijicon expands the popular ACOG® line with the introduction of the GEN2 Compact ACOG® which feature easy-to-use finger adjusters, watertight gaskets and a redesigned forged-housing. Select GEN2 models will feature a standard and low base height to better accommodate a variety of firearm platforms.
  Trijicon introduces the AccuPower® LED riflescope series with variable power offerings of 1-4x24, 2.5-10x56, 3-9x40 and 4-16x50.
  Trijicon launches the MRO® (Miniature Rifle Optic) red dot optic.
  Trijicon introduces green reticle options to the VCOG® line.

2016 Introduction of the 3.5x35 LED ACOG® line.
  Trijicon introduces the MGRS® (Machine Gun Reflex Sight) to the Reflex family.

2017 Trijicon launches the Trijicon REAP-IR®, Trijicon IR-HUNTER®,
Trijicon IR-PATROL®, and Trijicon SNIPE-IR®
  The addition of the AccuPower® 1-8x28 riflescope.
  Trijicon launches new HD XR™ night sights.
  MRO® Patrol introduced.
  RMR® Type 2 launched.
  AccuPoint® 4-16x50 riflescope is introduced.
  Trijicon celebrates The One Millionth ACOG® 4x32

2018 Trijicon launches the 4.5-30x56 AccuPower®
and 5-50x56 AccuPower® Riflescopes
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