Singlepoint - The First Red Dot Sight Used by US Forces

We look back 50 years at the first red-dot sight used by US Forces — the Singlepoint Occluded Eye Gunsight.

Singlepoint - The First Red Dot Sight Used by US Forces

Last November I had the opportunity to participate in the 50th Anniversary of the Son Tay Raid, an audacious joint U.S. military deep penetration incursion into North Vietnam to rescue Americans held as prisoners of war on the night of November 21, 1970. 

The ground assault force was made up of handpicked Green Berets from the Army’s Special Forces, ferried to the objective by Air Force aircrews, with air support provided by the Navy and Marine Corps. 

The Raiders, as...

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