Cubic. has filed a patent for a fire-control display adapter for weapon scopes. The adapter includes a display unit, range finder, ballistic computer, power source, and mount for easy attachment to the weapon’s rail. The system calculates and displays ballistic solutions for accurate targeting. GlobalData’s report on Cubic gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Fire-control display adapter for weapon scope

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Cubic Corp

A new patent application (Publication Number: US20230384058A1) describes a fire-control display adapter for a weapon scope. The adapter includes a display unit positioned at the objective bell of the scope, a distance sensor to sense the range to an aimpoint, and a ballistic computer to calculate and display a ballistic solution. A power source provides power to the components, and a mount allows for detachable affixing to the weapon's rail. The display unit can be selected from various types, and the distance sensor can be an infrared, laser, or ultrasonic rangefinder. Additionally, the adapter may include sensors like a gyroscope, magnetometer, and temperature sensor for enhanced functionality.

Furthermore, the fire-control display adapter may feature a sealing ring, a wireless interface for external communication, and an electrical connector for power. The mount includes an adjuster for vertical adjustment on the rail, which can be a Picatinny or weaver rail. The adjuster mechanism includes a bolt and nut for ease of use. The patent application outlines various configurations and options for the fire-control display adapter, emphasizing versatility and functionality for weapon scopes.

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