Insight Technology

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Insight Technology, Inc. is an optical device manufacturer based in Londonderry, New Hampshire.

Insight Technology builds firearm accessories such as tactical flashlights and laser aiming modules, for military and civilian markets. The company is best known for making the AN/PEQ-2 and AN/PEQ-6 laser sights used by some branches of the United States armed forces.[1]

Tactical Products[edit]

Insight XTI Procyon Tactical Light

The Insight XTI Procyon is a tactical light designed to mount on the accessory rail. The light is provided by a 125 lumen LED, and the housing is made of anodized aluminum. The XTI Procyon is water resistant to 15 feet.[2]

Insight ISM Integrated Sighting Module

The Insight Integrated Sighting Module (ISM) is a non-magnified red dot sight equipped with an integral infrared target illumination laser and visible laser sight. The ISM was originally produced in tandem with the XM8 Assault Rifle, with the intention of becoming a standard attachment. However, even as the XM8 project was cancelled, Insight continued development of the ISM sight until it was released in early 2007. The ISM can fit any MIL-STD 1913 rail.[3]

Manufacturing Process[edit]

Quality control

Insight Technology has been known to push products out into the field with known issues. The most dangerous known issue is related to LA-16u/PEQ Handheld Laser Marker. During manufacturing and issue arose where the device would shutdown when the operator was wearing gloves. In a rush to meet deadlines, the production workers were informed to assemble the unit without gloves.The information was not relayed to the receiving company and could result in soldiers lives being risked.


  1. ^ Gromer, Cliff (November 2003). "High Beams". Popular Mechanics. Hearst Magazines. 180 (11): 80. ISSN 0032-4558. 
  2. ^ Wagner, Scott W. (24 September 2009). Own the Night: Selection and Use of Tactical Lights and Laser Sights. Iola, Wisconsin: Gun Digest Books. p. 94. ISBN 1-4402-2460-9. 
  3. ^ Sweeney, Patrick (26 April 2012). Gun Digest Book of the AR-15. Iola, Wisconsin: F+W Media. p. 248. ISBN 978-1-4402-2876-6. 

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