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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 1x42 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.
  The American Rifleman 2004 NRA Golden Bullseye Award for "Optic of the Year" presented to the 1x30 TriPower®

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.
  Field & Stream "Best of the Best" names the Trijicon 3-9x40 AccuPoint with a mil-dot corsshair with amber dot (TR20-2) the top hunting riflescope for 2008.

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.
  Trijicon RMR Sight was Named "Optic of the Year" for 2009 by the Firearms Marketing Group's (FMG) Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence.

2010 Trijicon offers its first branded AccuPoint® Riflescope Bases and Rings.
  The Shooting Illustrated 2010 NRA Golden Bullseye Award for "Optic of the Year" presented to the the 1.5x16 Short ACOG® (TA44S-10).

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).
  The Trijicon TARS™ (Tactical Advanced Riflescope) received the 2013 NRA Golden Bullseye Award for “Optic of the Year” from American Rifleman Magazine.
  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.
  The MRO™ is awarded Optic of the Year by Guns & Ammo Magazine.
  Trijicon awarded Optics Planet’s 2015 Brilliance Award’s “Night Sight Category Brand of the Year.”
  Trijicon introduces green reticle options to the VCOG® line.
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