Bushnell’s new 6-24×50 Elite Tactical FFP scope features a 30 mm tube for greater adjustments for long-range precision work. It uses finger-adjustable target turrets with .1 Mil click values for fine target adjustments, and its side-focus knob provides crisp, clear picture at any distance.
Like its little sister, the 3-12×44 Elite 4200, the 6-24×50 Tactical FFP scope features fully multi-coated lenses for 95 percent light transmission. The lenses sport Bushnell’s RainGuard HD coating to ensure clear sight pictures in bad weather.
The scope’s mil-dot reticle is green-illuminated along the first focal plane to help shooters overcome low-light shooting conditions. This also allows shooters to use the mil-dot reticle at any power. Bushnell.com.
Nikon M-223 Scopes for AR Rifles
Nikon’s new M-223 line of riflescopes features five models for AR rifles, all engineered for the 223 Rem./5.56mm NATO round with 55-grain polymer tipped bullet at 3,240 fps. The models are 1-4×20, 2-8×32 BDC 600, 2-8×32 Nikoplex, 3-12x42SF Nikoplex, and the 3-12x42SF Rapid Action Turret.
With Nikon’s latest reticle and adjustment technologies, the M-223 integrates the same quality as Nikon’s flagship Monarch riflescopes. Nikon’s Point Blank Reticle is available exclusively on the M-223 1-4×20, delivering fast, extremely accurate shots from zero out to a 200-yard range – the “point blank range” for the .223/5.56mm 55-grain polymer tipped round.
With its Ultra ClearCoat Optical System, Nikon has engineered the entire optical system to provide bright, sharp, incredibly flat sight pictures, and light transmission up to its theoretical maximum: 95 percent.
All M-223 models feature an impressive 4-time zoom range and 4 inches of constant, non-critical eye relief. A massive ocular lens delivers a huge, exceptionally bright, high-resolution sight picture. The scopes’ one-piece, 1-inch diameter main-body tubes keep the weight low while maintaining maximum strength and durability. The scopes are waterproof, fogproof, shockproof and nitrogen-filled and O-ring sealed. Nikonsportoptics.com.
Leupold Mark 4 ER/T M3 Riflescope
Leupold has added the 4.5-14x50mm M3 Front Focal scope to its Extended Range/Tactical (ER/T) riflescopes for long-range shooting. It features Leupold’s Tactical Milling Reticle in the front focal plane to magnify the reticle with the image.
The TMR reticle employs various sized and spaced hash marks for increased ranging precision and more accurate shots. The scope also features positive, tactile 1-MOA click adjustments for elevation, and ½-MOA click adjustments for windage. Its broad windage and elevation adjustment range helps shooters dial into long-range targets quickly and precisely.
The 4.5-14x50mm M3 employs Leupold’s Index Matched Lens System for a clear, crisp and bright sight picture. Its lockable fast-focus eyepiece provides long eye relief to ensure recoil protection and nearly instant target acquisition. The scope is waterproof, fog-proof and shock-proof, and carries Leupold’s limited lifetime warranty. It’s 12.5 inches long and weighs 22 ounces. Leupold.com.
Zeiss Hensoldt 3-12×56 FF Sniper Scope
Whether used to safeguard potential targets or engage specific threats, Zeiss’s Seitenansicht Hensoldt riflescopes provide precision shooting for military and law-enforcement snipers.
The Hensoldt 3-12×56 FF (Front Focal) riflescope is available in illuminated standard or customized reticles in the first or second image plane, depending on the shooter’s needs. It’s built on a wide-diameter 34 mm tube and features an illuminated Mil Dot reticle. The scope is finished in matte black, measures 12.78 inches, weighs 28.2 ounces and offers eye relief from 3.54 to 4.33 inches.
The reticle in the Hensoldt 3-12×56 FF magnifies in the first focal plane. Its field of view at 1,000 meters is 120 meters at 3X and 34 meters at 12X. HuDisCo.com.
Swarovski 1.7-10×42 and 2-12×50 to Z6i Illuminated Series
Swarovski Optic has added 1.7-10×42 and 2-12×50 riflescopes with illuminated reticles to its revolutionary Z6i series.
Swarovski’s 6X zoom offers a larger field of view and magnification than any of its competitors. The Z6i models also feature a 30mm tube, and your choice of six different reticle designs. The 1.7-10×42 model weighs 18 ounces and measures 12.87 inches, and the 2-12×50 model weighs 19.8 ounces and measures 13.74 ounces.
Swarovski’s Ballistic Turret (BT) lets tactical shooters personalize their scope by setting a zero distance plus three additional down-range distances. Once set up, turn the turret to the appropriate color-coded distance and hold the crosshair where you want the bullet to strike. Swarovskioptik.at.
TruGlo Tru-Brite Xtreme 4×32 Tactical Compact Scope
New from TruGlo is its Tru-Brite Xtreme 4×32 Tactical compact scope, which features 4 inches of eye relief; fogproof, waterproof and nitrogen gas-filled construction; and a non-illuminated Mil-Dot reticle.
This scope – designed specifically for tactical applications — has a rubber eye-guard and fully coated lenses for maximum brightness, clarity and contrast. It also features finger-tip windage and elevation adjustments under screw-down caps, durable leaf-spring for windage and elevation adjustments, and a one-piece tube made of aircraft quality aluminum.
The Mil-Dot Reticle allows users to quickly determine the distance of objects of a known size. The reticle is also useful for providing quick trajectory and wind-drift aiming references. truglo.com.
Aimpoint’s CompM4s Proves itself with U.S. Military
Aimpoint’s CompM4s sight functions under hard use and extreme conditions. That’s why the U.S. Army recently bought 565,783 of these sights, the latest version of the Army’s M68 Close Combat Optic.
The CompM4s includes ACET diode circuitry, which allows the sight to run continuously for up to 8 years on one battery. It also has an internal voltage regulator that allows the use of any AA battery. The sight features a 2 minute-of-angle dot size, so it can be used with Aimpoint s 3X Magnifier, Aimpoint Concealed Engagement Unit, and all night-vision devices.
The CompM4s also features a battery compartment near the sight base, providing a streamlined profile that keeps the switch and battery protected. The sight also features seven night-vision compatible settings and nine daylight settings. Aimpoint.com.
Alpen Debuts 6-24×50 Side-Focus Scope
Alpen Optics introduces its new and improved top-performance APEX 6-24×50 riflescope, which features a spring-saddle erector-tube design for precision accuracy and repeatability. The scope’s fully multi-coated optics deliver maximum light transmission and optical clarity, and its fast-focus eyepiece provides clear image-on-reticle adjustments and long eye relief.
The scope is finished in a hard-coat black matte non-reflective coating, and carries Alpen’s lifetime warranty. The 6-24×50 (model 4047) also features a WBDC reticle, target-turret locking adjustments, and side-focus parallax adjustments for fast easy focus adjustments. Alpenoptics.com.
Trijicon AccuPoint 1.25-4×24 Offers Bright Sighting
Trijicon’s AccuPoint Model TR21R (1.25-4×24) compact riflescope offers dual-illumination technology through bright fiber-optics and clear multilayer coated lenses for bright, certain sighting in low-light conditions.
The scope features Trijicon’s fiber optics, which automatically adjust to outside brightness and contrast; and a manual brightness override to accommodate personal preferences. It also uses Trijicon’s Tritium-Phosphor Lamp, which glows in low light for rapid target acquisition, with no batteries to fail when they’re most needed.
The TR21R is built on a 1-inch tube, measures 10.5 inches and weighs 11.7 ounces. Its field of view at 100 yards is 61.6 feet at 1.25X and 20.5 feet at 4X. Trijicon.com.