Sightmark Tactical Offers 1.5-5×30 Scope
The Sightmark 1.5-5×30 tactical riflescope with a U.S. Army Mil-dot reticle features cutting-edge glass and lens coatings to ensure accurate, tactical shooting in all environments. This waterproof, fogproof, nitrogen-filled scope features oversized windage, elevation and focusing adjustment knobs for easy adjustments in the field.
The lightweight scope is built on a 30mm tube and places its reticle in the first focal plane, thus changing its size with magnification. It also provides a wide field of view, ¼-inch MOA, and diopter adjustment. SightmarkOnline.com.
Shepherd 6-18×40 Scope Uses V2 Dual Reticle Down Range Reticle
The latest 6-18×40 Scope from Shepherd Enterprises Inc. features the company’s V-2 reticle pattern that matches specific calibers for optimal performance. This patented Dual Reticle System delivers reliable, accurate, long-range shots.
All Shepherd riflescopes feature multi-coated lenses to ensure extreme clarity and light transmission. The shockproof, waterproof scope also features 1/4 MOA clicks on its ranging circles, and friction adjustments on its crosshairs to fine-tune adjustments to 0.001 MOA. The scope’s eye relief goes from 3 to 3.5 inches, and it weighs 20.8 ounces and measures 16.25 inches. Its field of view at 100 yards is 5.5 feet at 18X. Shepherdscopes.com.
Valdada Optics Equips CRT Scope with Latest BDC Reticle
Valdada Optics has equipped its 1.1-4×26 CRT (Close Range Tactical) scope with its newest BDC style reticle for the .223. Based on standard 62-grain load trajectories, the scope’s holdover lines take shooters out to 800 meters with rapid target acquisition in varying situations. This reticle has doughnut or “horseshoe” style that’s effective at close range.
The waterproof, fogproof and shockproof scope is built on a 30mm main tube made from a 6061 T6 alloy housing, which is O-ring sealed and nitrogen-filled. The scope features superior optical glass by Schott Glasswerk of Germany, with a photo-engraved glass reticle. Its lenses are fully multi-coated with an anti-reflection treatment to eliminate glare and maximize light transmission.
The scope’s illumination is battery-powered, with seven intensity settings. Its field of view at 100 yards is 80 feet at 1.1X and 25 feet at 4X. The reticles offer an 80 MOA adjustment range, and click adjustment at 100 meters are 1/2 MOA. The scope measures 10.5 inches and weighs 20.8 ounces. Valdada.com.
Armament Technology Offers Versatile ELCAN SpecterDR 1.5-6x
The ELCAN SpecterDR 1.5-6x is the second evolution in this family of Dual Role Optical Sights from Armament Technology Inc. Based on the battle-proven SpecterDR design, the SpecterDR 1.5-6x provides higher magnification for greater precision and longer engagement ranges, while still delivering exceptional field of view in its close-quarters combat mode.
The SpecterDR 1.5-6x employs ELCAN’s crystal-clear optics as well as long eye relief, making it ideal for designated marksman rifles and other long-range applications. As with all SpecterDR sights, its magnification and field of view can be changed instantly by throwing a lever. The user can also adjust the sight to illuminate the crosshair or just the brilliant red dot in the center.
Because the reticles are etched in glass, they are plainly visible even when losing electrical power because of battery failure or EMP. Armament.com.
Weaver’s Rugged Super Slam Designed for Tactical Ops
Weaver’s rugged Super Slam riflescopes with 30mm tubes are designed specifically for tactical applications, and manufactured to the strictest tolerances to perform in harsh environments.
The Super Slam features 5X magnification, fully multi-coated lenses with extra hard coating on exterior lenses, and a Mil-Dot reticle in the first focal plane.
These scopes are waterproof, fogproof and shockproof, and have side-focus parallax adjustments.
The scope also has return-to-zero turrets, so there are not caps to lose. Weaveroptics.com.
Konus Adds 3-12×56 to M-30 Series
The Konuspro 3-12×56 M-30 riflescope boasts features previously found only on the most advanced military and tactical models. This scope has a 30mm tube, lockable tactical turrets, long eye relief, a blue engraved reticle in Mil-Dot or center dot, an anti-canting level system, and fully multi-coated high-definition optics.
The scope has a midsized parallax wheel for easy adjustments and clear visual down to 10 yards. It also includes precise 1/8 MOA adjustments Konususa.com.
Vortex Introduces Razor HD 5-20×50 Riflescope
New for 2010 from Vortex is the Razor HD 5-20×50 riflescope, a state-of-the-art long-range performer. It’s built on a solid 35mm one-piece tube and is packed with more than a dozen unique performance and optical features.
This riflescope was designed for military and law-enforcement precision shooters. It delivers superior ranging and accuracy at extreme distances, and reliable performance when needed most. The 35mm one-piece tube is machined from aircraft-grade aluminum. The Razor HD also delivers 125 MOA / 36 mrad windage and elevation adjustment range. Its optically indexed lenses are precision-ground from XD optical glass, and then fully multi-coated with Vortex’s advanced XR coating for edge-to-edge brightness, resolution and clarity.
Vortex’s proprietary RZR (Rapid Zero Return) Zero Stop mechanism stops the elevation turret from dialing below sight-in range. It also provides 3.9 inches of eye relief throughout the entire 5-20x magnification range, and features waterproof, dustproof and shockproof construction.Vortexoptics.com.
Hi-Lux Introduces CMR14x24 for Close-In Work
Hi-Lux Inc. introduces CMR (Close Medium Range) 1-4X scope, which is built with a relatively short 30mm tube scope that’s lightweight and provides a bright target image. The scope uses high-quality fully multi-coated lenses and a circular reticle for quick target acquisition. To ensure the target is fully visible, the CMR 14×24 reticle has only a horizontal crosshair, with a partial vertical lower crosshair, leaving the scope uncluttered. The lower crosshair features short-bar aiming points calibrated for standard .223 and .308 service ammo, which are precise out to 600 meters.
The center dot and small circle of the reticle are available with green or red illumination. This scope also uses Leatherwood’s new “Zero Locking System.” Once the shooter sights in, he can lock the alignment in place but still make minimal adjustments for tweaking. Hi-luxoptics.com.
Sightron Adds 5 Models to SIII Long-Range Riflescope Series
Sightron has added five models to its SIIISS Long-Range series of riflescopes, which are designed for precise tactical shooting at long range.
The new models are the SIII SS 10-50×60 LR TD-MB, which features a 1/8-inch target dot; SIII SS 10-50×60 LR FCH-MB, which features a fine crosshair for long-range shooting; SIII SS 8-32×56 LR TD-MB, which is designed for long-range target shooting; SIII SS 8-32×56 LR MD-MB, which features a Mil-Dot reticle spaced at 24X; and the SIII SS 8-32×56 LR FCH-MB, which is designed for benchrest and long-range shooters.
All models of the 10-50×60 series feature 1/8-inch windage and elevation clicks, and 50 MOA total windage and elevation. They also focus down to 10 yards. All models of the 8-32×56 series have ¼-inch oversized target knobs with internal thread travel for long-range shooting.
The SIII models feature a 30mm main tube with extra wall thickness and oversize target knobs that can be reset to zero. Sightron.com.
Carson Optical 3D Series Riflescopes
Carson Optical has added the 3D Series of high-performance riflescopes to its line. These scopes are designed to be lightweight yet rugged and dependable, and feature fully multicoated lenses for maximum light transmission.
The 3D Series of scopes feature one-piece/1-inch aluminum tube construction to reduce weight. They provide a ¼-inch MOA adjustment and windage/elevation adjustments. The 6-18x50mm scope has an 1/8-inch MOA and a convenient side focus. Its eye relief is 4 inches. These shockproof, waterproof and fogproof scopes are available in five models: 3.5-10×44 with Multiplex Reticle, 4.5-14×44 with Multiplex and Mildot reticles, and 6-18x50mm with Multiplex and Mildot Reticles. Carsonoptical.com.
Schmidt & Bender Offers Illuminated Reticles
Schmidt & Bender offers illuminated reticles in the first or second focal plane on its 5-25×56 PM II LP riflescope, which is built on a 34mm tube.The illuminated reticle option provides complete illumination control in a third turret on the scope’s left side. Only the reticle’s center is illuminated, allowing the shooter to identify the aim point in poor light and against dark backgrounds.
Eleven precise click stops give the shooter full control from “off” to barely visible to medium bright. The illumination turns off between click stops, allowing shooters to set the proper illumination level, turn it off until needed, then quickly restore the preset level. The 5-25×56 gives sharpshooters 2,000-meter capability while still allowing close-in operation. Its 5X magnification-range provides more flexibility and a wider field of view compared to the 4X on most scopes. Schmidtbender.com.
Leapers Extreme Eye Relief in AccuShot CQB Scope
The AccuShot CQB 1-4×28 Long Eye Relief scope offers 5 inches of eye relief and a wide field of view from almost any natural shooting position, making it ideal for moving targets and rapid-fire applications.
The AccuShot CQB scope is built on a 30mm tube, and is compact, ultra light, powerful and easy to handle. It features an etched-glass pinpoint illuminated reticle and RGB side-wheel illumination for clear twilight vision. Other features include high-tech emerald lens coatings for maximum light transmission, and clear high-definition resolution. It comes with a sun shade and flip-open lens caps. Leapers.com.
EOTech Introduces the Extreme-EXPS HWS
EOTech’s Extreme-EXPS HOLOgraphic Weapon Sight provides the ultimate in function and fast acquisition.
The Extreme-EXPS delivers true both-eyes open shooting, with a transversely mounted size-123 battery. It takes up only 2.4 inches of rail space, and features easy-to-adjust side buttons, and a quick-release throw lever for trouble-free attachment and removal without losing zero. The system is ambidextrous so the mount can release on either side of the gun.
EOTech repositioned the sight’s brightness and night-vision buttons to allow operators more room for magnifiers, rear iron sights or night-vision units. The Extreme-EXPS measures 3.5 by 2.4 by 2.8 inches, weighs 11.2 ounces, and is waterproof to 33 feet. It also features 20 brightness-adjustment settings, with several reticle options. l-3com.com/eotech.
Rex Optics 1.7-5.1×24 DutyProven Tactical Scope
Rex Optics USA introduces the 1.75-5.1×24 Duty Proven tactical scope, an ultra-compact adjustable-power scope that measures only 5.75 inches in length.
This DutyProven Tactical/Compact variable scope features a one-piece 30mm body made from aircraft-quality aluminum with a built-in mounting system. It’s equipped with an illuminated heavy post duplex and .25 mil dot reticles. The illuminated reticle can be switched from red to green, and its brightness level can be adjusted with a simple click of a button.
The DutyProven Tactical/Compact scope is capable of 1/2 MOA, and can be set to zero after sighting. It provides 2.25 to 3.5 inches of eye relief, and its field of view at 100 yards is 17.5 feet at 1.75X and 5.3 at 5.1X. Rexoptics.com.
Premier Heritage 3-15×50 Tactical Sniper Scope
The United States Marine Corps recently adopted Premier Reticles’ Heritage 3-15×50 with Gen 2 Mil-dot reticle as its new Scout Sniper Day Scope.
The Heritage 3-15×50 features outstanding image quality across the entire field of view, superior color fidelity, sharpness and contrast ratio, a wide field of view, and excellent light transmission through the full spectrum.
The scope uses Premier Reticles’ patented illuminated Gen 2 Mil-dot reticle, which offers 11 brightness levels and a locking illumination dial, integrated into the parallax control, for storage in the “Off” position. It also has an off position between each intensity level, and an automatic shut-off after six hours to preserve battery life, making it quick and easy to operate.
Its tactical windage and elevation adjustments feature Lever-Lock dial retention for re-zeroing without special tools. The scope is built on a 34mm diameter, one-piece tube, and constructed from 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum. Premierreticles.com.
U.S. Optics SN-12 Delivers Rugged 4X Rifle Optic
U.S. Optics designed the SN-12 as a combat optic. It is not a hunting scope adapted to tactical scenarios by changing knobs and reticles. It features maximum durability and brute-strength construction to ensure it stands the beating combat often entails.
Its fixed 4X magnification provides shooters an enormous field of view (33 feet at 100 yards) as well as the precision needed for the occasional long shot. The SN-12 weighs 26 ounces and features rectangular tube construction and integral Picatinney rail mount. The scope can be moved from one weapon system to another in seconds.
It also features M40 style 1 MOA knobs for fast, accurate adjustments; rapid focus diopter adjustment with range of -3/+2; 22mm high-resolution objective lens; and threaded eyepiece and objective housings for use with screw-on eyepiece covers and sunshades. It comes in a choice of four standard reticles with an optional illuminated reticle. USoptics.com.
Sightmark Tactical Offers 1.5-5x30 Scope The Sightmark 1.5-5x30 tactical riflescope with a U.S. Army…
by Tactical-Life.com / Mar 5, 2010