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Optics fail. That’s why you need to make sure your rifle has Plan B—backup sights for quick aiming. Sometimes called backup iron sights, or BUIS, these are go-to targeting aids for when your glass fails or become inoperable. Backup sights are also handy at close range, where a high-magnification optic is unusable.

BUIS allow an operator to stay in the fight, and they’re typically designed to be deployed in an instant if needed. Here are some great secondary options to help you stay in the fight.

For more information on the backup sights featured in gallery above, please visit the following sites.

A.R.M.S., Inc
http://www.armsmounts.com

Command Arms
http://www.commandarms.com

Diamondhead
http://www.diamondhead-usa.com

Dueck Defense
http://www.dueckdefense.com

FAB Defense
http://www.fab-defense.com

Magpul
http://www.magpul.com

Mission First Tactical
http://www.missionfirsttactical.com

Troy
http://www.worldoftroy.com

UTG
http://www.leapers.com

XS Sight Systems
http://www.xssights.com

Yankee Hill Machine
http://www.yhm.net

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