nikon black riflescope
Nikon BLACK FORCE 1000 1-4×24
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Nikon has officially unveiled its new BLACK riflescope series. There are five models in the Nikon BLACK line: four variants of the BLACK X1000 for precision shooters and the BLACK FORCE 1000 1-4×24 riflescope for action-shooting AR enthusiasts.

See the breakdown on these models below, via the press release.

For the precision rifle shooter, Nikon’s BLACK X1000 is offered in a range of 4-16×50 and 6-24×50 models with X-MRAD or X-MOA tactical-style reticles synchronized to elevated windage and elevation turrets. Accurate and repeatable, the adjustments enable precise dialing of elevation come ups and wind compensation, while each of the new reticle designs present the shooter with a visually clean, yet highly functional and advanced tool for estimating range or maintaining holdovers.

Shooters looking for rapid-action targeting capability with AR/MSR platforms can rely on the new BLACK FORCE1000 1-4×24 riflescope with capped turrets and SpeedForce reticle. When the riflescope is dialed down to its true 1x magnification, the reticle’s illuminated double horseshoe center portion serves as quick reference for reaction-speed target acquisition and engagement, as well as for establishing moving target leads. The SpeedForce MOA reticle also integrates BDC circles and hash marks for precise intermediate-range target holdovers.

The new BLACK series reticles can be applied to virtually any shooting application, regardless of caliber or ballistic performance and can be further optimized for specific shooting situations utilizing Nikon’s Spot On Ballistic Match Technology.

All Nikon BLACK series riflescopes feature a 30mm main body tube built with aircraft-grade aluminum alloy and Type 3 hard anodizing for ruggedness and optimum strength-to-weight ratios. Look for these scopes to be available in Spring 2017.

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