Aimpoint has launched a new line of red-dot sights dubbed the ACRO (Advanced Compact Reflex Optic) series.

This series was developed after customers started requesting a small enclosed red dot system for handguns, Aimpoint says. The first entry in the ACRO series, the Acro P-1, meets that need. Touted as the smallest and most durable enclosed system currently on the market, the Acro P-1 is a 1X (non-magnifying) parallax-free optic that features a 3.5 MOA red dot for rapid target acquisition. It’s fully submersible up to 25 meters and can run continuously for over one year on a single CR1225 battery. The dot intensity is adjustable with side push buttons.

The Acro P-1 is the only sight in its size category fully tested for shock, vibration, temperature span and other environmental stress, according to the press release. In addition, the optic has been tested with a minimum of 20,000 rounds on a .40 caliber pistol slide, proving it has what it takes to get the job done. Another bonus is that it adds negligible size and weight; it measures 1.9 inches in height and 1.2 inches in width and height, and it tips the scales at 2.1 ounces with the battery included.

Designed for direct integration onto pistol slides, the Aimpoint Acro P-1 can also function as a backup for magnifying scopes, personal defense weapons, and “on any system where a small red dot is applicable,” Aimpoint claims.

“The development of the Acro P-1 sight sets a new standard for compact pistol mounted reflex optics,” said Aimpoint AB President Lennart Ljungfelt. “The commitment we make to our customers is to develop the highest performing red-dot sights available. The Acro P-1 optic fulfills that commitment by providing the lightest and most rugged enclosed red-dot sight in its size category on the market.”

The press release doesn’t list the MSRP. See below for a rundown of features.

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Aimpoint Acro P-1

  • Aiming dot size: 3.5 MOA
  • Battery type: 3V lithium battery, type CR1225
  • Battery life – Daytime use: More than 1 year of continuous useat pos. 6
  • Optimized for pistol and applications which require a lowprofile red dot system
  • The only fully enclosed system in its size on the market
  • Designed for direct integration onto pistol slides
  • Over 1-year battery operation on position 6 of 10
  • Battery installation while optic is still mounted on weapon
  • NVD compatible
  • Submersible to a depth of 25 m (82 ft)

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