Category Archives: Optics

Pre-Order For UMQDS Mounts Is Now Open

The U.S. Optics UMQDS mounts are back. The mounts are available for pre-order now and by clicking on the link below, you can get in line. They will be available in a 34mm tube size with the option of 0, … Continue reading

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Bushnell Announces New Elite Tactical XRS II

    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – November 15, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions, announces an enhanced level of precision and performance with a new Elite Tactical flagship riflescope – the XRS II.Delivery of precise rounds … Continue reading

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EuroOptic’s Steiner November Riflescope & Laser Incentive

From now until December 1st, EuroOptic is offering FREE Gift Cards of up to $250with purchase of select Steiner products – making this the best time ever to invest in a new T5Xi, M5Xi, GS3 Steiner riflescope or Steiner laser … Continue reading

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Episode 3: Ask Vortex

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VORTEX OPTICS ON MAGNIFICATION

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Styrka Optics Now Available at Cabelas.com

Styrka is excited to announce that its full line of high-quality optics is now available on the Cabela’s website. Styrka’s binoculars, rifle scopes and red dots are made with the serious hunter in mind, and come in a variety of … Continue reading

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EuroOptics Ltd. Nightforce Optics Extravaganza–Pre-Order Yours Today

  PRE-ORDER New Nightforce Items NOW! Nightforce Optics is proud to announce several new and exciting scopes and reticles – the addition of the long-awaited Mil-C reticle, the new simple-and-powerful Forceplex hunting reticle, and the competition SR-2 reticle. We expect … Continue reading

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Mount Your Scope—The Right Way

Savage Pro Jared Hinton shows you how to mount your magnified optic the right way

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Practical Magnification Tips From Sniper’s Hide Frank “Lowlight” Galli

 

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Bushnell Offers New Purpose-Built AR Optics

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – July 14, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions for more than 65 years, has extended its popular AR Optics line with four additional sights that are each optimized for the modern sporting … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Optical Units for Germany’s Future Soldier Programme “Infanterist der Zukunft” Part 3

Wetzlar, Germany, 07/07/2017 – HENSOLDT has received another order for the German Bundeswehr’s “Infanterist der Zukunft – Extended System” (IdZ-ES) modernisation programme. The order includes the delivery of the IRV 600 A1 infrared attachment, the NSV 600 night vision attachment, … Continue reading

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GPO, USA INTRODUCES PASSION ED BINOCULAR LINE

Midlothian, Va., June 19, 2017—GPO, USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company, introduces the PASSION™ ED binocular portfolio. This product is German designed and engineered, combining quality, features, price and value for the benefit of the American hunter, birder or … Continue reading

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Schmidt & Bender PMII Special Edition

As precision tactical and extended range shooters know, the list of high performance professional optics worthy of your sub minute of angle rifle numbers six and Schmidt & Bender holds the number one spot. The S&B PMII has enjoyed wide … Continue reading

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GPO, USA INTRODUCES PASSION 6X RIFLESCOPE LINE

Midlothian, Va., May 16th, 2017 — GPO, USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company introduces the PASSION™ 6X riflescope portfolio. This product is German designed and engineered and brings quality, features and value together for the benefit of the American … Continue reading

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Bushnell Announces New Best-In-Class Engage Optics Line at 2017 NRA Show

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – April 27, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions for more than 65 years, announces a new line of high-quality, performance-driven optics for modern hunters and shooters. The new Engage riflescopes and binoculars … Continue reading

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Sightmark XT-3 Magnifier

(MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Designed specifically to improve close-range optic versatility, the new Sightmark XT-3 Magnifier adds lightning fast mid-range reach for faster, more accurate shot placement at extended ranges. The XT-3 Magnifier is compatible with Sightmark reflex and red dot … Continue reading

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LUCID Optics Adds Additional Web Domain

(Wyoming) – LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, has recently added an additional website domain in order to best serve its customers.In the past, LUCID has operated its website at http://www.mylucidgear.com. Recently, LUCID … Continue reading

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Are Rifle Optics Where You Want Your Company To Be?

Are Rifle Optics Where You Want Your Company To Be? It sure a heck is, as you can see by reading the excerpt from ASD Reports Riflescope Market – Global Forecast to 2022 below. Analysts are forecasting an annual growth … Continue reading

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Nikon Black Force 1000 Precision Rifle Scope

For 2017, Nikon introduced a high performance magnified optics line which they brand as the Black series. The model pictured above is their 1-4 x 24 mm  optic. This scope features a 30mm tube finished in a very nice “tactical” … Continue reading

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GPO, USA INTRODUCES THE GPOTAC 8XI RIFLESCOPE

Midlothian, Virginia, February 10, 2017—GPO, USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company, introduces the GPOTAC™ 8Xi riflescope. This product is German-designed and engineered to bring extreme features for the benefit of most serious tactical shooters. The GPOTAC™ 8Xi is built … Continue reading

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EOTech VUDU 1- 6X 24mm Precision Rifle Scope

At this year’s Shot Show, I finally got the opportunity to take a close look at EOTech’s Vudu 1-6X24mm rifle scope.  EOTech makes the 1-6 x 24 Vudu in 3 models, the SR-1, SR-2 and SR-3; the difference being reticle … Continue reading

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GPO, USA INTRODUCES PASSION™ HD BINOCULAR LINE

Midlothian, Va., February 6, 2017 — GPO USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company, introduces the PASSION™ HD binocular portfolio. This product is German designed and engineered, and it combines quality, features, price and value for the benefit of the … Continue reading

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EOTech Inc. Now Shipping Their High-End Vudu Optics

  EOTech developed this high-end line of scopes to address the needs of the demanding marksman. “…We feel the time and effort that went into this product line will be well worth the wait. Special Thanks is owed to our … Continue reading

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BURRIS XTR SIGNATURE RINGS

The famous Signature Rings go tactical Burris Signature Rings have been perennial best sellers for Burris, for very good reasons: the Pos-Align Inserts not only stop damage to the scope finish, they solve all sorts of alignment issues, and make … Continue reading

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American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) Launches X-Sight Video Tutorial on YouTube

American Technologies Network (ATN) introduced it futuristic X-Sight weapon sight at Shot Show 2015 in Las Vegas. To call it feature rich is an understament. However, in a nutshell, it offers day/night compatibility, full HD video, GPS for geotagging, electronic … Continue reading

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GEAR REVIEW: BURRIS XTR-II 2-10 X 42 mm

Well, we finally got through our review of the Burris XTR-II 2-10 x 42mm scope and the most succinct statement I can make is that this is one heck of a rifle scope. Optically bright and clear, featuring a great … Continue reading

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PHOTOS FROM OUR UPCOMING REVIEW OF THE BURRIS XTR II 2-10 x 42 OPTIC

We’ve been working on our Burris XTR II review and thought readers might like to see a couple of photos. This XTR II is impressive and I’ll leave it at that until the review is out.

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WOLF PERFORMANCE OPTICS 1x/4x 32 PSU

WOLF Performance Ammunition has expanded its operations to include some interesting optics. One that is particularly noteworthy, and similar to the ELCAN Specter DR, is the WOLF 1x / 4x 32 PSU. The PSU  has been characterized as a variable … Continue reading

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AMERICAN TECHNOLOGIES NETWORK CORP. ATN AT SHOT SHOW 2015

American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) has been supply advanced high technology optics for just about 20 years. The company calls South San Francisco, CA home. I recently had the opportunity to review the company’s Shot Trak HD, weapon mounted camera, … Continue reading

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HARRIS TO ACQUIRE EXELIS FOR $4.75B

Over a year ago, I alerted our readers to the upcoming consolidation in sectors of the Defense Industry, resulting from Sequester. A prognosis that is unfolding even as I write this. Harris communications has just wrapped up a deal to … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT AT SHOT SHOW 2015

If military optics had a Who’s Who, Hensoldt would be at the top of that list. I fully recognize the existence of exceptional quality optics in the market; however, if the day comes when I look out of my kitchen … Continue reading

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BURRIS XTR-II 2-10 x 42 FFP G2B RETICLE SNEAK PREVIEW

When Burris upgraded their XTR line of optics they held nothing back. The new XTR II optics from Burris feature 34mm tubes, zero lock, first focal plane reticles, side focus and illumination. A good magnified optic became a world class … Continue reading

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LEUPOLD D-EVO MAKES ITS DEBUT AT SHOT SHOW 2015

One thing that can safely be said about our industry is that there is no shortage of innovation. Admittedly, some it is fluff but others solve real problems and add value. Such is the case with the introduction of D-EVO … Continue reading

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Bushnell Elite Tactical Hunter LRHS SHOT SHOW 2015

Bushnell introduced the Elite Tactical Hunter at this year’s SHOT SHOW with some very nice features that meet the needs of precision rifle shooters at a mid price point. These scopes feature 30mm tubes, single piece construction, target turrets with … Continue reading

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BURRIS ANNOUNCED THREE TACTICAL KITS AT SHOT SHOW 2015

AR-332 Tactical KitThe Burris AR-332’s 3x magnification with the Ballistic CQ™ reticle is perfect for instinctive target acquisition and quick shooting from point blank to intermediate ranges. The black reticle is etched directly onto the prism, with red or green … Continue reading

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Burris Upgrades Popular XTR II Riflescope Line

XTR II™ line of tactical riflescopes gets two new reticles for 2015, improved turret knobs and higher magnification models. The new Burris SCR™ (Special Competition Reticle), available in MIL and MOA versions, increases precision for long-range competition without adding clutter … Continue reading

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Burris Optics Launches New Brand Look and New Website

Greeley, CO, (January 2015) – As part of a complete rebranding effort, Burris®, a leader in riflescope technology, unveiled a dramatic new look at SHOT Show 2015. With their rebranding comes an iconic new logo, distinctive packaging, refreshed product design, … Continue reading

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Burris Recognized for Excellence in Optics Manufacturing

GREELEY, Colo. (October 30th, 2014) – Burris Company, Inc. is proud to announce it was recognized by the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) as the 2014 “Excellence in Manufacturing” award recipient for the optics category. The award was … Continue reading

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Gear Review: S4 Gear ZOOM SVS Digiscoping Mount For Your Smartphone.

I had a complete blast working on this project for you guys. Testing some of the available software was informative; putting it through some of it paces to understand capabilities and limitations was an education. There is a lot of … Continue reading

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US Optics Has Introduced Three New Horus Reticles For 2014

U.S. Optics announced today the introduction of three new Horus Vision reticles for 2014.  The Horus Vision H102 is featured in the ER and LR series line of rifle scopes, the H130 is featured in the SR-8 series line of … Continue reading

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