First Look: Two New GLx Scopes from Primary Arms Optics

New reticle choices bring new possibilities to these two budget-friendly performance scopes.

posted on March 23, 2022
Primary Arms GLx Scopes

Primary Arms Optics is adding two new scopes for their lineup of GLx optics tier, the GLx 4-16x50mm FFP (First Focal Plane) Rifle Scope with ACSS Athena BPR MIL Reticle and the GLx 1-6x24mm FFP Rifle Scope.

“Whether your shooting style is long-range precision or fast and close, these new GLx scopes have something for every kind of marksman,” says Stephen Morgan, Director of Product Marketing at Primary Arms Optics. “As always, they come backed with a lifetime warranty and a commitment to customer satisfaction, so our fans can be confident in their lifelong quality and effectiveness in the field.”

The GLx 4-16x50mm FFP Rifle Scope with ACSS Athena BPR MIL reticle is ideal for mid- to long-range precision rifles. The scope was originally released in 2020, and since then, it has become a bestseller for Primary Arm. With a combination of high-quality, multicoated glass along with innovative steel-on-steel turrets, it has earned a stellar reputation, and this newest reticle configuration will surely build on that legacy.

The inclusion of the ACSS Athena BPR MIL reticle brings additional long-range and high-precision options to GLx 4-16x FFP optic, giving it adding functional for many different applications. The Athena reticle combines an intuitive MIL Grid system that has many of the convenient ranging and engagement tools featured in other ACSS reticles.

The GLx 1-6x24mm FFP Rifle Scope is a high-performance low-power variable optic featuring fully multicoated, low-dispersion glass lenses and Daylight Bright illumination. This soon-to-be released scope also features AutoLive motion technology and Primary Arms Optics’ new user-configurable turrets. And because it's a part of the GLx lineup, all of these features come at price that's easy on your budget.

The GLx 1-6x24mm FFP Rifle Scope will be available in two reticle configurations, ACSS Raptor M6 and ACSS Griffin MIL M6. The Raptor reticle will provide built-in ballistic drop compensation for 5.56 NATO, .308 Win., 5.45x39 mm and similar cartridges, while the Griffin MIL will offer a MIL Grid for use with any caliber or barrel length.

For more information on these new scopes or other gear from Primary Arms, please visit


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