First Look: XS Sights New R3D Suppressor Height Sights

Perfect when using a suppressor or a red dot with an HK VP9 pistol.

posted on March 25, 2022
XS Sights for HK VP9

Having a red dot optic allows you get a fast sight picture on the target, especially at longer distances. There are many gun owners who just don’t trust the electronics inside the optic to be there when they’re needed the most, which is where backup sights come into play.

Now XS Sights is introducing the new R3D suppressor/RMR height sight set for the popular HK VP9 Optics Ready pistol. The taller R3D sights are designed to give you a clear view of the target and accurate alignment while using a suppressor. They are also excellent back-up sights for your red dot optic and allow for a lower 1/3 co-witness with either the Holosun 507 series, Vortex Viper series or Trijicon RMR series of red dot sights.

“Demand has been high for suppressor-height sights for the HK VP9 OR, and XS is pleased to be the first to introduce aftermarket night sights for this popular pistol,” said Addison Monroe, Marketing Manager, XS Sights. “In addition to the R3D, we also offer a suppressor-height Minimalist Night Sight for the HK VP9 OR. This sight has a traditional notch and post sight picture, serrated non-tritium rear, and Glow Dot tritium front sight.”

The XS R3D night sight offers the traditional sight style you've come to expect from XS Sights. The sights have a 3-dot tritium, notch and post sight picture with a notch that is 15 percent wider than the front sight. This design allows more visible light around the front sight, resulting in faster and more accurate target acquisition. the R3D sight is easy to see and is available with a bright Orange front sight. The sight feature XS's Ember Glow Dot technology along with a tritium center for dual illumination, making them easy to see in changing light conditions and when shooting on the move.

MSRP for the XS R3D Night Sight set is $143.00, and more information on this product and other items from XS Sights is available at


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