2021 New Optics Guide

2021 New Optics Guide

Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got info on the latest tactical, long-range, self-defense and concealed-carry optics in our annual guide.

Review: Leupold Mark 4 20-60x80 mm TMR Spotting Scope

Leupold's Mark 4 spotting scope is ideal for long-range enthusiasts.

2021 New Optics Guide: Riflescopes

While the hot-as-magma market for guns and ammunition has dominated the news, optics are also selling at a record pace. Fortunately, optics manufacturers have been able to develop and introduce a dizzying array of new products, including line enhancements, feature-rich budget options and technological marvels that were once unaffordable to anyone not named Bezos, but are now approaching price points where many shooters can make use of them. Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got info on the latest tactical, long-range, self-defense and concealed-carry optics in our annual guide.

Are Scout-Style Riflescopes Still a Viable Option?

Between magnified riflescopes, electro-optics and plain ol’ iron sights, today’s rifle shooters can pretty much take care of everything from the muzzle to several thousand yards (or meters) away. Picking one setup for a narrow range of distances is no problem, but it gets trickier when you need to skin several cats at once.

Trijicon Celebrates 40 Years by Giving Away $50K in Gear

Trijicon, global provider of innovative aiming solutions for the hunting, shooting, military and law enforcement markets, is holding a “40Fest” celebration.

First Look: Sightron PLR Riflescope Series

Sightron is launching a new line of optics, the SIII Precision Long-Range (PLR) Riflescope Series designed specifically for long-range competition and target shooting.

First Shots: Springfield Armory Model 2020 Waypoint Rifle

Eric Conn takes a look at Springfield Armory's Model 2020 Waypoint, which is built for long-range precision and is chambered in 6.5 PRC.

First Look: Athlon Optics Ares ETR 1-10x28 mm Riflescope

New from Athlon Optics is the feature rich First Focal Plane Ares ETR 1-10x28 mm, an affordable Low-Power Variable Optic.

First Look: Hawke Optics Expands Sidewinder Riflescope Models

Hawke Optics recently introduced two new Sidewinder riflescopes that feature 30 mm main tubes and MOA reticles with first and second focal plane reticles.

SIG Tango6T Riflescope Selected by U.S. DOD

SIG Sauer’s Tango6T has been selected for the Direct View Optic (DVO) in the by the U.S. Department of Defense solicitation to enhance squad performance with a variable-powered riflescope.

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